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    Thumbs up Repair Mod

    Not a pretty sight but functional. Whilst attempting to search for the missing connection for a rear interior mirror this mod was achieved.


    To day I had a go at a repair.
    I released the rear headlining together with the nearside rear grab handle & quarter light trim plug.

    Very, very carefully I teased the loom away from the headlining to give me access to the defective part of the loom. I had experimented with the ‘spare’ part of the ribbon to make a solder joint.

    The picture shows how it looked once finished. Not very pretty I know. I checked to see if the fault was still there & it was. Undeterred I retested my connections made safe & refitted the headlining along with all the rest of the trim. Disconnected the battery packed all the kit away had a cup of tea, reset the radio code switched on the ignition fault gone.
    Am I a Happy Chappy .............. you bet I am ...... ......



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    well done mate, top repair bet you saved yourself a quid or two there

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    Quote Originally Posted by bobby-tupper View Post
    well done mate, top repair bet you saved yourself a quid or two there
    I had nothing to lose & everything to gain so worth a try ... cheers m8 .....

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    Glad to see you've repaired it ok

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    Quote Originally Posted by plasma View Post
    Glad to see you've repaired it ok
    Cheers Dean I'm pleased it worked out ok ....................

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    SO are the rest of the plugs there /...... i.e rear interior light

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    Quote Originally Posted by spennny View Post
    SO are the rest of the plugs there /...... i.e rear interior light
    One rear interior lamp surplus to requirements make your own mind up .....

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    For an "old un" you know what you are doing..................................... I hope. . Glad it all works though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ed taylor View Post
    For an "old un" you know what you are doing..................................... I hope. . Glad it all works though.
    Funny you should say that Ed, it was quite satisfying & I did say to my self 'not bad for an old'n' ..............

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    whats the 1st picture?

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