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12 - Common Problems & Fixes ( )

This section simply lists the common problems reported
by members of the list, together with references to the fixes. The list
is in no particular order.

Sticking Thermostat Slow warm up 5 years Replace – see
Failed Coolant Hoses Coolant loss 5 years Replace – see
Supercharger Idler
Reduced power 80 – 100K miles Replace – see
Memory seats and Steering
Failure to adjust 3 years Reset or Replace –
see 11.12
Dim-Dip Mirror Failure to dip 3 years Replace – see
Wheel Alignment Worn front tyres,
tramlining or vague steering
After kerbing or high
street tyre shop adjustment
Adjust – see
Sticking throttle Increased idle speed Often follows cold
Clean, may replace
spring – see 4.3 & 4.4
Failed EGR Valve Check Engine   Replace – see
Fuel Gauge Sender Inaccurate fuel gauge
when full
Early models Repair or replace
– see 4.2
Cracked Exhaust Manifold Visible cracks, noise 4 years Repair or replace
– see 2.5
LCD Clock Faint display 4 years, early models Replace – see
Dirty throttle body
or bad plugs
Uneven idle Often follows cold
Clean – see 4.3

Check – see 5.1

Loose Mirrors Loose mirrors 5 years Tighten – see
Rust Rust 5 years Remove and repaint
– see 10.3


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