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About Ronnie38

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  • Birthday 12/10/1942

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    2001 Porsche C4, 1952 MGTD, 2002 Ford Explorer Sport
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    end of the line
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    2000 BMW Z3, 1998 BMW 325 cab, 1952 MGTD, Austin Healy BJ6, Austin Healy BJ7, Austin Healy 100-4, Austin Healy 100-6, MG Midget, Bug eye Healy

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  1. 2001 C4 Cab I parked the car Friday in the garage removed the key Monday morning battery dead applied power via fuse box all the dash lights came on. opened the hood added charger appears ignition is on. inserted the key turned on the ignition, turned it off removed key dash lights went out, but clock still on till I locked the car. Any Idea of the problem don't want to take it to work and not start again?
  2. I did the same thing, I had to replace the drive screw on the motor. I found a replacement kit on line maybe eBay or Pelican parts
  3. I have two used cly I replaced the whole system with one from a junked car, my pump was bad and leaked. Will sell the whole unit give me a price, message me
  4. I just got back from San Francisco, the car sat since Nov 20th. Jacked it up leveled it ran it till 80 degrees C while running in park opened check port and fluid ran out I let it run out till it stopped. So I don't thing low fluid was a problem. Rolex start next week, if I run it and it goes into limp mode will it hurt driving it? If I turn of the car and restart the limp mode goes away for a bit than in heavy traffic or stopping at a light it will come on again. I'm 11 miles from the speedway.
  5. I wish to thank you, I did not know that the crows foot had to be at a right angle, got to replace the front boots.
  6. Had same problem, removed right front wheel, pulled back plastic well liner found the cable, then had the alarm module refurbished and ordered the waterproof box from the ECU Doctors but when out of country pull a trickle charger into cigar lighter just be be safe.
  7. yes double checked after codes showed up since the Druamatic cannot read this transmission used infrared temp gage on the pan, used level on door sill to ensure car level.
  8. My 2001 C4 Automatic had what appeared to slip (over rev) when making scarp turns, decided to replace transmission filter and refill, the first run after 10 minuets the transmission went into limp mode (lights on drive selector started to flash) check engine lamp came on (P0734 and P0734) was read. the reason given was input and output ratio wrong for both codes. The Durmatic gave no other info. So I proceeded to order both input and output sensors. Since I couldn't confirm if a shift selonod was bad. Mean while I am in Cal for the holidays I remembered I moved two of the magnets in the pan there were 4 magnets 2 each in the depressions in the rear of the pan I took one each and moved the forward closer to the input and output sensors. Anybody out there have any idea besides taking it to the dealer, at 75 bucks for the 5 liters of tranny oil each time I replace something to help me be smarter?
  9. Went to add auto transmission but my Duramatic didn't show any actual values so couldn't read temp. is this right our do I have a wrong software rev.
  10. Using the Bentley manual I removed the right rear wheel, no sensor found. Removed left wheel, behold there is both the cam shaft and crankshaft sensors. Just for all your info
  11. MY 2001 C4 cab would not start after gas fill towed home read code Crankshaft sensor failure. my service manual said 996 606 112 01 found replacements 986 606 112 01 and 986 606 112 00 prices 350 to 45. If its just a connector problem could I cut off my old one and replace the new one if the sensor fits correctly?
  12. By half way does that mean the lid opens but top will not go up or top only goes half way up, my guess would be check the hydraulic fluid, listen for the pump operation.
  13. If you can get a copy of the Bentley manual they have them also I had found them on line and had my son print and laminate them "he is a printer" . Now step 1. remove the fuse and from the load side measure the resistance 2. remove the battery, don't want to damage meter 3. note the resistance. 4. press each of the window switch's check the resistance for each note value 5. the lowest resistance is most likely the problem. 6 now try to find the part that is causing the low resistance. RED NECK TOUBLESHOOTING 1. place jumper wire or 100 amp fuse in fuse socket 2. run windows 3 watch for smoke 4. put smoke back in 5 call insurance
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