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Well, in the course of working on my car, I've found some rather irritating 'fix its' done in various places.

I thought of this as I was just out replacing all the rear bulbs and cleaning contacts in a last ditch effort to stop my bulb failure light from going off. Instead of 3 1073 bulbs and 2 1157s like a 240 wagon is supposed to have, I was finding some 1156s were 1073s should go, unusual bulb I couldn't identify where an 1157 should go, and a 1073 where the other 1157 should've gone. I was irritated to say the least. Hopefully when I've got the cur running again, replacing these bulbs will help.

Others:
-A black plastic zip-tie being used as an exhaust hanger.
-Shoddy wiring bypassing my fuel pump and fuel injection fuses(haven't fixed..haven't quite worked out which wiring it is)
-Zip-ties holding my grille on.
-A peice of rubber fuel hose and 2 hose clamps where the high-pressure plastic line between the pump and fuel filter is supposed to be.
-A big blob of RTV being used in an attempt to fix a leaky taillight gasket.
-Missing parking brake shoes
-The junkiest trailer wiring harness splice job I've ever seen.

I know I'm forgetting some, but yeah, lots of irritation caused by former owners. I know I'm not the only 240 guy to have to deal with this.
 

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Re: Don't you just hate former owners? (AndytheNissanBoy)

The previous owner of my car put in a new AMM, crank position sensor, fuel pump relay, and bulb failure relay.

For my other 240, the PO did NOTHING in 132k of ownership. Tires, batteries, belts, oil, gas....
 

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Re: Don't you just hate former owners? (AndytheNissanBoy)

Quote, originally posted by AndytheNissanBoy »
in a last ditch effort to stop my bulb failure light from going off

Mine comes and goes. I just ignore it
 

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Re: (DVolvoguy777)

aparently one of the previous owners of my 91 240 replaced the whole rear assemblies with aftermarket ones, (Which i had a heck of a time tracking down the manufacturer to order new circuit boards) and all was well.... except for a loose ground
 
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