Fiat X250, Possible Issue with ECU wiring loom,Report.

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  1. PeteH

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    Saw this on Out and about live and Checked it out on the fiat forum:-

    http://www.fiatforum.com/ducato/443176-x250-money-saving-tip.html

    Could be worth a look?.

    P.s. Just been out with the "Shufti"scope. and can see the area. looks like it is possible for the loom to abrade?. Mine looks OK, using the Endoscope to view the underside of the loom, but I might pull the headlamp and look-see when I have more time.

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  2. wiljoy

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    Thanks Pete. After 25 years owning Peugeot and Fiat I'm still convinced they are recycled scrap. At my last count in 2014 I've attended my local dealers over 56 times for recalls. You would think after all the years building this rubbish they would have learnt to do it properly by now. They need some descent competition but there's none out there other than Mercedes.
     
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    Or Ford but they are "Fix Or Repair Daily" so probably worse than Fiat!
     
  4. PeteH

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    Yeh, I know what you mean, biggest problem is they produce so many of them across a large range of vehicles using the same parts.

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    Pete,

    Many thanks for posting that link. I had a look at my situation today, A class Hymer so removed nearside headlight and probably less access than on the normal engine bay but after some contortions I was able to get to the cable and sure enough, even though it wasn't cable tied the tube underneath the cable had lost it's paint and was rusted. I have protected the cable with convoluted cable conduit to prevent further contact and hope that this will cure the problem. Find it bad on Fiat's part that my ecu cable was chafing in two totally different areas.

    Mike
     
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    This will be my job tomorrow, to see if there is any wear on our wiring loom , wish me luck....
     
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