Thanks for all your well meaning
With egg on my face, I have to admit
another Senior moment.
Prior to the
overheating problem the LPG mechanic suggested that the ECU is not getting any
comment is a bit of a worry. If there is no power to the ECU, the engine will
not run at all. The ECU still needs the temperature and RPM signals to run the
Shortly after that conversation, the
battery light came on - the reason being, the belt has slipped off.
Looking for a save shady spot to unload
the van and refit the belt, I drove about 1k.
Without checking the cooling reservoir,
I reloaded the van and drove off - the result being the
Coolant light came on. Unloading the van
again - to check for leaks and wrote the e-mail
And let things cool down. Then it dawn
on me what had happened. I refilled the reservoir and made it
to Dubbo. Tomorrow I will bleed the
cooling system and see if I can find the LPG fault.
Cheers a bit more happier
Theo & Christine,,
Sent: 29 September 2014 19:58
Subject: Re: [Syncro_T3_Australia]
Theo, there is definitely some syncro
voodoo going on in the Dubbo area! Harts ya man if you can get there. Can
you give us more details? Is it just blowing the coolant out the res? Eddie had
this on his fresh engine and he retorqued the heads. Greg
Thanks for all the good wishes,
unfortunately this is already my first SOS.
35K before Dubbo the cooling water is
boiling - red light comes on.
The overflow container is full, also the
fan has not come on for a few days.
The LPG system plays up - running on
petrol for now.
We hopefully we can limp to Dubbo
Something different to “ladders & water
tanks”. By the way Scott, you are doing a great job at good prices.
I got my water tank done locally and not
We are finally off on our Australian trip
and we hope we never have to send an SOS on this forum.
Our first major stop will be Redcliffe Qld.
So we will still be in familiar territory.
The fun will start after Christine meets up
with her siblings.