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M100 savvy garage needed!

Postby barefoot » Sun 23.09.2012, 16:43

Can anyone recommend a specialist who works on the M100 near Preston in Lancashire?
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Re: M100 savvy garage needed!

Postby pearman00 » Sun 23.09.2012, 19:12

try Phoenix Motorsport 01254 384071 in Accrington if that helps
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Re: M100 savvy garage needed!

Postby Fredjohn » Sun 23.09.2012, 19:31

Or try Banks service station nr Southport or Club Lotus sec Linda Aughton in Southport. Neither are M100 specialists but will point you in right direction.
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Re: M100 savvy garage needed!

Postby inkitin » Sun 23.09.2012, 20:53

There's TrackVRoad at Clitheroe.

Considered them when I first got my Elan but eventually found somewhere closer to where I live.
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Re: M100 savvy garage needed!

Postby whippit » Mon 24.09.2012, 08:32

All depends on what you need doing, banks service centre, are in hesketh bank just of the A59 they deal with mainly lotus europa's they build a space frame chassis's for them and stick all manner of engine's in the back they have a superb set up and know m100,

But if you get him on a wrong day he will not give you the time of day , on the other hand he's shown me round his work shop and small show room filled with all his toys,
Or if you any good with a spanner i could point you in the right direction,
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Re: M100 savvy garage needed!

Postby barefoot » Mon 24.09.2012, 09:03

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I am reasonable with a spanner where can you point me, I have had the actuator off and freed the pivot arm all is ok looked for loose pipes but still the same and I did the paper clip method to read off the faults but it doesn't work with the management light flickering dimly only. I have an Elan scan lead but no laptop.

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Re: M100 savvy garage needed!

Postby RayD » Mon 24.09.2012, 10:03

barefoot wrote:
I did the paper clip method to read off the faults but it doesn't work with the management light flickering dimly only.



Have another try Kev, but with a better piece of wire you probably had a bad connection.

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Re: M100 savvy garage needed!

Postby barefoot » Mon 24.09.2012, 10:12

Ray

I tried everything different wire in and out squashed in you name it!
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Re: M100 savvy garage needed!

Postby harvey » Mon 24.09.2012, 12:45

Hi Kev, not sure if this helps, I am also experiencing the same problem, and was told by an ex owner that was also having the same problem to check the plugs going into the ecu as sometimes these can come loose and cause this fault, it worked for him. good luck
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Re: M100 savvy garage needed!

Postby DABgp » Wed 20.11.2013, 17:06

barefoot wrote:Can anyone recommend a specialist who works on the M100 near Preston in Lancashire?


Did you succeed in your quest?
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Re: M100 savvy garage needed!

Postby nicowalker1 » Wed 20.11.2013, 17:55

pearman00 wrote:try Phoenix Motorsport 01254 384071 in Accrington if that helps


He did a great job for me and very reasonable to.
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