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Author Topic: owners manual  (Read 3771 times)

Offline dagodave

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owners manual
« on: August 15, 2014, 05:41:01 PM »
hi where can i get the owners manual (or a photocopy) of a 2004 galaxy 1.9 without being bled to death on ebay    many thanks  dagodave :) :)

Online Chrispb

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Re: owners manual
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2014, 06:29:22 PM »
There's over 260 pages in the owners manual, to photo copy each page I'll charge you 30 pence a page including post and packing.
Although you may prefer the genuine thing for under £20 on Ebay [YES]
2009 Kia Sedona GS In Black 2.9CRDI 183PS. 5 Speed Manual WAV.
2003 MK2 Galaxy Ghia In Solid Black 1.9 TDI 115PS. 5 Speed Automatic.

Upgraded Eberspächer booster heater  to independent heating with 7 day timer.

With VCDS lite (full version) need a code clearing or want to scan for faults in the north kent area, PM me.
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Offline insanitybeard

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Re: owners manual
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2014, 07:47:00 AM »
Bear in mind also because it's a fairly small book with a fairly stiff spine the pages won't photocopy very well towards the centre (where they join) and are likely to be blurry.
« Last Edit: August 16, 2014, 07:48:15 AM by insanitybeard »
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Re: owners manual
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2014, 09:28:11 PM »
if your that tight,join your local library if you still have 1?
they used to stock them in there iirc.
or am i showing my age just a tad?
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Offline dagodave

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Re: owners manual
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2014, 10:17:13 PM »
many thanks guys i will do without as i do not like usery  cheers to one an all

Offline dagodave

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Re: owners manual
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2014, 10:23:59 PM »
i am tight and i do not like being raped, a fair price is ok.  A case of rapine profit is immoral,do libraries still exist i thought our government had closed them to prevent the lower orders gaining knowledge( by the excuse of economy)

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Re: owners manual
« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2014, 01:11:50 AM »
Considering that they contain vehicle specific safety and important user information, it really astounds me that owner manuals aren't available as PDF downloads F.O.C from Ford, especially as they won't even sell you a new paper manual for older Ford vehicles any more..... bloody ridiculous.
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Online Chrispb

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Re: owners manual
« Reply #7 on: August 17, 2014, 09:48:13 AM »
By the same token wouldn't it be simpler if previous owners sold the car with it's original owners manual/pack instead of hiding it away in a draw somewhere to be found a decade later when the car has been sold on minus the manual.
2009 Kia Sedona GS In Black 2.9CRDI 183PS. 5 Speed Manual WAV.
2003 MK2 Galaxy Ghia In Solid Black 1.9 TDI 115PS. 5 Speed Automatic.

Upgraded Eberspächer booster heater  to independent heating with 7 day timer.

With VCDS lite (full version) need a code clearing or want to scan for faults in the north kent area, PM me.
All for a pint of Strongbow.

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Offline insanitybeard

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Re: owners manual
« Reply #8 on: August 17, 2014, 12:17:18 PM »
Absolutely Chris, trouble is you can't rely on/trust people to think about stuff like that, some owners take next to no care of their vehicles and are completely apathetical about that kind of stuff, personally I think it should be made an MOT failure if the handbook and tools are not present. But at the same time, as it's not exactly restricted info and they don't produce hardcopies anymore I think it's crap that Ford don't have an online copy viewable/ downloadable by the public- what if the original gets so dog eared or damaged as to be unreadable?
« Last Edit: August 17, 2014, 12:19:45 PM by insanitybeard »
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Re: owners manual
« Reply #9 on: August 17, 2014, 10:39:16 PM »
could not agree more

 

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