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ASKED 17 Dec 2017

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2009 Ford Fiesta 1.4 Ambiente My car had an annual service on the 9 November 2017 but when I went to fill up with petrol I asked the guy to please check on everything and he said the oil is very low but he checked it twice, later in the day my son checked it and there was not much oil in so I am going back to the garage that did the service, please advise how much oil should have been put in? Not only that the service cost R2568.42 for 4 plugs One oil filter, 1 set front brake pads and One air filter. Thanks Regards June

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

Question:

my van was over filled with oil and revved its nuts off but I stalled it straight away. I drained the oil and replaced it with the correct amount. I left it sit for a day hoping the excess oil would run out of the system, It wouldn't start off the key, jump or bump so I bumped it off a tow in 3rd and it started but was burning off the oil, it would idle then before cutting out. I don't think theres a problem with the engine I just think its something silly, is there any thing I could try? is it possible to have the engine flushed so to speak? its a Renault kangoo 1.5 2003

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

Question:

Hello, I have a 2003 Ford Fusion 1.4TDCi. It has done 27,000 miles and has just returned from its service, a journey of approx 4 miles. I checked the oil level, as they had placed less oil in this service as they did on the 18000 mile service. The oil is at the correct level, but is already black, not honey coloured as you would expect new oil to be. Would a journey of 4 miles have created this colour change, or should I be suspiciuous? Thank you.

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ASKED 03 Mar 2017

Question:

My son has a 1994 Ford Mustang. He put on some fancy expensive oil filter when he changed his oil. It oil pressure began to vary from normal to very low out of normal. I made him change back to the recommended oil filter and oil and the problem seems to have gone away. He still see an oil pressure drop as the engine warms up and increases as he revs the engine. Is it common for a Ford Mustang oil pressure to change from high normal to lower normal in normal running?

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