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by fanman
Sat May 23, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Need some serious help please
Replies: 35
Views: 11078

Re: Need some serious help please

My last one failed without warning. Like you, I thought everything else could be at fault, but never suspected the dizzy as there had been no hint of a problem. All the coils on all my failed dizzys were in spec too - I believe it is a transistor that fails due to heat (don't quote me as I am no 100...
by fanman
Sat May 23, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Need some serious help please
Replies: 35
Views: 11078

Re: Need some serious help please

Agree with JRH - dizzy - had it happen SOOOO many times - I have just got rid of a box FULL of failed dizzys :shock:
by fanman
Wed May 13, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Ignition Coil
Replies: 4
Views: 2258

Re: Ignition Coil

I have a used S3 dizzy complete. I bought it from another member originally but never used it. Has been stored a while and I have never tested it but was assured it was working OK. £30 posted if you want it - or - I may be interested in the part you bought if it will fit my car. :?:
by fanman
Mon Apr 27, 2020 12:38 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Airbag warning code 23
Replies: 0
Views: 3373

Airbag warning code 23

Got an airbag warning code 23:

23 -- safing sensor, open circuit -- wiring, safing sensor

Anyone know where this little beastie is located and how to get at it :?: :?:
Thx
by fanman
Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Engine won’t start / no spark.
Replies: 9
Views: 4178

Re: Engine won’t start / no spark.

The car started no problem and then just cut out after driving about 30feet, after which it will not start again. So far: Distributor has been replaced and tested. Crank Sensor has been replaced and tested. PCM has been replaced. There is correct voltage going to distributor/ignition coil, but noth...
by fanman
Mon Oct 07, 2019 1:18 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: ebay distributor
Replies: 5
Views: 2761

Re: ebay distributor

i am thinking i need a replacement dizzy cause im getting a unusual tapping and sometimes a grinding sound from it. so looking on ebay and found this one from germany, there is a lot sold,so wondering if anyone here has bought and tested one to know if they work item number 371138090354 https://www...
by fanman
Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: What dash light is this??!
Replies: 6
Views: 2985

Re: What dash light is this??!

Windscreen washer fluid level ?????
by fanman
Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Replacrment 1998 2.0 16v engine
Replies: 9
Views: 3544

Re: Replacrment 1998 2.0 16v engine

Hi chris. Really sorry, mate -didnt know if you still wanted it as no-one got back to you whether the engine is same as 1998 one. Car will be ready to go by weds which would be best day for me as I am at work th fr sat and sun! Mind you- I guess I dont actually need to be here tbh.
by fanman
Thu Aug 01, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: emissions
Replies: 11
Views: 4523

Re: emissions

WHERE do you get OEM cat from :?: Guessing theyre very pricey :?:
by fanman
Wed Jul 31, 2019 12:09 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Holes in my sills both sides at rear
Replies: 13
Views: 5349

Re: Holes in my sills both sides at rear

Me too... only need one side (ns I think from memory) as other side already repaired.