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    996 TT, 67 Sunbeam Tiger, Merc 300SEL 6.3, Merc 280 SL, 93 Maxima, 2001 Honda Odessey
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  1. I've read these instructions several times and they don't make sense. I think where they say to TIGHTEN the hydraulic line until the cylinder moves, it should be translated to LOOSEN the hydraulic line until the cylinder moves. It seems that you would have to loosen the fittings to bleed out the air bubbles. (???)
  2. On my turbo these codes were from a bad MAF - caused a lean misfire.
  3. Loren, are there instructions for adding oil ? My spoiler moves but gives the error message every time it extends. One hydraulic ram has a film of oil on the shaft.
  4. Give the guy a break, it's very easy to over rev a 996TT in first gear.
  5. Loren, do you have a list of recalls and "Workshop Campaigns" ?
  6. Check the small vacuum hoses that connect to the diverter valves.
  7. Some early 2001's had solid spoke wheels. The 2002 has a glovebox and Bose radio.
  8. It's a characteristic of many hydraulic clutch systems. Crankshaft end play and irregularity in the clutch release fingers slightly push the slave cylinder pushrod in. This extra free play makes the clutch release and engage closer to the floor. Pumping the clutch once will take out the free play.
  9. The clutch may be worn. The pedal gets higher as the lining gets thinner. A clutch system that has air will have a low pedal.
  10. 2469 P1128 0-116 page 1 p1128 Printed in Germany – 4, 2002 0-116 P1128 360 Oxygen Sensing Adaptation, Idle Range, Bank 1 - Below Limit Diagnosis conditions • Oxygen sensing system active • Time elapsed after engine start-up: 250 to 350 seconds (USA) • Time elapsed after engine start-up: 302 to 402 seconds (RoW) • Engine temperature greater than 60 °C Possible fault cause ♦ Incorrect signal from MAF sensor ♦ Fuel pressure too high ♦ Fuel injector leaking ♦ EVAP canister purge valve open Affected terminals - Diagnosis/Troubleshooting ♦ If DTC P0445 (fuel tan
  11. Note: Part numbers sometimes change without notice. Always double check with your supplier that you have the latest part numbers. Parts you will need: 6 ea 999 170 195 90 Spark Plugs (Beru 14FR 6LDU) Tools you will need: Jack 19 mm socket for wheel bolts, 10 mm, 13 mm sockets, 5 or 6 mm hex socket 5/8" spark plug socket 3/8" ratchet and 12" and 6" extension, u-joint Medium phillips screwdriver #25, 27, 40 torx socket drivers Torque wrench Spark Plug Removal Prep 1. Jack up car, put stands under the rear jack points. Remove rear wheels. 2. Remove taillight assembly: 2 phillips screws
  12. Spark Plug Change Instructions Note: Part numbers sometimes change without notice. Always double check with your supplier that you have the latest part numbers. Parts you will need: 6 ea 999 170 195 90 Spark Plugs (Beru 14FR 6LDU) Tools you will need: Jack 19 mm socket for wheel bolts, 10 mm, 13 mm sockets, 5 or 6 mm hex socket 5/8" spark plug socket 3/8" ratchet and 12" and 6" extension, u-joint Medium phillips screwdriver #25, 27, 40 torx socket drivers Torque wrench Spark Plug Removal Prep 1. Jack up car, put stands under the rear jack points. Remove r
  13. Thanks Loren. The mechanic at the dealer said any API GL-5 rated hypoid gear oil in 75W-90 weight would be fine in the front differential. I am planning on using Red Line 75W-90 API GL-5 + Hypoid Gear Oil. I'm guessing this is a good gear oil...any comments? I think GL5 will cause problems in the rear transaxle. It's too slippery. The levels of antifriction/antiwear additives are too high. This keeps the syncros from working properly. Redline makes GL4 oils in regular and light weight I believe.
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