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by DaveH
01 Jul 2010, 11:56
Forum: 51 Thema
Topic: 89 8v Thema IE- New to me...
Replies: 12
Views: 1707

Re: 89 8v Thema IE- New to me...

I had an issue with the sensor on the crank pulley where the engine mounts had become so loose that they allowed the motor to move enough so that the pulley knocked one of the sensor lugs off which meant the car would only run on 2 cylinders. As far as I know the crank sensor is for the spark and sp...
by DaveH
04 Apr 2010, 12:31
Forum: 51 Thema
Topic: 89 8v Thema IE- New to me...
Replies: 12
Views: 1707

Re: 89 8v Thema IE- New to me...

I used a large flat blade screwdriver and a hammer - you do have to be careful not to damage the plastic (too much) as the screwdriver will cut into the plastic quite easily. Maybe a smallish piece of wood or hard plastic would be a bit better. There's a small piece of hose inside the fuel pump that...
by DaveH
22 Feb 2010, 01:23
Forum: 51 Thema
Topic: 89 8v Thema IE- New to me...
Replies: 12
Views: 1707

Re: 89 8v Thema IE- New to me...

I did replace the shocks once - quite a while ago. The original (Boge) shocks are horrendously expensive where I live - fronts around $800 each. I found some Munro gasmatic shocks that were a straight swap, made a huge improvement to the car. Standard springs are a bit on the soft side. Did price up...
by DaveH
19 Feb 2010, 11:49
Forum: 51 Thema
Topic: 89 8v Thema IE- New to me...
Replies: 12
Views: 1707

Re: 89 8v Thema IE- New to me...

clutch pedal falling to the floor is going to be either the master or slave - on my car it was the master, which is quite hard to get to on a RHD car - best access is via the right hand wheel arch. You do have to loosen off the compressor for the air con which is in the way. The clutch master shares...
by DaveH
28 Oct 2009, 11:19
Forum: 51 Thema
Topic: Thema Series II heater stuck in hot position
Replies: 3
Views: 1788

Re: Thema Series II heater stuck in hot position

Sorry this is a bit late - couldn't remember my login Most likely is the motor that drives the heater control is stuck - in the middle of the dash, behind the vents is a frame with some electric stepper/wiper motors on it. One opens/shuts the heater tap (a bit at a time) the other selects where the ...

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