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by rita
Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:34 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: EGR Blanking
Replies: 7
Views: 179

Re: EGR Blanking

Well done,now the poor thing can breathe again. =D> =D> =D> =D>
by rita
Mon Sep 14, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: EGR Blanking
Replies: 7
Views: 179

Re: EGR Blanking

Thats what servicing is all about, the IM has probably never been cleaned out in god knows how many years. Some don't realise it can be done. This should help your fuel consumption .
by rita
Sat Sep 12, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: What is this behind front bumper... see the photo.
Replies: 8
Views: 234

Re: What is this behind front bumper... see the photo.

Well there you go "The Dukes of Hazzard" had a Bongo.
by rita
Fri Sep 11, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: ECU wiring connections
Replies: 5
Views: 79

Re: ECU wiring connections

willow2u wrote: Fri Sep 11, 2020 7:36 pm I would be curious as to why the engine runs longer with engine cover open








Thats a good point, there might be a wee clue here.......


Faults with the engine bay sensor (11) and scavenger system (14) make sense,.
by rita
Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Door light not activating with the doors
Replies: 3
Views: 50

Re: Door light not activating with the doors

Check that the door switch is there and working,or it could be a broken wire from the sw.
by rita
Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: 1/2 decent toolset suggestions...
Replies: 9
Views: 140

Re: 1/2 decent toolset suggestions...

If you want quality tools for a good price why not buy second hand ?.You can get real bargains on various web sites.
by rita
Mon Sep 07, 2020 4:02 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Trolley jacks for the bongo
Replies: 7
Views: 97

Re: Trolley jacks for the bongo

Personally I would go for minimum of 3ton lifting capacity, I have seen too many 2ton jacks blowing the seals, and buy a known UK .
by rita
Fri Sep 04, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: V6 cranking but not starting - run out of ideas!
Replies: 32
Views: 543

Re: V6 cranking but not starting - run out of ideas!

You should be able to check if the camshafts are turning , if they are its a possibility that the distributor drive /dog has gone , you might be able to check the drive by trying to turn the rotor arm.
by rita
Fri Sep 04, 2020 12:44 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: V6 cranking but not starting - run out of ideas!
Replies: 32
Views: 543

Re: V6 cranking but not starting - run out of ideas!

Bongolia wrote: Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:23 am Silly question maybe but is the rotor arm turning when you crank the motor?




Its not a silly question, no turn it no go .
by rita
Mon Aug 31, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Rattling noise
Replies: 11
Views: 242

Re: Rattling noise

Just wondering, why if it is the crankshaft pully the noise goes away when the engine is warmed up ??
by rita
Sat Aug 29, 2020 9:43 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Air con cuts out in very hot weather
Replies: 13
Views: 227

Re: Air con cuts out in very hot weather

As a matter of interest was the system re gassed .
by rita
Sat Aug 22, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Front ARB drop links and rear ARB bushes
Replies: 14
Views: 219

Re: Front ARB drop links and rear ARB bushes

Rear ARB bushes now replaced, that ended up being a lovely easy job. I've replaced one of the drop links. That was a pain in the backside! The bottom nut came off with a lot of effort, but the top one wouldn't budge. It came out a bit but then jammed up. After a lot of effort trying, I ended up cut...
by rita
Sat Aug 22, 2020 9:40 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Identify coolant pipe
Replies: 6
Views: 105

Re: Identify coolant pipe

http://lushprojects.com/bongopartsmk2/code=1500B&cat=a2ajra0a&vin=&imgno=02of02.html http://lushprojects.com/bongopartsmk2/code=1500B&cat=a2ajra0a&vin=&imgno=01of02.html The plan that Mazda gave you is for the heater pipe work,they are correct these pipes carry coolant and can leak. Does the rubber ...
by rita
Sat Aug 22, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Cylinder head replacement
Replies: 7
Views: 140

Re: Cylinder head replacement

What engine ??
by rita
Thu Aug 20, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Exhaust, cheap rubbish :(
Replies: 11
Views: 256

Re: Exhaust, cheap rubbish :(

The main enemy is condensation due to short journeys , many moons ago we used to drill small holes in the exhaust and ring it with a weld .