Diff-lock (vacuum solenoid) problems? - We can help..

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Re: Diff-lock (vacuum solenoid) problems? - We can help..

Post by Pieter du Toit » 21 Sep 2011 12:52

D*nner Bl*ksem.........en alles wat daarmee gepaard gaan!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hier het ek in Nov 2009 R2 200-00 plus vat vir die oorspronklike Nissan ding betaal - en nou kom spring julle uit die kas uit!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!???????????????????

Dis nie snaaks nie - maar ek i bly om te sien daar is n goedkoper replacement beskikbaar!!!!!!

Sjoe - die agente rook ons darem regtig erg.
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Re: Diff-lock (vacuum solenoid) problems? - We can help..

Post by Peter Connan » 21 Sep 2011 12:59

Ja Pieter, ek ook.

But now we must make sure that we use them regularly, because it seems to me that way they last much better.

So I will make sure I use it at least once this weekend, even if it is just on the dirt road leaving 3 Provinsies :rolling:
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Re: Diff-lock (vacuum solenoid) problems? - We can help..

Post by ChristoSlang » 22 Sep 2011 18:50

I'm officially giving up on Nissan's OEM diff lock - mine worked only once after redoing the internals and then left me in the lurch at the AAWDC fun day. :redface:

Now I'm saving up for an ARB...
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Re: Diff-lock (vacuum solenoid) problems? - We can help..

Post by PECS » 26 Sep 2011 09:28

Pieter du Toit wrote:D*nner Bl*ksem.........en alles wat daarmee gepaard gaan!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hier het ek in Nov 2009 R2 200-00 plus vat vir die oorspronklike Nissan ding betaal - en nou kom spring julle uit die kas uit!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!???????????????????

Dis nie snaaks nie - maar ek i bly om te sien daar is n goedkoper replacement beskikbaar!!!!!!

Sjoe - die agente rook ons darem regtig erg.
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Dit werk mos maar altyd so ne, Murphy is n d*nner, maar jy sien nou darem daar's n paar ander uitwee, so as jy weer help nodig het met n solenoid wat breek dan moet jy maar laat weet, ons is hier om the help. :thumbup:
Peter Connan wrote:Ja Pieter, ek ook.

But now we must make sure that we use them regularly, because it seems to me that way they last much better.

So I will make sure I use it at least once this weekend, even if it is just on the dirt road leaving 3 Provinsies :rolling:
Wise words, these type of parts actually do tend to last longer with more frequent use, so manne, lets go get dirty!!! DIRT

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Re: Diff-lock (vacuum solenoid) problems? - We can help..

Post by Gerrit Loubser » 26 Sep 2011 13:37

This weekend at 3 Provinsies I helped Pieter van As to get his rear diff lock working again (it was merely the vacuum lines that were connected incorrectly) and I noticed an interesting thing: One of his two original vacuum solenoids no longer works, so the previous owner connected up what looks like a single vacuum solenoid from a Gearmax diff lock system in its place. The Gearmax vacuum solenoid is not nearly in the class of the industrial quality PECS item, but it might just be a cheaper alternative that is actually good enough for the purpose? As it is a single solenoid, one would have to have two of them to totally replace the original Nissan (Hitachi) system.
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Re: Diff-lock (vacuum solenoid) problems? - We can help..

Post by PECS » 01 Dec 2011 15:50

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Re: Diff-lock (vacuum solenoid) problems? - We can help..

Post by Delbono » 09 Dec 2011 15:02

Howzit

I also had problems with my difflock relating to the solenoids. I figures I had nothing to loose so I opened up the solenoid (requires bending some of the things that keep it together, although they can be bent back). It turned out that the solenoids did not work properly because there were some dust/soil that ended up keeping it from sealing proprely. This happened because the last rubber pipe downstream got loose and being vacuum it sucked up all kinds of nasties.

A good cleaning and lubrication fixed it up perfectly - have not had any problems since then.

I think the solenoids are such simple mechanisms that faults should be very rare.

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Re: Diff-lock (vacuum solenoid) problems? - We can help..

Post by Grootseun » 09 Dec 2011 23:54

Riaan , terwyk julle dan nou die manne is wat die goed ken het julle nie vir ons TDI manne iets soortgelyks aan die 3barracing se Dawes valve of iets soos die Grainegr ene in die fotos nie , dis basies nike meer as n pressure release valve wat jy kan stel nei , sit op boost kant en as die druk oor die gestelde limiet gaan relaese hy dit net , al ding van die dawes is dat hy die druk dan in die tpiece in release wat in jou VNT actuator se vacuum lyn is wat dadelik die boost verminder
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Re: Diff-lock (vacuum solenoid) problems? - We can help..

Post by tour de frans » 10 Dec 2011 13:31

Sjoe, ek skuld julle nog fotos van die solinoids, Ek sal tog weer try. :redface:
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Re: Diff-lock (vacuum solenoid) problems? - We can help..

Post by PECS » 23 Feb 2012 15:50

PECS wrote: Now, we are the MAC agents in Southern Africa and stock these valves specifically for the PATROL, The correct part number of this vacuum solenoid valve is: 45A-GC1-DDBA-1BA-Mod-532F and the price at the moment (August 2011) is R617-00 excl. VAT. As a special offer to all forum members we will offer a 5% discount on this price.
For any details please contact Riaan - 0822695830 or Michael - 0119071910
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