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by johntl
Mon Feb 19, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: radiator top hose part number ????
Replies: 9
Views: 231

Re: radiator top hose part number ????

mehanic said it was good quality Result :)
by johntl
Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:35 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: hope its going to be worth it !!
Replies: 10
Views: 329

Re: hope its going to be worth it !!

relieved O to have the old car back, how you can over think things without double checking the obvious !!! :frown: :frown:
Just taken the car out for a run up the road after rechecking the throttle cable and the power is back, I had forgot how well it can go :D Job done !
by johntl
Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: hope its going to be worth it !!
Replies: 10
Views: 329

Re: hope its going to be worth it !!

just checked the vacuum pressure from the pump and its at 25 at tick over to 30 in-Hg when I rev it a bit. so the pump cannot be the problem ? just checked the throttle cable spring clip again and its has come off somehow ! :frown: so that wouldn't help, so stuck a tie-wrap on to hold that in place!...
by johntl
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: hope its going to be worth it !!
Replies: 10
Views: 329

Re: hope its going to be worth it !!

never had anything to do with the solenoids before but I pulled the hose off the egr sol from the egr valve to check vac , could not feel any vac even using a piece of paper ! but when I repeatedly reconnected and disconnected the hose I could hear the egr valve clicking ? does this mean there is en...
by johntl
Thu Feb 01, 2018 7:19 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: hope its going to be worth it !!
Replies: 10
Views: 329

Re: hope its going to be worth it !!

Cheers peter will try that, thanks , would be good to have the old performance back :frown:
by johntl
Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: hope its going to be worth it !!
Replies: 10
Views: 329

Re: hope its going to be worth it !!

Only time will tell, 😊 I have taken up the slack in the throttle cable 😟 . Had the last 406 6 yrs , going to see if I can get about 10 yrs . Had this one 7 yrs 🙂
by johntl
Tue Jan 30, 2018 8:09 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: hope its going to be worth it !!
Replies: 10
Views: 329

hope its going to be worth it !!

Just got the car through another MOT needed the 2 long brake pipes front to back, and a small patch on the n/s sill. Also had the £20 radiator (new, old stock off e-bay) fitted ,new top & bottom hose, new crank vib pulley fitted, had new MAF sensor fitted (quinton hazel) because it has been feeling ...
by johntl
Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: hdi bottom radiator hose seal
Replies: 3
Views: 92

Re: hdi bottom radiator hose seal

thanks steve for the info,
apparently the new bottom hose came with a O-ring but still did not seal it so he had to use sealer to make it water tight ! , seems ok but will keep on eye on it for a while :) :frown:
I there any size variations over the years, mine is 2001 may 2.0 hdi 110
by johntl
Sat Jan 27, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: hdi bottom radiator hose seal
Replies: 3
Views: 92

hdi bottom radiator hose seal

trying to get a quick answer !!!!!
my guy at the garage is fitting a new radiator and bottom and top hose
He says he cannot get the bottom hose to seal , just pouring out !!!!
Is there a extra rubber seal in the entry or something ???? HELP !!!!!
by johntl
Mon Jan 22, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: radiator top hose part number ????
Replies: 9
Views: 231

Re: radiator top hose part number ????

top hose arrived, took a while but, seems spot on
by johntl
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: radiator top hose part number ????
Replies: 9
Views: 231

Re: radiator top hose part number ????

PS: just searched for reviews on Motor Doctor :frown: :frown: not good we will see!!!
by johntl
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:11 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: radiator top hose part number ????
Replies: 9
Views: 231

Re: radiator top hose part number ????

thanks for the info but just been searching interweb and found MOTORDOCTOR and they are charging £18.43 delivered in a couple of days , will let you know ,its the same sasic part 1343AE ! Happy days if it works out
by johntl
Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: radiator top hose part number ????
Replies: 9
Views: 231

Re: radiator top hose part number ????

cheers for the heads up steve , if not available surely there is similar out there ? :frown:
If not there must be some flexible hose out there that is up to the job, The search continues !!!! :? :?
by johntl
Mon Jan 08, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: radiator top hose part number ????
Replies: 9
Views: 231

radiator top hose part number ????

trying to find part number for the radiator top hose, and to source ???? for my 2001 2.0 HDI 110 , hope somebody has info :? :?
by johntl
Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: seems my turn for trouble
Replies: 12
Views: 328

Re: seems my turn for trouble

yes I agree, its only needed tyres last year just need to get it through its MOT in feb, I'am quite sure they will punch a hole in the sills some where :frown: they have to patches on up to now :frown: just going to get another MAF sensor fitted, I'm running it with it disconnected, my guy at the ga...