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      I guess so :sly:, just took all 4 bolts and a nut out of the old out, and installed the new/used part from JY the same way...it rolled up and down a few times although crank felt somewhat heavy...it...
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      An unprofessional yet reliable test is to follow the cable coming out of the coil to the distributor cap, unplug and hold it with a pair of insulated pliers getting the tip close to the engine block,...
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      I am currently facing the same dilemma (1997 Cabrio Highline with factory power windows), my driver's side stop dead on the center, took it out and found that the cable was jammed coiled in a little...
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      X2 for this diagnostic....They get hot and quit working until they cool off.


      Next time it happens test coil for spark - (if you are getting spark but is orange it may not be a strong spark, blue...
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      MK3 or MK3.5? Where are you? Sent from my...

      MK3 or MK3.5? Where are you?



      Sent from my Windows Phone using Tapatalk
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      Thank you CSRGTI, the link provides information...

      Thank you CSRGTI, the link provides information mainly about troubleshooting alarm issues, not 100% confirmed compatibility between my vehicle year and other years. I want to hear about owners of...
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      1997 Cabrio owners...

      I purchased this white box alarm module part# 1EM 937 045 -


      Fcc: N64HU03W-01


      Model: AE-HU03W-01...
    8. I live by the OIA, yeah have purchased from both...

      I live by the OIA, yeah have purchased from both before, although prefer Triangle, Steve has helped me out more than once- cool guys indeed...however if not in a hurry, normally order from...
    9. Thanks again, I am leaving this old self...

      Thanks again, I am leaving this old self adjusting cable in for now, going to monitor how it behaves, meanwhile ordering a new manual replacement - can't trust self adjusting cables anymore...this...
    10. As suspected...

      It was the self adjusting cable - it was not releasing its full length (a better look after show me that release lever arm was more less at 10:30, instead of 9:00 - the recommended position), it was...
    11. Installed a new clutch kit, now it is slips worst?!

      I have a Cabrio Highline 1997, installed a Perfection Clutch kit from a local FLAP...it included a new pressure plate (torqued down to 44 ft lbs + 1/4 turn), clutch disc and a clutch trust...
    12. Wtb - complete tt cat back exhaust system for a...

      1997 Cabrio Highline. Please pm price + shipping to Orlando, Fl 32812. :popcorn:
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      bump

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      in the meantime....

      Quoted directly from link given above: The MKIII model line, as said earlier were all equipped with factory door central lock systems. However, there are a few odd ball cars out there, and of...
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      Is this the factory rad? Is your water rusty? Maybe rad is clogging...pour a rad cleaner $5 to $9 following the instructions and flush the system. Since upper and lower hoses are warm but rad is cold...
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      ...still looking.

      bump :thumbup:!
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      I would start by checking for vacuum leaks...and this may sound silly but a basic tune up might do wonders...new ignition rotor and cap as well as sparks...My 1997 Cabrio Highline was giving me...
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      Fuse 21 light up when using probe light however it was a suspicions dim shine- replaced it with a new one - and central locking works fine as well as the alarm (using factory black module 1HM 937 045...
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      Is there a fuse or relay for the central lock system? Mine is down and not locking any door...gotta push the knobs down by hand individually or inserting the key at door locks to lock vehicle...
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      Disarming the alarm...

      I have been able to disarmed my 1997 Cabrio alarm by inserting key in the trunk lock and turning it all the way to the right...might work for you too...perhaps this info came in a little late -...
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