No idea how many there are they only seems to be in early b7s then the 2litre took over
Hopefully they were still using steel in the conrods and good shells before they started using cheese as in the BXE , BKC .
Sorry for the thread hijack all i will ****** off now
Thanks for the info :)
I only asked as the op asked about the BRB and oil pump drives
Then the conversation went on to 2 litres so i just wanted to clarify as i hadnt heard anything about the BRB 1.9 so was just checking it was only effecting certain 2 litre diesels
In fact you dont hear much about the BRB 1.9...
as title are they really bad engines
ive been looking for a nice petrol B6 for a while now and im either missing them or there rubbish and not as described when i get there which is really annoying after a 500mile round trip
so ive been offered a nice looking 2005 s-line B7 with a 54,000...
where would you go too look for a b6 either s-line (gmbh) or votex kitted
i dont mind saloon or avant , petrol only
ive searched the usual pistoheads , ebay etc but so far not having much luck
it always the way when your looking for a car
any ideas where else to look
If this is right which i agree it should be and its only implemented at the end of april
in there rules and regs any car that has modifications to the airbags will still fail in the month of april
this shows the mentality of what so many test stations have too put up with from yet another...
thats another mine field
already had a seminar and theres no more scheduled for a while
also not due a refresher course for another 3 years
problem is whats said on seminars and refresher courses is " whats it say in the manual "
thats the answer for everything so as a tester our...
Yeah until your local VE comes round and catches you not failing a car and says "whats the manual say"
if its in the manual it has to be adhered to and until its there in black and white a tester is just asking to be busted for not failing an item clearly stated in the manual as a fail .
This is Direct from the testers manual .......
Method of Inspection
1. As far as practicable, check that all airbags fitted as ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT are present and not obviously defective.
2. Turn on the ignition and check the presence and operation of any Supplementary Restraint...
as above also the pinch bolt generally is siezed in and bends through the clamps and can be a ****** to remove also new pinch bolt is required
When i do them i always change both the front and rear one as you have already done most of the work
Time wise it dependes on the pinch bolt and the...