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    Here's one with claimed sensible mileage going...

    Here's one with claimed sensible mileage going for sensible money... https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/164801348391?ul_noapp=true
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    It costs less to buy a spare car!

    It costs less to buy a spare car!
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    Whilst it's apart, maybe a good idea to replace...

    Whilst it's apart, maybe a good idea to replace the water pump too?
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    They're only numbers that I can't brag about in...

    They're only numbers that I can't brag about in Pubs that are closed!

    The car's mechanical functions have now been renewed-upgraded and/or serviced into fine enough fettle to go out and...
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    The squeaking Gremlin is now history. Hurrah! ...

    The squeaking Gremlin is now history. Hurrah!

    It now has a new tensioner & belt for the alternator, a new tensioner & belt for the air con, a new crank pulley and a set of new fasteners for the...
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    This time, it turns out that the Garage gave me...

    This time, it turns out that the Garage gave me the wrong part numbers for the components required.

    Hey Ho! Here we go again...
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    It's either magic, or it has an oil level sensor?...

    It's either magic, or it has an oil level sensor? ;)
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    It turns out that the squeaky pulley was on the...

    It turns out that the squeaky pulley was on the other tensioner, so another complete with belt is on it's way...
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    This might help? ...

    This might help?

    https://www.tyrereviews.com/Tyre-Type/SUV-and-4x4-All-Season-All-Terrain-and-Off-Road-Tyres/
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    Premium tyres have a premium price.

    Premium tyres have a premium price.
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    The service items required have arrived and are...

    The service items required have arrived and are scheduled to be fitted Thursday 11th February.

    Keeping my project moving and Covid secure, the local Garage is only 50 metres away, they collect &...
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    It has developed a squeaky auxiliary belt...

    It has developed a squeaky auxiliary belt tensioner pulley, so I will have that changed along with the belt and fit a new crank pulley before it goes back onto the dyno.
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    I have been out for a trundle and my bum dyno...

    I have been out for a trundle and my bum dyno reckons that the new fuel filter has found some or all of the missing power. :)

    Will book it in for another dyno run to confirm?
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    The Monkey Nic's carnage has been repaired and I...

    The Monkey Nic's carnage has been repaired and I now have faith that a track-rod won't fail and at the same time a new fuel filter complete with new body has also been fitted.

    Because the roads...
  15. Thread: ABS fault?

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    It turns out that the Monkey Nic had left the...

    It turns out that the Monkey Nic had left the ignition on, or had turned the ignition on during the calliper change.

    To discover this and to delete the consequent fault code entailed a diagnostic...
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    Tuesday next week is scheduled to have the Monkey...

    Tuesday next week is scheduled to have the Monkey Nic bodges corrected; heat damaged track-rods & ball-joint ends and the melted C/V boot replaced. Since he also fitted the new callipers, it's now...
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    That does sound the most likely. Thank you. ...

    That does sound the most likely. Thank you.

    Maybe "Incorrect signal" is Swedish for "No signal" ?
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    I haven't done anything, other than to pay a...

    I haven't done anything, other than to pay a Monkey Nic to fit a pair of new callipers and pads.

    I don't understand what he could have done wrong with such a simple job?
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    Excuse me for bumping this, but I was really...

    Excuse me for bumping this, but I was really hoping that someone would be able to furnish me with more specific information for this fault code?
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    There's plenty of torque at it's peak, but it...

    There's plenty of torque at it's peak, but it should be a much flatter curve.
    Whatever the cause, unfortunately it's not showing a fault code.
    I have put 'check swirl-flaps operation' onto my job...
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    From the bodged job with 2.5" pipe sleeved over...

    From the bodged job with 2.5" pipe sleeved over 2.25". :(

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    To a proper job with 2.5" all the way. :)

    32953

    Also had a dyno run, but it transpires that the job is not jobbed yet?
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    ABS fault?

    My C30 D5 has recently had new callipers, discs, pads and flexi hoses fitted yet despite no errors lit up on the dash, my BSR diagnostic informs me there is a problem?

    BCM - BRAKE CONTROL MODULE...
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    Apparently, the dyno has a software issue, so the...

    Apparently, the dyno has a software issue, so the appointment has been rescheduled for Friday 8th January.
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    The engine oil & filter change is done, the...

    The engine oil & filter change is done, the Dimple magnetic sump plug is fitted and it passed the MOT, :) but not without advisories. :(

    Apparently, during it's recent full geometry set up, the...
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    Your profile doesn't indicate where you are? ...

    Your profile doesn't indicate where you are?

    Midland Turbo, Nottingham or London Turbo, Romford; do reconditioned exchange units for around 265.

    Or if your budget doesn't go that far, you...
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