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  1. Re: Amarok Auto Gearbox Shudder after Oil Change Service

    Mine was also silver highline ;D:).
    Drove the vehicle another year and almost 20 000km with no further issues before I sold it in PE for a 2019.

    They also wanted to recon my torqueconverter, but...
  2. Re: Amarok Auto Gearbox Shudder after Oil Change Service

    Hi, after the battery disconnect it got much better. Stil had a slight vibration/shudder. I however did a 6000km trip in 3 weeks just after this and had the guys from ZF on call if needed.

    But...
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    Re: Amarok front sway bar disconnect

    Hi all,

    I recon all have valuable input regarding possible damage. With a 50mm lift it affects the angle of continuous running. Sometime also the maximum travel of the suspension with longer...
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    Re: Amarok front sway bar disconnect

    Some input from me:

    No damage will occur to the CV,s due to disconnecting the swaybar or as I know it the Anti Rollbar.

    Reason:

    Swaybar/Anti-Roll bar limits roll movement by acting against...
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    Re: Power output V8 Petrol vs V8 Diesel

    Power under the curve is the important bit:
    Everything being equal, tyre size, weight etc. A specific engine (powerplant) has a power curve, which is calculated from the torque produced by the...
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    Re: Much higher fuel consumption

    Best is to compare tyre EU Label specs if available. . This will give very good insight for different tyres. .

    I run General Grabber AT3 in 255/60 R18. Standard tyre has a B rating for fuel...
  7. Re: Trailer towing offroader with 1999km's to empty looking for advice.

    Its a pleasure. Not something you will be able to fix. Not sure how Ford manages those types of settings. But it will be required to access via a diagnostic tool to get the settings correct. Seems...
  8. Re: Trailer towing offroader with 1999km's to empty looking for advice.

    I see you posted in the Introduce Yourself section. Welcome.

    But maybe post this in the Ford Section. You will get more help with people seeing the post or thread [emoji1303]
  9. Re: Trailer towing offroader with 1999km's to empty looking for advice.

    Hi,

    To me it sounds like a calibration of some sort. In the software basic settings the system must be told when the sensor reads empty what the fuel level is, it could maybe be say 5L. So that...
  10. Re: My Friend's Daughter needs Help - 2007 Polo - EPC Light

    Hi Petri,

    EPC stands for Electronic Power Control. It is normally related to throttle pedal, throttle body, intake system or ABS, Cruise Control issues and normally switched on with another light....
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    Re: Amarok Accesories For Sale

    Securi lid also now sold to Tendani. .
  12. Thread: Amarok towbar

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    Re: Amarok towbar

    If it is aftermarket like from Thule find out if this interface is included. . Some of them does include this [emoji1303]
  13. Thread: Amarok towbar

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    Re: Amarok towbar

    It is best if it is integrated and coded as it then works with ESC etc and engine map changes if it detects the trailer fitment. It will also activate alarm if the vehicle is parked and locked and...
  14. Thread: Amarok towbar

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    Re: Amarok towbar

    As mentioned underneath the rear bumper there are 4 bolt holes standard on the bumper. You just bolt on a towball assembly.
    VW wiring harness and control unit for trailer control. Some are built...
  15. Thread: Amarok towbar

    by Langsaam
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    Re: Amarok towbar

    Hi,

    What exactly do you mean with this? Are you looking for a towball/hook assembly to fit or a complete bar setup like on the ford rangers which is seperate from the rear bumper?

    The rear...
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    Re: Amarok Accesories For Sale

    The Securi Lid 216 has now been removed from the vehicle and I have fitted a Rhinocab canopy.
    The Lid is still available at R9000neg if anyone is interested. . .
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    Re: Amarok Accesories For Sale

    Thule Amarok Roofbar Set has been sold. Only the Securi lid is still available. . . Basically brand new. R9000.00 price is negotiable if any one is interested.
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    Re: Amarok Accesories For Sale

    Seikel Field & Forrest Suspension Kit has been sold.Securi Lid & Thule Roof Bars still available. . .
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    Re: Amarok Accesories For Sale

    Hi Lewies,
    I can courier it to you if you would like. I will send a pm.
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    Amarok Accesories For Sale

    Hi All,I have some Amarok Accessories for sale if anyone is interested.Seikel Field & Forrest Suspension Kit for 2.0 Amarok Model. Was fitted less than 2 years ago to my 2013 Amarok. Did about 25...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Stuck in off-road height

    Precisely. There is a trade off. You decide what you can live with and what you want to do with it and what might become a problem for you.D1 without stabilisers will be great offroad. Not very good...
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    Discovery 4 Re: Stuck in off-road height

    Hi,

    Interesting reading and I hope they get it sorted. I get you point on raising and lowering as it is a great advantage to being functional etc. But also not the only vehicle or vehicles that...
  23. Re: N9 to Louvain (Old Voortrekker Pass) then Hoekwill

    Its a pleasure.

    Just thought about the route now. There are also a few sharp turns on the pass itself where you have to carefully watch your front & rear tires to clear rocks etc. With caravan it...
  24. N9 to Louvain (Old Voortrekker Pass) then Hoekwill

    Hi,

    Recently did the Louvain, Old Voortrekker Pass, with the Sanparks Road less travelled adventure about 3 weeks ago. We did it from hoekwil to Louvain with special permission.

    The road is...
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    Re: Your 4x4 being used what its MADE FOR.

    Lekker Dirk!! Dit was n lekker trip gewees. Staan my Amarok ini agtergrond505363505364
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    Re: T4A Map transfer to GPS problem

    Great. Yip, upgrade you just have to check and stop. [emoji1303]
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    Re: T4A Map transfer to GPS problem

    I had the same issue with my new 18.09 T4A map set last night. Previous version I also got the .img download file from T4A directly with 18.05. The Basecamp map transfer issue is with the basecamp...
  28. Re: Amarok Auto Gearbox Shudder after Oil Change Service

    Possibly yes. But dont know.
    I just hope it stays away.

    It is quite a relief after having a look at possibly spending thousands (R15k on recon torque converter up to over R50k for a gearbox...
  29. Amarok Auto Gearbox Shudder after Oil Change Service

    So an update on the shuddering problem:

    After oil change it shuddered heavily and adaptations were done and dis not solve the problem.
    Then the box was flushed and say 80% of the shuddering was...
  30. Re: Amarok Auto Gearbox Shudder after Oil Change Service

    Hi Dazza, the correct oil and level only ZF technician will know. I asked them after the service and it was double checked when they drove through the night to flush the box. I can only believe they...
  31. Re: Amarok Auto Gearbox Shudder after Oil Change Service

    Hi Greenhorn, was trying to figure out your comment last night regarding a “difficult shudder” [emoji85].

    We check propshafts etc and mountings as well. Could not find anything out of the...
  32. Re: Amarok Auto Gearbox Shudder after Oil Change Service

    Latest info is ZF in Johannesburg, Nico Eksteen and co, finds this occurrence very strange and they are sending a "Mobile Service Expert" to have a look at my vehicle next week.
    Lets see what he...
  33. Re: Amarok Auto Gearbox Shudder after Oil Change Service

    That is what I have been wondering as well. First we have to ensure that everything has been done correctly bore just throwing money at it hoping it solves the problem.
    And yes mistakes happen and...
  34. Re: Amarok Auto Gearbox Shudder after Oil Change Service

    At this stage I am in contact with ZF in Johannesburg via Nico Eksteen.
    They are looking into it. And find the situation strange. Hopefully we solve the problem. . .

    Oil levels were checked twice...
  35. Re: Amarok Auto Gearbox Shudder after Oil Change Service

    Thanks. Will send him a PM. According to the guys who worked on my Amarok it is not normal and cannot cause this.
    They can not understand why. I am waiting for a way forward from them but they want...
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