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by flyin2wheeler
Sat May 27, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Bodywork (non-styling)
Topic: Rear end water leak
Replies: 2
Views: 1625

Re: Rear end water leak

Solid roof,no sunroof in this baby. Well,think I have cured it. If a 406 saloon sits on a hill with nose down(My drive at home is all downhill with no level)the pockets on the boot shut really fill with water,just at the bottom corners of the back window(saloon shape). Had the rear shelf out,hole in...
by flyin2wheeler
Sat May 27, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Bodywork (non-styling)
Topic: Rear end water leak
Replies: 2
Views: 1625

Rear end water leak

For years..this has eluded me!!!! 406 saloon,2004 I have always had gremlins with the electrical block in the drivers footwell and carpet soaking all the time so for years,I have been trying to trace a frontal leak. Had the car at mot last night which it passed and only the other day,I noticed water...
by flyin2wheeler
Sun Jul 03, 2016 9:51 am
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: Heater blower not working
Replies: 9
Views: 2566

Re: Heater blower not working

If I knew what type of FET it is thats screwed to the heatsink it would be a handy fix as those field electronic transistors are only about £1.50 from CPC
by flyin2wheeler
Fri Jul 01, 2016 11:31 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: Heater blower not working
Replies: 9
Views: 2566

Re: Heater blower not working

sorry to hi jack this thread,earth going into my resistor,no earth going to the blower
Took it apart and it has a field transistor inside which id say is the culprit
by flyin2wheeler
Thu Jun 30, 2016 11:22 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: Heater blower not working
Replies: 9
Views: 2566

Re: Heater blower not working

Did a few tests on mine tonight,very odd!!! Full power going through all the red wires to the fan,no issues there. Black wire to the fan,did a continuity test to an earth point on the body...nothing! took fan out,going grand with a 12 volt feed to it but,my earth aint earthing!!!! Did a temp repair,...
by flyin2wheeler
Thu Jun 30, 2016 12:01 am
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: Heater blower not working
Replies: 9
Views: 2566

Re: Heater blower not working

Im having the same issue on my 04 hdi but your fuse boxes are both different from mine. I havent got really indepth to testing mine but I do know,theres no power headed to my fan. My plan is,live feed from the battery to a relay and using the radios live wire to activate the relay and make the fan w...
by flyin2wheeler
Sun Jun 05, 2016 9:20 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: Brake light switch renewal/ABS light on now!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2697

Re: Brake light switch renewal/ABS light on now!!!

steve_earwig wrote:Looks like just the rear sensors go through it (as well as a shed load of other stuff).
It definetley feeds the rear lights too.had issues with rear lights and that plug before
by flyin2wheeler
Sun Jun 05, 2016 11:31 am
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: Brake light switch renewal/ABS light on now!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2697

Re: Brake light switch renewal/ABS light on now!!!

16 way black apparently, not sure about the red bit but that's probably not important. Did you do this the same time you did the brake switch or was it ok for a while? Yip,thats the one..so the ABS works via that plug then? Yes,when i was fixing the switch,i looked at that plug as it had gave issue...
by flyin2wheeler
Sun Jun 05, 2016 9:03 am
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: Brake light switch renewal/ABS light on now!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2697

Re: Brake light switch renewal/ABS light on now!!!

is the connector in the footwell for the abs a black one with a red slider which seperates it and maybe 12 wires? I measured each sensor with the ohm meter where they plug in( 2 near diesel tank,2 on strut tops) and i dont have cruise control. Wondering if maybe the system detects a voltage drop on ...
by flyin2wheeler
Sun Jun 05, 2016 12:59 am
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: Brake light switch renewal/ABS light on now!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2697

Re: Brake light switch renewal/ABS light on now!!!

This cars at some stupid sh*t!
Yip,drove the car still the same and..wait for it..bleepers go off,stop light comes on!!
Obviously an electrical gremmie so trying the ECU reset tonight.
If that fails..diagnosticstime!
by flyin2wheeler
Sat Jun 04, 2016 12:52 pm
Forum: Electrical System and Diagnostics
Topic: Brake light switch renewal/ABS light on now!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 2697

Brake light switch renewal/ABS light on now!!!

So,had the car at MOT(northren irish MOT) and brake lights....nada! so,inspector gave me the mot on condition i sort the brake lights. went home,took switch out(which is a fecker to get to),stripped it out,cleaned it up and refitted and brake lights are working but.... now the dam abs light is on! H...
by flyin2wheeler
Thu May 26, 2016 1:05 am
Forum: I.C.E and In-Car Technology
Topic: Sat Nav problems
Replies: 3
Views: 1973

Re: Sat Nav problems

Thanks for the offer bud but Im a long way from you,im outside belfast,lol. Im beginning to suspect there is a fault else where in the system in my car. Its never worked and my thoughts were that im going touring ireland in july and it would be a good help to have it. Il keep trying and hoping.Even ...
by flyin2wheeler
Wed May 25, 2016 8:31 pm
Forum: I.C.E and In-Car Technology
Topic: Sat Nav problems
Replies: 3
Views: 1973

Sat Nav problems

Had my 04/406 HDI/S now a few years and never paid much attention to the built in sat nav,purley because from day one of ownership its always come up on the display "Cd-Rom unreadable" when ignitions turned on. My sat nav cd is totally mint without a scratch so i put it down to a duff cd reader in t...
by flyin2wheeler
Sat Oct 10, 2015 7:49 am
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: Clutch on its last legs
Replies: 20
Views: 3748

Re: Clutch on its last legs

one clutch not to use...borg and beck. I put one in my 04 90 hdi in april and its slipping now so,its looking like I will be fitting another but I will get a valeo kit next time. Pure pain in the ass having to fork out again 6 months down the line and I would have tought B and B would have been a qu...
by flyin2wheeler
Mon Oct 05, 2015 1:24 am
Forum: Engine, Clutch and Transmission
Topic: clutch
Replies: 7
Views: 1290

Re: clutch

word of advise...dont fit a borg n beck clutch.I did 6 months ago and its slipping now and looks like im gonna have to get original clutch