DIAGNOSTIC PROBLEMS

Bongo horror story

You may wish to pour yourself a stiff drink before reading this blog as it is something of a horror story!   The vehicle concerned is a Mazda Bongo camper van, which cut out on the motorway. The customer managed to get it into the service...

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Seeing double

One Saturday morning two vehicles arrived at the WMM workshop with the same fault – the cylinder head.   The first – a diesel – had a problem starting. It started and misfired, clouds of smoke flew out of the exhaust then it was...

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Cheap part solves the problem

I always find it amazing what problems will flag up on the diagnostic computer when the actual cause of the fault is a very poorly pipe. The pipe in itself is relatively inexpensive – in fact, the word cheap springs to mind. The car was not...

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Relucter ring

MOT looming – ABS light on – Definite fail Click image to enlarge Even new parts can be faulty. In the recent past, this customer had had a new CV joint fitted and then the ABS warning light had come on. The garage they had used did...

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