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by portaccio
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: SJ series Transmission, Axles, Brakes, wheels and tyres.
Topic: Sourcing a rear propshaft
Replies: 5
Views: 694

Sourcing a rear propshaft

Hi, it's been a long time since I've needed to ask for advice from this forum. Just goes to show how little trouble my Jimny has given me over the years. I have a vibration caused by my rear propshaft and my mechanic has handed my car back saying he couldn't find one, and if I can find one online he...
by portaccio
Sat May 21, 2016 7:33 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Increasingly worrying and dangerous electrical fault
Replies: 10
Views: 2326

Re: Increasingly worrying and dangerous electrical fault

Rhinoman wrote:This is usually a cam or crank sensor fault. The immobiliser is only activated at key on - the light comes on when the ECU believes that the engine is not running.
Bang on. Started with the cheapest fix first. Got a new crank sensor and not had any trouble since.

Thanks very much

Tom
by portaccio
Tue May 10, 2016 12:01 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Increasingly worrying and dangerous electrical fault
Replies: 10
Views: 2326

Re: Increasingly worrying and dangerous electrical fault

Hi, thanks for the advice. I've just limped miles to my mechanic with the fault in full swing only for the fault to clear as he comes out of his garage. He took it out for a 20 minute drive and nothing. This is crazy. maybe I'll just get the cam and crank shaft sensors replace and look into getting ...
by portaccio
Thu May 05, 2016 5:48 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Increasingly worrying and dangerous electrical fault
Replies: 10
Views: 2326

Re: Increasingly worrying and dangerous electrical fault

Cheers,
wouldn't a dodgy ECU show p on a diagnostic test?
I thought it might be something to do with the immobiliser. But what???
It gives us something to try.
by portaccio
Thu May 05, 2016 2:39 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Increasingly worrying and dangerous electrical fault
Replies: 10
Views: 2326

Increasingly worrying and dangerous electrical fault

Hi, I have a recurring fault that is getting more frequent and as a result more dangerous. I think it's electrical and may have something to do with the central locking system. As I'm driving along the engine starts to misfire and lose power. The engine management light and the central locking light...
by portaccio
Fri Nov 21, 2014 8:46 am
Forum: New members
Topic: Hi from The River Avon
Replies: 8
Views: 1504

Re: Hi from The River Avon

Hi ScottieJ, I do and thanks for the offer, I may use your services in the future. Thanks to everyone.
by portaccio
Thu Nov 20, 2014 5:02 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Mysterious missing fuse
Replies: 3
Views: 944

Mysterious missing fuse

Hi, The engine management warning light came on on my Jimny the other day and I worked out that it was because I hadn't screwed the fuel cap on properly (cheers internet, I didn't know that could be a cause, I wonder how many people have been charged £30 for some mechanic to tighten up their fuel ca...
by portaccio
Thu Nov 20, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: New members
Topic: Hi from The River Avon
Replies: 8
Views: 1504

Hi from The River Avon

Hi, looking forward to getting some useful, friendly advice. Just bought a 2002 Jimny Special and I'm having a lot of fun already. Not offroading just commuting and occasionally driving through a muddy field to get to my boat. It needs a little attention and I have NOOOO clue about cars but I'm up f...