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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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hello, i have ford fiesta 2007 1.4 tdci engine has gone on the car so i was have another for fiesta which i was scraping, so i removed complete engine with gear box and swapped over, after job done car was first start no problem, after few days i could hear some noises and when press the clutch the noise will goes away , then i relies it colud be gear box not good then took it to garage to put back oreginal gear box and they did , since then the car wont start !! when put on computer it say (low fuel pressure) it starts by easy starter and runes for ours but it wont start by it self !! any help please what could be wrong with it ??

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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I have a 2007 1.8TDCi S-Max, 113,000 miles. It is particularly poor at starting, more so if left for more than a day, but once started is OK for the rest of the day. Engine turns over well but doesn't fire (as though the engine has no fuel). It will then catch but stall but eventually (5th attempt and much cranking) keeps running. Lots of either smoke and/or water vapour when it does start. Might I have an issue with water build up in the fuel supply (can I drain water off the filter?) or is it more likely to be another issue such as injectors/fuel pump. Major service (incl filter) at 101,000; diesel rail (leaking) replaced at 111,000 - could the system not have been bled properly after the rail was replaced? Thanks in antipation.

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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Hi I have a Ford Ka 1.3 2008 Reg. Recently the car has developed a small coolant leak, requiring a weekly top up, but there are no visible signs of leakage - external drips etc. I have tried the expensive radweld in case there was a head gasket leak (oil on dipstick is still clean and there is no 'gunk' on the oil filler cap) Some time ago the heater control could not turn down the heater, so the heater valve was changed but he problem persisted. I think that this is a duff electrical control on the interior panel, so I am looking for a replacement part. Do you think the coolant loss is related to this fault, or could you suggest possible causes/remedies for the loss of antifreeze? Thank you

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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Hi ive got a smax 2006 2l tdci, recent purchase (60thou miles), the engine has started to overheat intermittently and has water loss but from no area we can see, tried it with thermostat blocked open to see if it stopped it overheating and still does. the temp gauge reads low and then goes from half way to really hot in seconds and engine looses power. there is pressure in the water filler cap when you undo it, water level rises then falls again, we refill and have to squeeze pipes to help water go down. checked the water pump and looks like the timing belt has been renewed aswell a sthe pump. any ideas of what it could be? my dads a mechanic and said its not cylinder head as would do it all the time. fan working fine and all general checks.etc. Where do we go next with it is there a common fault with them that we have missed?

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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hi i have just recently brought a 1.3 ford ka collection 2004. firstly the engine light has come on and has just remained on now always. I first noticed after the car running for 10 or so minutes stationary a temprature warning light appeared on, and smoke was coming from the passengers side near the rad (under the bonnet) however after 5 minutes of driving the light turned off and the smoke had stopped. since this i have topped up the oil as it was just on the minimum. since this the temp light has not come back on, but the car even when run for 5 mins gets extreamly hot. Also when first started its now taking 3 or 4 attempts to start, with alot of revving or it conks out, once running though its fine. id just like a genuine pointer as to possibilites of what this could be, i havnt long had the car so will take it back for the man to fix as he owns a garage, but want to be sure he doesnt palm me offasilbe using the car alot on the motorways with my 4year old son in the back! it needs to be safe. thankyou ever so much for any advice and sorry this is so long.

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Ford Fiesta 1.25 82 Zetec 5dr

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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Hello, I have a ford fiesta 1996 1.25 engine, 40 000 miles on it. In the last three weeks it ate 2l of oil. Apart from that, it is often haunting, loosing power, especially on high rpm as well as wobbling. It has nothing to do with cold or hot engine, wet or cold, or whatever weather -- it can happen anytime, randomly, periodically. Although the most problems are on the motorway, when driving fast, on high rpm -- it is wobbling for a while, and that it is fine again. .. I went to service (not ford) twice and they didn't find anything (although between those 3 weeks it lost 2 l of oil). My friend, who used to work for Ford, told me that it is to do with engine calibration and that the software update will solve everything. Meanwhile, when I told that to Ford service, they said it won't fix the problem and offered me to book the car in for diagnostics (which I had twice anyway). Any solutions?

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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Ford Focus 1.8TDCi registered Jan 2005. I get a squealing noise on start up that may last a minute or so then disappears. This is most noticeable when weather conditions are damp/wet and mainly (though not exclusively) is not there if weather is dry. What is like source / cause? Also have had ignition light stay on on one occasion at start up for duration of short trip (1.5 miles or so). On switching engine off and restarting after this short trip it reverted to working normally and going out when engine started. Likely cause of apparent temporary malfunction?

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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hi i have a 1.6 td estate focus 55 plate it has done 85000 miles. The turbo went so i got a freind to get me one and fit it. but the replacemant turbo lasted about 30 miles and blew again. So i bought one and fitted it myself and the turbo lasted about 1 mile and blew the seals again.the turbo The oil is leaking at the air intake side of the turbo. its getting plenty of oil and the return pipe is clear, could it be the intercooler blocked. any ideas please

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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1.25 ford fiesta zetec 16v (2000) Car runs fine upto 30mph, then it starts to rattle, the higher the speed and the longer I rev, the worse the rattling gets until the whole car, pedals, steering and gearstick all wiobble excessivly everytime i accelerate, disengaging the clutch results in the wobbling going, as soon as i put my foot down it comes back. After about 30 minutes of driving, the wobble is so bad it can be felt at slower speeds of 15mph, and the dashboard gauges start to fail, first the temp gauge resets to exactly halfway, then the fuel does the same... 5 minutes later the rev dial gets stuck a 7000 revs, and then finally the speedo gets stuck at 0. If I turn off the car for a few hours the dials all work again, but the engine is still wobbly, it also makes a very feint rattle when revving (like scraping metal sound). Car has done 107k miles, recently had coils replaced, I think the timing belt was done at some point.

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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Hiya. I own a 2000 Ford KA Lux and recently there has been a distinct whirring sound coming from the engine, its particulaly loud when the engine is cold and when it first starts up. There are no warning lights coming on on the dashboard and apart from the noise it seems to be driving normally. It also seems to be louder in lower gears or when the car is in low revs. Could it be the fan belt? If so can i change this myself? Thanks for any help you can offer me xx

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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I have a 1999 (V) Focus 1.8 tddi that has done 87000 miles. I have noticed that there is a significant amount of oil in the intercooler and also an amount of oil in both of the pipes leading from the intercooler. There is a similar amount of oil in both pipes, but slightly more in the one leading to the turbo. The car emits quite a lot of black smoke under full throttle and feels a little sluggish. Other than it drives as usual. Fuel economy is unaffected. What do you think could be causing this?

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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i have a ka 51 plate, about 3 months ago i noticed that the water was leaking, however topping it up once a week seemed to keep the problem at bay. then one day on the way to work the inlet manifold gasket finally gave way and we realised with the help of green flag and my local mechanic that this had been the problem all along. so happy it was fixed ive been driving about for two weeks. then this morning when i went to my car i noticed the ground was damp. sure enough its leaking again, not sure where from. but is this a car fault, or was the job not done properly in the first place, loath to pay to have the same problem fixed two weeks later!! if it is their fault will they make me pay a second time???

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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Dear Sirs 2001, X reg, Mondeo, 1.8, Verona, Zetex engine Appear to be slowly leaking coolant from the area around the thermostat / temperature sender housing. All hoses checked for splits and securement of hose clips. Leakage seems possibly come from where the black plastic housing which is bolted onto the engine. I have heard that this housing being made of plastic can distort or split . I would be most grateful if you could give me your expert opinion on what may be the possible causes of this leakage. Best regards Norbert

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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I own a 2004 mk3 Mondeo 130 TDCI with 47k on the clock and over the past few months I’ve been having problems with the cooling system. When accelerating on the motorway the engine heats up as normal but as soon as I slow down in traffic or come off the motorway onto slower roads the temp gauge goes straight down to about 60 degrees and less sometimes. The thermostat was changed which made no difference and a diagnostic test was carried out by Ford which came up with nothing. As a last resort the thermostat was changed again and it seemed to do the trick, the engine was heating up very quickly from cold and the temp gauge showed 90 degrees at all times. This lasted about 3 weeks but for some reason the car is over cooling again with exactly the same symptoms as before. Can you tell me what you think the problem might be? Thanks in advance for any advice.

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September 2015 NU65NBM, Diesel Black Manual 79 MPG

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March 2013 NJ13RYA, Petrol Red Manual 54 MPG

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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Hi, I have a 52 Ford Focus 1.8TDDI. Ever since I acquired it last year it has had a coolant loss problem which is baffling me. Sometimes it loses 1 Litre of coolant in about 300 miles sometimes less, sometimes more. The problem is the Ford dealer and an Independant garage don't seem to know where it is going. Looking for tell-tale signs, I have found pink/red staining on the top of the starter (the first starter I had to replace as it was heavily corroded and failed). I can never seem to find any wet patches though. The thermostat housing SEEMS OK, but there is plenty of surface corrosion on one of the pipes on the metallic bypass pipework underneath. Are there any weak spots where it is common to lose coolant in this vicinity? There doesn't seem to be any evidence that it is a head gasket issue.

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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Hi JenningsFord, I have a ford focus 2004 tdci with 90k on the clock. It makes a nasty noise upon start up whether cold or hot and the noise also continues as the car is idling. When under load, accelerating or cruising their is no noise. It sounds as if something is rubbing and at first I thought cambelt but on inspection it seems to be coming from the fanbelt or some other belt and I can smell something rubbing from down there! The betls all looks fine and the car drives fine, would do you think the problem could be?? Any other belts that could be rubbing or catching something??? Thanks in advance Richard Puddle

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Ford Ka 1.2 Edge 3dr [Start Stop]

Ford Ka 1.2 Edge 3dr [Start Stop]

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Ford Ka 1.2 Zetec 3dr [Start Stop]

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September 2014 NX64KZF, Petrol Red Manual 58 MPG

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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Hi, I have recently purchased a 56 plate 2.0 TDCI Focus. It is a year old with 11k on the clock. I have had the following messages come up twice in the last two weeks: "Engine System Fault" followed by "ESP System Fault" - these messages are displayed in the dash / trip computer area and the Engine fault has a corresponding red LED on the left of that area lit while the ESP fault lights an amber LED on the right. The ESP light also comes on in the speedo dial. Both times the AA have been out, told me no fault codes are stored, cleared the messages and the car seems fine. Both times occurred while the car was still relatively cold and under acceleration (one time accelerating hard and the other accelerating normally) - the faults seem to kill the car's power - limp mode? I have the car booked in at a dealer next week but would be interested in any thoughts you had and if you'd seen the problem before. The only mention I can find online about it suggests a faulty weld on the intercooler pipe? It's a real shame as I really like the car but currently have no confidence in it. Many Thanks, Jason.

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December 2013 NA63XCV, Petrol Silver Manual 54 MPG

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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hi could you help me please, i have just purchased a 1996 ford galaxy 2.0 petrol sometimes the car runs fine but others it seems to lack power like it has a flat spot when i accelerate. also the revs are at 1000rpm then dip down to 0 and rise back up whilst parked up, and sometimes when braking at junctions etc, mostly this happens when warm but does not happen all of the time i also noticed a fowl smell like bad eggs in and around the rear of the car please could you shed any light on these problems.thank you.malc

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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Hi, i have a ford fiesta courier 1.3 R reg Van, Which keeps cutting out at junctions and has lost power some times it wont even pull off in 1st and then you just feel the engine like kicks in and it pull really good. and some times im driving a long and it starts to kangaro and if this means anything if i go down the motorway the max speed i can get is 72mph no faster and it take about 15 mins on flat ground to get from 60 to 70 with my foot all the way down on the accelerator pedal. more info to try and cure the problems i have had a new idol valve fitted and a new tps sensor oh and a starter motor and before i had the above done i had plenty of power and reached 70 very easily. please help me many thanks ben

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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hi i recently bought a 2004 focus c-max 1.6 tdci it has done 45000 miles. ive had to take it back to the garage i bought it from twice already and its going back again tomorrow. they have already changed a turbo pipe and turbo itself they said the turbo was starved of oil. but when i ask what could cause that they just say it could be a number of things. any idea why this would happen ? also since ive had it back and done only 700 miles its used a litre and a half of oil hence why its going back tomorrow again. could using this much oil damage the engine at all ? and any idea what could be wrong? thanks neil

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Suzuki Swift 1.2 SZ3 3dr

March 2014 NL14XPZ, Petrol Red Manual 57 MPG

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Ford Focus 1.6 TDCi 115 Zetec 5dr

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December 2013 FE63JUA, Diesel Silver Manual 67 MPG

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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I have recently bought a used Ford KA3. My dealer, driving instructor and motorcare shop assistant all told me it would be OK to use ANY antifreeze/coolant to top up the reservoir - even though it says in the manual not to mix different colours. Any of the containers I looked at in the shops are opaque and you can't see inside to see what the colour is anyway. Having triple-checked, I bought some and now that I have it, have discovered it's blue - and the stuff in my reservoir is an orangey colour. Is it DEFINITELY OK to use this to top it up?

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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Hi, i have a ford fiest diesel 1800 on an N plate 96. I have trouble starting it. I have to turn the engine over for about 15 seconds everytime to start, when it starts it will run for about 3 seconds then cut out, then at second start it will run fine with puff of white smoke coming out of the exhaust. I have had the heater plugs replaced but this has made no difference, could you possibly share your thoughts on this problem. Thanks Justin

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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I am having a terrible time trying to find out how much it should cost to fix my EAC fault on my fiesta. I was told by my ford dealership that it was one of three things and i would have to start at point one...a new choke pedal. I have had to have the Choke pedal replaced which cost £80 but that worked for a day and then the EAC fail started coming on again along with the engine management sign. I took it back to the ford dealer who said that it will cost me a further £720 to have the car fixed, and there are no guarantees this will stop it! surely this is a bit too expensive, something to do with possibly needing a new ecu ? i have typed in EAC fail into google and hundreds of people seem to have a problem with this and i am finding it very frustrating and my partner has now said he wants a second opinion from another garage. The car has only done 15,000 miles in 4 and a half years and has been fully serviced and well looked after. Should it cost this much or am i being taken for a ride? or is this a known fault? nobody seems to be talking any sense

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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hi i have a v reg 2.3 for galaxy.for a couple of months now i have been having a problem with it and i am at my wits end as to what is causing it.when i am driving in the lower gears say i have just pulled away in first and sometimes while i am driving in second the car is really slow and sometimes judders then all of a sudden seems to get its power back then shoots off.i have changed the plugs,oil filter,air filter and fuel filter but it still happens.When i changed the plugs it rectified it for about a week.I have also noticed that when i am static at a junction the car revs at 1000rpm but it keeps dipping then comming back up like it is struggling.I have taken the car to a garage,they put the car on the computer but no codes came up.I asked them where we go from here and was told not sure it may be something you will have to put up with.needless to say i will not use them again. i hope you can shed some light on this.thanks

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

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hi , great site , i own a ford mondeo ( verona ) 1800 cc on a S (1998) plate . i check the car over once a week . this week i had the car running and noticed a noise ( wich seems to be comming from the drivers side of the engine bay ) the car is not using oil or water , the engine code is WM . how can i check if the noise is a water pump , power steering pump or air con pump fault ? the car drives well without any problems , just this noise . many thanks and keep up the great work .

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when idling and with a/c on you can hear a definate solonoid click then the engine rattles like hell for about 10seconds before going back to normal this rattle also is quite audible when driving and as rev's drop say at a roundabout you can hear it till you touch the throttle again to accelerate. The performance of the car is unaffected and gives great performance both in economy and speed for the 2.0 litre diesel 5 door mondeo 05 130 I am about to have the aux belts changed will this fix or is it bigger prob?? oil /filter has been changed every 7k with the last one a week ago

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