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by bigknickers
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: power loss
Replies: 16
Views: 503

Re: power loss

EEEeeeerrrr..................blimey, thanks gang, that'll teach me for asking! the mechanic is servicing it next week, so I'll tell him.To be honest, having an old car is becoming more of a problem............mechanical bits can be swapped, but old electrics create unsolvable problems..............i...
by bigknickers
Tue Aug 21, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: power loss
Replies: 16
Views: 503

Re: power loss

Looked about for a replacement....................£820 got me a 52 plater 406hdi estate with 115K...........couldn't get a Honda or Toyota for that money!!....................anyway, seems to drive OK except the ABS light is on..............what's that likely to be?
by bigknickers
Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:45 am
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: power loss
Replies: 16
Views: 503

Re: power loss

Game over................mechanic can't find the fault (first car that's ever beaten him!!)..........gotta laugh, it's got a brand new MOT n just been serviced n only got 130K on the clock............who says they can do 500K!.............heyho ain't life random!
by bigknickers
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: power loss
Replies: 16
Views: 503

Re: power loss

The pain increases....................tried to get home from work..................car will not rev at all, managed to limp a mile to the mechanic's on tickover revs!!! he plugged his snap on thing n it said something about a message saying misalignment timing between cam and crank sensor (he put a ...
by bigknickers
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:14 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: power loss
Replies: 16
Views: 503

Re: power loss

Live values............oooohhhhh, that's too scary for me!!!! wish you lived near Epsom, then I could drop some nice cash in your hand and you could ram your probe right into my socket n tell me what the problem is. Whilst on the subject of my suffering, I want to buy a BRAND NEW comm 2000, whist tr...
by bigknickers
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: power loss
Replies: 16
Views: 503

Re: power loss

Thanks for your replies..............I put a fuel pump regulator on about 2 years ago, new cam sensor and service last week. A vacuum pump on end of camshaft.................mmmhhhh, never even knew there was one!! new solenoid valve on order Jeez, modern cars are a nightmare!!................the so...
by bigknickers
Mon Aug 13, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: power loss
Replies: 16
Views: 503

power loss

Hi gang, my 110bhp 53 plate hdi suffers from intermittant power loss, one day it'll be fine, the next it's hopeless. The MAF sensor has been disconnected for a year, no split turbo pipes, no fault codes. It'll rev past 3000 but it's as if there's a lawnmower engine under the bonnet or all the brakes...
by bigknickers
Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: Fault code unknowns
Replies: 4
Views: 488

Re: Fault code unknowns

Two on that list are camshaft sensor and air intake temp sensor...................are these easy to change?
by bigknickers
Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: Fault code unknowns
Replies: 4
Views: 488

Re: Fault code unknowns

Good man Ging..........I'll have a look thanks n bon apetite!
by bigknickers
Fri Apr 20, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: Fault code unknowns
Replies: 4
Views: 488

Fault code unknowns

Hi gang, my friend read my 53 plate hdi estate fault codes and told me I had these;
p0113
p0400
p0341
p1353......................eeerrrrr, what are they?
by bigknickers
Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: A different radio problem
Replies: 3
Views: 390

Re: A different radio problem

So is mine Pete, just pull off the plastic trim running across the top of the tailgate opening (all the plastic clips immediately break) then pull the headlining down a bit n root around............simples!
by bigknickers
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: A different radio problem
Replies: 3
Views: 390

A different radio problem

The aftermarket sony FM radio has bad reception especially when it rains, I suspect the original boosted ariel, so I checked the power to it..............9volts! I then cut the power wire and the radio reception hasn't been worsened............surely 9v can't be right? I'm thinking of buying a new b...
by bigknickers
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Bodywork (non-styling)
Topic: Having to slam estate tailgate
Replies: 6
Views: 609

Re: Having to slam estate tailgate

Peter you're a genius.............the tailgate shuts wonderful!!!!
by bigknickers
Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Engine won't pull from standing
Replies: 15
Views: 1064

Re: Engine won't pull from standing

Great...............no idle valve brill, well done Ginge

Pump regulator replaced 2 years ago, throttle cable loose, footwell carpet is bone dry, no cruise control.

I'm thinking your clutch switch, engine coolant temp sensor, map sensor possibly
by bigknickers
Wed Apr 04, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Engine won't pull from standing
Replies: 15
Views: 1064

Re: Engine won't pull from standing

Ginge..............it's been a few days and so far the car has lost it's hesitation problem so many thanks to you and everyone that helped me...............BUT..................sadly I still have another fault which is intermittent stalling/dodgy idle when slowing down. I'm guessing it could be the ...