First Timer

Mileage: 88,633KM
Do It Yourself: Yes
Difficulty: Easy

Well…. here are some parts that I change for the first time since owning this car, March, 2009. Some of the issues has been detected earlier (more than a year ago at least) but I kept delaying it until it come to a point which I think it is a worthwhile to do it in one shot (YMMV). The first two DIY were done two weeks ago and the rest was today.

 

 
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Dry Joint

Mileage: 84,575KM
Do It Yourself: Yes
Difficulty: Easy

Note: Not much DIY steps here coz I need it to be done quickly. It was race against the rainy weather.

It is about time my audio amplifier busted. It was due to dry joint developed throughout the years. Dry joint is a term to define any soldered contact point in any electrical PCB which no longer provides a good conductive point. Hence, in my case, the amp acted badly with sometime only one channel producing audio. Out of blue, the volume will skyrocket or pitfall.

 

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