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Omega General Help / Bracket
« on: 10 September 2019, 22:47:44 »
Hi Guys

Iíve done a silly, Iíve taken the power steering pump and alternator off my Omega 2.5TD and ended up with this bracket but canít for the life of me see where it should fit.

Can anyone out there send a picture or sketch of where it should go.

Thanks to anyone who can help

[img]Hi Guys

Iíve done a silly, Iíve taken the power steering pump and alternator off my Omega 2.5TD and ended up with this bracket but canít for the life of me see where it should fit.

Can anyone out there send a picture or sketch of where it should go.

Thanks to anyone who can help
https://i.postimg.cc/sxssDn0r/P1000333.jpg

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General Discussion Area / Re: Image Upload
« on: 30 August 2019, 18:42:33 »
Hi Biggriffin

Many thanks for the link, I tried it and only thing I needed to do was remove [IMG] before and after the link.

Thanks again

Clive


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Omega General Help / Power Steering Flushing
« on: 30 August 2019, 15:59:50 »
Hi Guys

Has anyone out there got any bright ideas, first off Iím talking about the Omega with the 2.5 L diesel engine not that I think in this instance it will make any difference if it was petrol.

My problem is the power steering has packed up and the fault was traced to the pump which has now been taken off and sent for repair.
The repairers have said the system needs to be flushed out before fitting the repaired pump which all makes good sense to me.

Ok there are two pipes which connect onto the fluid top up reservoir, one goes down and connects to the power steering pump via a banjo union unlike the one shown at B in the image but the same as the one shown at A.

Does anyone know the best way to flush the system out from the banjo at A, or could I simply pour fluid in at point C until it comes out at banjo A, although I think point C is the return fluid pipe so I would be flushing the system in reverse if you get my meaning.
Circuit-4.jpg](https://postimg.cc/vgRFpCNT)

Thanks to anyone who can shed some light

Clive












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General Discussion Area / Image Upload
« on: 30 August 2019, 13:27:25 »
Hi

I want to upload an image onto this forum which I have stored on Google, does anyone know how to do it, click by click please as it does not take much for me to get lost.

My thanks to anyone who can advise.

Clive

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Omega General Help / Omega Clutch
« on: 22 November 2018, 23:20:28 »
Hi Guys

Iíve posted on here some time ago about an issue Iíve got with the clutch in my Omega 2.5TD with a manual gearbox.

Just to recap, start the engine and the car wonít go into gear, keep a steady pressure on the gear lever turn engine off and it goes straight into gear no problem.

The fluid level isnít going down in the shared brake reservoir.

Tried bleeding the concentric slave cylinder problem still persists.

Thereís no clutch slip when accelerating hard or going up hill.

Once the car is running within a few minutes the gears go in no problem, and by a few minutes I mean in the time it takes to reverse the car off my driveway.

Question 1: Is there another cylinder behind the clutch pedal, if not does anyone know how the system works, ie when pressure is applied to the clutch pedal how does it force fluid down the pipe to the concentric cylinder if thereís no cylinder attached to the clutch pedal.

Question 2: Is there a way of testing the brake master cylinder to find out if the rubbers inside it are simply allowing fluid to pass back and forth over them.


Question 3: If there is another cylinder at the back of the clutch pedal is there any way it can be tested to see if itís working as it should.

I donít want to go rushing straight in and buy a new complete clutch and concentric cylinder plus a new dual mass flywheel, well at least not without checking the other items out first.

Thanks to anyone who can help

Clive

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Omega Electrical and Audio Help / Re: Onboard Display Gone Dim
« on: 29 July 2018, 23:06:35 »
Diamond

I thought all the small character sections were made up from small diodes surely if they are 4 bulbs it wouldn't have any effect on the lettering if you get my meaning.

Cheers

Clive

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Omega Electrical and Audio Help / Re: Onboard Display Gone Dim
« on: 29 July 2018, 23:00:58 »
Diamond Black Geezer

Are these bulbs by any chance marked in red, I took this photo some time ago when I had the instrument cluster out for some other issue ages ago.

https://www.freephotoupload.com/images/2018/07/29/P1210526.md.jpg

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Omega Electrical and Audio Help / Re: Onboard Display Gone Dim
« on: 29 July 2018, 22:52:34 »
Hi GastronomicKleptomaniac

If only it were that simple, nah no chance, it's a bit difficult taking photos in the dark but for what its worth take a look at the image I've uploaded especially where I've maked it in red.

But thank you for your prompt reply

Clive


https://www.freephotoupload.com/images/2018/07/29/P1250560.md.jpg

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Omega Electrical and Audio Help / Onboard Display Gone Dim
« on: 29 July 2018, 22:06:01 »
Hi Guys

The onboard screen display has gone dim but only on the one half, all of the diodes are still working in so far as there are no missing segments.
Does anyone have any idea what wrong with it?

Thanks for your help

Clive

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Omega General Help / Re: Air Con Screw
« on: 04 July 2018, 22:59:30 »
Hello Lee

Sorry Iím a bit late answering, many thanks for the lowdown I have to admit it is a bit difficult trying to find things out about specific compressors but I suppose at the end of the day I could do just as you say see what happens ie if the gap is too wide the clutch simply wonít engage so just keep reducing the spacer thickness until it does.

When I took the car in to get the refrigerant evacuated they told me there was none in the system I guess it must have leaked out so heaven knows how I going to find out how much needs to go back in and from what Iíve read itís quite a science.

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Omega General Help / Re: Air Con Clutch Fallen Off
« on: 04 July 2018, 18:18:52 »
Hello Keith

Thank heavens it didn't do a lot of damage lol.
Have you fixed it all yet or got rid of it.

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Omega General Help / Re: Air Con Clutch Fallen Off
« on: 02 July 2018, 22:20:49 »
Keith ABS

Iv'e got the facelift model year 2000 so I'm not sure if what you have will fit mine unless someone can advise otherwise.
Sorry about the one photo fellas I'm still trying to get use to uploading images



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Omega General Help / Re: Air Con Clutch Fallen Off
« on: 02 July 2018, 22:16:08 »
Keith ABS

Iv'e got the facelift model year 2000 so I'm not sure if what you have will fit mine unless someone can advise otherwise.

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Omega General Help / Re: Air Con Clutch Fallen Off
« on: 02 July 2018, 22:11:40 »
Entwood

Thank you for your reply, Iv'e just managed to sort out how to upload photos as it does make life a bit easier  :)

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Omega General Help / Re: Air Con Clutch Fallen Off
« on: 02 July 2018, 22:07:52 »
















I did the sketch but had the headache of finding a website where I could upload the photos for free, I did use Photobucket which is no longer free and photos that have been posted on forums through them are no longer visible, what a bind that is.

I have tried a couple of breakers one being called breakersyard.com without much success, I was thinking these Omegas are getting that old now especially the diesel Iíll be lucky to find anything.

So, I got to thinking why buy a compressor if itís just a simple thing like a screw and spacer which has gone missing.

Iíve got to say to everyone on here who replied, I have just seen the light how stupid can one be.
Iíve just been watching a youtube video only to discover itís not the whole clutch which slides along the splines of the shaft as I thought, heaven knows where I got that idea from.
I wear varifocals so if anyone asks why I thought that Iím going to swear blind I was looking through the wrong part of the lenses lol.

The one part of the clutch doesnít move at all, itís just the outer part that does all the moving in and out towards the driven pulley.

Iíve just run another check on the compressor with it off the car only to find clutch is not moving, when I connected some jumper leads from a battery onto the two pins of the plug it arched as though there was some kind of short, so Iíve done a resistance test with a multimeter and came up with a reading of 0.8 ohms.
Iím guessing thatís bad news because on a couple of American cars on youtube they are talking about the resistance should be between 3 to 5 ohms.

Maybe it would be cheaper just to simple ride around with windows open if its too hot inside the car.




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