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by Micron
Wed Apr 14, 2021 2:11 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Runaway Revs
Replies: 5
Views: 81

Re: Runaway Revs

I think that it is something to consider if you do experience a similar problem, because we all know that there is always more than one possible problem and that the answer is normally the most simplest one!
by Micron
Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:03 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Couple of issues
Replies: 21
Views: 2184

Re: Couple of issues

That is the only helpful clue, a wire or circuit on those two switch positions is 'stopping' the engine. So, it is either preventing a vital feedback from the running engine getting back into the ECU , or it is 'higher up the chain' and taking the ECU relay out directly ? And the headlamp isn't wor...
by Micron
Wed Apr 07, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Couple of issues
Replies: 21
Views: 2184

Re: Couple of issues

I have been looking at those circuits and to try and NOT guess at what is taking the engine out is...................... Instinct keeps saying "It's the engine change to blame" , ie something has been damaged on the wiring loom, somewhere. A lot of very careful visual examination seems a good start...
by Micron
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:16 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Couple of issues
Replies: 21
Views: 2184

Re: Couple of issues

When you turn on the lights and the engine stops do you notice anything else, anything at all?
by Micron
Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:55 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Couple of issues
Replies: 21
Views: 2184

Re: Couple of issues

Malcolm if you have a meter, you could take a battery voltage reading before doing anything, then take another once you turn on the lights or indicator to see if there is any significant changes, pointing towards a short?
by Micron
Tue Apr 06, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Couple of issues
Replies: 21
Views: 2184

Re: Couple of issues

Malcolm, Are you 100% sure that the headlight relay is the correct one? Is it just one or both lights that will not raise? If it's only one, is it the passenger side that doesn't rise? I feel that you can rule out the stalks and clock spring Is this on the car that you took the engine out of, if it ...
by Micron
Tue Apr 06, 2021 9:29 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Water Leak
Replies: 10
Views: 3058

Re: Water Leak

Maria McG wrote:
Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:56 am
That's great Micron.
Can you post it?
How do we go about arranging payment?
Maria.
I have sent you a PM
by Micron
Fri Apr 02, 2021 10:31 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Water Leak
Replies: 10
Views: 3058

Re: Water Leak

I have now removed it from the breaker, but I'm not sure if Kit is offering his to you?
by Micron
Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Steering locking issue
Replies: 9
Views: 2228

Re: Central locking issue

KEG wrote:
Thu Apr 01, 2021 7:08 pm
Yes sorry it’s a steering lock problem not a central locking problem. The steering wheel will not lock.
Ok I have changed the title of your topic.

When you take the key out does the barrel stay depressed in, meaning like Kit said the spring is sticking?
by Micron
Thu Apr 01, 2021 6:38 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Steering locking issue
Replies: 9
Views: 2228

Re: Central locking issue

Do you have a central locking problem of a steering lock problem?