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get it sorted Joe

take pics

show them to us


I could do I suppose ...


Let you Gents see that a woman can do it ...

I shall get Graeme at the ready with the camera then ...
 
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Let you Gents see that a woman can do it ...

I shall get Graeme at the ready with the camera then ...
Already done it years ago Joe. Don't get cocky
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Well ... what can I say, after wanting this for a long time ... It's done ...

To be fair it actually took longer to take some pictures than it did to fit the thing ...

Now when I say fit it .. I didn't in all fairness ... Graeme got his tools out and before I new

where I was he was at it ... So I was left holding the camera

Anyway .. here are my snaps



Firstly ... with the lower cowl removed you can see the white connection tucked up in the column, just slightly left of center

http://i1136.photobucket.com/albums/...2-11114431.jpg


Gently easy it down, till its like so

http://i1136.photobucket.com/albums/...2-11114458.jpg

http://i1136.photobucket.com/albums/...2-11114525.jpg

Now to attach the stalk ... It helps if you turn the steering wheel to the left to give you enough clearance to remove the small screw that holds the indicator arm stalk in place.
When you attach the new stalk use a longer self tapping screw to hold the new stalk in place

http://i1136.photobucket.com/albums/...2-11115229.jpg

http://i1136.photobucket.com/albums/...2-11114904.jpg

Now you are ready to connect ...

http://i1136.photobucket.com/albums/...2-11120225.jpg

and for the final bit .. gently tuck the connector back up in the column ..

http://i1136.photobucket.com/albums/...2-11120321.jpg

At this point we turned the ignition on and tested ... and look what we saw ...

http://i1136.photobucket.com/albums/...2-11120503.jpg
 
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Been out for a drive and it works a treat ...

Was so strange at first till I got used to it ... but its done now ...
 
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Guys n girls I 've just been fiddling with my 147 as there were a few niggles that were bugging me and one of them was the cruise wasn't working. Looked at the pedals and the clutch switch looked to have a gap between it and the pedal. Took the switch out and had a play and curiosity got the better of me, so I took it apart....

You guys know that the plunger is adjustable, don't you? If you do then I'll shut up but on all the info I found which included pennies,gaffer tape,blutac and all sorts of bodges, no one mentioned it. I have pictures if people want to see them?
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Superb work Joe and Graham. I'll be referring to that before too long.

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Well just did this on my 2004 156 1.9 JTD Sportwagon.

Simplicity itself. Only head scratching moment was to see how the lever located - and Joe1968 photos were great, much appreciated.

Partsgateway found me the part - which was a very reasonable 60 for stalk and lower cowl.

I was wondering ( just curious ) - what 156 models had this as standard?
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Been out for a drive and it works a treat ...

Was so strange at first till I got used to it ... but its done now ...
Don't forget to mention it doesn't work the first time you turn the ignition on as the ECU needs to recognise it's there. Second time it will work.
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Don't forget to mention it doesn't work the first time you turn the ignition on as the ECU needs to recognise it's there. Second time it will work.



Your a bit late. ...



But i did know that
 
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But i did know that
yep last of the late brakers me....

Oh and late for work, etc as well
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Hi All, I've spent a while reading through lots of pages about fitting cruise control..
Have I got it right that all cruise control stalks for the 147 are the same part number, there is no variance between facelift and non facelift etc?

If I go buy a complete stalk assembly from an 04 plate I can remove the cc stalk and it will fit on my 08 147?

It would be useful to have a list of part numbers as a sticky (if that's possible, sorry I'm new here).

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Looks like I have ended up with a 147 cruise control stalk and lower cowling from a scrapdealer rather than what I had asked for 156. Knowning there is a difference in looks, is it possable to connect the 147 cruise control to a 156 facelift 04 plate. If not then I have one 4 sale
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hi all i've just got a 147 & cant get the cruise control to work, can anybody tell me what can be wrong please
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Looks like I have ended up with a 147 cruise control stalk and lower cowling from a scrapdealer rather than what I had asked for 156. Knowning there is a difference in looks, is it possable to connect the 147 cruise control to a 156 facelift 04 plate. If not then I have one 4 sale
I think The stalk itself is the same but with the lobes on the handle. Pretty sure the coweling won't though
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Will a 147 cruise control fit in a 156 facelift

going to check tonight, but I got a feeling not just the screw alightment is different, but the connector
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Connector is different defo for a 147 only. Bought for 25 including cowling if any one is interest shout-up. I am live in London.
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Looks like I have ended up with a 147 cruise control stalk and lower cowling from a scrapdealer rather than what I had asked for 156. Knowning there is a difference in looks, is it possable to connect the 147 cruise control to a 156 facelift 04 plate. If not then I have one 4 sale
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Connector is different defo for a 147 only. Bought for 25 including cowling if any one is interest shout-up. I am live in London.
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156 / 147 cruise control.






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cheers for the link, feel better now knowing I am not the first and armed with a solution, happy man
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