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  1. To access the timing marks (slots in the...

    To access the timing marks (slots in the camshaft) you need to take out the intake camshafts seal, this is like a rubber welsh plug- I drilled a small hole in it and inserted a self tapping screw...
  2. yes, when I realised I had lost the marks I tried...

    yes, when I realised I had lost the marks I tried to recover by trial an error, assuming the inlet valve could only be out by the angle of the slotted hole. But, the cam must have moved. Lucky I...
  3. Timing belt lost marks recovery (assumed keyway on pulley)

    Recently had a blocked PCV system that caused the inlet camshaft seal to blow out on the pulley side. Decided to change the timing belt at the same time.

    Did all the usual timing belt change...
  4. Thread: Sacer ETM fix

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    All working fine with no firmware update. My car...

    All working fine with no firmware update. My car is an 01 xc70. My etm had a yellow sticker an apparently no need for firmware upgrade. The film resistor was warn out an defiantly a problem, the...
  5. Thread: Sacer ETM fix

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    Sacer ETM fix

    Just replaced the marelli resistance film position sensor with the sacer magnetic pickup. The film was worn and was giving an intermittent fault. A good fix with a great outcome.

    I had an old...
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    Howard You still have the same shifiting...

    Howard

    You still have the same shifiting problems? Did you put the transmission into learning mode with Vidas?

    Stuart
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    easy to diagnose just open the bonet and change...

    easy to diagnose just open the bonet and change from park to drive and you will see worn torque mounts.
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    No special tool required. Your symptoms are...

    No special tool required. Your symptoms are exactly the same as my car, with an occasional surge in drive at the lights. Had never worked on an auto trans before and had no problems...have worked...
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    All working fine haven't adjusted the solenoids....

    All working fine haven't adjusted the solenoids. I purchased a pressure sensor that I will connect to an arduino micro with a LCD display in the car....will post details when completed.

    Stuj
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    Transgo kit details

    Below is the kit spec from ebay




    AW55-50 RE5F22A AF33-5 COMBO KIT 2001-ON

    TRANSGO SK AW55-50 SHIFT KIT RE5F22A AF33-5 AW55-50SN 2001-ON
    AW55-50SN RE5F22A AF33-5 VALVE BODY GASKET SUB-KIT...
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    Fixed my oil pressure issue some time ago....

    Fixed my oil pressure issue some time ago. Replaced all the o rings in the sump. The oring on the oil pickup had become brittle and half of it was missing so it was pulling in air causing actual low...
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    Photos from last post 55445545554655475548

    Photos from last post

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    Photos and transgo instructions ...

    Photos and transgo instructions

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    See next post for next photos
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    Astro I did a couple of vac tests but soon...

    Astro

    I did a couple of vac tests but soon realised that there was no real wear on other parts not supplied in the kit. No rebore required. I will scan the instructions from the transgo kit and...
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    Hi Some time since I posted this but finally...

    Hi

    Some time since I posted this but finally overhauled my valve body. It's a lof of work but quit simple to do if you have good workshop skills. I used the transgo shift kit from e-bay.....only...
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    can you stop with the references to he human...

    can you stop with the references to he human body...my car is inanimate and made of plastic metal and glass.
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    I hear what yo say but don't think my...

    I hear what yo say but don't think my transmission specialist is prepared to spend the time on diagnosis the problem. their first option is to change the valve body as it is the least risk option for...
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    have a close look at the video he grinds the ends...

    have a close look at the video he grinds the ends off and then presses a cup on the back.
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    Transmission is fine when cold I have changed the...

    Transmission is fine when cold I have changed the oil and the transmission was somewhat improved for 3 months. main problem is harsh first gear engagement.

    found a correction kit that solves the...
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    Control body overhaul any one don it?

    have a 2001 xc70 and just got a quote for $3500 for a new valve body, too much for a car of this age.

    I want to open it up and have a go at repair, worked on many manual tansmissions but never...
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    Fan Recall Australia....still on??

    Hi,

    I had some trobule with my 01 xc70 overheating. The problem was a fault with the fan. My mechanic told me the fan recal has finished, so I have paid $700 for a new fan.:eek:

    I have since...
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