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    I should have read the manual

    I have a 14 plate 451 turbo with flappy paddles. On my way home from work this evening, I was playing ..... drove in AUTO then changed gear by flappy paddle. Normally I would press the button on the...
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    V5s no longer show the previous owner's details...

    V5s no longer show the previous owner's details .... they haven't now for the past few years ..... data protection and all that
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    A fan is unlikely to run on the motorway any way,...

    A fan is unlikely to run on the motorway any way, as there'll be enough air flow over/through radiator due to the car moving. If a car is overheating on the motorway, I'd suggest that either the stat...
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    Thermostats TEND to fail open, so the car will...

    Thermostats TEND to fail open, so the car will over cool cool rather than over heat.
  5. when my Roadster started to do the same I...

    when my Roadster started to do the same I replaced the oil pressure sensor - it's cheap & easy to fit - no difference.
    Removed the sump pan & found a load of instant gasket clogging up the oil...
  6. Well .... there you go .... I'm sure the OP would...

    Well .... there you go .... I'm sure the OP would have liked that link the other day when his roof was open. :rolleyes:
  7. obviously a certain amount of care & common sense...

    obviously a certain amount of care & common sense is required .....

    and there's no manual option for a Roadster's roof .... in fact when was the last time you saw a sun roof with a manual mode ie...
  8. I didn't answer this earlier as I was on my phone...

    I didn't answer this earlier as I was on my phone ... easier on a laptop.
    I'd have thought that if the OP was able to 'energise the relevant circuit etc' then he'd have done so. My only experience...
  9. Can you access the roof motor? Maybe you can...

    Can you access the roof motor? Maybe you can apply 12 volts directly to the motor to close the roof ....
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    :d :d :d :d :d :d

    :d :d :d :d :d :d
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    Phil Ball was pulling his hair out with my car as...

    Phil Ball was pulling his hair out with my car as he'd swapped various bits & pieces from my car to others & vice versa and his suspicions were the loom - it was obviously p***ing off that he...
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    It was decided that the loom was the culprit for...

    It was decided that the loom was the culprit for the demise of my previous 451 ..... I gave up with it.
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    The battery is under the driver's seat (as it is...

    The battery is under the driver's seat (as it is on my ML now). Removal of the seat just made it far easier to get to the battery to remove it, though some say it's possible to remove the battery...
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    It reset the airbag/SRS on my R Class when the...

    It reset the airbag/SRS on my R Class when the seat was removed to access the battery so if it's to reset the airbag on your car after similar I can't think why not.

    PS the link I posted was the...
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    You could always buy one of these .......

    You could always buy one of these .......
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    When you get Wee Jimmy Crankie to give you your...

    When you get Wee Jimmy Crankie to give you your 2nd (or is it 3rd?) once in a life time vote for Independence you can get your wish and stay in Europe ..... i hope you'll all be very happy!...
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    I guess you voted to stay in the EU then ........

    I guess you voted to stay in the EU then ..... :lol:

    This **** wit wasn't bored .....
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    It must be the angle of dangle then as the line...

    It must be the angle of dangle then as the line top of the flat facing us looks to be going from low left to high right ie twisted clockwise :confused:
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    The bolt looks like someone has been swinging off...

    The bolt looks like someone has been swinging off it to tighten it. Even using rack o' th'eye you can see some twisting to the flats.
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    I'd doubt that a left hand drill would eventually...

    I'd doubt that a left hand drill would eventually the remnants of a bolt that was tight enough for its head to shear off before undoing. I'd drill the head off with a normal right hand HSS drill .......
  21. Both Forte & Wynns make a hydraulic oil additive...

    Both Forte & Wynns make a hydraulic oil additive ..... I've never had need to use either though.
    Have you tried a couple of oil changes?
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    Not everybody has the tools or knowledge or even...

    Not everybody has the tools or knowledge or even the inclination to do the job :o or sometimes the time
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    She didn't want half then ;)

    She didn't want half then ;)
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    :) :) :) :)

    :) :) :) :)
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    Bugger :( .....

    Bugger :( .....
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