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so after buying a couple of replacement heater control units from a popular auction site to fix my heater controls i suddenly found that fiat actualy do a replacement rotary switch for the manual heater controls that i never managed to find on ePER. :thumb: the symptoms were intermittent...
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Deep 10mm 1/4 drive socket 4-6inch 1/4 drive extension bar 1/4 drive UJ section 1/4 drive Ratchet Trolley Jack
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Heres a list of the pinouts for the Magnetti Marelli IAW 5NF ECU, which is used in the 1.6 16v Petrol variant.
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As with so many wiring applications these days there are flat coloured wires and coloured with, what are called, "trace" wires. These trace wires are predominantly a single colour with a thin band of a secondary colour for instance you can have BZ White/Violet (mostly white with a thin band...
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Hey Guys and Girls!! ive taken it upon myself to do a guide for the rear lights as i was a little :confused: of how to go about it, so figured this might help some of the less seasoned/complete n00b members on here. to start with let me tell you about the different types of bulbs you will find...
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Apart from the visible condition of the belt. which is explained fully later in this section. there are several other factors which must be considered when checking a timing belt: 1. Is the belt an original or a replacement 2. When was the belt last replaced and was it at the correct mileage...
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There are 2 main 'bases' for engine coolant Ethylene Glycol and Propylene Glycol. Ethylene Glycol:- Ethylene glycol solutions became available in 1926 and were marketed as "permanent antifreeze," since the higher boiling points provided advantages for summertime use as well as during cold...
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Introduction Brake fluid is what is called HYDROSCOPIC/HYGROSCOPIC this means "Having the ability to absorb moisture from the atmosphere." if you get a small amount of brake fluid in a container it will be completely clear... add a drop of water and you will see it turn a milky colour... add...
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Tools and Parts 4 NGK 'BKR5EZ' Spark Plugs (46531918) Feeler Gauge (0.80mm) 3/8' Drive Ratchet 3/8' Drive Torque Wench (capable of 27Nm/19.91 lb-ft) 5/8' Spark Plug Socket 10mm 3/8' Drive Deep Socket 12' 3/8' Drive Extension Copper/Molybdenum Grease *I cannot guarantee the accuracy of the...
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Introduction Engine Oil:- mineral oil doesnt last as long therefore u need more oil changes to keep it in good condition semi synthetic oil is a good comprimise and it lasts a longer than mineral but isnt as expensive as fully synthetic fully synthetic is the creme de la creme of the oils...
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