Re: FREELANDER TAILGATE !
..K. after being quote near $1000 to fit & supply a new cable for my tail
gate...so as to cure the sticking window syndrome...I have a go at it
An hour later...and a little bit of fiddling around...I managed to take up
the slack in the cable with a small spacer...and that's it...i's all working
perfectly...saved myseld a thousand bucks too :)...glad i bought the
workshop manual now too..
"Hi-Soft" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> cool..tahnks...I will have the workshop manual next week...then can
> investigate how to remove the interior trim for the tail gate....if's not
> obvious as you'd think....must ne hidden screws...or clips somewhere...
> once i get that off...I'll be able to have a look and see what going on in
> there...I'm sure I'll bale to fix it....as LR once told me I need a new
> wiper assembley....around AU$400....i just removed it...cleaned
> it...sprayed contact on it...and it have never played up again..!
> Brian C
> "Lee_D" <newsgroupNOSPAM@NOSPAMlrproject.com> wrote in message
>> "Hi-Soft" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> I have a problem with my tail gate window sticking as it goes
>>> down....dealer said it needs a NEW cable....and that will cost AU$700
>>> $200 to fit....wow.....$900!!!!!!!!!
>>> Surely there's a way to adjust this...take up the slack with some cable
>>> or something ???
>>> Anyone done this before...?...
>>> I'm going to buy the workshop manual...so I can figure out how to get
>>> interior trim off the tailgate....then investigate myself...I know big
>>> dealers....don't usually service items like this....anything that is
>>> slightly worn....they just replace...easier...and quicker for
>>> bloody expensive for the owners.. :(
>>> While I'm at it...if anyone can suggest a good online place for spare
>>> for my Freelander ( 98 1.8 petrol )..i'm in Australia....though
>>> it's still cheaper to import....
>>> Brian C
>> Father in law had a similar diagnosis on a Volvo.. If it is just the
>> cable take a look at it and see if your local pedal cycle shop
>> (specialist not the usual high street one) can fix you up. The Cycle shop
>> that the father in law went into named his model of volvo before he told
>> him what it was...spooky... worth a try! If it works send me a tinny ;0)
>> Lee D