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    Thread: blue smoke on start-up, only after overnight. Appears fuel not oil
Post: RE: blue smoke on start-up, only after overnight. ...

Thanks. In that circumstance would you not expect some oil consumption? ...over several thousand miles virtually nil consumed.
Robho M59 Berlingo 12 1,373 21-02-2021, 08:38 PM
    Thread: Advice to safely tighten injector clamps on 1.6 HDi 2006 pls
Post: Advice to safely tighten injector clamps on 1.6 HD...

Hi  Cancunia replied to my earlier post - suggesting a new thread, if anyone has any further advice please: I'm fairly sure that JJ9 & others have some views on how best to check & tighten,...
Robho M59 Berlingo 6 797 21-02-2021, 01:16 PM
    Thread: blue smoke on start-up, only after overnight. Appears fuel not oil
Post: RE: blue smoke on start-up, only after overnight. ...

(21-02-2021, 12:03 PM)cancunia Wrote:   (21-02-2021, 11:50 AM)Robho Wrote:  Cheers. Would my 2006 be classed as late or early in this context? 2006 is early, later is around 2009 onwards. T...
Robho M59 Berlingo 12 1,373 21-02-2021, 01:14 PM
    Thread: blue smoke on start-up, only after overnight. Appears fuel not oil
Post: RE: blue smoke on start-up, only after overnight. ...

Cheers. Would my 2006 be classed as late or early in this context?
Robho M59 Berlingo 12 1,373 21-02-2021, 11:50 AM
    Thread: blue smoke on start-up, only after overnight. Appears fuel not oil
Post: RE: blue smoke on start-up, only after overnight. ...

(21-02-2021, 09:27 AM)Robho Wrote:  Cheers, I've just tried a search (unsuccessfully) ...could you point me to the instructions pls? thx.
Robho M59 Berlingo 12 1,373 21-02-2021, 09:27 AM
    Thread: blue smoke on start-up, only after overnight. Appears fuel not oil
Post: RE: blue smoke on start-up, only after overnight. ...

Cheers, I've just tried seactr (unsuccessfully) ...could you point me to the instructions pls? thx.
Robho M59 Berlingo 12 1,373 21-02-2021, 09:27 AM
    Thread: blue smoke on start-up, only after overnight. Appears fuel not oil
Post: RE: blue smoke on start-up, only after overnight. ...

Hmm. That sounds interesting. Someone suggested that it might be a leaking injector. I really dont have much knowledge of diesels.
Robho M59 Berlingo 12 1,373 19-02-2021, 02:54 PM
    Thread: blue smoke on start-up, only after overnight. Appears fuel not oil
Post: blue smoke on start-up, only after overnight. Appe...

I have a 2007 1.6 HDi. It has done 86,000 miles.  In normal use there is no exhaust smoke. After parked overnight, there is blue smoke on start up for, say, 2 secs and not scientific but to give an ...
Robho M59 Berlingo 12 1,373 19-02-2021, 12:48 PM
    Thread: Heated Seats - fitting an aftermarket kit - completed, and with feedback
Post: RE: Heated Seats - fitting an aftermarket kit - co...

(20-01-2021, 01:50 PM)Zen_Speedmaster Wrote:  Dynamite job. I had an Aldi heated seat cover but it was fairly poor. I think the pup did me a favour when he pissed on it. I'll be doing same as yo...
Robho M59 Berlingo 24 3,531 20-01-2021, 02:39 PM
    Thread: Heated Seats - fitting an aftermarket kit - completed, and with feedback
Post: RE: Heated Seats - fitting an aftermarket kit

(18-01-2021, 05:26 PM)Rasputin Wrote:  Well done; I think this is a very good write-up. maybe it could be put into the How To section? Cheers. I did try to amend the thread title to at least sa...
Robho M59 Berlingo 24 3,531 19-01-2021, 08:37 AM
    Thread: "Notchy" Power Steering
Post: RE: "Notchy" Power Steering

(06-12-2019, 01:33 PM)boltonboy Wrote:  Thank You I will try that and report back Cheers Hi there In have a similar issue - did this work for you? cheers
Robho M59 Berlingo 8 1,414 18-01-2021, 01:55 PM
    Thread: Heated Seats - fitting an aftermarket kit - completed, and with feedback
Post: RE: Heated Seats - fitting an aftermarket kit (fee...

(09-01-2021, 01:01 PM)Robho Wrote:   (09-01-2021, 09:44 AM)Zion Wrote:  Sounds good. If you have a clamp meter that can read DC Amps, it's worth hooking them up to a battery or charger and ...
Robho M59 Berlingo 24 3,531 18-01-2021, 12:31 PM
    Thread: 1.6HDi temperature / thermostat
Post: RE: 1.6HDi temperature / thermostat

(09-01-2021, 10:56 AM)jj9 Wrote:  In cold weather my car takes a long time to warm up, after about 7 miles (15 minutes) of general driving the gauge is just hitting the 80° mark, the thermostat ...
Robho M59 Berlingo 22 1,943 10-01-2021, 08:50 AM
    Thread: 1.6HDi temperature / thermostat
Post: RE: 1.6HDi temperature / thermostat

(09-01-2021, 10:56 AM)jj9 Wrote:  In cold weather my car takes a long time to warm up, after about 7 miles (15 minutes) of general driving the gauge is just hitting the 80° mark, the thermostat ...
Robho M59 Berlingo 22 1,943 09-01-2021, 01:07 PM
    Thread: Heated Seats - fitting an aftermarket kit - completed, and with feedback
Post: RE: Heated Seats - fitting an aftermarket kit

(09-01-2021, 09:44 AM)Zion Wrote:  Sounds good. If you have a clamp meter that can read DC Amps, it's worth hooking them up to a battery or charger and see what they actually draw, and see if th...
Robho M59 Berlingo 24 3,531 09-01-2021, 01:01 PM
    Thread: Heated Seats - fitting an aftermarket kit - completed, and with feedback
Post: RE: Heated Seats - fitting an aftermarket kit

Yep, I'm a bit perplexed by that too! I chose these ones after reading an excellent review on another forum. Went to the manufacturer (Waeco) who no longer do them, but put me onto a distributor. Wh...
Robho M59 Berlingo 24 3,531 09-01-2021, 08:52 AM
    Thread: 1.6HDi temperature / thermostat
Post: RE: 1.6HDi temperature / thermostat

(08-01-2021, 11:03 PM)Zion Wrote:  My B9 as usual, this morning was cold (at -2 outside temp) till the first 3 miles then gets to 70 then by 5 miles it's at 80, fully warmed up it sits at 90 and...
Robho M59 Berlingo 22 1,943 09-01-2021, 08:47 AM
    Thread: Heated Seats - fitting an aftermarket kit - completed, and with feedback
Post: RE: Heated Seats - fitting an aftermarket kit

yes, that's exactly the set up. thanks.
Robho M59 Berlingo 24 3,531 08-01-2021, 09:05 PM
    Thread: Heated Seats - fitting an aftermarket kit - completed, and with feedback
Post: RE: Heated Seats - fitting an aftermarket kit

(08-01-2021, 08:26 PM)oilyrag Wrote:  If a 'permanent' live feed is supplied what stops you forgetting to switch the seats off when parked up and subsequently flattening the battery.  Might a re...
Robho M59 Berlingo 24 3,531 08-01-2021, 09:04 PM
    Thread: Heated Seats - fitting an aftermarket kit - completed, and with feedback
Post: RE: Heated Seats - fitting an aftermarket kit

Cheers. May I ask a further question since (unlike the Haynes manual, which describes two fuses) it seems that both the accessory socket and cigarette lighter are on the same fuse - its 20A. I dont ...
Robho M59 Berlingo 24 3,531 08-01-2021, 08:24 PM