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by jrh
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: V6 removal of the speed sensor on the gear box?
Replies: 11
Views: 4145

Re: V6 removal of the speed sensor on the gear box?

Three electrical devices listed on the transaxle (gearbox).
VSS 9peed sensor
Reversing switch
PNP Park/ Neutral switch
by jrh
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:57 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Rocker cover gaskets Again!
Replies: 7
Views: 2624

Re: Rocker cover gaskets Again!

Labour of love ? Yes, absolutely. Cost any work you do at 'garage rates' and you will soon exceed the resale value of the car. As other posts, check for flatness of both surfaces, head and cover. If the cover is 'banana-shaped', even a 'little' , between the holding down cap nuts ,it cannot be made ...
by jrh
Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:31 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Sunroof leaking
Replies: 13
Views: 4492

Re: Sunroof leaking

It is almost certainly blocked by all tiny flakes of rust falling into the drain channel. If you can, find the end of the tube under the wing covers and blow the line clear backwards. Fully open the sunroof,make sure you have your vacuum cleaner ready (two people) to suck all the bits up ! You won't...
by jrh
Sun Oct 14, 2018 9:10 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: V6 removal of the speed sensor on the gear box?
Replies: 11
Views: 4145

Re: V6 removal of the speed sensor on the gear box?

Almost certain it is the one up near the engine mount.
It may be worth going to the Rockauto site and looking at the pictures of the VSS (speed) sensor.
Essentially a 'tube' ( the spiral worm gear) attached to a flange.
Looks easy to remove off the car but apparently doesn't want to move !
by jrh
Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Vris solenoid
Replies: 2
Views: 1310

Re: Vris solenoid

Short answer, a definite yes.
by jrh
Sun Oct 07, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Tappet rattle
Replies: 13
Views: 4606

Re: Tappet rattle

I think I would try and get some earplugs for the first 1000rpm Bob, it mlght be cheaper !
Some will say it is caused by the lash adjuster wear, others not using flushing oil after every oil change.
Whatever, it can be like chasing rainbows.
by jrh
Thu Oct 04, 2018 9:29 am
Forum: The Garage - Technical Forum
Topic: Rad cap grease trick
Replies: 6
Views: 2368

Re: Rad cap grease trick

Yes, silicone grease , can also be found in plumber merchant shops in little screw top tubs.
Tell them it is for lubricating O-Rings and they will show you what they have in stock.