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    Yep, dealer warranties are the only good ones. ...

    Yep, dealer warranties are the only good ones. That's why you pay more for the same car.

    One of the biggest warranty companies is Warranty Direct. Often advertises on the telly too. It is...
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    Of course you are paying extra. Its in the...

    Of course you are paying extra. Its in the selling price and as Santa says the dealer gets a cash back too.
    The dealer will tell you everything is covered up to a single claim of 1,000 because you...
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    Is there a central locking button inside the car...

    Is there a central locking button inside the car on the centre console? If so, get in, close the doors and press the lock button. All the doors should now lock. Now open the driver's door using...
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    Might be worth checking the battery voltage after...

    Might be worth checking the battery voltage after it has been locked up for an hour in case something is draining the system down.
    Many alarm units fitted to cars have a built in rechargeable...
  5. Thread: cutting out

    by Hometune
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    Diagnostics is NOT reading fault codes!!! Take...

    Diagnostics is NOT reading fault codes!!!

    Take it to a garage that knows HOW to do diagnostics ( http://www.boschcarservice.co.uk/ ) i.e. read and compare all sensor readings and live data with...
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    My only observation is that you will not find a...

    My only observation is that you will not find a petrol engined car in that list that will achieve 40 mpg around town. If you decide on a diesel almost certainly it will have a particulate filter...
  7. Thread: help

    by Hometune
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    Thanks. When programming the key is your garage...

    Thanks. When programming the key is your garage using Tech 2 or Midi diagnostic tools? Maybe they are using Op-com or Vaux-com?
    When you program the key you have to enter the 4 digit security code...
  8. Try cleaning out the throttle body and idle...

    Try cleaning out the throttle body and idle control valve first.
  9. Thread: help

    by Hometune
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    Was the CIM module a new one or second-hand? ...

    Was the CIM module a new one or second-hand?

    Does the key start the car?

    Does the remote open the doors?
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    I'd be in the local scrapyard!

    I'd be in the local scrapyard!
  11. Yes, agree with you Snowball. In my van I always...

    Yes, agree with you Snowball. In my van I always stick to the inner lane and watch the impatient and bullying types pass by.

    It is curious though that if I am in a performance car, this rarely...
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    Smudger, very sorry to hear the news and read the...

    Smudger, very sorry to hear the news and read the posts here. I don't usually come this far down the forum so only just noticed these posts.
    Don't think you are being singled out at this time. A...
  13. Well, I am not so sure about Snowball's and...

    Well, I am not so sure about Snowball's and Santa's views.

    In my opinion the onus is on the car which is in the 'merge in' lane to take extra care. In this case the arrow points towards the kerb...
  14. That's right. 1,000 rpm idle speed is often...

    That's right.

    1,000 rpm idle speed is often caused by a holed or perished crankcase breather. I said as much in my first reply but unless the garage doing the work knows about this or has any...
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    No just the latch

    No just the latch
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    The repair wont work unless the filaments are on...

    The repair wont work unless the filaments are on the surface. I am sure the Toyota has the wires embedded in the glass so Santa is correct. New glass but checks must be done on the connections...
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    To get the central locking working you will need...

    To get the central locking working you will need diagnostic equipment. This function is programmed in the Body Control Module (BCM) which is a separate function from the immobiliser when a key is...
  18. Firstly, number one cylinder on your car is at...

    Firstly, number one cylinder on your car is at the gearbox end, NOT the driver's side as in most cars (the French way).

    If you have the engine management light showing - the small one in the...
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    http://www.rac.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?417-READ...

    http://www.rac.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?417-READ-ME-FIRST-Asking-for-help-things-you-MUST-include
  20. Sounds like another AA patrol who doesn't have a...

    Sounds like another AA patrol who doesn't have a clue with Clios. Or the right diagnostic equipment. You've been badly let down I feel.

    Firstly, which engine is in your car and what age is it? ...
  21. Thread: EAC Fail

    by Hometune
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    What a load of nonsense this post is. With...

    What a load of nonsense this post is. With obviously no understanding of the problem he has a go at the professionals. Just a pity all the garages don't have his details then they can tell him to...
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    http://www.rac.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?417-READ...

    http://www.rac.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?417-READ-ME-FIRST-Asking-for-help-things-you-MUST-include
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    Think you are correct Loony. You can book it in...

    Think you are correct Loony. You can book it in anywhere as far as I can remember.
  25. Normally if a part on a parts list is shown with...

    Normally if a part on a parts list is shown with its own number which it is in the link and is not in brackets then it is available separately. I would ring the Mitsubishi dealer and ask for...
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