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Re: UK GTXs - please help!
- Subject: Re: UK GTXs - please help!
- From: "Ewan Hopkins" <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 09 Sep 1998 02:01:02 PDT
Some points to check:
Noisy/erratic sounding fuel pump (located under floor, just in front of
the driver's side rear wheel) - a new one will set you back £125 from
Check that the sunroof works OK and that there are no signs of leaks -
the sunroof drain pipes run down the four corner pillars and can get
blocked. the water overflows down the headcloth/pillars or drips on your
head. It's a real pain if you have to start mucking about with it.
Check that the MFA is okay - another £100 or so to get repaired.
Check starting from cold, if possible: if it is rough when cold but OK
when warmed-up, the warm-up regulator is probably clogged-up /faulty.
As a general point, check the carpet for dampness as the sciroccos are
prone to leaks through the windscreen seal & grommets in the bulkhead.
Check that water has not been leaking onto the fusebox - pull out one or
two of the top row of relays and check for signs of corrosion on the
There's probably loads more but I can't think off the top of my head...
P.S. whereabout in Scotland are you?
>Date: Sat, 5 Sep 1998 07:01:30 EDT
>Subject: UK GTXs - please help!
>well, I didn't get any reaction to my query about the GTX model, anyone
>in the UK have one that they can tell me about? Bear in mind that I'd
>upgrading from my current 1.8 GT. The cars are the same age, its just
>the GTX has MUCH lower mileage on it than my car. And BTW, add me to
>of Scottish owners, I make that a grand total of 3 on the list so
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