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by Doone
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Bongo Chat
Topic: From one B-word to another
Replies: 13
Views: 230

Re: From one B-word to another

#Bongolife 😎
by Doone
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Overheating: Third Time Lucky?
Replies: 13
Views: 379

Re: Overheating: Third Time Lucky?

I'm not surprised she's lost faith, that sounds very very unlucky! Assuming that the obvious cause of the first overheat was fixed; Not everyone wants (or can afford) to have the seemingly 'working ok' hoses, pipes or components of the cooling system replaced when a cylinder head is replaced. And th...
by Doone
Fri May 31, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Power Steering Fluid
Replies: 6
Views: 177

Re: Power Steering Fluid

Dexron 111 (3) ATF/Power steering fluid is commonly used. If it's leaking you could add some 'stop leak' for power steering as this sometimes helps to stop some leaks, as seals age.
by Doone
Sun May 26, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Bongo Chat
Topic: What is this?
Replies: 2
Views: 199

Re: What is this?

Corner guides / parking poles were an optional extra. :) There are a few different styles. Some telescope down into the bumper, some don't. Some have a light on top, others don't. More info on this link: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=68356&p=645868&hili ... er#p645807
by Doone
Sun May 26, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: v6 unwilling to rev ?
Replies: 8
Views: 193

Re: v6 unwilling to rev ?

But my query is about the engine being unwilling to rev into the higher range and what the solution(s) might be. I'm thinking possibly fuel filter, throttle cable slack, ?? Grateful for any pointers Try the filters, cable and fuel cap breather first. :) The timing belt can jump a tooth, which can c...
by Doone
Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: FAQs
Topic: HOLD function not working.
Replies: 0
Views: 568

HOLD function not working.

Useful detailed replies on a fix for the hold button function failure. viewtopic.php?f=3&t=76397
by Doone
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: V6 Lumpy idle or normal for model?
Replies: 17
Views: 523

Re: V6 Lumpy idle or normal for model?

Only if you're in to "healthy" eating it seems ;-)
=D> :lol:
by Doone
Fri Mar 08, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Why do brakes squeal ?
Replies: 24
Views: 936

Re: Why do brakes squeal ?

This may help you. :) As he mentioned the sticking caliper then presumably he freed it and the squeal is because the surface is still uneven? This link might also help:
by Doone
Mon Feb 18, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Replies: 41
Views: 4732


The V6 is listed as a non-interference engine. The majority (with snapped belts) that Allan (Allans Vehicle Services) has repaired have been fine. But he's had 4 in with snapped belts that did have engine damage. (This is surprising, but they're all on record and can be verified.) Be reassured that ...
by Doone
Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Engine temperature guage
Replies: 6
Views: 332

Re: Engine temperature guage

Topic edited as per forum rules: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=26157
No self-promotional posts and keep the forum friendly please. :)
Topic will be locked if it breaks the rules again.
by Doone
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Immobiliser problem
Replies: 6
Views: 394

Re: Immobiliser problem

IF it's an immobiliser problem then you may find these posts by Geoff 'g8dhe' helpful: Also the no-revs problem can sometimes simply be ...
by Doone
Thu Feb 07, 2019 2:42 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Water in passenger side door well
Replies: 7
Views: 320

Re: Water in passenger side door well

Here are 2 posts that may help; if you read through them there are various suggestions in the answers. :)

And viewtopic.php?f=3&t=18510&p
by Doone
Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Techie Stuff
Topic: Crack in AFT
Replies: 10
Views: 409

Re: Crack in AFT

As Geoff said, but yes it is fixable with fibreglass.
by Doone
Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Pimp My Bongo
Topic: Front seat covers !
Replies: 32
Views: 1702

Re: Front seat covers !

There are a lot of mazda bongo and mazda bongo friendee 'car' seat covers advertised on ebay. I've no idea what they're like. Here's a link to one search for them: ... ers&_sop=2