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Now I also run an oldish Jeep Cherokee.  A rather asthmatic 2.4 petrol with 150 horses it wouldn't pull the skin off a rice pudding, but very handy in the snow and for going to the tip.  About a week ago its A/C pump seized about a 100yrds from home so managed to get it back before it caught fire.  Got it swapped out (boy do Chrysler/Jeep know how to charge for parts, think it should be CRYsler).  Anyway drove into work the other day and it wasn't right, pulling to the left rather.  Noticed smoke coming from the N/S front wheel as the brake had seized on.  Anyway parked up safe called the AA and he actually fixed it at the road side - have new discs and pads ordered to be fitted this weekend.  Anyway got home Tuesday night and the new A/C pump has failed, seized and dumped its new Oil all over me drive.

 

Well done AA, will not quibble at the new membership costs due in a fortnight.  As for Jeep/CRYsler thank goodness for my S-Type is all I can say.  Think I might just buy a box of matches for the Jeep next, will save on a new A/C pump, pads and discs.

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Well picked it up from the garage and they can't find anything wrong.  Seriously.  It's been running quite happily with A/C on and off, up high on low, working perfectly.  Think they may be pulling the wool over my eyes to be honest.  There's no way it would be working normally with the amount of Oil on the drive as well as the noise it was making.

 

Hey ho as they say.

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