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    obd 1 or obd 2 or eobd?

    we seem to have got crossed wires... my friend as an obdII unit that connects to his laptop, the software he is running, when the obdII unit is connected to my 38 pin lead, which in turn is connected to my car which is a 38 pin receiver for the male connector isnt even connecting to my car...
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    obd 1 or obd 2 or eobd?

    mmmm, so the obd connector is actually above the drivers foot well cover? or am i wrong.... i honestly thought it was the big 38 pin socket right in front of the ecu.... which is the lead i got to connect to it thru ebay when i asked for the specific make and model of car.... seems 1995 was a...
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    obd 1 or obd 2 or eobd?

    i've got a bit muddled alate with this sort of technology.... my friend as an obd tester / meter and i bought the 38 pin to obd 2 lead to fit his meter... when we connect to the car via his laptop, i turn on the ignition and nothing... the program says not connected to a vehicle.... can anyone...
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    heating system

    ok, just done a service on car, new air filter, oil filter, oil, plugs, & replaced the rubber seal on the thermostat housing too...and also flushed the cooling system with radiator flush. not much change in colour from water actually.... let it run a good 15 mins on fast idle with interior...
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    heating system

    ok... before i ask the question, i'll explain what i have done. removed thermostat and put it in a glass jug, poured boiling water over it and it opened... refitted. cleaned the duo valves .... hot water passes thru them when heater controls on hot, and cool down when on cold. flushed the...
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    instrument panel warning lights

    all bulbs working fine, even fog lights.... i pressumed it was to warn of blown bulbs... but on checking and all working it threw me of coarse a bit...
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    instrument panel warning lights

    ok, just had a warning light come on, and its not in the haynes manual.... description of warning light. its on the right hand side of the panel, and it looks like a round bulb with a ! in the middle and surrounded by little lines and glows amber <yellow> any ideas peeps?
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    srs ?

    ye... i know about bad days... how much will a new air bag cost tho?
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    may not be right thread, heater probs

    ok, thx again Alibally... tried the above with a 12 circuit tester, nothing... nada.... does this mean the control panel is kerplunkt? all fuses ok... only thing that seems to work is the heater fan control knob.... & the heat directional knob
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    rattle from near side rear when doing a slow corner....

    not unless its a 2 lb stone... its pretty noisy...
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    rattle from near side rear when doing a slow corner....

    its started doing it all the time now... even on the straight... and i cant find the problem... really beginning to anouy me... im changing the rear disc's pads and foot brake shoes this morning... gonna have a real good butchers underneath.... thx for reply
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    rasping noise when pulling away....

    been told it could also be the water pump or the alternator making the noise... anyone else come across this?
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    may not be right thread, heater probs

    its the same temp all the time bud... no matter wether i have it on hot / cold... full blow or off.....
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    Mystery vibration

    LOL.... would be funny explaining that 1 to the fuzz..... an earing horn maybe... but not garden hose... sorry... it just tickled me :crazy:
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    srs ?

    well, in 20+ years of driving, i've never had a shunt or rear ender ... so... fingers crossed the airbag wont be needed... BUT on the other hand..... there are a lot of.. lets just say europeans driving around with cornflake packet cut out driving licences... so it may happen :eek: [ in no...
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    rattle from near side rear when doing a slow corner....

    tried it and still makes the noise... seems to be getting worse and lasting a little longer now. ordered rear disc's, pads & park shoes for saturday morning... so when i rip the old ones off, i'll have a good butchers at the cv joint.... im hoping it aint the prop... but if it was that, it would...
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    may not be right thread, heater probs

    4 with the window demister on it.... totally flushed the system... and still same... doesnt matter if i have the controls on cold or red hot... still filters warm air thru.... no cold, no hot... thx for help
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    srs ?

    so .... if i just remove the srs bulb in the instrument panel it'll be fine? until i get it fixed ofcoarse
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    rattle from near side rear when doing a slow corner....

    need to use a brick then... i live on a hill lol... will try bud... thx
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    may not be right thread, heater probs

    ok, cleaned duo valve out.... lots of residue in there.... put it back together b4 a long trip from leeds to birmingham..... was exactly the same... so gonna open it up and see if there is more residue in there... thinking about flushing the entire system tbh.... any more ideas? thx
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