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Hi, Some of the most common problems on the Punto mk2/2b such as Electronic Power Steering failure and poor starting etc can often stem from a poor battery or charging system. When these threads appear, most people are advised to check the condition of their battery/ alternator etc, so this is...
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Hi, If your door clicks loudly when it is opened or closed, then this guide is for you. If your door has dropped, then replacing the check strap will not help, but I will cover how to fix that in a later guide. Working on vehicles can be dangerous, so take all necessary precautions to protect...
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A very common failure on Mk2 and 2b Punto’s is the bonnet release cable. If it snaps, it can be very difficult to open the bonnet should this happen. Its therefore advisable to check the condition of the bonnet release cable at every service, and should any damage be noted, it should be...
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Hi all! I've recently installed my newly purchased hawk remote central locking upgrade kit into my 03 plate mk2 punto :) and wanted to share with everyone how to do with step by step pictures and instructions... Here is the link to the kit i purchased: HAWK UNIVERSAL REMOTE UPGRADE SYSTEM. My...
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Hello, A fairly common problem on the Punto Mk2 is the interior fan not working when the fan control nob is turned. If instead, your sidelights come on, then this guide is for you!! This is a 10 min job to fix, and all you will require is a small peice of wire, a stanley knife or wire...
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Hope this helps some of you, Thanks, Alan
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Hello all, Below is a guide to some of the warning lights on the Bravo and possible causes/ solutions. Hopefully it may be of use to someone. (if not simply making it easier for people to show what warning light they have when asking questions) The bellow information is not a substitute to the...
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Diagnosis: A common fault with JTD engines that have done over 50000 miles is intermittent cutting out. This normally occurs once then engine has warmed up, and the engine will the simply cut out. Often, it will not restart again until it has been left for a while to cool down a bit. However it...
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Hello! 1. Undo the 4mm hex nut in the passenger side foot well and pull away the piece of plastic trim. 2. Undo the 4mm hex nut in the drivers side foot well and remove the piece of trim as in step 1. 3. Remove the 2x 4mm hex nuts located underneath the cigarette lighter and ashtray area...
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Hello, This guide is designed to help anyone replace or clean the MAF sensor on the Punto 1.9 JTD. Before following this guide, a good way to test the condition/problems with the MAF sensor, is to disconnect it with the engine off, and then take the car for a drive. If the problem goes away, or...
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Well here's my little guide on central locking on the punto Mk2. lol Ill start with: Those who already have central locking: For those of you with keyed central locking, you will have an easier job than those without. First of all you will need to buy yourself a control unit that will connect...
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Hello, here are some of the commonly asked about parts of the JTD engine. A close-up of in between the battery and engine Hope that helps someone, Alan
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Fixing juddering windscreen wipers - Diagnosing the problem - If your windscreen wipers judder, especially when on the first intermittent setting, and whilst doing so there is a sound which sounds like “sparking” or a “sticking relay” coming from behind the dashboard, then this is the guide...
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