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by g8dhe
Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Bongo Chat
Topic: Mazda Launch New 2020 Bongo Van
Replies: 7
Views: 536

Re: Mazda Launch New 2020 Bongo Van

Due to the great interest shown in the new van Mazda have decided to also re-introduce the Friendee for 2021! However as the factory burnt down in 2004, it has been decided to supply a DIY version which arrives in monthly installments. The first month's installment is shown below and will be availab...
by g8dhe
Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: Bongo Chat
Topic: John Sheldrick (Francophile1947) RIP
Replies: 6
Views: 76

Re: John Sheldrick (Francophile1947) RIP

Oh so sorry to here this, will certainly miss him he has been a part of BF since we joined :-(
by g8dhe
Mon Sep 14, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Bongo Chat
Topic: Do you use your bongo as your main vehicle?
Replies: 5
Views: 96

Re: Do you use your bongo as your main vehicle?

My only vehicle, its the size of most cars, good turning circle, so why not, no car is going to give good mileage on short runs anyway.
by g8dhe
Mon Sep 14, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Bongo Chat
Topic: Recommendation for Servicing in West Sussex
Replies: 3
Views: 48

Re: Recommendation for Servicing in West Sussex

I use A&J Motors in Worthing for my V6.
https://goo.gl/maps/FW6qBAhKxHnAjsVb9
by g8dhe
Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: ECU wiring connections
Replies: 5
Views: 68

Re: ECU wiring connections

Where are you getting the ECU pinouts from ?
The wiring diagrams I have put on-line are only up to September 1999 so they could have changed in the later versions;
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by g8dhe
Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Centre light unit dim
Replies: 3
Views: 73

Re: Centre light unit dim

For replacing the fluorescent tube with LED's see below; There are two styles the older straight tube variety see these pictures; http://www.g8dhe.net/bongo_images/replacement_fluorescent_tube/straight_tube/ and the more recent "U" tube style; http://www.g8dhe.net/bongo_images/replacement_fluorescen...
by g8dhe
Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Flashing roof light on dashboard
Replies: 1
Views: 43

Re: Flashing roof light on dashboard

Yes the limit switches are as you describe. Both front ones need to activate to tell the computer to shut of power to the motors, and one switch also removes the earth to the lamp inside the AFT. See the wiring diagrams for full details
by g8dhe
Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Scavenger fan not working
Replies: 35
Views: 4821

Re: Scavenger fan not working

The scavenger fan will only operate to clear hot air from the engine compartment, it doesn't handle the coolant system. It normally only comes on when the vehicle is static in a queue and there isn't any forward motion to move the air thru the compartment, you are unlikely to have the seats up to se...
by g8dhe
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Water pump change interval
Replies: 2
Views: 56

Re: Water pump change interval

I've not seen an actual period mentioned but many do change them with the cam belts. I have this problem myself, changed the cam belt (V6 so much more expensive) 2 years ago but not the water pump, ever since then I have noticed the temperature climbing higher and higher over many months but if I dr...
by g8dhe
Wed Sep 09, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Glowplug light flashing - daft codes
Replies: 2
Views: 47

Re: Glowplug light flashing - daft codes

You don't say what year vehicle, some time after 1999 they switched to 4-digit codes not 2-digit ones, you need to read them the same way, but as 4 individual digits as opposed to a 10's and 1's.
by g8dhe
Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Campervan Conversions in Bongos
Topic: Radio stopped working and opening front cab doors suddenly works on opening 🤔🤔🤔 any ideas
Replies: 7
Views: 85

Re: Radio stopped working and opening front cab doors suddenly works on opening 🤔🤔🤔 any ideas

Someone has added "piggy back" fuses, these are extensions that allow another connection to be made the extra lead in each case then runs off to a connector for even more leads in your case. The top right fuse is the Accessories fuse and becomes live at the first Ignition switch position. The The fu...
by g8dhe
Tue Sep 08, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Campervan Conversions in Bongos
Topic: Radio stopped working and opening front cab doors suddenly works on opening 🤔🤔🤔 any ideas
Replies: 7
Views: 85

Re: Radio stopped working and opening front cab doors suddenly works on opening 🤔🤔🤔 any ideas

If the radio has stopped working completely then look towards the top right fuse by the drivers knee, or its equivalent on the leisure battery. The lock problems sounds much more like the drivers door loom, check the state of the loom on the drivers lower door hinge, the constant movement causes the...
by g8dhe
Sun Sep 06, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Relay connector query - Headlights (linked to problem with tail, number, side & dash lights)
Replies: 1
Views: 50

Re: Relay connector query - Headlights (linked to problem with tail, number, side & dash lights)

The relays have a Date of manufacture code on them which all ways varies of course.
The connections to the relay are best taken from the wiring diagrams and use colour codes on wires to identify, pin outs of connectors at bottom of diagram;
by g8dhe
Sun Sep 06, 2020 9:00 am
Forum: Admin & Club Matters
Topic: Accessing Members Area: Problems With Chrome?
Replies: 5
Views: 153

Re: Accessing Members Area: Problems With Chrome?

Using Chrome here on my Laptop no problems gaining access, might be worth checking version in use perhaps ?
Google Chrome is up to date
Version 85.0.4183.83 (Official Build) (64-bit)