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screamer

Member Since 31 Mar 2011
Offline Last Active Oct 28 2014 03:44 PM
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In Topic: Just Replaced A Master Brake Cylinder

27 October 2014 - 07:50 PM

A squeak on the brakes that goes with slight pressure applied to the pedal is more than likely nothing more than the pads. Take them out, apply copper grease to the backs and pop back in. At the very worse, maybe a new set of pads.....?

 

 

As said above, sounds like they took you for a ride changing the master cylinder. Also a lot of brake systems have anti squeal shims behind the pads which can lose effectiveness over time.

 

i had both sets of front pads out when they started squeaking, greased up and replaced, still the same squeak

 

i'll check to see if it has been replaced


In Topic: Aircon Recharge

24 June 2014 - 05:21 PM

I would expect it to get cold even sitting still, that tell sme that the clutch is not engaging, or the compressor is not engaging properly?

 

It could be if ithasnt been used properly in a while that it was stuck, in which case the drive may have shook it loose, but I would say keep an eye on it!

i'll keep an eye on it and see how it goes

 

410 grams I would think.

Is the radiator cooling fan running when your idle?

i'll need to check, i've also an aircon bomb to do, so i'll check when thats working


In Topic: Aircon Recharge

24 June 2014 - 04:04 PM

ok, an update,

 

got it done at a local garage, £45, vacuumed it out and recharged it, think he said it took 410ml???

 

anyway, he did mention that when sitting still, car running and the aircon on, the car never really went much colder, out on the road, it does get a lot colder.

 

just wondering if this is normal???


In Topic: Fiesta Zetec 1.4 Tdci 2010 Windscreen?

13 June 2014 - 05:20 PM

That's maybe it Mordey, I was using Chrome

In Topic: Aircon Recharge

13 June 2014 - 12:54 PM

just want to confirm that this is the low pressure service connector?

 

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