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Bad luck comes in three's

Post: # 142689Post Aspman
Thu Mar 07, 2013 1:21 pm

Or feckin hope it stops at three!
  • Have got the cold

    Some fanny on Ebay is being awkward

    Car flashed up a problem this morning don't know the detail yet but the symbol was "£". :imsorry:
Just bought a code reader for the car, it's either an ABS sensor or the pump but probably the latter. Feckin technology.


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Re: Bad luck comes in three's

Post: # 142690Post DaFoxx
Thu Mar 07, 2013 1:53 pm

how do YOU get a feckincold :shock:
Ebay is full of not nice peeps
as for car, sorry, but
Aspman wrote:but the symbol was "£"
made me LOL

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Re: Bad luck comes in three's

Post: # 142691Post chaosclown
Thu Mar 07, 2013 8:17 pm

Meh...A cold will pass

Ebay is.....well Ebay!!

I know a thing or 2 about cars, depending on the year model and make of the car either of those problems shouldn't set you back too much....Hopefully lolz...

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Re: Bad luck comes in three's

Post: # 142705Post Aspman
Fri Mar 08, 2013 1:01 pm

It's a VAG so probably the Teves Mk60 ABS module bollox.

The stuck all the sensors inside a solid black box to save 10p but one of the transistors was cheap crap and goes FUBAR in lots of cars.
Part is £200 plus a couple of hours fitting.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/motoring/car ... -John.html

It's not as dramatic as that story but still a PITA.

Alternatively it might be a wheel bearing screwing with an ABS sensor but I can't tell until I plug in a code reader.
I hate not being able to fix stuff myself but I don't have the time or equipment to fanny about with cars.

My cold is going. So that's one good thing.
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Re: Bad luck comes in three's

Post: # 142747Post Egaladeist
Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:26 am

what's a VAG? :mrgreen:

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Re: Bad luck comes in three's

Post: # 142748Post rapier57
Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:34 am

I was afraid to ask, EG. Never know what the Sheepherder will say.
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Re: Bad luck comes in three's

Post: # 142753Post Aspman
Tue Mar 12, 2013 10:39 am

VAG = Volkswagen Auto Group > VW, Audi, Seat, Skoda, Lamborghini and Bentley

They all share parts so can have similar failures.

Turns out there are two faults. the Feckin ABS pump which I've found for £170 on Ebay AND one of the rear ABS sensors has gone. bought the sensor last night, £50 for a feckin little magnetic sensor and that was with a 25% discount.

There is a good change the hub could be FUBAR too. Feckin cars!
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Re: Bad luck comes in three's

Post: # 143390Post Aspman
Fri Apr 26, 2013 10:50 pm

£600 later all fixed.

Basted germans

Needed new ESP sensor pack, new hub, new sensor, new banknotes :(

New car in a year.

Actually I'd rather get another bike if I could convince SWMBO. Quite like the idea of an early R1 or Fireblade and and ruin it as a classic.

"Honest dear it's 'only' got 180hp, does 190mph and it's a classic".
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Re: Bad luck comes in three's

Post: # 143395Post DaFoxx
Fri Apr 26, 2013 11:38 pm

Aspman wrote:Basted germans
?? you gonna roast 'em Asp ? :)
Aspman wrote:Needed new ................... new banknotes :(
again, sorry, but actually DID LOL :)
Aspman wrote:Actually I'd rather get another bike .............. and and ruin it as a classic.
I always preferred to RUN them :shock: but each to their own :mad:
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Re: Bad luck comes in three's

Post: # 143400Post Aspman
Sat Apr 27, 2013 10:03 am

picking up a drunk man for typos, shame on you Floxxy :wink:
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