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Date: Wed, 26 Oct 2005 09:02:05 -0400
From: Malt_Hound <""Malt_Hound\"nospamm-me not*">
Subject: Re: Washer bottle access - 9000

Dexter J wrote: > Salutations: > > On Tue, 25 Oct 2005 17:40:27 -0300, Malt_Hound not*"> > <<""Malt_Hound"nospamm-me> wrote: > >> >> David Clark wrote: >> >>> Hi, >>> >>> My 1993 9000 has sprung a leak on the washer bottle - I'm hoping just >>> on the >>> hose. Would anybody know of an easier way to access the bottle than >>> removing >>> the inner wheel arch liner please? >>> >>> Cheers! >>> Dave >>> >> >> I have really bad news for you. That is the only way to get at it. >> Also, it is almost as likely that the bottle is cracked after so long as >> that one of the "check valve" fittings has sprung the leak. But that >> should be obvious once you get in there... > > > 11-14: Body Work and Trim > > Wheelarch Trims > > To remove, unscrew the flange nuts from the studs that protrude inside > the wheelarch. Pull the trim away from the wheelarch, guiding the stud > threads through thier mounting holes. > > Clean the surface of the wheelarch before refitting the trim, and brush > out any dirt from around the mounting holes, inside the wheelarch. > > Inner Wheelarch Liners > > The front wheelarch liners consist of two moulded plastic panels that > form the front and rear sections. Both are secured by means of flange > screws and nuts, threaded into the bodywork. The right hand front > section has a removable rubber pad that can be simply pulled out to gain > access to the auxiliary drivebelt pulleys. > > To remove, first detach the wheelarch trim as described in the previous > sub-section. > > Both front and rear sections of the wheelarch liners can be removed by > simply extracting their retaining screws, the front should be removed > first. Note that on later models the brake cooling ducts must be removed > from under the valance before the front section of the wheel arch liner > can be withdrawn; "these" is achieved by simply removing the retaining > screws. > > Putting aside the publisher's proofing error noted above, provided with > greatest thanks to brother Fred for the Hayes 9000 Manual that came in > the mail this afternoon while I was out to for the annual inspection/MOT. > > $950 - but we did a wackload of fuild and filter swaps and replaced both > rear calipers. Went Synth in the 5 speed. Will have to likely repeat > around new years to completely flush - but it does in fact shift much > smoother so far. > > -- > > Radio Free Dexterdyne Top Tune o'be-do-da-day > Mississippi John Hurt - Frankie > > > all tunes - no cookies no subscription no weather no ads > no news no phone in no sign up required - all the Time J, Glad it came through customs already... -- -Fred W

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