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How easy to remove under engine cover with no ramp?

allyp Jan 30, 2011

  1. allyp

    allyp Member

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    Hi i managed to drop an extension for my screwdriver when i was changing my headlight bulbs and cant find it im guessing its safe and on the under tray had a good look even removed lower grill and fog suround but no sign of it arrgggh any help please cheers
     
  2. CMD

    CMD Pointing Forward's!!!!!!!!!

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    It will be very hard to remove the lower sump cover/skid plate as you will need to jack the car up some how, there are a number of screw fixing's to undo.
     
  3. CHRIS555

    CHRIS555 DOPE with added OCD

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    I have taken off my skid tray when I changed my d/v - you will need to jack the front end up for sure, but it's just screws to undo and job done
     
  4. allyp

    allyp Member

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    mmm,i did see quite a few screws lol may just buy a new screwdriver set less hassle only concern was the piece flying into some mechanical bits and bobs shud it be safe on the tray?thanks
     
  5. Karlos90

    Karlos90 New Member

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    Take the tray off mate ten minute job even ask ur local garage 15mins labour at the most
    The screwdriver could be lodged sumwhere fatal
     
  6. allyp

    allyp Member

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    might do that m8 piece of mind ,thanks
     
  7. deanski

    deanski wax on, wax off

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    i managed to drop the little pop off cover from the engine cover bolts so will have to drag mine off as well. :blush:
     
  8. allyp

    allyp Member

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    i feel better now easily done though
     
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    Gld you done it. But I was going to say i bought a telescopic stick with a magnet on the end and also an LED bulb at same end. Robert Dyas about £3 or £4. Pretty useful when you need it for something like that!
     
  10. vr6gordy

    vr6gordy Well-Known Member

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    ive had the same happen to me and all i did was bang it untill it falls out.. you can here where it is if you bang it
     
  11. Cabbyfan

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    I dropped the brake fluid resovoir lid down the dnhine bay on my B6 saloon once, luckily I managed to fish it out of the gap next to the drive shaft.....
     
  12. allyp

    allyp Member

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    Ill have another go at it ,did bang it but no joy theres covers everywhere when i looked lol otherwise its cover off i think
     

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