308 Help! - Ferrari Life
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 Old 12-26-2007, 03:08 AM Thread Starter
Owner
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Ferrari Life Posts: 29
308 Help!

After a great drive in the hills (some 26 degree climbs) and a bit of 4 x 4 in the gravel sections of the 80 mile route, dodging some kangaroo's and a two metre long goanna. I arrived home to check over the engine (as I do after a drive), I attempted to open the engine compartment with no luck.
So I guess, I have finally broken something on the 308.
.
Thankfully, it isn't major. I have snapped the engine compartment release cable. I thought I remembered reading a thread about this before, but couldn't find anything in a search.
I have taken out the lever mechanism to find that the cable has snapped off at the solid connector.
.
Q1. Is it possible to reattach another connector? or is it a cable replacement?
Q2. If it is a cable replacement, There are two cables (I assume one is the emergency one below the seat belt and the other the main release), by having a bit of a tug of the cables, I couldn't determine whether it was the top or the bottom one that has snapped. Is it standard that the top or bottom is the main cable?
Any help appreciated.
Regards
Argento308
argento308 is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome
Copyright 2012 ONE Media, Inc.
FerrariLife is independently run with no affiliation with Ferrari SpA
Ferrari for Sale | Maserati for Sale