Equinoxstudios wrote:Sorry, did we mention rust?
that is a distinct possibility! i'd wire brush, and treat any rust, on all the fuel lines and brakes lines if theres even a hint of corrosion, as it will be picked up on.
i assuem your 89 is 3.6 or 2.9? (4.0 came in late 89 though)
i agree it could be anything really. its always a good idea to go around it and do you "own mot".
the latest one as del says, is this warning light thing. with digi dash cars it seems to be not is there a wanring on, but how many
check for play in suspension bushes and wheel bearings.
obviously check and lights work, including rear number plates lights and brake lights, which are often forgotten but still a fail if they are blown.
hand brake should operate after 3 clicks.
uneven brake balance is another classic, especially on cars that maybe are not driven that much?. my sov was borderline at last years mot. due to slightly sticking caliper pistons.
headlamp direction seems to crop up quite often too. theres bit in the haynes about how to set it.