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by cpt black
Thu Apr 02, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Ford Probe battery/alternator problems
Replies: 17
Views: 210

Re: Ford Probe battery/alternator problems

Put a volt meter across the Terminals if you have one,the reading should be 14./14.5 running
which the alternator will put out,if your alternator is full oil its on the way out. but check
your belt tension first.have you an orange light on the dash
by cpt black
Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: An odd shape pipe or has it collapsed?
Replies: 8
Views: 138

Re: An odd shape pipe or has it collapsed?

I would replace both caps on the system along with the pipe you can use 2
spring type caps
by cpt black
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Suspension mounts
Replies: 14
Views: 252

Re: Suspension mounts

I would have thought the top mount was ok, suspect its the spring mount under the top mount
that's the problem,if they didn't mention welding
or if it needs welding they mean top plates that I used to put on Mk1/Mk2 Escorts
by cpt black
Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:43 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Can dip sticks be wrong?
Replies: 16
Views: 525

Re: Can dip sticks be wrong?

Sounds like it could be the belt tensioner,bearings,water pump the dip stick is fine
have the same on my 24v,s
by cpt black
Mon Mar 09, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Speed sensor
Replies: 4
Views: 361

Re: Speed sensor

Give it a good soaking in wd40 to aid release as the bolt tends to snap and the
sensor jams be careful as if the sensor snaps your be in for some grief ;)
by cpt black
Sun Feb 16, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Rocker Cover Gaskets
Replies: 4
Views: 618

Re: Rocker Cover Gaskets

Left for the Front Paul
by cpt black
Mon Feb 03, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Removal of Short Shifter....
Replies: 5
Views: 694

Re: Removal of Short Shifter....

Hi Paul are wanting to swap over from one car to the other :?:
by cpt black
Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Normal or modified exhaust?
Replies: 4
Views: 672

Re: Normal or modified exhaust?

Looks like a standard 24v zorst as Mild Steel,the tips are usually just tack welded to the
2 outer pipes ,have a look underneath u will have a part number on the rear silencer if a copy
but check to see if you have a mid silencer if front of the rear wheels as maybe bypassed
by cpt black
Sat Jan 25, 2020 4:57 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Can i simply replace my ABS Control Module ?
Replies: 13
Views: 1566

Re: Can i simply replace my ABS Control Module ?

HI Joe Sounds like the module is shot as you have all four sensors picked up and the module the module is behind the rear passenger seat panel(not boot panel) just below the quarter glass As for emissions make sure you give the car a good drive to get the CAT nice and hot as they are quite lazy & pu...
by cpt black
Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Battery tester reading. Updated
Replies: 12
Views: 1203

Re: Battery tester reading. Updated

Never store a battery get one when needed ;) Was it a seal led unit :?:
If so and leaking send back,Glad alternater gives that readiing spot on
just get another battery off them ;) Elaine
Kev