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by Mickaleen59
Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Alarm/ keyless entry
Replies: 5
Views: 583

Re: Alarm/ keyless entry

The resistor is to do with the locking as far as I can remember as the same wire in the Probe is used for locking and unlocking! I installed a remote start, code hopping, locking alarm system in my Probe a few yrs back, great system but a bit of a nightmare to fit! Lets just say you wouldn't want to...
by Mickaleen59
Wed Sep 04, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Space saver spare wheel
Replies: 2
Views: 335

Re: Space saver spare wheel

T125/70D 15 D 95M
Inflate to 60 psi

Hope this helps?
by Mickaleen59
Fri Jun 21, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Headlamps not working
Replies: 4
Views: 476

Re: Headlamps not working

Had to replace LH one on mine a couple of years ago and only yesterday the RH one, it started playing up when switching on dips the bulb would glow VERY weakly and the spots would come on as well. Replaced connector and all is well once again😊
by Mickaleen59
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: 626 rear calipers
Replies: 2
Views: 452

Re: 626 rear calipers

They WILL fit.
RHR on my Probe seized before test this year, went to motor factors looking for a replacement, Probe not listed but 626 was, ordered 1 and it fitted perfectly😊
by Mickaleen59
Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Handbrake caliper mystery
Replies: 16
Views: 2001

Re: Handbrake caliper mystery

It's sorted, finally☺ Convinced the mechanic that the cables would fit after telling him I got advice from ukpoc club members and showing him pictures from the Ford workshop manual. He fitted the 3 cables and replacement calliper and bingo the problem is solved😊 Brought it in for 2nd retest and pass...
by Mickaleen59
Thu Apr 25, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: General Probe buying advice
Replies: 20
Views: 2525

Re: General Probe buying advice

Positive things like: Easy to change bulbs including headlight bulbs (not like a lot of modern cars and no dealer or special types either):lol: Easy to check and top up fluids etc (on 16v anyway) I know these things may seem "petty" to some people but it makes them easier to maintain I reckon? Easy ...
by Mickaleen59
Fri Apr 19, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Handbrake caliper mystery
Replies: 16
Views: 2001

Re: Handbrake caliper mystery

Ordered 3 handbrake cables for the Probe they are "Japanparts BC 300 and BC301" for left and right.and "Firstline FKB 1728" for the centre cable. When mechanic went to fit them he said they were the wrong cables, the ones on the car has different fittings he says. The thing is, when I look up the p...
by Mickaleen59
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Handbrake caliper mystery
Replies: 16
Views: 2001

Re: Handbrake caliper mystery

Ordered 3 handbrake cables for the Probe they are "Japanparts BC 300 and BC301" for left and right.and "Firstline FKB 1728" for the centre cable. When mechanic went to fit them he said they were the wrong cables, the ones on the car has different fittings he says. The thing is, when I look up the pa...
by Mickaleen59
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Handbrake caliper mystery
Replies: 16
Views: 2001

Re: Handbrake caliper mystery

Yeah I always leave handbrake off unless absolutely necessary i.e taking off on a hill Thats made me laugh.I am imagining some crazy handbrake trick to make the car fly off the top of a hill.lost the plot!!! Need the sunroof open for that, but can't get my hands on an ejector seat :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Mickaleen59
Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Handbrake caliper mystery
Replies: 16
Views: 2001

Re: Handbrake caliper mystery

Yeah I always leave handbrake off unless absolutely necessary i.e taking off on a hill