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Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th November 2019, 23:13
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By cb750chris
Have you checked your Fuses? Fuse 28 on the...

Have you checked your Fuses?
Fuse 28 on the mini blade Fuses, or fuse 20 if you have normal blade Fuses.
If you are stuck, drop me a message and I may be able to pop over and give you a hand

...
Forum: Events and Meets 2nd November 2019, 23:13
Replies: 46
Views: 2,357
Posted By cb750chris
Planning on being over tomorrow morning....

Planning on being over tomorrow morning. Hopefully bring the T4 with me, depending on time tomorrow.
Chris
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 31st October 2019, 19:34
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By cb750chris
Thanks Pete, Fitted my unknown unit. All gears...

Thanks Pete,
Fitted my unknown unit. All gears work fine, but a bit notchy going in between gears. Ah well, better than the whine I had before.
Regards
Chris
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 23rd October 2019, 12:41
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Pete, Any idea what engine this is from? ...

Hi Pete,
Any idea what engine this is from?
Also do you know if it was a good gearbox? Or if it had any other problems?
I may well be interested - I have an fault with my box, and an unknown box I...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 23rd October 2019, 12:29
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By cb750chris
I would second Kingfishers advice - check your...

I would second Kingfishers advice - check your supply lead first has it got a cut/been driven over too many times/other?
Maybe even try a replacement before digging too deep in to the van...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd October 2019, 12:23
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By cb750chris
Ideally you could put this on a t4, and read the...

Ideally you could put this on a t4, and read the cause of the "mislocks".
Failing that, given the other issues you have posted about (brake light switch), can you check your carpets are dry?
I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd October 2019, 12:20
Replies: 6
Views: 340
Posted By cb750chris
Have seen this fault with a dodgy (aftermarket)...

Have seen this fault with a dodgy (aftermarket) brake light switch - Spent ages going around in circles with this.
You may find if you disconnect the ABS unit that this "fixes" the problem. It...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2019, 20:43
Replies: 34
Views: 3,278
Posted By cb750chris
That looks a good spot Arctic, I did look at...

That looks a good spot Arctic,
I did look at those, before going for the original set, as I wasnt sure how they compare.
Guess the cable tray options are easier, but more expensive.
Regards
Chris
Forum: Events and Meets 22nd October 2019, 20:39
Replies: 46
Views: 2,357
Posted By cb750chris
Will try and get over, but no guarantee, as it is...

Will try and get over, but no guarantee, as it is the end of half term, and I have a gearbox to swap before that..
Regards
Chris
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2019, 17:20
Replies: 20
Views: 858
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Neil, May be worth getting the garage to...

Hi Neil,
May be worth getting the garage to price parts too-- that way if there are problems they have the responsibility to put it right. - they may not be all that different price wise.
Other...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th October 2019, 13:15
Replies: 10
Views: 670
Posted By cb750chris
Have to say, I prefer the ferry. I have found...

Have to say, I prefer the ferry.
I have found that driving across to Dover, then getting on the ferry gives me and my passengers (2 young children) time to stretch our legs, and take a proper break...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2019, 15:06
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By cb750chris
Thanks for the post Brian, very timely as I need...

Thanks for the post Brian, very timely as I need to get a slave cylinder, due to a whiney gearbox.

Can I just check, the motaquip part will fit the diesel? It only lists the petrol variants.
And...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th August 2019, 13:11
Replies: 50
Views: 2,545
Posted By cb750chris
Hi John, When my wife went to France last year...

Hi John,
When my wife went to France last year she ended up using the "add-on" on a nationwide premium account (can't remember what it was called).

Her camper van broke down just outside...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th August 2019, 20:33
Replies: 50
Views: 2,545
Posted By cb750chris
Harry, I have just renewed my breakdown cover...

Harry,
I have just renewed my breakdown cover with the Caravan Club.
Maybe not the cheapest at £102.50/year, for 2 people on a personal cover (ie any vehicle) basis. However the service they offer...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th August 2019, 12:31
Replies: 6
Views: 547
Posted By cb750chris
I have a feeling that the ZCS codes need...

I have a feeling that the ZCS codes need changing.
Brian/Phil/Others may be able to confirm.
Regards
Chris
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th August 2019, 12:30
Replies: 26
Views: 1,637
Posted By cb750chris
Arctic, I suspect that the copper washer had...

Arctic,
I suspect that the copper washer had been leaking for a while.
What I think has happened is, as the washer leaks you get some "blow by" of combustion gasses, which erodes the washer, which...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd August 2019, 20:46
Replies: 26
Views: 1,637
Posted By cb750chris
Back on the road now. If anyone local needs to...

Back on the road now.
If anyone local needs to borrow a seat cutter, or slide hammer let me know.
Chris
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th July 2019, 21:35
Replies: 26
Views: 1,637
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Artic Do you have a link for that kit/model...

Hi Artic
Do you have a link for that kit/model number so I can search? Looks good - perhaps not in the same league as mike's, but probably good enough for most jobs.


Off road for a few days...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th July 2019, 14:13
Replies: 26
Views: 1,637
Posted By cb750chris
Thanks for the reply Rick. Got a result in the...

Thanks for the reply Rick.
Got a result in the end, found another thread where Mike Noc had a similar problem, and made a slide hammer attachment, which he let me borrow.
Tip for those with a fuel...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th July 2019, 10:21
Replies: 26
Views: 1,637
Posted By cb750chris
advice please - injector stuck in head- what to do next

After looking at my car for an issue, I carried out an injector leak back test, and found injector 3 out of spec, so easy job whip injector out and fit a spare.


Not so easy, the injector is...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2019, 13:56
Replies: 17
Views: 847
Posted By cb750chris
Just to add an alternative to Harrys rough...

Just to add an alternative to Harrys rough pressure drop test, for my caravan I tend to do something similar, I pressurise the pipes (enable the bottle), then isolate the bottle valve and leave for a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th July 2019, 13:49
Replies: 14
Views: 1,078
Posted By cb750chris
I guess the first question to actually ask, why...

I guess the first question to actually ask, why was the car laid up - driver issues, or a car fault?
If it was a car fault, then obviously this will need rectifying.

Other than that, I would...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th July 2019, 13:28
Replies: 13
Views: 989
Posted By cb750chris
My car had similar symptoms, and again it was an...

My car had similar symptoms, and again it was an injector with excess leakback. I had the injector rebuilt at a Bosch place, and had no problems since :)
(Although, now I would just contact mikeyboy...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 13th July 2019, 17:41
Replies: 17
Views: 847
Posted By cb750chris
Thanks for your replies gents. Madderz, thanks...

Thanks for your replies gents.
Madderz, thanks for your suggestions, but think it is best to go simple and comply with normal domestic relations.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th July 2019, 21:52
Replies: 6
Views: 437
Posted By cb750chris
I agree with Brian, the key should be 433mhz,...

I agree with Brian, the key should be 433mhz, however if the original poster wants to double check, the frequency is printed on the remote receiver, either behind the dash (most cars), or under the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th July 2019, 21:30
Replies: 17
Views: 847
Posted By cb750chris
Thanks for your reply Kevin, good to get some...

Thanks for your reply Kevin, good to get some information which explains the higher than expected cost. We have asked for written confirmation of what is covered in the quote, to ensure it covers...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th July 2019, 21:41
Replies: 17
Views: 847
Posted By cb750chris
Any gas fitters in the Alfreton (Derbyshire) area?

My wife has a place up in Tibshelf, Derbyshire.

It has an old back boiler, which we have been advised is at end of life, it is still functioning, but have been advised it needs replacing.
Are...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th June 2019, 01:10
Replies: 10
Views: 677
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Ronnie, Any chance of a link, or a picture?...

Hi Ronnie,
Any chance of a link, or a picture? Can't picture this fix - sure I it will be obvious when I see it.
Thanks
Chris
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 26th June 2019, 23:34
Replies: 28
Views: 1,742
Posted By cb750chris
Just re-reading the original post, if it is the...

Just re-reading the original post, if it is the hydro mount, safe yourself a lot of effort and contact me, I have the proper tool, rather than using a hammer and punch etc.


Chris
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2019, 17:02
Replies: 4
Views: 426
Posted By cb750chris
Most likely they haven't connected the antenna...

Most likely they haven't connected the antenna amplifier power feed, then found the antenna doesn't work properly, then started hacking around :(
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th June 2019, 17:01
Replies: 28
Views: 1,742
Posted By cb750chris
Sorry Stan. I don't want to argue with you on...

Sorry Stan. I don't want to argue with you on this, but in the Haynes manual I believe that they refer to the clutch sharing the same fluid reservoir as the brakes.
Now "we" all know this is not...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd June 2019, 22:17
Replies: 28
Views: 1,742
Posted By cb750chris
If you are stuck, give me a shout and I should be...

If you are stuck, give me a shout and I should be able to help you.
The mounts on the diesel are not that hard to change, probably the hardest is the gearbox end - because of the boys that have to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2019, 22:13
Replies: 9
Views: 580
Posted By cb750chris
Thanks for this info Brian. Certainly something...

Thanks for this info Brian.
Certainly something to bear in mind, I ought to check what discs I have, then I may need to try and contract Phil and see if he is willing to help with this.
Chris
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2019, 11:29
Replies: 15
Lsm
Views: 860
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Ian, The BMW relay does indeed replace the...

Hi Ian,
The BMW relay does indeed replace the TEB7AS relay, and takes the same inputs as the existing relay too.
The post I linked to, details the connections to the relay, but not the wire...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2019, 15:56
Replies: 15
Lsm
Views: 860
Posted By cb750chris
Ian, The extra wire to the light switch is not...

Ian,
The extra wire to the light switch is not something that would be easy to add to an aftermarket relay, as the relay needs to tell the light switch the has been a Bulb failure, which is done as...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 13:07
Replies: 34
Views: 3,278
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Artic Those prevention plates look good. ...

Hi Artic
Those prevention plates look good.
Do you have any dimensions or part no. For them, as I would be interested in a set.
Thanks
Chris


Sorry, just seen the links
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th June 2019, 12:46
Replies: 4
T4
Views: 395
Posted By cb750chris
Thanks for the recommendation gents. Russell,...

Thanks for the recommendation gents.
Russell, sent you a private message :)


Chris
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th April 2019, 20:52
Replies: 32
Views: 1,860
Posted By cb750chris
Glad to hear the op has sorted the problem. ...

Glad to hear the op has sorted the problem.
Ian, Mark is correct, on the grey plug there should be a permanent live.

Pin 2 is the battery charging connection, and should be connected via a split...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2019, 23:58
Replies: 18
Views: 1,176
Posted By cb750chris
Another way of checking for which circuit is...

Another way of checking for which circuit is responsible for the current drain is to use a multimeter and measure the (small) voltage drop across each of the fuses, and then using the tables here...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th March 2019, 18:07
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By cb750chris
They are (I believe) only the same as the front...

They are (I believe) only the same as the front one's. Was simply mentioning them as the main culprits are the front seats, but nobody mentioned these. May be worth checking if you have had the back...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th March 2019, 00:08
Replies: 11
Views: 732
Posted By cb750chris
Had a similar sounding problem in a Honda Jazz...

Had a similar sounding problem in a Honda Jazz recently. Ended up stripping the gearbox, replacing the bearings then reassembling.
As in the last post, I then slightly overfilled to try and improve...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2019, 23:57
Replies: 12
Views: 887
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Rev, The fact that the light comes on,...

Hi Rev,
The fact that the light comes on, flashes off, then comes back on again means that the airbag module is working, but detecting a fault.
If this is in a saloon, don't forget there are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th March 2019, 09:30
Replies: 14
Views: 1,107
Posted By cb750chris
I believe the oil light pre startup is just a way...

I believe the oil light pre startup is just a way of confirming the canbus electronics are functional, as there is no direct link between the dash a and oil pressure switch.
The engine rpm is also...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th March 2019, 21:39
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By cb750chris
That sounds good to me. PM sent with some contact...

That sounds good to me. PM sent with some contact details.
Regards
Chris
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 15th March 2019, 00:00
Replies: 2
Views: 442
Posted By cb750chris
What a great gesture Ian. Pm sent

What a great gesture Ian.
Pm sent
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th March 2019, 23:55
Replies: 12
Views: 1,114
Posted By cb750chris
Thanks for the mention Trikey, If Mr bountyfull...

Thanks for the mention Trikey,
If Mr bountyfull fancies a trip to Fareham, I am sure we can have a look at what the problem is, see if we can sort it (I keep most spares that we could need)
Chris
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th March 2019, 23:39
Replies: 23
Views: 1,205
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Ian, As Brian says, the digital speedometer...

Hi Ian,
As Brian says, the digital speedometer cannot be enabled using the T4.
However when I did your replacement IPK, I coded it in using the t4, then manually enabled the digital speedometer...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th March 2019, 22:54
Replies: 52
Views: 2,080
Posted By cb750chris
I did get asked to look at a car with a similar...

I did get asked to look at a car with a similar symptom, and after checking through all the obvious things, I ended up finding that the valve timing was 1 tooth out on the inlet cam. Not entirely...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th March 2019, 13:25
Replies: 8
Views: 644
Posted By cb750chris
I believe that it is the ews that provides the...

I believe that it is the ews that provides the starter inhibit.
It receives a signal on a pin to indicate the car is in park, and if that signal is present (along with the rest of the immobiliser...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd January 2019, 21:32
Replies: 10
Views: 946
Posted By cb750chris
Thanks Brian, that is a helpful thing to check.

Thanks Brian, that is a helpful thing to check.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd January 2019, 21:30
Replies: 6
Views: 653
Posted By cb750chris
Continuity setting is next to no use for this...

Continuity setting is next to no use for this job.
Far easier is to switch the heated window on, then use the multi meter on volts, reference to car body. One side of the rear window will be at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd January 2019, 21:22
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By cb750chris
Looking at Steve's map, around your area of...

Looking at Steve's map, around your area of london, it looks like me, mgrs or mikeyboy.


Chris
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th January 2019, 23:23
Replies: 21
Views: 965
Posted By cb750chris
I have one of these ...

I have one of these
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/252995517267

Fits nicely in the lighter socket, and the flap still closes, although it is a tight fit and a 2nd one I got for my wife was a bit too...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd January 2019, 22:15
Replies: 8
Views: 726
Posted By cb750chris
Don't know if it is worth looking at a...

Don't know if it is worth looking at a non-powerfold switchpack, to see if the circuit board is the same (I think I remember seeing pads in mine for the powerfold switches, even though it is a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 30th December 2018, 16:26
Replies: 30
Views: 2,001
Posted By cb750chris
With a bit of a search online you may find you...

With a bit of a search online you may find you can get a trade card by joining certain vehicle forums as a paid up member (sadly this forum doesn't have this).

The vauxhall owners club certainly...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th December 2018, 20:29
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By cb750chris
The immobiliser will not let the car crank if it...

The immobiliser will not let the car crank if it does not recognise the key.
Try removing the transponder and check if the car cranks (it shouldn't, confirms car hasn't been bodged wiring wise),...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th December 2018, 20:18
Replies: 9
Views: 600
Posted By cb750chris
And I was just about to suggest a possible dud...

And I was just about to suggest a possible dud switch, and to check contacts - but this is an easier thing to check
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th December 2018, 20:14
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By cb750chris
Something strange there. The headlight washers...

Something strange there. The headlight washers should only be fitted with a battery backed up sounder, but your pic shows it has a normal horn fitted....
I suspect someone has fitted headlight...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2018, 19:54
Replies: 21
Views: 1,119
Posted By cb750chris
I agree, loyalty is a two way concept. However...

I agree, loyalty is a two way concept. However given that last year the renewal quote was £90 more than they were offering a new customer, that isn't encouraging loyalty -rather suggesting they would...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2018, 18:21
Replies: 21
Views: 1,119
Posted By cb750chris
It seems insurance companies don't realize how...

It seems insurance companies don't realize how much brand loyalty could help them.
My insurance renewal last year came in some £90 more than I could renew with the same company through one of the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd December 2018, 17:06
Replies: 14
Views: 809
Posted By cb750chris
Have to say, with regards to the pump/sump plug...

Have to say, with regards to the pump/sump plug argument. I would rather the oil be changed, and if a tiny bit is left behind when using a pump then this is far better than not changing the oil at...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th December 2018, 00:22
Replies: 13
Views: 778
Posted By cb750chris
Nice simple guide there Arctic :) Glad...

Nice simple guide there Arctic :)


Glad the OP didn't have loose nuts, as you say Brian unlikely to have been that with the handbrake sorting the issue, but applying the handbrake could have just...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 17th December 2018, 23:25
Replies: 13
Views: 778
Posted By cb750chris
Really obvious suggestion... But have you checked...

Really obvious suggestion... But have you checked your wheel nuts are tight - on all wheels.
I had somebody bring a car to me with a strange knocking noise - Turned out the front wheel was loose :(
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th December 2018, 17:58
Replies: 43
Views: 2,676
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Steve, If the rad is not getting hot, then...

Hi Steve,
If the rad is not getting hot, then that means that water is not circulating.
The only reasons for this that I can think of is a stuck thermostat (which you have already changed), an...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th December 2018, 17:51
Replies: 10
Views: 894
Posted By cb750chris
Is yours the diesel, or petrol? If it is a...

Is yours the diesel, or petrol?
If it is a diesel, then you could tap off the underbonnet fuel pump feed?
Or, check in the underbonnet fuse box, sure that some of the blade fuses only become live...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th December 2018, 15:12
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Ian, The fuse space I used is one of the...

Hi Ian,

The fuse space I used is one of the screw down fuses, not the blade fuse, or the Maxi fuse.
Regards
Chris
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th December 2018, 13:08
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Ian, The "official" way was to use the...

Hi Ian,
The "official" way was to use the orange/slate wire to provide the permanent live to the towing electrics, and then do the switching inside the car.
Probably the easiest way to do this is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th December 2018, 23:44
Replies: 58
Views: 3,269
Posted By cb750chris
Thanks for explaining this Brian. Yes i made...

Thanks for explaining this Brian.
Yes i made the assumption it was the normal ambient air temperature sensor.
Goes to show how complex the data busses on the cars are.
Chris
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 7th December 2018, 15:49
Replies: 8
Views: 671
Posted By cb750chris
Think you may need a 2nd opinion? Has the...

Think you may need a 2nd opinion?

Has the garage changed the slave cylinder on the clutch?
Bent valves following a clutch change does not sound correct, unless you have been really unlucky and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th December 2018, 15:17
Replies: 58
Views: 3,269
Posted By cb750chris
Just a quick question for Russ/Brian Is it...

Just a quick question for Russ/Brian

Is it definitely the missing ambient air temperature signal thatinhibits the HRW?

Given the behavior in the car, (HRW disables a short time after you stall...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd November 2018, 18:03
Replies: 3
Views: 479
Posted By cb750chris
Hi, As Neil says you can program one using...

Hi,

As Neil says you can program one using road, out you can get them programmed using a t4.
As Steve mentioned this is something i can do if you want to contact mei am sure we can sort...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th October 2018, 21:26
Replies: 16
Views: 1,736
Posted By cb750chris
Are you locking your car with the remote, or the...

Are you locking your car with the remote, or the key in the key hole?
The petrol flap is wired up with the deadlocks, not the normal locks, so unless you use the remote t doesn't lock.
Chris
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 29th September 2018, 13:25
Replies: 7
Views: 474
Posted By cb750chris
Just looking in to this for Tony. Looking on...

Just looking in to this for Tony.
Looking on rimmers they suggest the part number for the pump is Wf101160, but is no longer available.
However looking on eBay, searching for this part number I am...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd September 2018, 14:46
Replies: 4
Views: 487
Posted By cb750chris
I would guess your new cluster is calibrated as a...

I would guess your new cluster is calibrated as a diesel, but has been fitted to the petrol car. The rev counter on the diesel doesn't go as high, but the needle had the same movent.

Don't know...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 10th September 2018, 08:21
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By cb750chris
All yours Ian :)

All yours Ian :)
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th September 2018, 08:18
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By cb750chris
If I were to fit anything like this to my car, I...

If I were to fit anything like this to my car, I would ad an inline fuse between the battery and the charger plug (as close to the permanent live as possible), say perhaps 10A?(double the expected...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th September 2018, 18:09
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Jamie, Just a heads up, the swapping of...

Hi Jamie,
Just a heads up, the swapping of airbag modules will need the donor car to be the same in terms of fitment. Ie both need to be a salon/estate, and have/don't have the pillar airbags....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th September 2018, 17:41
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By cb750chris
When you turn the ignition on, what happens with...

When you turn the ignition on, what happens with the srs light.
Does it come on, go off, then come back on again, out did it just come on?


What I have found is that if the lamp just stays on it...
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 3rd September 2018, 18:47
Replies: 0
Views: 424
Posted By cb750chris
saloon rear seat middle. / arm rest - fareham

Black leather.

Needs a clean, grubby (see pic)

No tears or rips.
Does not fit a tourer.:duh:
Collection from Fareham.
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 3rd September 2018, 18:39
Replies: 0
Views: 406
Posted By cb750chris
diesel engine cover and air filter cover - fareham

This is a later engine cover, with the words 'intercooled common rail' on it.


Collection from Fareham, near Portsmouth
Forum: The Freebies Bazaar 3rd September 2018, 18:36
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By cb750chris
diesel undertray - Fareham

As title, All mounting points functional.
Some scraping on underside, but not holed.
Small crack between fuel burning heater exhaust and edge.
Foam peeling away from plastic, but probably stick...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th August 2018, 21:58
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By cb750chris
There appears to be 2 potential faults that can...

There appears to be 2 potential faults that can cause this issue.
Another fault is fixed in this how to, by Dallas
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showpost.php?p=1977804&postcount=1


Hope...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th August 2018, 13:26
Replies: 10
Views: 1,073
Posted By cb750chris
Will, Does your key fob just need the switches...

Will,
Does your key fob just need the switches sorting? If so, I can meet you at a ferry, take you and your key to my house, change the switches and drop you back at a ferry.
Chris
Forum: The Pony Express 30th July 2018, 12:33
Replies: 1
Views: 504
Posted By cb750chris
caravan fridge from Beaminster (Dorset) to Fareham

Anybody able to help with this.
Looking around 50cm wide, 55cm deep, and 85cm tall
Thanks
Chris
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2018, 12:50
Replies: 10
Views: 1,048
Posted By cb750chris
Had this before, where somebody had tried fitting...

Had this before, where somebody had tried fitting a pattern brake light switch, then I spent ages trying to work out why it didn't work....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2018, 12:50
Replies: 3
Views: 779
Posted By cb750chris
We had a quick look at this last night. There...

We had a quick look at this last night.
There was a fault related to the front right abs sensor (plausibility), which has been cleared. The car was then taken for a test drive, and all sensors...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th June 2018, 23:12
Replies: 8
Views: 989
Posted By cb750chris
Please be careful how you loan your equipment, I...

Please be careful how you loan your equipment, I would be very upset if somebody borrowed this, using a vin (that could be read from any car on the street as it is displayed in the windscreen) and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th June 2018, 23:05
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By cb750chris
Have to agree with macaffee on this, I get...

Have to agree with macaffee on this, I get intermittent indicators on my caravan, and every time I have found it to be the light cluster on the caravan, corrosion on the bulb/holder causing no...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2018, 23:31
Replies: 17
Views: 1,205
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Ray/Rich That adjuster turns one way to move...

Hi Ray/Rich
That adjuster turns one way to move the switching point to a higher voltage, and the other way to a lower voltage.
Probably the easiest way is to let your can sit for a while, then...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th June 2018, 23:27
Replies: 17
Views: 1,205
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Rich, I have just replaced one of these...

Hi Rich,
I have just replaced one of these relays, as mine was getting warm, and leaving the output energised.
When I took it out, I opened the case, and it was interesting to say the least, one of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th May 2018, 15:18
Replies: 7
Views: 482
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Mike, As above is the way to use it. But...

Hi Mike,
As above is the way to use it.
But if you need a hand, give me a shout and I will pop over and give you a hand :)
Chris
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th May 2018, 14:32
Replies: 4
Views: 667
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Gary, If you fancy a run out to Fareham I...

Hi Gary,
If you fancy a run out to Fareham I can sort your corrupt eeprom problem out :)
Chris
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd May 2018, 13:34
Replies: 7
Views: 915
Posted By cb750chris
Ian, Possibly try PhilT4 (a trader on here) He...

Ian,
Possibly try PhilT4 (a trader on here) He should be able to sort you out (but think he is about 90 miles from you)
Mike, you may want to try Bigruss?

This is certainly something a few...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd April 2018, 20:04
Replies: 4
Views: 629
Posted By cb750chris
This could be injector leakback, a lazy fuel...

This could be injector leakback, a lazy fuel pump, or cam shaft sensor.

A leak back test can be done fairly easily.
A fuel pump could be not running properly, so the car just doesn't start (a...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2018, 16:17
Replies: 4
Views: 289
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Ian, The long bolts are the ones that hold...

Hi Ian,
The long bolts are the ones that hold the starter motor together.
The ones that hold the starter motor in position are just through the flange at the end if the starter, and are about a...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st April 2018, 13:43
Replies: 5
Views: 402
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Michael, I have a t4, and have worked on 45s...

Hi Michael,
I have a t4, and have worked on 45s before. I am based over in Fareham, if that is any good for you?
What problems are you having with your car?
Thanks for the suggestion Ian :)
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th March 2018, 17:06
Replies: 29
Views: 1,926
Posted By cb750chris
I agree, the 3rd pin on the regulator is not...

I agree, the 3rd pin on the regulator is not connected, so at the engine level you can fit 2 or 3 pin alternators, and both types will work fine.

However within an alternator, the 3 pin regulator...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th March 2018, 16:40
Replies: 29
Views: 1,926
Posted By cb750chris
You can fit a 3 pin alternator in place of a 2...

You can fit a 3 pin alternator in place of a 2 pin alternator.
But the regulators are not interchangable as the inners of the alternators are different, see the pictures on dmgrs for comparison of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th March 2018, 16:33
Replies: 29
Views: 1,926
Posted By cb750chris
The offer still stands, if you need a hand...

The offer still stands, if you need a hand fitting an alternator, and you can get over to me I will help you. Shame all my regulators were 3 pin jobbies.

If you go to a local garage it may be...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 24th March 2018, 14:59
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By cb750chris
Gutted for you Is this the car with the clutch...

Gutted for you
Is this the car with the clutch problems you have been posting about?
If it is, then there is an irony here that the truck delivering the car with a dodgy clutch, has got a dodgy...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd March 2018, 23:32
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Stuart, If you want to try a 2nd hand light...

Hi Stuart,
If you want to try a 2nd hand light switch, then this will not cause any issues we cannot sort out if you pay a visit.
Just beware, an ordinary T4 cannot deal with 2nd hand light...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd March 2018, 22:50
Replies: 10
Views: 939
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Stuart, Check the 2 fuses in the underbonnet...

Hi Stuart,
Check the 2 fuses in the underbonnet fusebox that feed the light switch module (fuse 9E & 11E, both are big 50 amp fuses, of the screw down variety, not the normal blade fuses)
I believe...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd March 2018, 17:37
Replies: 29
Views: 1,926
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Nev, I have only just seen this thread...

Hi Nev,
I have only just seen this thread (slightly late to the thread then)
But if you are stuck, give me a shout - I am only down the road in Fareham, and can probably sort you out.

Oh, and at...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 22nd March 2018, 13:32
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By cb750chris
Just to note, following on from the comment from...

Just to note, following on from the comment from Rich,
Check the fuse that feeds the slot you are tapping out of, in the fusebox - both in terms of capacity & functions. There is no point tapping...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd March 2018, 13:26
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Ian, I know I mentioned this in the PM I...

Hi Ian,
I know I mentioned this in the PM I sent to you, but so anybody else following this thread can see :)
The big handles on that support beam are good enough to adjust the height of whatever...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st March 2018, 14:32
Replies: 14
Views: 873
Posted By cb750chris
Something like this ...

Something like this (https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Engine-Support-Double-Beam-Bar-Stand-Motor-500kg-Traverse-Lift-Gearbox-New/312044146627?hash=item48a747cfc3:g:lrIAAOSwwE5WbAtH)might be easier than...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 21st March 2018, 14:26
Replies: 5
Views: 748
Posted By cb750chris
I ran the main power feed for my towbar from...

I ran the main power feed for my towbar from front to back, then split out for a bypass relay &split charge relay in the boot.
This meant I only had to run 1 big power cable through the car, as I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th March 2018, 19:15
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By cb750chris
I have come across this symptom a few times, and...

I have come across this symptom a few times, and have always attributed it to having not cut spot on - recutting on another blank has normally resolved (usually occurs if the milling bit is slightly...
Forum: Touring Boating Camping & Caravan Forum 28th February 2018, 19:43
Replies: 4
Views: 1,104
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Jim, Sorry to inform you, if you are...

Hi Jim,
Sorry to inform you, if you are fitting a towbar to the 75 it is a case of splicing in to the individual wires for the rear lights. I would recommend using a bypass relay (but some don't)....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th February 2018, 16:26
Replies: 112
Views: 8,344
Posted By cb750chris
As mentioned, the pictures are showing the timing...

As mentioned, the pictures are showing the timing is off.
You need to set the bottom end up, release the tensioner, remove the belt, reset the cams, then refit the belt.
Can be done in perhaps an...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd February 2018, 23:34
Replies: 112
Views: 8,344
Posted By cb750chris
Having had a look at a car today, I can say it is...

Having had a look at a car today, I can say it is possible for a belt to slip and the engine still run.
The car today was 2 teeth out on the rear camshaft.
I was asked to look at the car as it was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2018, 20:35
Replies: 16
Views: 1,235
Posted By cb750chris
A quick and simple solution to this, is to cut a...

A quick and simple solution to this, is to cut a broom handle to the right length to been the slam panel and the bonnet. Not ideal, replacement of the originals is the better idea, but for £2.....
...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th February 2018, 00:22
Replies: 7
Views: 873
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Nigel, Seems a shame to scrap a nice car. ...

Hi Nigel,
Seems a shame to scrap a nice car.
If you can source an engine, I would be willing to give you a hand doing a transplant?

Regards
Chris
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th February 2018, 00:17
Replies: 9
Views: 766
Posted By cb750chris
Hi David, If you need any further hep with...

Hi David,
If you need any further hep with this, give me a shout and I will try and give you a hand - I can plug your car in on the T4 and we can home in on this fairly quickly (hopefully).
We can...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 9th December 2017, 15:11
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By cb750chris
Going to extend this to tomorrow too if anybody...

Going to extend this to tomorrow too if anybody interested.
Chris
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2017, 21:35
Replies: 1
Views: 353
Posted By cb750chris
T4 day, for charity

Hi all.
As it is that most joyous time of year, I have decided that I am going to offer a t4 day for charity, next sat (9th December). What I am offering is fault code reads (and clearing) any...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd December 2017, 20:50
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By cb750chris
Just to follow up from your visit, Yes your...

Just to follow up from your visit,
Yes your Shannon tube needs replacing,
Also the Vis fault code was p1472, suggesting it is the power Vis motor that needs changing, this is the horizontal one. ...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd December 2017, 20:40
Replies: 24
Views: 1,762
Posted By cb750chris
What a great thing to do Mat. Hope you manage...

What a great thing to do Mat.
Hope you manage to beat last year's total.
Chris
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st December 2017, 10:52
Replies: 17
Views: 550
Posted By cb750chris
I have a couple of gold resistors spare, if it is...

I have a couple of gold resistors spare, if it is just a resistor we should be able to sort something out.
Chris
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd October 2017, 09:57
Replies: 18
Views: 530
Posted By cb750chris
I also believe the solid flywheel is supposed to...

I also believe the solid flywheel is supposed to be a bad idea on our cars, due to the make up of the crank shaft, there is a suggestion that the crank is not as strong as the BMW equivalent, and...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2017, 21:40
Replies: 24
Views: 2,009
Posted By cb750chris
I like the idea of a fully adjustable electric...

I like the idea of a fully adjustable electric passenger seat, but have to question where the pretensioner attaches. Is this something that is attached to all seats on both sides, or does this need...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2017, 21:29
Replies: 10
Views: 406
Posted By cb750chris
Is this the chip on the ribbon overheating and...

Is this the chip on the ribbon overheating and failing to drive the LCD properly?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2017, 20:25
Replies: 0
Views: 277
Posted By cb750chris
IPK display

Hi,
I have long been following the IPK screen issues, and have been wondering what makes these screens so expensive & fragile. From my understanding it is simply the ribbon cable that is fragile,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2017, 17:22
Replies: 13
Views: 463
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Ken, If you don't feel confident looking at...

Hi Ken,
If you don't feel confident looking at this, give me a shout and we can sort this out, either tonight if you don't mind a drive, or tomorrow afternoon if you want me to visit.
Chris
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th October 2017, 13:56
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By cb750chris
If the light comes on, and stays on (doesn't go...

If the light comes on, and stays on (doesn't go on, off, on), then it is highly likely that the airbag system is significantly broken and will do nothing.

If the light goes on,off,on then that...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2017, 12:47
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By cb750chris
Rob, you beat me to a reply :) This is exactly...

Rob, you beat me to a reply :)
This is exactly what I was going to say.

Les, I assume this means your light goes on, off, then back on?

Regards
Chris
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th October 2017, 12:46
Replies: 10
Views: 742
Posted By cb750chris
The cure is going to be a replacement light...

The cure is going to be a replacement light switch module.
If you just fit a 2nd hand one then the chances are your dash will put a warning up on the trip counter to show there is a mileage...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 11th October 2017, 12:29
Replies: 12
Views: 487
Posted By cb750chris
May be worth looking in the handbook, and seeing...

May be worth looking in the handbook, and seeing if your desired tyre size was ever fitted as an option.
If so, then your insurance company should not be too bothered - after all at some point Ford...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th October 2017, 13:02
Replies: 9
Views: 460
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Les, When you turn the ignition on, does...

Hi Les,
When you turn the ignition on, does the light come on, go off, then come back on again?
If so, then it is probably a connector, get the codes read and use that to target the right part of...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th October 2017, 13:17
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By cb750chris
As Simon has suggested, the normal position...

As Simon has suggested, the normal position covers a huge temperature range, I seem to remember that the red on the temperature gauge is 125°.

So what I suspect is happening is that you engine...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th October 2017, 13:12
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By cb750chris
Sounds like a poor contact on either the main...

Sounds like a poor contact on either the main battery supply, or the main earth.
Can you check you battery terminals are tightly fitted to the battery posts?
Make sure the other ends of the power...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2017, 16:35
Replies: 4
Views: 435
Posted By cb750chris
Beware the cheap BMW polybush alternative. They...

Beware the cheap BMW polybush alternative.
They fit, and really sort the back end out, so the tracking is finally spot on, however despite a liberal application of grease they creak, spoiling the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th October 2017, 16:25
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Jack, If you fancy a trip along the coast to...

Hi Jack,
If you fancy a trip along the coast to Fareham I can sort you out in about an hour.

Chris
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2017, 00:31
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By cb750chris
Thanks, only one question - why the goodness did...

Thanks, only one question - why the goodness did I not find this thread when I searched for this problem :shrug:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2017, 00:30
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By cb750chris
Well, it looks like squire & Bigblue were spot...

Well, it looks like squire & Bigblue were spot on.
The problem turned out to be the FAI brakelight switch.
After a bit more digging, it appears that when the ignition is turned to position 2 the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th October 2017, 00:20
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By cb750chris
Brake light issue - Does anybody have any suggestions?

HI there,
Can anybody offer any advice, I have been looking at a diesel car with a strange problem. The brake lights act normally when the ignition is in the aux position, but when the ignition is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th September 2017, 20:07
Replies: 35
Views: 907
Posted By cb750chris
Sent you a private message. Thanks for the...

Sent you a private message.

Thanks for the recommendation gents
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2017, 19:08
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By cb750chris
Might be worth contacting member 75.0, I know he...

Might be worth contacting member 75.0, I know he got an ECU recently (I matched the immobiliser up on it so the car runs) , not sure if that was an mg rover one, or if it was just a stock ford...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th September 2017, 19:05
Replies: 6
Views: 255
Posted By cb750chris
At the risk of asking the silly question, you...

At the risk of asking the silly question, you haven't got a key from a different car have you?
The remote and the mechanical lock are independent, so the fault you describe would only really happen...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 14th September 2017, 13:11
Replies: 17
Views: 868
Posted By cb750chris
I had an insurance company charge me to change an...

I had an insurance company charge me to change an address on a policy with 4 weeks left to run on it (after telling me the renewal would be lower at the new address compared to the old address).
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th September 2017, 16:06
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Mick, There could be any number of reasons...

Hi Mick,
There could be any number of reasons for this.
First off, does the car have the ECU fitted (and plugged in etc)?
Have you checked all the fuses? (If the immobiliser and ECU cannot talk,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th August 2017, 20:45
Replies: 8
Views: 301
Posted By cb750chris
Posted in your other thread :)

Posted in your other thread :)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th August 2017, 20:44
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By cb750chris
Happy to help, if you need help. Send me a...

Happy to help, if you need help.
Send me a message and we'll see what we can sort.
Regards
Chris
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th August 2017, 11:57
Replies: 19
Views: 492
Posted By cb750chris
Hi, A list of forum traders with a t4 is here:...

Hi,
A list of forum traders with a t4 is here:
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?p=1852900

There will be other t4s around. Although I suspect I may be one of your nearest club...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th August 2017, 10:44
Replies: 17
Views: 318
Posted By cb750chris
Hi Simon, I also suspect it is nothing to do...

Hi Simon,
I also suspect it is nothing to do with the air con, but just wanted confirmation (the post says engine stopped, but not ignition off - I didn't want to make a silly assumption)

As for...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th August 2017, 22:53
Replies: 17
Views: 318
Posted By cb750chris
PM sent, we can look at this whenever your dad is...

PM sent, we can look at this whenever your dad is available.

First question though - he didn't have the aircon on, did he? As that will put the fan on until the ignition turns off (apologies if...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th August 2017, 22:08
Replies: 12
Views: 424
Posted By cb750chris
Just a quick thought, Are these clocks coded...

Just a quick thought,
Are these clocks coded as a petrol V6, or do they (electronically) belong in a diesel?
It is possible to change the clock faces to convert a diesel set of clocks to a petrol,...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2017, 13:31
Replies: 10
Views: 627
Posted By cb750chris
When I did mine recently, I used a TD4 LUK...

When I did mine recently, I used a TD4 LUK repset, from AP parts jungle (?) from ebay - this is a sister company to Andrew Page, like when I called their helpline due to a shipping error I was...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th July 2017, 13:23
Replies: 9
Views: 355
Posted By cb750chris
One thing to consider when thinking "cheapest"...

One thing to consider when thinking "cheapest" is, what happens if something goes wrong. If the garage supply and fit, then they have an obligation to resolve free of charge assuming it is a fitting...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd July 2017, 15:34
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By cb750chris
Beware cheap aftermarket springs. I fitted some...

Beware cheap aftermarket springs.
I fitted some a few years ago, and the car always looked low afterwards.
I swapped for some genuine sounds and gained about 15mm ride height (measured after...
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