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Old 08-01-2004, 00:11   #1 (permalink)
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stange things that happened after my service

i had my tranny serviced and fuel system cleaned, but a few little things have happened.

first of all my high beams no longer work. and second, no matter what setting i have the air con direction flow on, it comes out of the front windscreen vents.

any ideas why these things dont work now or how to fix them? they arent essential systems but id like to have them functional.
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Old 08-01-2004, 00:25   #2 (permalink)
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Re: stange things that happened after my service

high beam sounds like a faulty relay
and the a/c plumbing has dislodged from the Vacuum tree
reach down along the firewall on the inlet side and you will see and hear a suucking coming from the vacuum tree, there is a GREEN pipe(about the thickness of whipper snipper chord) that lives in the dome rubber cup on the vacuum tree, push it back in and your A/c will work again :)
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Re: stange things that happened after my service

out of interest, did they wash your engine bay? if so they would have wet the relays. that happened with my old XF after i got the power steering fitted.....
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Re: stange things that happened after my service

The green vacuum hose belongs to the heater tap Racecraft, Derb is looking for a short black one to plug back in to the vacuum tree. Same place and everything. Three hoses exit the cabin through the firewall from behind the washer bottle, two black and one green.

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Old 08-01-2004, 07:09   #5 (permalink)
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Re: stange things that happened after my service

??? im sure that i have a green hose going to the manifold, and a black one for the heater tap :S i could be wrong of course....
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Re: stange things that happened after my service

the green hose on mine goes to the heater tap too, they might have run out of grren hose by the time they got to ur car....
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Re: stange things that happened after my service

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i could be wrong of course....
Yeah you're wrong

Nah, from what I've seen in all of my cars, heater tap hose is always green.

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Old 08-01-2004, 13:05   #8 (permalink)
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Three hoses exit the cabin through the firewall from behind the washer bottle, two black and one green.

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Your wrong Being an ED it will only have 2, black one to vac and green to heater tap.
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Oh ok....sorry Rollin! LOL. I was only j/k anyway :o)

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Re: stange things that happened after my service

bugger it, when i get home tonite im going to look.

i think im going to be eating my words though :S

sundeep didnt you ask me about fitting thermos a while ago? was it for a mates car? how did that go?
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