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    I'm not the mos superstitious of people, but they say bad things come in three's...

    Last month it was a ££££ bill when the Alternator, Battery and power steering all packed up in a oner,

    Today, took the car in to have 2 new tyres and tracking done.. New tyres all ok.. But, when undoing the bolt to alter the toe on the rear nearside wheel, the cam-centric bolt sheared off!

    Cant get a new one till Monday from VX.

    Makes me wonder whats going to go wrong next!!

    Guess i shouldn't complain too much, the ole girl has given me 6 years trouble free running up till now!

    Only bummer is that my only form of transport for the weekend is the motorbike, and its piddling down here!

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    (violins and sympathy are most welcome!! )

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    6 years trouble free is a good run....

    power steering normally dies when alternator/ battery packs up,,, along with rest of electrics

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    you got my sympthy, but 6 yrs trouble free is extreemly good going, so have to take the little knocks on the chin im afaid.

    hope its sorted mondayfor you.

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    Gutted for you Aidi

    Might order some myself before getting my tracking done (in a few weeks), to be on the safe side

    Hope all gets sorted on Monday

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    don't worry Aidi I had exactly the same problem with the toe bolt sheering off. in the end they had to replace the whole arm as the bolt just span with its collar bush.

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    There's bad luck and bad luck - spoke to a friend of mine last night who lives in Helston, Cornwall he has just been diagnosed with terminal cancer - married with young kiddies - been given 2 months at the most - now that is bad luck.

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    Quote Originally Posted by test_uk View Post
    6 years trouble free is a good run....

    power steering normally dies when alternator/ battery packs up,,, along with rest of electrics
    Yea but you don't normally have to replace everything

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    Unlucky aidi and 6 years is good

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    Quote Originally Posted by Graham View Post
    you got my sympthy, but 6 yrs trouble free is extreemly good going, so have to take the little knocks on the chin im afaid.

    hope its sorted mondayfor you.

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