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Tip when polishing under the bonnet

Postby flea » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:37 pm

Remember everything you do even the simple little things :oops:

Removed hoses, spark plug leads, few tubes & diagnostic box from bracket. Had a little spruce up after the winter months like you do.

Started car & she over revved like a banshee :eek:

What the hell.

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Re: Tip when polishing under the bonnet

Postby The Captain » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:39 pm

I said throttle cable eh?
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Re: Tip when polishing under the bonnet

Postby flea » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:40 pm

The Captain wrote:I said throttle cable eh?


But what mate ?
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Re: Tip when polishing under the bonnet

Postby flea » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:44 pm

Come on folks call me a plonker............. what did i do & forget to put back?
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Re: Tip when polishing under the bonnet

Postby Mazda Mender » Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:03 pm

There is not much there where the arrow is?
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Re: Tip when polishing under the bonnet

Postby Lazza » Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:06 pm

Servo vacuum pipe?
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Re: Tip when polishing under the bonnet

Postby Mazda Mender » Wed Apr 10, 2013 10:09 pm

Lazza wrote:Servo vacuum pipe?

It's the only thing in that area
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Re: Tip when polishing under the bonnet

Postby flea » Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:59 am

No not servo. Simple mistake
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Re: Tip when polishing under the bonnet

Postby Lazza » Thu Apr 11, 2013 9:15 am

Did you wind the nuts off of the throttle cable so you could clean the threads up and didn't adjust them when you put it back together?
Or did you re-mount the throttle cable bracket on the wrong way around?
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Re: Tip when polishing under the bonnet

Postby steffydog » Thu Apr 11, 2013 9:21 am

Put the arrow in the wrong place?
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Re: Tip when polishing under the bonnet

Postby Mazda Mender » Thu Apr 11, 2013 10:27 am

steffydog wrote:Put the arrow in the wrong place?

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Re: Tip when polishing under the bonnet

Postby flea » Thu Apr 11, 2013 12:00 pm

Cheers ill turn it up the other way to see if it helps ;-)
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Re: Tip when polishing under the bonnet

Postby Ricolas » Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:00 pm

I don't know that is supposed to be there, but that engine bay is tidier, cleaner and better decorated than my study. Can I move in?
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Re: Tip when polishing under the bonnet

Postby flea » Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:59 pm

:text-thankyouyellow:

The reason for my problem was that i just pushed the throttle cable so the bend was facing down instead of as is in the picture. :whistle:
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Re: Tip when polishing under the bonnet

Postby The Captain » Fri Apr 12, 2013 8:19 am

flea wrote::text-thankyouyellow:

The reason for my problem was that i just pushed the throttle cable so the bend was facing down instead of as is in the picture. :whistle:

That would earn you a Plank Award elsewhere mate.

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