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by capri3fan
Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:51 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Essex V6 running temperature
Replies: 2
Views: 142

Essex V6 running temperature

Can anyone tell me what the normal running temperature for the 3 litre Essex V6 engine is in degrees Celsius please? I have after-market sensor and gauge in my car, so no red zone to guide me. I'm not a mechanic but believe may have thermostat problem as the top hose remains cold. Manual says thermo...
by capri3fan
Wed May 13, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Bellhousing dirt shield bolt size
Replies: 0
Views: 856

Bellhousing dirt shield bolt size

Does anyone know the bolt size for the 4 holes in the clutch bellhousing where the dirt shield attaches please? I have the 3 litre Essex V6 mated to a Type 5 4-speed gearbox. And I intend to plug the gaping hole with this: https://www.capriclub.co.uk/Essex_Gearbox_Dirt_Shield_Alloy--product--739.htm...
by capri3fan
Sun Jan 26, 2020 1:15 am
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Removing reverse light switch
Replies: 3
Views: 903

Re: Removing reverse light switch

Many thanks for the advice.

Good to know simple job, if I get the correct switch!
by capri3fan
Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Q & A
Topic: Removing reverse light switch
Replies: 3
Views: 903

Removing reverse light switch

I have the gearbox with the reversing light switch on the bottom - would that be the Type 5 box?

My dumb question is... does the oil come out if I unscrew the reverse light switch?

And do I need to remove the interlock bolt and mechanism on the side first?

Many thanks.