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Post by pascalkreuger » 03 May 2017 10:58

Hey Gents,

I've just moved out of Richards Bay to Prince's Grant Estate, which is near Ballito. Could you guys recommend an honest Troll mechanic in the area. I just did my 185k service, while I was out the country for work, my wife stepped on the brakes quite hard a D the abs light has come on. I really don't want to take her in to the dealer. I would also wants someone to maybe upgrade suspension sometime. Any suggestions welcomed.

Thanks Gents,

Pascal

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Re: Patrol Service

Post by Tinus lotz » 03 May 2017 15:08

Jo...dont know who is good in that area ...i will try find out :salute:

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Post by JohnBoyZA » 03 May 2017 16:36

abs light has come on
Hi Pascal
Might be totally unrelated but my ABS light came on after I had a new radio installed. Will let you know if I get to the bottom of it.

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Re: Patrol Service

Post by georgeb » 03 May 2017 16:50

pascalkreuger wrote:I would also wants someone to maybe upgrade suspension sometime. Any suggestions welcomed.
Good afternoon Pascal

I am also in that market at present and with financial realities always a factor, I am seriously looking at the Pedders solution or at least the shocks an steering damper - will still use my Old Man Emu though - got a quote today for shocks, steering damper, caster correction kit - 11k odd.
Groete/Regards,

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Post by pascalkreuger » 04 May 2017 17:51

Hey thanks guys for the help. Drove Ballito up and down today. I couldn't even find anyone to hook up to the Troll to do a diagnostic. Brakes work fine for now, and THE ABS Light problem is internment. Some days it comes on, other days it doesn't weird. I found a bosch service centre, waited till 4, only to have them phone me and tell me, they don't have the leads to hook up to my model Troll. I was pretty ecstatic, as you can imagine. I currently have the OME shocks installed, but it seems that the vehicle is dipping slightly to the drivers side by 10-15mm. Maybe I'm imaging it? Maybe it's the weight of the spare tire? Maybe it's the weight of the fuel tank? Man, I've Google myself blue in the face here looking for someone to give me a decent opinion.

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Re: Patrol Service

Post by pascalkreuger » 04 May 2017 17:53

JohnBoyZA wrote:
abs light has come on
Hi Pascal
Might be totally unrelated but my ABS light came on after I had a new radio installed. Will let you know if I get to the bottom of it.

Cheers
John

Might be something to do with my radio install. Will look into that, as the vehicle came wired with an aftermarket radio as well.

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Re: Patrol Service

Post by pascalkreuger » 04 May 2017 17:54

Tinus lotz wrote:Jo...dont know who is good in that area ...i will try find out :salute:
Thanks so much brother.

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Re: Patrol Service

Post by Jules » 04 May 2017 19:54

Hi Pascal, a pity you did not post this while you were in RBay , the previous Nissan workshop manager in Emp services my and some other Patrols in the area. You can also try Nissan at Umhlali ask for Raymond lê Roux if he knows of a an acceptable mechanic in that area

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Re: Patrol Service

Post by pascalkreuger » 05 May 2017 08:30

Jules wrote:Hi Pascal, a pity you did not post this while you were in RBay , the previous Nissan workshop manager in Emp services my and some other Patrols in the area. You can also try Nissan at Umhlali ask for Raymond lê Roux if he knows of a an acceptable mechanic in that area

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Thanks Jules,

I don't mind driving a bit for a decent service. Will give him a shout.

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Re: Patrol Service

Post by Jules » 05 May 2017 13:28

If you drive from Ballito to Salt Rock on N2 you take the off ramp but at Stop you turn left and follow the road and you will see Umhlali Nissan , else you must bring it to Emp so that Jaco can service you Lorrie

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