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Boatbodz

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Radiator and wiring
« on: May 04, 2022, 03:12:43 PM »
Hello all. Just removed the radiator. Not the easiest thing to do - as a 126 virgin. Small leak. have yet to establish where precisely. Does anyone stock new rads or do i need to find a rad repair man? Secondly, in removing the rad it looks like i have dislodged a wire in the  alternator area. it is yellow wire, seemingly all on its own. Anyone shed any light on where it goes? Thanks  for any useful replies.

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Re: Radiator and wiring
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2022, 12:38:12 PM »
This is a brilliant sealer..  https://www.kseal.com/uk/products/k-seal   or as you say get it repaired. I've never seen new rads, just used on ebay.

If I remember I'll have a look on mine on the yellow wire.


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Re: Radiator and wiring
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2022, 01:10:37 PM »
I've used that kseal as Andy says it's brilliant it's sorted my head gasket out ....was gonna strip it down and do it but so far so good...👍👍

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Re: Radiator and wiring
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2022, 05:04:36 PM »
Thanks for the replies. I had the rad tested and it had a small leak but was also blocked. I'm going to have a new core which will cost a bit more than a secondhand one but should prove more reliable. I found a local rad specialist in the back of beyond but near to me.

If anyone can shed light on the yellow wire I shall be very grateful - or if anyone has a 126 Bis near Norwich I could drop over to view. Many thanks.

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Re: Radiator and wiring
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2022, 06:16:11 PM »
Post a photo of the offending yellow wire, which will help in assisting what the wire is for.

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Re: Radiator and wiring
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2022, 06:53:43 PM »
Found this connector near the radiator/alternator area, the plug side has 2 blacks and 2 yellows with black stripes. The socket side has a black and a yellow.

Hope it helps.




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Re: Radiator and wiring
« Reply #6 on: May 16, 2022, 05:44:49 PM »
Sorry for the delay in replying. Radiator has come back after a new core so I thought I would fit it and compare your photo. Mine is exactly the same has your photo it no missing wire.

Then I went under the car again and noticed that one of the sensors ( don't know which) was missing a lead! Problem solved!

I am very grateful for your help. Many thanks and best wishes.

Alan aka Boatbodz.

 

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