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    Main beam bulb - Ford Mondeo 07, Estate

    Hi there...would be grateful of some wisdom please. Is replacing a main beam (offside) bulb a garage job? I have bought the bulb but when i popped the bonnet there is almost no room to pull the and replace with a new one. Even the nice man at Halfords seemed to think it would be a ball...
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    Upstairs house lights....KAPUT !

    Sorted.......although it has thrown up another concern. The problem was.........3 light bulbs had blown. Never had that before where they had all gone at once. Thats why I didnt check that out initially. Doesn't seem 'normal' to me. Anyway.......comms, appreciate you taking the time to...
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    Upstairs house lights....KAPUT !

    The landing light is on a 2 way switch (top and bottom of the stairs). I'll give the fusebox another once over to see if it is a broken wire. Thats the more plausible one at the mo I reckon. Cheers Nick
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    Upstairs house lights....KAPUT !

    For some reason all the upstairs lights in my house have quit on me (except the landing light at top of the stairs which works) All the plug sockets work, and I have checked the fuses in the fuse box and it seems fine. That is about my limit of electrical expertise....I'll check the fuses...
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    Vectra 'R' Plate....electrical prob???

    Cheers Fellas Thanks for the pointers, really appreciated I'll let you know how it pans out
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    Vectra 'R' Plate....electrical prob???

    Hi Hopefully someone here can point me in the right direction ... I have a 1.8 'R' reg Vaux Vectra. Recently had the cam belt changed after that popped.....so thats a big chunk of cash gone !! Now I have a new problem unrelated to me being too lazy to get the cam belt done till its too...
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    UPVC Window lock mechanism

    Hi I don't expect any miracle here as I am not a great wealth of knowledge on windows and the gubbins that make them work......but..... I have a UPVC window (open & tilt) and the lock mechanism on the handle is stuck meaning I can't close the window. The screws / bolts that are...
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    Another heating type question....

    ha sorry mate...2 tonne tranny as in van? Or a fat fella you know who dresses in womens clothes? Mind you a van on the aircraft....even easier. I'll try and find out a bit more my poxy heating system and tap you up for some more advice
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    Another heating type question....

    2 tonne.....nay bother, I'll even do that blindfolded ;-) You ship to the states than?....thats my field
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    Another heating type question....

    Me to kevplumb me ol china, So if you ever need advice on how to safely tie down a 17 ton generator to a Boeing 747 freighter, you know where to find me mate ;-) Ahhh probably the wrong forum for that !!
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    Another heating type question....

    ahh yeah motorised vavles...... erm yeah I work at an airport. Thanks fellas (jesus you guys answer fast :wink: ) My knowledge of central heating is....I have central heating. Without asking somebody who knows what I have here, I guess I can't tell you much more. Enjoy the weekend gents :D
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    Another heating type question....

    1st of all I would like to thank the likes of kevplumb who has been good enough to answer a question about piping in a previous topic. The question I have this time is not so much of a problem than a bit of an annoyance. Although at the moment this isnt a prob till a fix the hole in my gas...
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    Lead piping to copper piping

    kevplumb.....your a gentleman. Your input is greatly appreciated. You are officially my new best mate :wink: doitall, I'll bear you in mind mate.....but you'd have to charge me petrol too ....I'm in the Midlands. Don't take it the wrong way, but I'll try closer to home 1st :) Glad I...
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    Lead piping to copper piping

    I'll be honest kevplumb I wasn't even convinced anyone would read this let alone reply so fast. Thanks for the input, can I bother you for a bit more advice mate? How? I'm not an aggresive guy but it would be nice to mention to the next guy thats offers to charge me enough for a round...
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    Lead piping to copper piping

    Yes I did it.....whacking some tiles of a wall (terrible job of tiling done by the previous house owners I may add which meant I had to use a chisel), and I have pierced a hole in the gas pipe. Now my problem......lead pipes Some of the people I have spoken to so far are all kindly...
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