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  1. Thread: D5 misfire?

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    Air quality sensor's are a common failure and...

    Air quality sensor's are a common failure and often people don't bother to replace them due to their cost. However, if you have Automatic Climate control, the automatic recirculate function won't...
  2. Thread: D5 misfire?

    by LeeT5
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    Assuming Dave intends to use as a panel wipe? ...

    Assuming Dave intends to use as a panel wipe?

    The main reasons for this is IPA is made up of two ingredients, Alchohol and Propan. Unlike Brake cleaner, which contains many harmful ingredients...
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    Does the voltage increase when you bring the revs...

    Does the voltage increase when you bring the revs up to 3000rpm?

    If they do, the regulator is knackered so it’ll be a new Alternator.

    13.62v is just within threshold but if you switch on...
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    Boost leak....

    Car has developed a boost leak at around or just above 17 psi under load in 4th/5th/6th gear.

    Fault code is ECM 6806 - Turbocharger (TC) control system flow fault - Flow too low. Car boosts fine...
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    if you can stretch to an AGM battery, then even...

    if you can stretch to an AGM battery, then even better, as they are designed to cope with over 300,000 starts!
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    LOL, the diagnostics tab will always be greyed...

    LOL, the diagnostics tab will always be greyed out until you fill in the relevant fields. No matter, you live and learn.

    I thought you'd done this anyway as it's important to tell VIDA what type...
  7. Thread: Harvey's C30 D3

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    Just be wary of the dreaded DPF and DPF sensors.

    Just be wary of the dreaded DPF and DPF sensors.
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    017 is not enough for a D5. You need an 019......

    017 is not enough for a D5.

    You need an 019...

    https://www.gsfcarparts.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=019+battery

    I'd also avoid batteries you've never heard of! 3 years warranty means cheap...
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    With that many fault codes, I wouldn't be too...

    With that many fault codes, I wouldn't be too concerned. I've seen many cars at the roadside with more than double that amount of faults and they just end up being a broken Earth wire or a charging...
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    Did it work?

    Did it work?
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    You have to select the one that says EU in it....

    You have to select the one that says EU in it. There isn't one that says UK as far as I remember.
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    Welcome back fella! :wavey: Whilst I don't own...

    Welcome back fella! :wavey:

    Whilst I don't own a D5, I found this a cracking read and if I did own a D5, I would be checking my flaps and phoning BroTek!!!

    Great read :rally_dri :biggrin:
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    :welcome: Depends on what you plan on doing...

    :welcome:

    Depends on what you plan on doing with the V40. If your keeping it standard, then Auto's are ok with no real issues. However, if your planning on modding and getting the best out your...
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    Oh, I see what your saying now. It was my...

    Oh, I see what your saying now. It was my interpretation of what you put that didn't make sense. So your saying that because LPG is a dry fuel, it's harder to burn because it doesn't conduct...
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    How so?

    How so?
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    Sorry but that sentence doesn't make any sense? ...

    Sorry but that sentence doesn't make any sense?

    The coil producing a spark has bugger all to do with the fuel being injected, with ANY injector (LPG or Petrol).

    AFAIK, if the engine management...
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    If the compression test was good, new plugs and...

    If the compression test was good, new plugs and coils, yet the misfire is still local to cylinder 1, then the only things left are the Valves (do any have a crack) or the Fuel injector itself.

    It...
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    Really?? You sure about that? For a CCM to...

    Really?? You sure about that?

    For a CCM to function correctly, it will need to know the cabin temperature. The temp sensor on all P2 cars with Climate control, is fitted behind a small fan built...
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    I agree with MaxiV70, however, I'd go in straight...

    I agree with MaxiV70, however, I'd go in straight away with 2500 grit wet n dry, bucket of warm water with some fairy liquid in.
    In my experience 800 grit is too heavy a cut.
    You need to work with...
  20. Thread: Vida login

    by LeeT5
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    Now that's the synical in you :cuckoo: I'm...

    Now that's the synical in you :cuckoo:

    I'm going to speak to someone I know next week and I'll ask if you can have a 'one to one'. Cos you ain't gonna fix your issue here mate.

    Jellison, have...
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    Your attachment is invalid, so can't be seen. ...

    Your attachment is invalid, so can't be seen.

    For those that don't have a clue what this thread is about, here's a fix thread WITH nice glossy pictures!!
    ...
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    If your thinking old school and high lift cams,...

    If your thinking old school and high lift cams, yes.

    However, on cars with VVT, the camshafts are not the same. On later P2 cars (IIRC) T5's have VVT on exhaust cam and R's have VVT on both Inlet...
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    Slam panel refresh

    When I replaced my IC with a FMIC I toyed with the idea of respraying the front slam panel. However, days turned into weeks for the repair so I just couldn't be bothered in the extra agro of rubbing...
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    New Jetex Air Filter

    5 years old and the air filter has seen it's last dust particle. Looking tired, washed out and starting to go rusty. It's served me well though and saved me a couple of hundred quid in stock filters...
  25. Thread: Vida login

    by LeeT5
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    So, to clarify...Do you get the 'Bong bing' (low...

    So, to clarify...Do you get the 'Bong bing' (low pitched tone followed by high pitched tone) and then 'bing bong' after?

    When you get the 'Bong bing' it means Windows has recognised the USB...
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