Onto more interesting challenges now, like getting it MOTed. I'm sure that will give me a nice list of jobs.
Soooooo. Finally had a couple of hours free to do something fun.
Swapped the coolant bottle with a new style one. Bearmach made and the tab that...
My '99 certainly doesn't. And it has a distributor. How quaint.
Slipped liners can often be heard as a clicking as the liner bashes up and down. Slipped liner is not engine death though.
Don't rag the engine...
Proper tool, 10 seconds, done.
Now to get the old expansion tank out as some ape has knackered the fastener.
I reckon I can get from Friday to Saturday without losing this one!
Bet I leave it at work....
Yeah, but for a few quid it was a good excuse to buy tools:D
I shall get a cheap tool as I don't intend to do this often.
Do these clips have a part number or a proper name so I can replace them when I abolutely lose my rag trying to release them (again)?
I couldn't even work out which bits to squeeze together!
@Nodge68 any advice on removing/releasing the clip on the coolant pipe? Ta
Cheers @Nodge68 . Just need to get that clip off, get a tank and maybe fit a PRT if I think I can get to the old stat.
I'd just like to say that Donald Tusk's 'Special Place In Hell' is probably already populated by the peope who put the coolant bleed...
Cheers. I did replace the lower rad hose as it was welded onto the rad and I had to cut it to drain the coolant. Should have done the lot at the...
The coolant was refilled when the timing belt was changed. There are pictures on this thread of the old coolant that came out. The stuff that came...
OK chaps. I think I have a heater matrix coolant issue.
Symptoms and info
Throttle dependent rushing water sound in the cab. Not audible from...
Cheers @GrumpyGel . I've still not seen another in that colour.
Had to tidy the garage so I moved it! Ran nicely
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No More Nails always fits o_O
It has p1ss3d down continually all day and I felt mighty glad that I wasn't the one on my back on the cold concrete trying to wrangle the radiator...
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