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Many have commented about the difficulty in accessing or replacing glow plugs on the Panda with the diesel MultiJet Engine, which is necessary if the 'Check Glow Plugs' warning comes up on the dash. I replaced one of mine and found that, with the right tools its wasn't too tricky - maybe I was...
I created a full guide for this in the older Panda (169 model) guides, but here is a link to an updated post for the post-2012 cars which shows the process to be similar. As before the bulb is a T5 wedge-ended 1.2w bulb. You will need a pry tool of some sort (or a screwdriver wrapped in a...
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One or two folks have reported issues with the gear-lever becoming stiff to move, and not freely springing back to the centre position. I investigated the issue, and managed to cure mine by removing a rod on the outside of the gearbox and cleaning away corrosion prior to lubricating it and...
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Before starting, you'll need a new bulb, and may need a pair of pliers and a soft cloth. There's one bulb per 'pair' of controls (left side or right side). The bulb is 12 volt, 1.2 watt, wedge-ended. To make it easier when putting things back together, turn the control knobs all the way to the...
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OK, the long-awaited 'How to' guide on replacing the tailgate handle for Panda's with the misbehaving electric release. (This guide will also let you locate the plug to temporarily disable the boot release when it starts playing up --follow steps 01 to 04 to remove trim, and disconnect plug in...
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