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  1. cmc

    Big servicing repair bill - adviced needed

    Hi all I just put my LC in for it's 40k fourth service (my car has done 25k). When I got the car back I got the additional work advice quote which highlighted all the things with the car. To say I was shocked was an understatement! :cry: :cry: :cry: I don't thrash the car or anything this is...
  2. electric window... repair?

    My drivers side electric window failed fairly recently. its not the switch or the motor itself, it appears to be a relay (maybe)... I dont mind buying a new one, but i dont think it would be all that hard to fix... Has anyone experienced this and tried to fix it? Dont wana take it out...
  3. leegt5

    Leather repair

    Does anyone know if you can repair a slight scrape on the leather ? As I was putting my keyboard between my 2 rear headrests and it has scuffed one of them !! I rung Seat and they want £180 for a replacement !!
  4. Dent repair in Derby....

    Does anyone know a good dent repairer in the Derby/Nottingham area ?!? The R has got about a 6" dent in the rear passenger door, from when someone kindly opened their door into it :( Have found a couple of guys on the internet, but would rather use someone who came with a...
  5. storeyd

    Halfords Alloy Wheel Repair Kit???

    I have a few minor scatches on a couple of my wheels. Not worth a full re-furbish. Has anyone tried the Halfords (or any other make) of alloy wheel repair kit??? Any good??? I noticed on the packed that you have to re-spray all the wheels, to match the colour I guess. Will this do more...
  6. Warning lights on after accident repair

    Reversed the Altea into a lampost that jumped out into my path - didn't even see it after I hit it!! :censored: Reversing sensors now bought.... Anyway insurance repair needed - rear bumper, rear side panel (not sure if whole side done) etc etc, something around £1500 probably according to...
  7. brad_cupra05

    clutch pedal repair

    hi, been reparing my broken clutch pedal pretty much done but i cant seem to be able to get the little plastic collar in enough to be able to get the clip on any tips or how to's would be much appreciated cheers
  8. AR-CoolC

    Stone chip repair (lots of pictures)

    This weekend, it was time to tackle the stone chips on the front of my Leon. As it’s a daily driver with 15000 miles on the clock after less than 5 months, and black, you can guess the state the leading edges were in. Unfortunately I couldn’t get a good picture of the chips. So I gathered up...
  9. Door allignment post repair

    Hi guys, following a pretty hefty accident and repair i've noticed that my door allignment is out by about 8 mm. None of my friends of family can notice it but i can and it pisses me right off, almost to the point where i'm tempted to just buy a new FR. Has anyone else had much experience...
  10. ibiza owner

    How to Repair your Rear Screen Wash

    It is quite a common fault on the Mk3 IBIZA's that you go to wash your rear windscreen only to find that it just dribbles out the jet but you have a boot full of washer fluid! - Sometimes it must just be a matter of a washer pipe that has come off the back of the rear wiper motor and you have to...
  11. Rear Bumper Repair?

    Is it possible to get dents out of the rear bumpers? I have an LC 1.8 20V in Yellow and stupidly reversed into something in my drive this morning which has dented the rear left bumper but fortunately only the upper plastic yellow section and not any of the lights or black trim. Can the...
  12. Parts repair manuals

    Just seen this on ebay http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=4602664435&rd=1&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWA%3AIT&rd=1 will this help with general servicing stuff / braking suspension renewal etc Mart
  13. Alloy Wheel Repair

    Hi All, I'm looking at getting two of my LCR alloys refurbed and wondered if anyone had ever used Alloy Wheel Repair at Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. I am from the Lincoln area and this seems to be the closest wheel repair centre. Daz :D
  14. B8YD K

    Service and repair manual

    I'm after a service and repair manual for my 2000 Seat Ibiza Cupra 20VT. The ones like the Bentley manuals, but Bentley don't list any Seat's. Mainley to find out more about my car, to help me look after it better. Does anyone know where I can get such a book/cd rom from as I would really...
  15. Water leak into footwell - dodgy seal info and DIY repair guide

    If it is wet just in the passengers footwell then the leak could be due to a poorly fitted pollen filter or cover. Pollen filter cover – to remove : unscrew and pull out plastic clips with screw heads (circled red) then pull up rubber seal from end, marked with yellow arrow. Pull...
  16. Water leak into footwell - dodgy seal info and DIY repair guide (Image links dead)

    If it is wet just in the passengers footwell then the leak could be due to a poorly fitted pollen filter or cover. Pollen filter cover – to remove : unscrew and pull out plastic clips with screw heads (circled red) then pull up rubber seal from end, marked with yellow arrow. Pull...
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