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Re: Dash cluster

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Morphman wrote:
26/06/20 10:15
Pity there wasnt a way of getting the build list for you car, or maybe there is??
There isn't a way I know of to get a build list, but there is a way that should tell you if the car came with power steering.
Go here http://www.japan-parts.eu/ and enter your VIN number, it should offer you the choice of a couple of cars, pick the appropriate area (ie if it's a UK car pick EU rhd) that should take you to the cataloue page.
Click the Electrical tab, then select "Switch & Relay & Computer"
Then you to page 3
there you will see various parts of the power steering system, select a part, for example the motor brush if the pop up says Not Applicable then the car didn't have Power Steering.
If you can't get it to work PM me your complete VIN number and I'll look it up in the EPC.


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Re: Dash cluster

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Just crossed my mind. If it has gone P/S, it should have the warning light, which should come on when the key turns to IGN, then go out if the pump's working. Just checked that on mine, with some discomfort as it's bloody hot out there (T-Bar in this amount of sun!!)
But, of course, if the cluster's been changed, has it been changed to a non P/S version (if they are different).


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Re: Dash cluster

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jimi wrote:
26/06/20 13:03
Morphman wrote:
26/06/20 10:15
Pity there wasnt a way of getting the build list for you car, or maybe there is??
There isn't a way I know of to get a build list, but there is a way that should tell you if the car came with power steering.
Go here http://www.japan-parts.eu/ and enter your VIN number, it should offer you the choice of a couple of cars, pick the appropriate area (ie if it's a UK car pick EU rhd) that should take you to the cataloue page.
Click the Electrical tab, then select "Switch & Relay & Computer"
Then you to page 3
there you will see various parts of the power steering system, select a part, for example the motor brush if the pop up says Not Applicable then the car didn't have Power Steering.
If you can't get it to work PM me your complete VIN number and I'll look it up in the EPC.
Thanks Jimi, no auto version when I input the vin there.. will send on if that's ok


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Re: Dash cluster

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S81933 wrote:
26/06/20 13:26
Just crossed my mind. If it has gone P/S, it should have the warning light, which should come on when the key turns to IGN, then go out if the pump's working. Just checked that on mine, with some discomfort as it's bloody hot out there (T-Bar in this amount of sun!!)
But, of course, if the cluster's been changed, has it been changed to a non P/S version (if they are different).
Hi Mate, no warning light when I turn on the dash but as I said I'd say the cluster was altered or changed

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Re: Dash cluster

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YGPM :th:
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Re: Dash cluster

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Small update on the dash, the reading for mph matches with kph on google maps.


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Re: Dash cluster

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With thanks to Jimi I can confirm my car should have p/s but there is a manual rack in there which has a small bit if play in the passenger side joint.
Now the question is should I put the p/s back (there are no signs of where pump etc were fitted) or continue with the manual?

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Re: Dash cluster

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that depends on whether you find the current steering too heavy and your budget to reinstate the power steering
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Re: Dash cluster

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jeff wrote:
27/06/20 13:13
that depends on whether you find the current steering too heavy and your budget to reinstate the power steering
Hi Jeff
Thanks, it's really only noticeable when still, parking etc.
I may need to get a new rack anyway(I don't know if you can just buy the passenger arm) but I cant see any place where the original pump etc was.
Are there any pics fo this?


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Re: Dash cluster

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Ok so inner tie rod ordered and will be fitting over the next couple of days, hopefully that cures the little rattle.
Back to the p/s, my car definitely did not come out p/s, there is not a trace of it anywhere.
I have to say there is virtually no rust in this thing, the only bit is the bottom of the drivers door and I think I can fix that myself. Paint ain't great with a good few scratches but maybe I can fix most of them too.


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Re: Dash cluster

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So I had a good look at the steering rack and it turns out it's the bush 4552 that is worn. Has anybody replaced one of these??

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