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blu73
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You don't need anything fancy for this, your GT, its key and a short length of wire - thats it! Procedure: 1: turn the ignition key to MAR, without starting the engine 2: find the 3 pin diagnostics port located at rear of engine bay under the plastic cover (see pic). 3: Remove the cover (if...
GrandePunto PL
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Head-gasket job is not that hard, just messy and tedious. Not "rocket science". Old "FIRE" family engines (most were "non-interference") are perfect "lab rats". This Guide is based on my experimental repair (it was training, exercise). Car will be (actually it is now) "totaled" (body rotten...
GrandePunto PL
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Alternator bearings and/or voltage regulator replacement. Can be real P.I.T.A., so it's not for complete noobies... It's a "UniPoint" brand, almost exact copy of some Magneti-Marelli models. Reason for repair: low charging voltage and bearings noise ("whine"). Reconditioning was done in 2012...
metis
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Chaging Rear Shock Absorber:
rolandbrindley
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How to fit Punto mk2 tailgate struts onto a Punto mk1. These struts look very much alike but differ slightly, the mk2 strut is too long in the body for the mk1, and the result is that with mk2 struts fitted to the standard mounting balls you cannot shut the tailgate. The difference in body...
blu73
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1. Fuel return to tank 2. Fuel pressure regulator 3. AIT (Air Inlet Temperature) Sensor 4. Injector 5. Mating surface (Throttle body to airbox, should be rubber seal on this) 6. Fuel intake for throttle body 7. Hot water line (return to coolant reservoir) 8. Feed from EVAP (charcoal cannister) -...
flisko
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My old sump which lasted 21 years (good job fiat) And a small hole which leaked oil slowly.
rolandbrindley
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So a Punto mk2 head won't fit a Punto mk1 engine? Wrong. Here's how, in text and snapshots. The Punto mk1 has been around for 20 years, and the supply of cars in scrapyards has now diminished sharply, making cheap spares hard to come by. Into this category comes the cylinder head, feebly...
Ziggy122
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The disclaimer bit I or FF dont take any responsibility for damage / injuries etc that occour as part of you following this guide Your own work - is your own work
pmx007pl
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When your car is hesitating (engine almost die) while you want to accelerate and under the hood (bonnet) everything is fine (like ignition system, timing belt, lambda sensor, TDC crank sensor, you have fresh oil, etc.), it's time to look closer on fuel system (replace external fuel filter, and...
s and b
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these often refuse to come off because there develops a wear lip on the edge of the drum however if you look at the wheel locating pegs you will notice that these screw into the hub only as the hub has a larger more course thread in it now the clever bit go to a scrappy to the vauxhall bit and...
s and b
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First off, remove the road wheel, don't struggle trying to work round it. Always support vehicle with an axle stand and not just the jack. - Wiggle a wire brush in the phillips heads to remove crud before attempting to undo. - Use a good quality unworn well fitting screwdriver - If stuck try...
Ziggy122
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basic list needed 1x Trolley jack* 2x Axle Stands* 1x 18mm Socket* or 18mm Spanner# 1x 15mm Socket* or 15mm Spanner# 1x Suitable Ratchet for both sockets* 1x Wheel bolt remover (tyre iron) 1x Torque Wrench* Now that's the basic you need if everything was like showroom fresh - i can tell you...
chriseo
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ok so today i changed my rear wheel bearing so i thought id write out a guide as i could not find one on here. this is how i did mine. take the rear wheel off, using either your cars wheel brace and jack or your own, i used my own for this job as is easyier, chock the front passanger and rear...
SamuraiDragon
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1st off you want to make sure the car is secure and have the front wheels chocked to avoid the car rolling.... this is important as you will be working under the car!!! Start off by removing the handbrake surround inside the car, easy enough job, take out the rear ashtray, undo the allen screw...
wilko1992
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A quick guide for a Punto MK1 with the two separate coils, Coil pack and HT lead order and cylinder order:
wilko1992
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A 30min installation guide on how to Get your cd player to tun off with the ignition key in MK1. Tools required: Snips, Wire strippers, Crimping tool, Crimping bites i.e. straight connector and bullet socket, Length of suitable wire (I used the live out of some 2core 240v 0.75mm flex),Allen...
smithmr8
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This is a guide for fitting a sportex backbox to your fiat punto. Common sportex choices for the punto are a 3” or a 4” box, like shown below. You can also get dual exit pipes ect.. but I will only be covering the installation of a single box. I went for the 3" which looks good on the punto...
SouLz
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Hey my names Alec and this guide is going to quickly show you how to install a car subwoofer. First of all you need to make sure you have all the right items for this install. Your basic subwoofer package should contain: 1 Subwoofer Box 1 Subwoofer (either installed in box, or ready for...
ycming
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Hey peeps, Hope this would be helpful to some of you guys! I have basically summerised the long and detailed ECU project thread and got this working for the simple minded like myself! Basically this will allow you to data log several variables: - Rev - Air Temp - Injector Period - Pressure...
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