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Re: On my walk.

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Failure of the struts is common - the official procedure is to remove the headlining, but there is a youtube vid of doing it with the lining in situ.



How did you fix the ESP light Gibbo?

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Re: On my walk.

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Bleeding out the ASB pump then doing a BSI reset fixed the ESP light Richard.

I knew about the fix for the hinge struts, must have seen that video before.

I sorted the window switch this morning, popped out the guts and gave it a good wipe clean and all's well again.

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Re: On my walk. Tailgate struts!

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I think I had some extraordinary good luck on these, they seem to be priced at around £59 plus postage, I thought that it would be a broom handle job for the time being.

I looked on Ebay and instead of looking for C5 estate struts I put in the part number, same result until I scrolled down to near the end of the offers where I came across them for £16 odd and free delivery.

First thought 'what's the catch?' couldn't see one, the picture was right the part number right so I ordered a pair (Ebay and Paypal buyer protection, what's the risk)

They arrived today, correct parts brand new in the original packing, I fitted them and they're fine.

So I thought 'must tell the FCF guys about this bargain' went back to the Ebay site for the listing number and the seller has amended the price to £80 odd each, he must have listed the price wrong when he first put them up but honoured the deal anyway.

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That's a lovely result Gibbo...

I guess there'll be a stampede now... Wonder if he has enough to meet demand ;)

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Re: On my walk.

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I've just sold the C5 hatchback............................just hope the project estate comes good and stays good now. 8-[