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I used a small C clamp wrapped twice in electical tape to secure my ignition control module where one 5.5 mm bolt had broken.Would this cause a problem?

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It shouldn't but you might try a plastic cable tie may be more periminate and no chance of a short

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Why did the bolt break?,that is the problem

Posted on Apr 08, 2015

Testimonial: "seized inside the plate thread."

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    it is not grounded now

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Its not perfect but if it work great

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I require a circuit diagram how to set my polo vivo 1.4 16v timing chain


THESE ARE THE TOOLS U NEED TO HAVE AND PROCEDURE!!GOOD LUCK AND BEWARE THE TIMING..REPLACE BOTH CHAIN AND TENTIONER!!!!!!

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Special tools and workshop equipment required
t Dial gauge -VAS 6079-
t Puller -T10094 A-
t Dial gauge adapter -T10170-
t Camshaft clamp -T10171-
t Counterhold tool -T10172-
t Locking pin -T40011-
t Spark plug spanner -3122 B-
t Counterhold tool -3415-
t Torque wrench (5...50 Nm) -V.A.G 1331-
Procedure
- Remove valve timing housing > Chapter.
- To turn crankshaft, reinstall bearing bush, crankshaft pulley -2- and crankshaft bolt -3- and securely tighten crankshaft bolt (use counterhold 3415).
- Remove spark plug from No. 1 cylinder. Use puller -T10094 A- and spark plug wrench 3122 B.
- Screw dial gauge adapter -T10170- into spark plug hole to stop.
- Screw dial gauge -VAS 6079- and extension -T10170/1- in to stop and lock in position with lock nut -arrow-.
- Turn crankshaft in direction of engine rotation, to TDC No. 1 cylinder. Note position of small needle on dial gauge.
- Then turn crankshaft back 45° opposite direction of engine rotation.
- Press tensioning guide rail -1- in direction of arrow and lock piston with locking pin -T40011-.
- Mark direction of rotation of timing chain -3- using felt-tip marker.
- Remove bolts -2- and remove camshaft sprocket -1- with timing chain -3-. Counterhold using counterhold tool -T10172-.
- Renew bolts -2-. Tighten bolt -2- to 50 Nm (use counterhold -T10172-).
- Turn inlet and exhaust camshafts until camshaft clamp -T10171- can be pushed into holes in camshaft to stop.
Locking pins -arrows 1- must engage in holes -arrows 2-. Inscription "TOP"-arrow 3- must be readable from above.
Note
Camshafts must not be pushed axially whilst turning.
- Install a M6 bolt -arrow- hand-tight (do not tighten) to secure camshaft clamp -T10171-.
- Remove camshaft sprocket bolts. It is absolutely necessary to use counterhold tool -T10172- for this.
Note
Camshaft clamp -T10171- must not be used as a counterhold tool.
- Remove one camshaft sprocket.
- Place timing chain over camshaft sprockets, observing chain direction of rotation, and install camshaft sprocket again.
- Tighten camshaft bolts until camshaft sprockets can still just be turned on camshafts.
- Tension timing chain by removing locking pin -T40011-.
- Turn crankshaft in engine direction of rotation to TDC No. 1 cylinder. Permissible deviation from TDC No. 1 cylinder: ±0.01 mm.
Note
If crankshaft is turned more than 0.01 mm past TDC, then turn crankshaft back 45° against engine direction of rotation. Then turn crankshaft in direction of engine rotation to TDC No. 1 cylinder.
- Hold camshaft sprockets -1- and -4- in this position with counterhold -T10172- then tighten bolts -2- to 50 Nm.
Note
Crankshaft must not move and timing chain -3- must remain tensioned on both sides when tightening camshaft bolts.
- Remove camshaft clamp -T10171-.
- Turn crankshaft two rotations in direction of engine rotation to TDC No. 1 cylinder. Permissible deviation from TDC No. 1 cylinder: ±0.01 mm.
- Insert camshaft clamp -T10171- to stop in camshaft openings.
If camshaft clamp -T10171- cannot be fitted
- Repeat adjustment.
If camshaft clamp -T10171- can be fitted
- Remove camshaft clamp -T10171-, hold camshaft sprockets with counterhold tool -T10172- and tighten bolts -2- a 1/4 turn (90°) further with a rigid wrench.
Note
Camshaft sprockets must not move on camshaft whilst tightening.
- Turn crankshaft two rotations again, in engine direction of rotation, to TDC No. 1 cylinder. Permissible deviation from TDC No. 1 cylinder: ±0.01 mm.
- Insert camshaft clamp -T10171- to stop in camshaft openings.
If camshaft clamp -T10171- cannot be fitted
- Repeat adjustment.
Further assembly is basically the reverse of the dismantling procedure. In the process, note the following:
t Installing valve timing housing > Chapter.
t Installing poly V-belt > Chapter.
t Renew oil seals for camshaft sealing cover and oil them before fitting.

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Will replacing the battery on 2002 saturn effect your security system


If you piggy-back the batterys, you eliminate the possibility of security system problems.
Get 2 pieces of strong wire and wrap one round the bottom of each terminal on the new battery. While the old battery is still connected, wrap the other end of the wires round an accessible part of the car's battery clamps (live first). You will see a small spark when you make the final connection. Now loosen the bolts holding the clamps to the old battery's terminals (careful not to disconnect the wires to the new battery) and lift the old battery out of the car. drop the new battery in. Before fitting the clamps, tighten them a little then tap them onto the terminals. Tightening the clamps first makes the clamp grab the terminal before it goes all the way on. You can now remove the wires from the battery and clamps, loosen the clamps and, without removing them, fit them correctly.
Good luck.

Apr 05, 2011 | 2003 Chevrolet Blazer

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Trying to take negative clamp off battery, pos came off easy. seems to turn after i took the bolt off but just will not open enough to release off the battery. any ideas?


using a screw driver or chisel, find the small line where the battery clamp is joined in half. Put the screw driver or chisel on this line and strike with a hammer firmly. This will spread the clamp out. Also soak it in CRC or similar. You can also use the screw driver as a lever underneath the clamp. Ensure the positive lead is well away from where you are working. It is a good idea to wrap both the positive lead and positive terminal in masking tape to prevent any arcing out.

Jan 23, 2011 | 2003 Land Rover Freelander

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Problem with the 2004 Land Rover FreeLander How to install a Freelander Window Regulator with cable loose not broken just off winder


Tools you will need:
1. Panel removal tool
2. Philips screw driver
3. 1/4 Ratchet with extension and 8 mm socket.
4. grease to lube new regulator. The first thing, is to remove the door panel:
1. Remove 2 screws securing hand rail to door.
2. Remove screw securing door handle escutcheon to door and remove the escutcheon.
3. Remove 4 screws securing pocket to door.
4. Carefully release 10 clips securing trim casing to door. (Best to use a door panel removal tool, the plastic clips break very easy)
5. Disconnect multi-plug from upper door speaker. Do the same for lower speaker
6. Remove trim panel from door.
7. Remove the plastic vapor barrier , care full not to destroy. (You may have to cut around some things such as the hand rail brackets.)
At this point you will be able to see the regulator and motor through the small holes in the door. At this stage a small flash light is very handy
to see such things as the power connector for the window motor.

1. Loosen the two bolts in the slotted holes, shown above.
2. Remove the remaining 4 bolts securing regulator assembly to door.
3. Lower glass and loosen the 2 bolts securing door glass to regulator. Then slide the channel bar forward to remove.
4. Disconnect the power from the window motor.
5. lift the window and secure in the up position ( I used Duct tape).
6. Collapse all the arms and maneuver the old regulator out the center hole in door. Assembly is basically the reverse of the removal procedures:
1. take the two screws that you partially removed out of the old regulator and install them partially install them into the new regulator.
2. Work the new regulator through the center hole.
3. Connect the power to the regulator motor.
4. Lower the window glass, take the channel that secures the glass to the regulator, insert it over the tow bolts that were loosened in step 2 above
5. Raise the window and secure.
6. Insert the 2 bolts on regulator through the keyed holes in the door and finger tighten.
7. line up the rest of the bolt holes and install the remaining two bolts in both the regulator and then tighten two bolts in step 6 above
8. install the two in the bottom channel.
9. Now is a good time to test..........
Then all that is left to install the hook up the speaker(s) and mount the door panel.
1. Position trim panel close to the door and connect door speaker(s) multi-plug(s).
2. Secure door panel to door with clips.
3. insert escutcheon to door handle and secure with screw.
4. Secure hand rail to door with two screws.noranda21_0.jpg
5. Fit pocket to door and secure with four screws."

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Replacing the window regulator


Hello,
1.Remove trim from around the door handle by prying it out along the top and front edges. Once loosened, it comes unhinged from the back edge.
2.Remove the Phillips head screw from metal bracket, that is revealed after removing the trim piece
3.Pry the inside light assembly from the door panel and remove the bulb socket from the housing
4.Pry the door panel from the frame using a panel removal tool by starting at the bottom and releasing the 7-8 plastic studs from the frame.
5 - Remove the 2 mounting bolts for the rear door controller and disconnect the cables.
6.Use a small flat blade (e.g. scraper) and flathead screwdriver to remove the plastic vapor barrier (be careful not to tear as it must be replaced).
7.Reach inside the door and locate the cable that is attached to the bottom of the lift mechanism and then cut it.
8.Push the window class to the full UP position (this will locate it horizonally and vertically) and tape it in place.
9.Near the top of the sheet metal there will be 2 openings (1 square, 1 round). When the glass is in the full up position, there will be (2) 10 mm bolts in view. Loosen these bolts which will open the rubber coated clamps on the bottom of the glass. The lift mechanism will free fall to the bottom position when these bolts are loose.
10.Remove the window lift motor plug and (3) 10 mm nuts that hold the lift mechanism in place and remove through the opening at the front of the inner door sheet metal.This will require some maneuvering.
11.Loosen but do not remove the 2 bolts for the window clamps on the new unit before installing.
12.Make sure the new unit is not in the full up position before installing.
13.Install the new lift mechanism in the door and tighten the (3) 10 mm mounting nuts.
14.Connect the power plug into the new lift motor
15.Temporarily connect the rear door controller, turn on the ignition and slowly raise the new lift mechanism using the window up switch on the driver's door.
16.Then the lift is in the full up position, tighten the window glass clamps using the same access holes as when you removed the glass clamps.
17.Slowly run the window down and up to make sure it doesn't bind
18.Disconnect the read door controller and reverse the process for assembly
19. Make sure the rear door light socket and bulb are not trapped behind the plastic.
Hope this was helpful!

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Key is stuck in broken ignition of 1994 Honda accord EX .How do i remove broken ignition and replace a new one .Thanks


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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable and disable the SRS system.
  2. Remove the dashboard lower cover/knee bolster.
  3. Remove the steering column covers.
  4. Unplug the ignition switch connector.
  5. Remove the two nuts and two bolts securing the steering column, carefully lower the column assembly.
  6. Use a center punch to mark each of the two shear bolt heads securing the ignition switch assembly to the steering column. Use a 3?16 in. (5mm) drill bit to drill off the heads. Take care not to damage the switch when drilling.
  7. Remove the bolts. Remove the clamp and remove the ignition switch assembly.
  8. Remove the three screws securing the switch and remove the switch. To install:
  9. Make certain the recess of the switch aligns with the tab of the lock housing. Insert the switch and install the retaining screws.
  10. Position the switch assembly on the steering column. Install the new shear bolts; tighten them finger-tight.
  11. Use a wrench or socket of the correct size. Tighten the shear bolts until the heads break off.
  12. Raise the column and install the nuts/bolts. Tighten the nuts to 10 ft. lbs. (13 Nm) and the bolts to 16 ft. lbs. 22 Nm).
  13. Connect the ignition switch wiring harness.
  14. Install the column covers.
  15. Install the dashboard lower cover/knee bolster.
  16. Connect the negative battery cable. Fig. 3: Be careful not to damage surrounding components when drilling 86806114.gif
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How do you instal a crank shaft positioning sensor in a 1994 jeep grand cherokee?


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Replacement instructions for a starter on a


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2. Remove negative battery cable.
3. Crawl under the car and locate the starter.
4. Remove 13 mm nut securing power cable to the starter and pull cable to the side.
5. Remove 10 mm nut securing the ignition wire to the solenoid and pull wire to the side.
6. Using a ratchet with a 13 mm socket and 6" extension, remove the 2 bolts securing the starter to the transmission.
7. Remove starter.

Installation is reverse of removal.

Oct 01, 2009 | 1993 Saturn SL1

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Need to replace starter motor on 1993 saturn sl twin cam vehicle. where can I get easy directions?


1. Raise the front of the car and support on jack stands.
2. Remove negative battery2.gif cable.
3. Crawl under the car and locate the starter.
4. Remove 13 mm nut securing power cable to the starter and pull cable to the side.
5. Remove 10 mm nut securing the ignition wire to the solenoid and pull wire to the side.
6. Using a ratchet with a 13 mm socket and 6" extension, remove the 2 bolts securing the starter to the transmission.
7. Remove starter.

Installation is reverse of removal.

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1999 secuirty system allero


Here is a step-by-step procedure:

Pry up the plastic molding from around the Radio/HeaterAC controller and from around the Gear Shifter. Detach the HeaterAC module from the molding by removing the four 7-mm hex bolts from the back side. Take out the 3 7-mm hex bolts to loosen the Radio. Put key in ignition & turn to "On" position, apply brake, and shift into "drive" or lower gear. Turn HeaterAC module to the left, sideways orientation, and pull out the Radio. Disconnect main wiring harness from back center of Radio if there is not enough slack to take the Radio out past the plastic molding. Leave the antenna connected. Look inside and to the left at the back of the Ignition Cylinder assembly. Locate the THIN YELLOW WIRE which is bundled alongside the thin white and the thin black wire. You may have to stick you hand in and fish a bit to grab this "Thin wire Trio". DO NOT mess with the main rear/downward ignition wiring harnesses (1 of which contains a Thick Yellow Wire - leave it alone).

Isolate the THIN YELLOW WIRE from the 2 others. As a precaution, RECONNECT the MAIN RADIO WIRE HARNESS, and let the Radio hang to the right side. Put the key in the ignition, and put the car back in PARK. START THE CAR. CUT THE THIN YELLOW WIRE with the car running. Tape both ends of the cut wire. Place black electrical tape over the "Security" light (less annoying). Turn off the car engine. Disconnect the Radio main wire harness to Re-Install the Radio, if necessary. You may need to crawl under the passenger-side dash to push the main wire harness back into the radio while holding the Radio from the front. The rest of the installation is the reverse of removal. YOUR LIFE JUST GOT A LOT BETTER if you want to keep driving this car !!

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