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HAND BRAKE LEVER

PULLING THE LEVER UP IT I WILL NOT ALWAYS LATCH. AND IF IT GETS A KNOCK IT UN LATCHES TO EASILY. IS THERE A ADJUSTMENT I NEED TO DO OR IS IT A TOTAL REPLACEMENT?

1999 2.5 V6
Posted: May 19, 2022
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Front wheel bearings wearing out very quickly

had a new bearing fitted after a few miles started to grind had another fitted same thing happened i have noticed movement on the bottom strut some play at the bushes could this be the cause?

2000 2 ltr
Posted: Oct 1, 2018
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Front wheel bearings wearing out very quickly

had a new bearing fitted after a few miles started to grind had another fitted same thing happened i have noticed movement on the bottom strut some play at the bushes could this be the cause?

2000 2 ltr
Posted: Oct 1, 2018
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Bonnet release cable broken,how do i open bonnet?

The cable that releases the bonnet has broken,how do I open bonnet?

2001 2.5
Posted: Jan 14, 2017
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When I turn on headlights all warning dashboard lights come on.

When i turn on headlights alldashboard warning lights come.This does'nt happen when in sidelight setting or when light switch is off.

2001 2.5 V6
Posted: Mar 11, 2013
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Speedo not working

driving home from kent,and speedo stopped working + traction control light came on.any ideas.

1999
Posted: Aug 10, 2012
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Pulling away making a tapping noise coming from engine area (not Necessarily the engine itself)

its gotten worse over a few days but when i pull away (A) it feels like its lost some power (B) making a noise almost a squeaky/tapping noise from engine Area.

1999 v6 manual
Posted: Feb 7, 2012
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Excessive smoke coming from exhaust and over reving

Hi i bought a car about 2 months back, however it has started to get very smoky from the exhaust.Then today it has be slightly over reving and giving the feeling it is going to stall :-/ We have che...

1999 2.5 v6 24v manual
Posted: Nov 22, 2011
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Won´t start

Having just purchased my new car. Gleaming white pride and joy. After just 3 weeks it started to play up. If it starts its fine. But when it feels like it it just will not start. Off to the garage ag...

2011 2.0
Posted: Sep 15, 2011
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Handbrake light not working

the handbrake light on the dashboard has stopped working. bulbs ok, is there a sensor or switch anywhere that i can look at.

2000 2.5V6
Posted: Dec 11, 2010
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The problem with the Cruise control

The problem with the Cruise control, is it will not turn on, I have checked the 2 switches on the brake / clutch pedals and the fuses. still not working can anyone help please

2007 2.0
Posted: Jul 25, 2010
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Parking brake/no adjustment

handbrake ceased to hold, fitted new discs and pads but still no h/brake. are they self adjust or is there manual adjustment under car?

2000 2.5 v6
Posted: Mar 23, 2010
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