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    Top display clock changing on its own!

    Since the GPS signal changes I have had to change my Tourer top display clock by disconnecting the battery at 1pm. Randomly today the clock suddenly advanced by one hour while we were driving and not touching anything!! Anybody else seen this??
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    Have I screwed the Sat Nav?

    Found a v2.11 Sat Nav DVD while doing a clearout. Is not an original but thought it might be worth a try and an improvement on the v2.3 I've currently got. Famous last words! Put it in and screen went black and eventually came up with a message saying do not turn off the engine and very slowly...
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    Why do Tourer rear pads never fit out of the box?

    Fitted a new set of rear pads to the Tourer not long before the lockdown but barely driven it since until last weekend when I did a 200 mile trip. When I got home I noticed the offside rear wheel was very hot and indicative of the brakes binding. Had a look yesterday and pads were free (already...
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    Wheel stud thread

    Need a new locking wheel nut set for my 2004 Tourer. Are the studs M12 x 1.5 ?
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    Resetting the clock

    Don’t forget all those with sat nav who can no longer reset the top clock then if you disconnect and re connect your battery at 1pm then it will be right!
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    Replacing front lower arms

    While I have some time I'm going to replace both lower front suspension arms and one ball joint on my 2004 Tourer as they were highlighted as advisories at the last MOT. I was planning on releasing the driveshaft nuts to do this, and I have bought some replacements, but I can no longer access...
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    Hub Nut Size

    Can anybody please confirm the front hub nut size on a 7th Gen 2.2 Tourer? 24mm rings a bell but would like confirmation before I go and source a socket. Also if remove then should I refit a new nut?
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    Rear Disc Size

    2004 Diesel Tourer - does anybody know whether the rear discs are 260mm or 282mm before I order?
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    Clock Adjustement

    Strange issue. Fixing a problem with the interior light and managed to blow a fuse. Had to pull a few to find the right one and when I got in today I noticed the clock was wrong. Went into the settings to sort it and can change the clock on the screen but it’s not updating the top display...
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    0W-30 or 5W-30

    Lost count of the number of times people have asked am I okay using a 5W-30 oil instead of the recommended 0W-30? Well watch this video and note the difference, when cold, between the 0W and the 5W and imagine the difference this makes in how fast the oil gets to the vital components in the...
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    ABS Sensor Quality

    Need to replace a front ABS sensor and the prices are crazy. I can get one for anything from £8 to £88 which is ridiculous. I am sure they vary in quality but I can go through 10 cheap ones for an expensive one! Anybody have experience of the cheaper versions and are they acceptable?
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    Ball Joint and Driveshaft nut hand

    Need to replace the front nearside bottom ball joint. Am I correct in thinking that I need to remove the driveshaft and hence the hub and drop the new ball joint in from the top? If so then can somebody please confirm that the driveshaft nut is standard right hand thread before I attack it...
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    Bonnet Release

    Had the car back on the road for one day and then the bonnet release cable snaps !!!!!!!!!!! :wacko: :wacko: Anybody any experience of trying to open the bonnet without the cable? Thinking going to have to put it on ramps, remove the bottom covers and try to reach up to release it !
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    Images

    Do we have the ability to upload images into a post rather than having to host them elsewhere and link? Did I used to see a beta level service for this or did I dream it?
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    Limp home - P1065 = Fuel Filter?

    Sudden loss of power at 3,000 rpm and then flashing glow plug light and limp home mode. Just put code reader on which says P1065 which the internet says is low fuel pressure. To me this points first to the fuel filter which I have not yet changed on this car. Anybody agree with my diagnosis...
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    Rear handbrake shoes

    Just got some new rear handbrake shoes for my Tourer from my local spares shop and they seem far too big. He checked all the suppliers he knows and they all list the same size, 170mm diameter, but seems far too large. Will check them against the car when I get home but can anybody confirm these...
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    Rear handbrake shoes

    Just got some new rear handbrake shoes for my Tourer from my local spares shop and they seem far too big. He checked all the suppliers he knows and they all list the same size, 170mm diameter, but seems far too large. Will check them against the car when I get home but can anybody confirm these...
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    Air Con - Clutch Actuation

    After about 18 months I finally got around to fitting a replacement compressor, albeit a second hand one. Hooked it up and although I know it's not yet gassed I wanted to check that the clutch was working but couldn't get it to take. Disconnected the feed and couldn't detect any voltage on it...
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    Gaskets Required

    My 2004 2.2 iCdti is about to go in for a new set of chains but I have agreed to source all the parts as I know it works out cheaper. Currently got: - Chains kit - Rocker cover gasket set - Injector washers Anything else that I need? Are the end plate and the sump actual gaskets or are they...
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    Decision Time

    Following on from the Oil Pump Chain thread then it looks like it's decision time regarding fixing the Tourer! Pros: 2004 car 147,000 miles but was running sweet especially since the Fahad re-map Tow bar which I need Just put four new tyres on it. Exec version and love all the toys Got a new...
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