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Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd May 2020, 22:37
Replies: 28
Views: 1,387
Posted By Chuckles
It might be the desiccant dryer. I had similar...

It might be the desiccant dryer. I had similar problems and thought it was the pump/compressor blocked/restricted but after changing it and then the condenser it turned out to be the desiccant....
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 22nd March 2020, 08:17
Replies: 11
Views: 1,198
Posted By Chuckles
secluded??? The New Forest??? Everywhere...

secluded??? The New Forest???
Everywhere around here is inundated with city folk escaping in their camper vans!!!! (and they are emptying our village shops!
All I can hope for now is that we...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th January 2020, 09:05
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By Chuckles
As far as I am aware all forward gears work fine,...

As far as I am aware all forward gears work fine, well they did on the original gearbox set up, just reverse failed. After a decent hard run abut 4-5 miles reverse worked for about 400-500 yards, on...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th January 2020, 10:20
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By Chuckles
Hello Joel, I have PM'd you your documents so...

Hello Joel,
I have PM'd you your documents so if you could include photos that would be great and most helpful.

At present I am in the process of making up tooling to fit on my press in order to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th January 2020, 13:29
Replies: 6
Views: 509
Posted By Chuckles
Reverse on Jatco Auto Box ;

R75 1999 2.0 Petrol . Connie 80k miles.

The Symptoms' are; All forward gears OK, no issues. Reverse non operative.
Select reverse and there is a slight "jolt" indicating the selection appears to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd December 2019, 22:47
Replies: 17
Views: 1,223
Posted By Chuckles
Removing the frame is not that simple. I found it...

Removing the frame is not that simple. I found it a bit of a task and ended up having to bend one of the arms of the bracket to get it out, but don't despair that may have been just me.
If you check...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd December 2019, 20:26
Replies: 17
Views: 1,223
Posted By Chuckles
Try this ...

Try this
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=247845
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th December 2019, 11:37
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By Chuckles
Rear Window leak

My colleague who has a 75 saloon is experiencing a rear window leak proved by the presence of water in the channel inside the boot top just under the window. He also observed drips during a shower,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th December 2019, 22:40
Replies: 17
Views: 1,223
Posted By Chuckles
Did you see the photos of my plug at...

Did you see the photos of my plug at [https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=247845]?
I am not versed in attaching pictures very well but this thread has it all.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd December 2019, 09:47
Replies: 17
Views: 1,223
Posted By Chuckles
Check out the multi-plug to the ABS unit under...

Check out the multi-plug to the ABS unit under the battery, particularly if you have had a lot of water lately.

See my catastrophe last year at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th October 2019, 12:55
Replies: 32
Views: 7,764
Posted By Chuckles
Thanks for that reply; it sounds a plan -...

Thanks for that reply; it sounds a plan - although all forward gears are OK and if reverse is tried after a hard drive forwards it will work for a limited while, I will do an oil change first, here's...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th October 2019, 12:02
Replies: 32
Views: 7,764
Posted By Chuckles
Just found this post but the photos look...

Just found this post but the photos look deliberately blurred. Is there any way of "cleaning" the photos?
It looks like I have the cracked reverse cylinder syndrome and now have the parts ( hope...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th August 2019, 07:10
Replies: 35
Views: 2,079
Posted By Chuckles
I too have used POR15, great stuff even better if...

I too have used POR15, great stuff even better if used with their primers.
Used it first an my old classic 80's 32' Airstream Motorhome on the under trays that get all the road dirt and spray. They...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th June 2019, 10:38
Replies: 0
Views: 319
Posted By Chuckles
Lost Reverse on PPD Connie KV6

How about this....? The car drove beautifully all day yesterday, including reversing etc.
After a reasonable run I came home for a cuppa then after a short break I went to turn round in the yard, to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th May 2019, 14:13
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By Chuckles
Thank you for the link, I have now TOAF on a mini...

Thank you for the link, I have now TOAF on a mini laptop (XP) and main Laptop (Win 10). Would prefer to use the mini.

Before I start using all the different cables I have here, that I have no...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th May 2019, 09:26
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By Chuckles
When I fitted mine to my 1999 Connie with the...

When I fitted mine to my 1999 Connie with the looms fitted already, I still needed a T4 session (thanks to all at Nano meets).

You should find position marks on the underside of the bumper, just...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th April 2019, 08:55
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By Chuckles
If you do not intend to take it off again use...

If you do not intend to take it off again use Tiger Seal or similar.
It is a silicone based adhesive used in making Luton type van bodies so is pretty strong. I have used it on very old classic...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2019, 07:34
Replies: 28
Views: 1,387
Posted By Chuckles
As T-Cut states take it to an AC specialist. I...

As T-Cut states take it to an AC specialist. I didn't do that and ended up buying a pump and the condenser/desiccant unit plus a lot of other bits. It turned out to be just the condenser/desiccant....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st April 2019, 07:28
Replies: 16
Views: 1,120
Posted By Chuckles
I had a similar noisy exhaust on my 1963 P5 Rover...

I had a similar noisy exhaust on my 1963 P5 Rover generally due to it being stainless. I strapped on a heavy Cast iron rod to the pipe and that worked by reducing the droning. I feel that you may be...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th April 2019, 09:06
Replies: 7
Views: 481
Posted By Chuckles
I had my screen replaced with one of the...

I had my screen replaced with one of the windscreen boys (insurance job) They have the tools and know-how. A couple of hours and the job is done.

Seeing the palaver taking out the old and fitting...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th April 2019, 09:00
Replies: 17
Views: 1,024
Posted By Chuckles
Strange! mine is held in place with 4 25Tex head...

Strange! mine is held in place with 4 25Tex head screws.
Perhaps it is because it is an early PPD car?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th March 2019, 10:42
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Chuckles
I would suggest a visit to one the tyre and...

I would suggest a visit to one the tyre and exhaust depots. We have one here under the name of DCM, but I am sure there are some near you.

If they are worth their weight, they should check over...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th February 2019, 09:45
Replies: 0
Views: 357
Posted By Chuckles
Up-rating a 2 litre KV6 for towing.

I am very pleased with my 2 litre Connie and it has towed my Very Old Cheltenham Caravan (around 975kg) admirably, however, I also have now a Carlight caravan that is a little bit heavier and do not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd February 2019, 09:48
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By Chuckles
Check the Plug and socket on the ABS unit under...

Check the Plug and socket on the ABS unit under the Battery box. not easy to get at but it is very vulnerable to wet and spray, particularly driving through puddles! see my posts at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th January 2019, 09:32
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By Chuckles
Toaf??

Please excuse my ignorance but what is TOAF?

I have an Autel diagnostic reader and alarm clearance tool, which helps me out of scrapes with the Lexus, and admire the skills of the T4 ops. But What...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 14th January 2019, 10:02
Replies: 78
Views: 7,093
Posted By Chuckles
If the Connie behaves itself we will try for it!...

If the Connie behaves itself we will try for it! just pencil in at the moment.
Mary & Chuck
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2019, 08:16
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By Chuckles
I had fun and games with mine see: ...

I had fun and games with mine see:
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=154136&referrerid=18357
__________________
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 28th December 2018, 10:34
Replies: 9
Views: 1,473
Posted By Chuckles
The Leigh Food Fair and Vintage/Classic Car is on...

The Leigh Food Fair and Vintage/Classic Car is on Saturday 20th July. As I am sure you know it is held between 10am-4pm, but you can come in early if you are very good, but not before 9.15am.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th December 2018, 08:55
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By Chuckles
The radio/CD leads are readily available at most...

The radio/CD leads are readily available at most auto in car entertainment fitting shops, at various lengths. Just state make/models.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th December 2018, 08:46
Replies: 14
Views: 1,057
Posted By Chuckles
Not all (new) tensioners are perfect. After a...

Not all (new) tensioners are perfect.
After a full cam belt, tensioner, oil pump, thermostat change and service etc on 70K I had a screaming noise occasionally, that was the tensioner
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th December 2018, 08:55
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By Chuckles
Been through any deep puddles lately? check the...

Been through any deep puddles lately?
check the multi-plug on the ABS unit for water ingress - see my postings over the last couple of years.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th November 2018, 09:42
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By Chuckles
try this ...

try this
https://the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=76793&page=2

Post 13 shows picture of the heavy feed you are looking for.


It is a bit of a struggle feeding a heavy cable through...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th October 2018, 08:14
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By Chuckles
Check the multiplug on the ABS unit it is not...

Check the multiplug on the ABS unit it is not entirely waterproof.

See my postings on ABS and Traction Control.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st September 2018, 08:54
Replies: 19
Views: 2,177
Posted By Chuckles
Be very careful with descaling. Use very little...

Be very careful with descaling. Use very little as it can and possibly will compromise the metal in the matrix. My old one became a "pepper-pot" after descaling! It would seem scale was in fact...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th March 2018, 09:48
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By Chuckles
I have Waxoiled every two years using existing...

I have Waxoiled every two years using existing holes and jack pad recesses. provided the oil is warmed and good pressure is it gets everywhere!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th March 2018, 09:34
Replies: 9
Views: 920
Posted By Chuckles
Ice could be the culprit here if compacted around...

Ice could be the culprit here if compacted around the sensors.
Try disconnecting the battery for about a hour or so to allow the system to clear and reboot.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th December 2017, 09:31
Replies: 1
Views: 419
Posted By Chuckles
I did not pick up on your first posting so I...

I did not pick up on your first posting so I might be repeating answers here.
"Light-out" is often attributed to the rear number plate light PCB and that can cause all sorts of unrelated issues so I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2017, 10:15
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By Chuckles
Finally it works! I fitted the brand new ABS/TC...

Finally it works!
I fitted the brand new ABS/TC control unit mentioned earlier, yes! the TC/light came on.

Thanks to Chris in Portsmouth and his patience with me and the car he told the computer...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th November 2017, 10:00
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By Chuckles
Don't forget flooding! see my posts on the ABS...

Don't forget flooding! see my posts on the ABS plug under the battery tray that has caused major headaches after the car "went Swimming" in Devon!
I will update that as soon as I have a quiet period.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th September 2017, 05:40
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By Chuckles
Do they fail completely or go into intermittent...

Do they fail completely or go into intermittent mode?
Is the speedo working during off/failure?
If so take a look at the ABS connector it is prone to water ingress particularly when heavy rain...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th September 2017, 08:47
Replies: 5
Views: 309
Posted By Chuckles
The question is ... was it a damp day? De-hums...

The question is ... was it a damp day? De-hums will try to extract more moisture than you would think if the atmosphere is damp. Bare in mind that it will draw moisture for all absorbent...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th August 2017, 07:29
Replies: 10
Views: 1,234
Posted By Chuckles
I would first check ALL engine and gearbox...

I would first check ALL engine and gearbox mountings.
have someone look at the engine when going from Neutral to reverse then back to drive to see if the engine moves excessively.
Forum: Items Wanted 6th August 2017, 15:47
Replies: 3
Views: 233
Posted By Chuckles
Rain sensor retro-fit

Looking for the Rain Sensor kit of parts. I have an auto dipping mirror - if that helps.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th August 2017, 15:43
Replies: 30
Views: 1,050
Posted By Chuckles
Hope fully see you there with my P5, running the...

Hope fully see you there with my P5, running the P5 Club Shop gazebo.
Mary will not drive that far so only the one car!:shrug:
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th August 2017, 09:55
Replies: 2
Views: 152
Posted By Chuckles
Rain sensor retro-fit

I have noticed a crack in the windscreen, so as it is probably the only extra NOT fitted to my PPD Connie, I am thinking, now is the chance to fit the rain sensor wiper kit.

The windscreen will...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 22nd July 2017, 21:13
Replies: 73
Views: 5,128
Posted By Chuckles
I assume this is off? Trouble is I have no VIS...

I assume this is off?
Trouble is I have no VIS or Ht leads so I'm out!
Forum: Items Wanted 21st July 2017, 15:15
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By Chuckles
Hello PM Sent

Hello
PM Sent
Forum: Items Wanted 21st July 2017, 08:24
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By Chuckles
That sounds good, so to recap - leads coils and...

That sounds good, so to recap - leads coils and plug tops?
I am desperate for the middle front bank connector to the plug at this time as some idiot (in a tyre bay!) pulled it and broke the top! -...
Forum: Items Wanted 19th July 2017, 12:59
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By Chuckles
Just found the way to put on pictures! 68591 ...

Just found the way to put on pictures!
68591

68592

68593
Chuck
Forum: Items Wanted 18th July 2017, 18:13
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By Chuckles
I am a bit lost on part numbers but I thought 75...

I am a bit lost on part numbers but I thought 75 2 litre 1999 would be enough, there again I can see some problems! I think the front have a separate coil pack and the rear bank have the coil in the...
Forum: Items Wanted 18th July 2017, 08:47
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By Chuckles
KV6 2 litre PPD HT leads & coil packs

Looking for KV6 2 litre PPD HT leads & coil packs, must be excellent or new.
A complete set would be good but at this stage one or two is fine.
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 17th July 2017, 23:02
Replies: 73
Views: 5,128
Posted By Chuckles
I would be up for the 29th. If Chris would be...

I would be up for the 29th. If Chris would be there as well that will be a bonus. He did a great job for me today but just needs a little tweak!
I am looking for plug leads and possible coil packs....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th July 2017, 15:34
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By Chuckles
I am one totally confused person at the moment! ...

I am one totally confused person at the moment!

Took out the (faulty ???) ABS unit today and spotted the code in the top R/H corner as being ML which, am I correct in thinking, is a traction...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th July 2017, 18:45
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By Chuckles
I had already "jumped the gun" as I was in a...

I had already "jumped the gun" as I was in a quandary and annoyed at the same time otherwise, yes, I would have gone for yours. pm sent
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2017, 16:28
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By Chuckles
I have received the new unit ordered from Rimmer...

I have received the new unit ordered from Rimmer and although the number SRB101301 is on the box there is no reference to that number being on the ABS unit itself. As this will be the third attempt I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th July 2017, 09:00
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Chuckles
Not knowing the price of the tow bar or what...

Not knowing the price of the tow bar or what electrics is being proposed, this is a difficult one. I fitted a used Brink with detachable 50mm ball hook and made up my own electrics on a 13 pin. If...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2017, 16:36
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By Chuckles
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread....

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=247845.
Hopefully if I did this correctly it should take you to the start of it all. just tried it and success!
At least you can see to what...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2017, 16:32
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By Chuckles
It may be worthwhile checking the plug & socket...

It may be worthwhile checking the plug & socket on the ABS unit. there is a post I did last year with photos, I will try and find them.
It all started with an unseen flooded road!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2017, 13:35
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By Chuckles
Phew! just found the bulletin that came with the...

Phew! just found the bulletin that came with the loom.

Bulletin #0048; CDS Ref: R8492bu, Issue 2 dated 21/06/2000 ABS loom for vehicles upto VIN RJ 138975 with Traction Control. (hope this info...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2017, 12:22
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By Chuckles
Now!! :eek: All I can say at the present is...

Now!! :eek:
All I can say at the present is that there were no wires left over! It was one of the Rimmer repair looms with the plug. I have the sheet that came with it and will check that.:duh:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th July 2017, 10:01
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By Chuckles
I have had some serious thoughts on this. The...

I have had some serious thoughts on this.
The cars original spec includes Cruise, Traction Control etc., to me it would seem a shame to "lose" the TC bit for the sake of a few pounds (OK I know...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 8th July 2017, 17:07
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By Chuckles
isn't there one in Bournemouth? I think he has a...

isn't there one in Bournemouth? I think he has a hearse too!
Forum: Items Wanted 7th July 2017, 21:13
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By Chuckles
Still looking

I bought the wrong one - without TC !
I have the wiring completed now just need to change the ABS to a ABS with TC & Cruise
Forum: Technical Help Forum 7th July 2017, 16:42
Replies: 21
Views: 1,285
Posted By Chuckles
My 75 lives again! Traction Control

After two years repairing the electrics following a "swim" in Devon Floods, the car is now running again; and past the MOT but have issues with ABS/TC.
I bought a brand New ABS Pump and a new loom...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd July 2017, 12:44
Replies: 1
Views: 225
Posted By Chuckles
Rear Number plate

I know this is not strictly technical but can any one direct me to a rear number plate maker - other than eBay that doesn't seem to work.

After a couple of years repairing etc., the ol' girl is...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 7th March 2017, 08:52
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By Chuckles
Summer Solstice Rally 21st June

This is a young show, that is in its 5th year usually held on midsummerís day in the Tollgate Gillingham & Shaftesbury Showground. 3pm to 10pm.

Now this is a rally that needs a lot of support to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th February 2017, 08:11
Replies: 44
Views: 2,333
Posted By Chuckles
I have just found these for my P5 springs but...

I have just found these for my P5 springs but they will match an existing pattern coil spring.
http://www.jones-springs.co.uk/shop/category/vintage-car-springs
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th January 2017, 08:05
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By Chuckles
Check out the multi-plug to the ABS unit under...

Check out the multi-plug to the ABS unit under the battery, particularly if you have had a lot of water lately.

See my catastrophe last year at...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th December 2016, 15:28
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By Chuckles
Rimmers did not want to know at the time but I...

Rimmers did not want to know at the time but I believed there is now a different approach. It did take a few attempts and different 'O' rings before all leaks stopped!

and .... errr ... no! the...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 30th December 2016, 08:12
Replies: 16
Views: 1,210
Posted By Chuckles
I had fun and games with mine see: ...

I had fun and games with mine see:
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?t=154136&referrerid=18357
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd October 2016, 17:38
Replies: 25
Views: 1,147
Posted By Chuckles
Well everyone; I have tried all that has been...

Well everyone; I have tried all that has been recommended, thank you one and all. It would appear that the first thoughts of a failed Master Cylinder valve is still top of the list. The problem now...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2016, 09:40
Replies: 25
Views: 1,147
Posted By Chuckles
There are no leaks - yet! I cannot comment on...

There are no leaks - yet!
I cannot comment on the reliability of the pump, although new(ish) but assumed the reservoir does not hold pressure.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2016, 09:39
Replies: 25
Views: 1,147
Posted By Chuckles
I will try that.

I will try that.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2016, 08:11
Replies: 25
Views: 1,147
Posted By Chuckles
Thank you for your replies Chaps. I will try...

Thank you for your replies Chaps. I will try again but I think we have exhausted our efforts here. The link was very useful, and a bit worrying as I cannot move the car in its present state to get it...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st October 2016, 23:32
Replies: 25
Views: 1,147
Posted By Chuckles
Brake bleeding not working

I have just replaced the ABS/TC modulator unit, c/w plug wiring loom but when i went on to bleed the brakes ..... nothing. Tried conventional pedal, pressurizing and suction. No fluid movement.
I...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 11th August 2016, 08:40
Replies: 5
Views: 470
Posted By Chuckles
Just as a precaution check the multiplug on the...

Just as a precaution check the multiplug on the ABS unit under the battery. Look for signs of damp it will look like traces of green fungus strings on the plug side or grungy stuff in the socket!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2016, 08:37
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By Chuckles
That strip down of the dash looks easy! Just goes...

That strip down of the dash looks easy! Just goes to show that it is the skills and knowledge of what your doing makes all the difference.
Well done that man....:bowdown:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th June 2016, 14:46
Replies: 12
Views: 1,509
Posted By Chuckles
Confirming the photo it is ML. Does that mean...

Confirming the photo it is ML.
Does that mean anything?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2016, 12:51
Replies: 12
Views: 1,509
Posted By Chuckles
https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.p...

https://www.the75andztclub.co.uk/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=32418&stc=1&d=1396637239

Is this any good or shall I look again?
It was a photo of the now failed unit before it went in.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 26th June 2016, 08:02
Replies: 12
Views: 1,509
Posted By Chuckles
Thanks a lot for the link John. That is extremely...

Thanks a lot for the link John. That is extremely helpful and reassuring in that water ingress can ALSO come from capillary action. Didn't think of that!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2016, 18:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,509
Posted By Chuckles
Thanks John, I have asked the question, to make...

Thanks John, I have asked the question, to make sure, that it is the loom part needed. I just didn't think they were available!

....Oh! just realised I cannot ask the question ... but it does say...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2016, 17:48
Replies: 12
Views: 1,509
Posted By Chuckles
Andy if that SRB number is not the one you mean I...

Andy if that SRB number is not the one you mean I will go back to the workshop, probably tomorrow now and look for it
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2016, 17:41
Replies: 12
Views: 1,509
Posted By Chuckles
trouble nowadays the scrappy either will not or...

trouble nowadays the scrappy either will not or cannot allow one to "roam" around!
Our only local one will certainly not ..... miserable......@$$@~
Thank you for your offer Chris I will certainly...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2016, 17:34
Replies: 12
Views: 1,509
Posted By Chuckles
Oops missed that or do you mean SRB 101301?

Oops missed that or do you mean SRB 101301?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th June 2016, 17:26
Replies: 12
Views: 1,509
Posted By Chuckles
Have you ever seen anything like this ABS?

Just goes to show what a little water will do - or in this case a flooding!

So you can see now I definitely need a new ABS unit with Traction Control/Cruise for Petrol and a Plug. I am assuming...
Forum: Items Wanted 24th June 2016, 09:25
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By Chuckles
Still looking

I have now found a number. SRB 101301. #0265 900 003
I found one that has #0265 900 004 it comes from a diesel car.
Anyone knows if this will be OK?
Forum: Items Wanted 24th June 2016, 09:20
Replies: 21
Views: 1,252
Posted By Chuckles
I need another one!

After flooding I need to eliminate the ABS controller ..... Again!!!

The number is SRB 101301. #0265 900 003
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th June 2016, 12:00
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By Chuckles
Thanks for the replies folks. Chris I am just...

Thanks for the replies folks.
Chris I am just outside Blandford, Iwerne Minster to be exact, and if your in the area you would be most welcome.

The car is in my workshop in Pimperne just outside...
Forum: Items Wanted 18th June 2016, 21:13
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By Chuckles
It has not been easy. Thanks for the info on 247,...

It has not been easy. Thanks for the info on 247, but they don't like me without a mobile number .... It don't work round here!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2016, 22:10
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By Chuckles
Afaik??? Many thanks, that is reassuring.

Afaik???
Many thanks, that is reassuring.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th June 2016, 21:41
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By Chuckles
Diesel ABS same as petrol type?

I am getting desperate to put the car back on the road after a flooding rendered it not useable three months ago (needs MOT now).

I have a two litre petrol connie with ALL lights on after a flood,...
Forum: Items Wanted 17th June 2016, 21:22
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By Chuckles
ABS with TC

Bump! Still looking help! Car laid up now for nearly three months!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th June 2016, 07:11
Replies: 7
Views: 565
Posted By Chuckles
I have the same symptons after a flood. I think...

I have the same symptons after a flood. I think it may be down to the plug on tbe ABS/TC unit but not had chance to check all other sensors. I am still looking for a replacemet ABS with TC as the...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 30th April 2016, 09:28
Replies: 20
Views: 2,046
Posted By Chuckles
I am just North of Blandford, although the car is...

I am just North of Blandford, although the car is off the road at present with ABS/Traction problems. Also Dorset Bob is nearby.

Welcome to the club, the chaps here and all over, are brilliant!...
Forum: Items Wanted 15th April 2016, 09:48
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By Chuckles
ABS with Traction Control - Petrol

I am in need of either the complete ABS module or the socket assembly for 1999 2 Ltre KV6 Connie with Traction control/cruise.
Thank you
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th April 2016, 07:43
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By Chuckles
Check the plug on ABS unit under the battery...

Check the plug on ABS unit under the battery tray. It is vulnerable to water.
Pull the locking strap towards the front of the car until you feel a click and the plug will come off easily. Check for...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 12th April 2016, 08:12
Replies: 0
Views: 379
Posted By Chuckles
Unhappy Brake and TC Fault- ABS with TC unit wanted

I am looking for a KV6 2 litre ABS with Traction Control unit - again.

I think this is the problem after going through floods as it I have similar warnings to the last time!!!

It appears to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st April 2016, 08:04
Replies: 1
Views: 347
Posted By Chuckles
I have this problem too but not due to cleaning,...

I have this problem too but not due to cleaning, just old age! My thoughts were to use a syringe to inject some sort of adhesive between the material and the door card; not tried it yet :o
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd March 2016, 07:52
Replies: 15
Views: 1,580
Posted By Chuckles
I found this to be the MAF sensor.

I found this to be the MAF sensor.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st March 2016, 06:14
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By Chuckles
I had a loose under tray once making a strange...

I had a loose under tray once making a strange whoomping rattle!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th March 2016, 08:58
Replies: 8
Views: 753
Posted By Chuckles
The Autel AL7519 is good value. Works for me and...

The Autel AL7519 is good value. Works for me and my Lexus but NOT ALL Rover codes (What code reader does?). if it flags up some queries Rover is not listed but BMW is and it helps.
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th March 2016, 08:47
Replies: 12
Views: 1,042
Posted By Chuckles
Just a thought ... have you checked driver side...

Just a thought ... have you checked driver side and under seat foot well carpets underneath. Coolant gives off a smell and it could lead to heater matrix/pipe joints.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th March 2016, 09:07
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By Chuckles
I had similar after driving through floods. ...

I had similar after driving through floods.
Both wiper and speedo went to "stationary" mode in that the wiper went intermittent and the speedo stopped working. By he time I arrived home (approx....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th March 2016, 11:28
Replies: 4
Views: 763
Posted By Chuckles
To remove that plug there is a slider clip under...

To remove that plug there is a slider clip under the cable of the plug. You will need a very fine grub screwdriver to start it. Pull away from the socket and plug in the direction of the cable,...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 4th March 2016, 07:40
Replies: 0
Views: 346
Posted By Chuckles
Using AUTEL AL519 to clear Fault alarms

After "swimming" in recent floods the car is showing Brake (ABS) and Traction control Faults. It did affect the speed unit as well with intermittent speedo and wipers going into stationary...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th January 2016, 09:13
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By Chuckles
Been thinking about this ... All the warning...

Been thinking about this ... All the warning lights came on at the same time. The wipers, at normal speed, went into intermittent mode (as they do when stationary) several times and could only be run...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 9th January 2016, 18:18
Replies: 1
Views: 456
Posted By Chuckles
Flood Alarms???

Would I be correct in thinking that the CAN BUS wires/plugs could be responsible for ABS/Traction Control/Hand brake warning light and speedo (or lack of) be put down to todays horrendous weather?
...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd December 2015, 07:30
Replies: 2
Views: 536
Posted By Chuckles
Try running or turning the engine with the cover...

Try running or turning the engine with the cover off to start with. Look for signs of the belts running off centre.
I found the tensioner on mine (new) was forcing the belt to run off centre and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th November 2015, 08:19
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By Chuckles
I was told that corrosion on the sensor(s) causes...

I was told that corrosion on the sensor(s) causes constant bleeping. I have one that has a little crust on it that I assume is causing the bleeping. Sometime all the time; other time not at all.
I...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 26th November 2015, 05:46
Replies: 18
Views: 2,154
Posted By Chuckles
I would be interested - When and cost???

I would be interested - When and cost???
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th November 2015, 08:28
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By Chuckles
Quite agree - I have had the same issues :D -...

Quite agree - I have had the same issues :D - .... Many times over the years.

It's very simple to raise the header tank - one screw then move tank to the right to free it from two lugs, there is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th November 2015, 09:52
Replies: 10
Views: 891
Posted By Chuckles
Check the heater pipes etc. I had a damp carpet...

Check the heater pipes etc. I had a damp carpet there for ages when the heater gave out and some water spilt, also the joints leaked for a while. Although the leaks are fixed the damp "feel" is...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd November 2015, 10:52
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By Chuckles
I have found sometimes that the hazard switch...

I have found sometimes that the hazard switch causes a problem or three!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th October 2015, 06:09
Replies: 8
Views: 1,749
Posted By Chuckles
How on earth????? I had to remove the...

How on earth?????

I had to remove the fixing bolts to oil cooler and the connecting pipes at the oil filter just to get enough movement to get at every thing including the rearmost fixing bolt....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th October 2015, 05:43
Replies: 15
Views: 1,591
Posted By Chuckles
Don't know about ZT's, but I fitted Powerfolds,...

Don't know about ZT's, but I fitted Powerfolds, and found the main loom to the door all there and OK just had to add the loom from the mirror and switches.
Just make sure you have all the wires...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2015, 23:11
Replies: 8
Views: 1,749
Posted By Chuckles
I had the car checked over at a garage of...

I had the car checked over at a garage of qualified long service term engineers. They are well known in Wimborne Dorset for being "Old-School" and doing things correctly.

The system was re...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2015, 19:30
Replies: 8
Views: 1,749
Posted By Chuckles
Everything was tested to the point that pressure...

Everything was tested to the point that pressure was as required with the general consensus that the pump was at fault. Although the clutch kicked in both pipes were warm to touch. I have driven the...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 22nd October 2015, 18:29
Replies: 28
Views: 1,697
Posted By Chuckles
Well I used mine all the time, parked up for...

Well I used mine all the time, parked up for lunch I might add but it broke!.. and the cost of replacing it is frightening, as I do not need the facia bit.
That's if that part is separate .....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd October 2015, 17:31
Replies: 8
Views: 1,749
Posted By Chuckles
Air-con Compressor change

As normal, I started then read the book! :shrug:

I have a new compressor to fit following a re-gas only to find that the refrigerant was not circulating.

Sooo .. As I couldn't see a way in...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 20th October 2015, 05:34
Replies: 10
Views: 1,189
Posted By Chuckles
Check your CAN BUSH wiring. Twisted pairs on the...

Check your CAN BUSH wiring. Twisted pairs on the plugs to the units also plug and sockets of all parts. Damp plays hell with these connections
Forum: Technical Help Forum 19th October 2015, 08:52
Replies: 13
Views: 729
Posted By Chuckles
Watch the glass type GAUE Fuses the voltage drop...

Watch the glass type GAUE Fuses the voltage drop across them can be horrendous. I did initially use them on my Airstream RV on the battery and PV charging circuits with ratings up to 225 and 450 Amp...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 6th October 2015, 08:02
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By Chuckles
I replaced the oil pump At least check jt for...

I replaced the oil pump
At least check jt for any scouring.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 2nd October 2015, 09:13
Replies: 20
Views: 1,426
Posted By Chuckles
Had the same issue. Carefully prise open the...

Had the same issue. Carefully prise open the front of the h/light around where you can see the seal. Inside you will see a small gear wheel pinion. unfortunately its plastic and all my ones were...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 1st October 2015, 06:44
Replies: 51
Views: 3,627
Posted By Chuckles
Sorry; we are at the other end of the country!

Sorry; we are at the other end of the country!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th September 2015, 07:01
Replies: 7
Views: 1,167
Posted By Chuckles
Never thought of leaks! I had the system regassed...

Never thought of leaks! I had the system regassed and the word back was the compressor maybe faulty.
The clutch kicks in but the pipes do not go cold. The small pipe goes hot and the larger one does...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th September 2015, 10:28
Replies: 17
Views: 1,272
Posted By Chuckles
I do a lot of Motor Way trips and runs where HGV...

I do a lot of Motor Way trips and runs where HGV and other heavys use, bearing in mind also that there are a lot more diesel motors now more than ever.
It is the exhaust from such like engines that...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 20th September 2015, 18:32
Replies: 20
Views: 1,800
Posted By Chuckles
Having been to those in the Midlands that's a...

Having been to those in the Midlands that's a great idea. The Horton Inn has a good size car park so to the Old Thatch.
All we need is good food,good drink. And water to Wash in:D
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 20th September 2015, 18:23
Replies: 167
Views: 13,898
Posted By Chuckles
Many thanks to all those hard workers for putting...

Many thanks to all those hard workers for putting on a great showing again. And it looked like your order for the weather came through good.
The cushions are great!
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 19th September 2015, 21:09
Replies: 167
Views: 13,898
Posted By Chuckles
If there is someone there tomorrow with a T4 or...

If there is someone there tomorrow with a T4 or similar, I would appreciate a diagnostic on which reverse sensor is driving me mad😠
Forum: Items Wanted 16th September 2015, 08:34
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By Chuckles
Thank you so much for that Ben, Yes the car is...

Thank you so much for that Ben, Yes the car is PPD, the one with the "fat pipes"!

I was looking at this one but the description was a little confusing - for me at any rate! I was reading it as...
Forum: Items Wanted 15th September 2015, 19:49
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By Chuckles
KV6 Coolant hoses

I am having trouble sourcing the coolant hose from the oil cooler to the metal cross-over pipes.
I would prefer to buy new.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th July 2015, 17:49
Replies: 0
Views: 434
Posted By Chuckles
Air-con failure on KV6

I have just had the Aircon system re-gassed thinking that was the problem ... Absolutely no chilling on tick over, and now even after a run not the hint of cooling.

The chaps that re-gassed...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 14th July 2015, 07:54
Replies: 13
Views: 2,136
Posted By Chuckles
That looks promising! trouble is what do I drive...

That looks promising! trouble is what do I drive there in R75, P5 or as I see there are PT Cruiser's ?????
Must get rid of some cars :getmecoat:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th July 2015, 00:18
Replies: 7
Views: 905
Posted By Chuckles
I have used POR15 and its great! The under...

I have used POR15 and its great!

The under boxes on my Airstream Motorhome (the only thin steel parts on the MH!) and back of chrome bumpers on my P5 just to name a couple.

In the 10 years...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 5th July 2015, 00:28
Replies: 7
Views: 588
Posted By Chuckles
I found on mine (retrofitted) that yes every 5...

I found on mine (retrofitted) that yes every 5 screen washes the headlights wash but if you turn off the lights the first time you screen wash when the lights are turned back on the headlight washes...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 3rd July 2015, 07:59
Replies: 5
Views: 769
Posted By Chuckles
Am I correct in thinking the same type sensor as...

Am I correct in thinking the same type sensor as used in the screen wash is used in that receptacle in the header tank - followed by a T4 session?
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd June 2015, 07:05
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By Chuckles
When I bought mine, the only source at the time...

When I bought mine, the only source at the time was USA based so I bought two! made the shipping a little more effective ....
Forum: Technical Help Forum 22nd June 2015, 22:29
Replies: 48
Views: 4,286
Posted By Chuckles
How about my first car; a 1933 Austin Seven...

How about my first car; a 1933 Austin Seven special. It cost me a couple of weeks wages (£5.15s). I promptly pulled the engine to bits to see how it worked with many greasy objects ending up on Mums...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2015, 19:04
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By Chuckles
The Permatex instruction say to coat all surfaces...

The Permatex instruction say to coat all surfaces then again leave to nearly dry and make contact!
It gives a very strong adhesion as required, leave pressure on it (doors shut) overnight for...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st June 2015, 08:01
Replies: 9
Views: 989
Posted By Chuckles
I am in the process of replacing all my door...

I am in the process of replacing all my door seals on my 1963 Rover P5 Coupe' and used Permatex - Brilliant stuff
http://www.ebay.com/itm/370612862160?item=370612862160&viewitem=&vxp=mtr
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 18th June 2015, 08:23
Replies: 167
Views: 13,898
Posted By Chuckles
Yes for us with Brecky Baps as well! Mary & H....

Yes for us with Brecky Baps as well!
Mary & H. K. "Chuck" Berry:
Rover 75 2.0L Connoisseur SE MkI Membership #1896
Brookside Farm, Iwerne Minster, Dorset. DT11 8QN
Forum: Technical Help Forum 16th June 2015, 06:01
Replies: 48
Views: 4,286
Posted By Chuckles
I fully endorse this statement. I know .... mine...

I fully endorse this statement. I know .... mine is petrol, but thanks to the club and all its members it is still going strong and as far as I am concerned almost good and presentable as new!
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2015, 07:34
Replies: 19
Views: 1,660
Posted By Chuckles
The reason I took a feed from the cigar lighter...

The reason I took a feed from the cigar lighter was in case in the future I wanted to fit a 12Volt socket (See cut-out markings in the centre box). Make sure the wire from the cigar is the same size...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2015, 07:30
Replies: 19
Views: 1,660
Posted By Chuckles
The torch goes in the centre cubby! Who...

The torch goes in the centre cubby!

Who said (Rover) cars are simple?

No need to attack the front glove box. Wire from the cigar lighter wire in the front (ashtray)
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2015, 07:05
Replies: 19
Views: 1,660
Posted By Chuckles
It does, you need to remove the inner part (two...

It does, you need to remove the inner part (two Torx screws) it has a recessed type clip/toggle as well but will come with a sharp pull.
You will need to pull the front ashtray and heater controls...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th June 2015, 06:51
Replies: 19
Views: 1,660
Posted By Chuckles
I just fitted one. I did find a white blanked off...

I just fitted one. I did find a white blanked off plug that was fixed to the transmission tunnel direct behind the hand brake but although there were two '+'s and one '-' there was only 7 and a bit...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 13th June 2015, 07:29
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By Chuckles
Trace the twisted pairs in the looms (CANBUS)...

Trace the twisted pairs in the looms (CANBUS) particularly as the loom goes through the engine side wall to the nearside wing.
A chafed wire could be the trouble, also check that the plugs - ABS in...
Forum: Regional Events Forum: The South West 11th June 2015, 09:07
Replies: 86
Views: 6,432
Posted By Chuckles
Well sneaking in with a P5 is out then ... as for...

Well sneaking in with a P5 is out then ... as for Connie? she is very particular on the company she keeps! and as for putting on a MG overcoat .. well she has put on weight! :wine:
Forum: Technical Help Forum 10th May 2015, 08:16
Replies: 18
Views: 1,768
Posted By Chuckles
I would certainly keep the car going. True...

I would certainly keep the car going.

True they are worthless on the open market, but where else would you have such a lot of car for the money, and it is YOURS! And you obviously love it! -...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 29th April 2015, 07:03
Replies: 29
Views: 3,558
Posted By Chuckles
Me too :duh:

Me too :duh:
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