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    Toyota's biggest mechanical failures seem to come from trees and bridges...

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    Toyota: Overheating in Mexico
    Hyndai: Powersteering for Sordo in Monte, and it seems hydraulic problems for Paddon in Corsica, They also had kind of problems in Mexico
    Ford: Hydraulics in Corsica and engine for Evans in Mexico and electric related problems in Corsica
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    Quote Originally Posted by bluuford View Post
    Toyota: Overheating in Mexico
    Hyndai: Powersteering for Sordo in Monte, and it seems hydraulic problems for Paddon in Corsica, They also had kind of problems in Mexico
    Ford: Hydraulics in Corsica and engine for Evans in Mexico and electric related problems in Corsica
    Ford also electrical problem in Monte (spark coil Tanak) and Evans had some issues in Sweden as well can`t remember what though..

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    Quote Originally Posted by bluuford View Post
    Hyndai: Powersteering for Sordo in Monte, and it seems hydraulic problems for Paddon in Corsica, They also had kind of problems in Mexico
    Power steering failed for Paddon in Sweden too didn't it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by GravelBen View Post
    Power steering failed for Paddon in Sweden too didn't it?
    Yes, day 2

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    What about Meeke's engine... see, we dont have the info why it happened...

    Pointless thread.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AMSS View Post
    Ford also electrical problem in Monte (spark coil Tanak) and Evans had some issues in Sweden as well can`t remember what though..
    Injector issue for both Tanak in MC and Evans in Sweden on first run of Likenäs
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    Meeke in Monte on day 2 was supposedly ignition-related. Fixed by changing ECU I think, cost him 4-5 mins.

    Also forgot about all the powersteering issues for Hyundai. In Mexico they first had problems with overheating engine (like everyone except Citroen), then on the superspecial all cars stopped because of fuel-injection related issues.

    The thread starter should just edit his first post adding the stuff up.

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    Does anyone know the mechanical construction of the centre diff? By the comments from Ogier the Ford is rear wheel drive without hydraulic pressure.

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    SS8 Novella 2: "At the end of SS7 we lost hydraulic pressure. The target was to finish the day and be back at the service. We don't have any diff, no gear shifting and we're a proper rear-wheel-drive car. It behaved quite strangely!"
    On SS9 Antisanti – Poggio di Nazza he had electrical problem and the centre diff was locked which mean he had hydraulic pressure. Looks like the electric control system was an on/off system on SS8 and SS9.
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    There was talking about spare cars in another topic (Mikkelsen).

    How many cars, bodyshells, engines etz are teams allowed to use during one season in WRC? Without being punished that is.
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