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  1. door lock jam

    164 & 168 (1991-1995)
    Hi, Don't know if anyone has ever had a door lock jammed but I have twice, both within the last 2 years. The symptom is unable to lift the unlock button while door handles ineffective (inner and outer) at releasing the door. The first time it happened I ended up destroying the door card to...
  2. 164 3.0 24v thermostat alternatives

    164 & 168 (1991-1995)
    Hi, need to source a thermostat for a 1994 164 3.0 24v manual. Some indications are the GTV or 164 12V versions will fit but confused as to whether I should be looking for just the insert or the top housing with insert in place. Have gone through the sheered bolt issue the last time it was...
  3. 164 jammed door lock

    164 & 168 (1991-1995)
    Hi, A friend closed a dropped door carefully by holding the outer door handle up, which seems to have confused the lock mechanism. Afterwards it wouldn't latch at all. Got around it by having someone keep the closed and then using the central locking switch to force it to latch. It did. Now it...
  4. 164 sunroof seal installing

    164 & 168 (1991-1995)
    Hi, Got a new sunroof seal and my sunroof unit in my living room. Took the drive motor off so could slid it by hand - which worked fine until sliding it to the closed position. This has locked it in place. :-( I could re-attach the drive motor and power it open but is there an easier way, with a...
  5. ATE master cylinder, can't take it apart ?

    Suspension, Steering, Brakes, Wheels & Tires
    Hi I'm trying to dismantle an ATE brake master cylinder and getting no where. I've dismantled the "No-Name" master cylinders before and never had a problem, but the ATE ones won't budge. I've being able to remove the snap ring, the metal washer under the snap ring, and the first big seal. The...
  6. 156 selespeed stuck in neutral -horrid sound

    Gearbox, Transaxle, Differential & Propshaft
    Hi My 156 selespeed from 1999 is a bit of a pet project for me. I have done most of the big stuff but probably need to replace the actuator within the next year. Except now it decided to get stuck in neutral with this horrid sound when...
  7. Stuck in 2nd and gate problems

    Spider - 105 & 115 Series (1966-1994)
    Yes, you may remember I recently disassembled and reassembled my transmission to replace the 2nd gear dog gear. There were no problems at all until now. While on my way home, some light metallic scraping noise started, then something broke off and exited the trans area (a little circular or...