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  2. 1.0 petrol versus 1.5 petrol

    at least both varients use a proper auto box and not powershift rubbish.
  3. Possible cluster Problem Focus 07

    I think there has been a load of stuff on this forum before about cluster faults on mk2 Focus where the solder on the circuit board in the cluster cracks. i think there are companies that will repair your cluster. I'm sure there was also a photo guide on this forum on how to do it yourself with a soldering iron (lots of dismantling involved) and probably not suitable for someone to do if they have never used a solderng iron before
  4. 1.6 Diesel fuel filter

    they are all the same so nothing to worry about. but if you do want to get the ford part number 1882099 it can be found here for £20 eBay item number: 263122152917... this one from ebay is from a ford dealer eBay item number:272378868761 £22. will fit your car as i have the same car.
  5. I have just bought a 2003 Mondeo. The centrel locking works with the key, but will not work with the fob, it will unlock the boot, and I can hear the locks trying to open but they lock back straight away
  6. Update Sync 2 The Easy Way

    Hi how do I update my sync 2? It’s currently 4.32 and which language pack do I download
  7. Which automatic Fiesta to buy?

    powershift was never used in the 1,4 engine. 1.4 was fitted with the 4f27e 4 speed auto
  8. Modified Fusion

    Many thanks Sir, I think the amber lenses spoil the look of the car's face so I will be investing in a set of clear units. 😀
  9. Keyless start

    Update evans halshaw ford collected car today ! when i bought car thy lost one of the keyless fobs so cut me a new one . Turns out the problem was the lost fob had slipped down the hand brake into the notourios black hole (when u click hand brake on it leaves a hole big enough to fit a fob or keys down ) so reason could start car was a key was inside at all times all sorted now and i now have three fobs bonus
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  11. Front parking sensor on focus mk3

    sorry to bump an old thread but is it possible to buy the PAM that supports both rear and front sensors but only program in the rear ones , till I get the ABS stuff & front loom ?
  12. Which automatic Fiesta to buy?

    I don't know how to tell and I guess many private sellers would not even understand the question. If I owned one I am sure i would know the difference but I have not had an automatic for many many years. In addition to people having problems in the UK with the non-torque converter type, the problems have been much bigger in USA and Australia where the ownership of automatics is mush more common. http://www.caradvice.com.au/570740/ford-powershift-transmission-issues-explained-australian-boss-talks-on-troubles-and-remedies/ http://www.roadandtrack.com/car-culture/a10316276/what-you-need-to-know-about-the-proposed-settlement-for-ford-powershift-owners/
  13. SYNC 1.1 APIM module configuration

    Hi JW1982, do you have as-built data for a Sony nav w/10 speakers and Emergency Assistance from a SYNC 1.1 APIM? i have struggles to find something.. I am from Germany and in Germany nobody before had swapped their SYNC APIM... Thanks in advance.
  14. Possible cluster Problem Focus 07

    Ok i was driving my Focus 1.6 toady when three lights popped up on the dash... red seat belt, orange seat bet and hand brake. ten minutes later they came off, then indicators not working( not flashing when pressing up or down), then the central locking wont open car....... open with key and car starts fine..... it starts first time always, i tested the battery and its good. i rand the codes and its came up instrument cluster fault..... and other codes but they have always been on. any advice please before i take it to the garage and spend money i dont have thanks chaps
  15. Are these fake Bosch AeroTwin wipers?

    The newer style blades come through like that. The packaging changed from Yellow and black to the new style box that you have there, branding on the wipers also changed. I stock Bosch wipers at work and I can confirm they do look like that now. Hope that answers your question
  16. I've recently crossed onto the Western Steppes, and successfully crossed into Kazakhstan. The border itself this time of year is rather unique, from experience a conventional border crossing via road consists of a country's exit border, a section of 'no man's land' then the new country's entry border. However the border between Russia and Western Kazakhstan lies across a section of the Reka Kigach river which at this time of year has frozen over. You have the Russian exit border, but then stretched across the bridges are a series of no less than 2 Kazakhstan check-points. At each checkpoint you're issued a stamp and the car is roughly checked for contraband, when you finally arrive at the Kazakhstan entry border across the river you present your stamps as proof you've legitimately traveled via road across the frozen river and haven't simply illegally driven across the frozen ice. One of my last Russian cities before crossing is unique. Named Elista, a fascinating region, and the only part in all of Europe which is Buddhist. The steppes here are a sight, flat grasslands for as far as the eye can see, remarkable. Herds of animals wander freely. I should cross the Ural river by car for the first time in the coming day and therefor arrive in the continent of Asia for the first time. Washing the car is futile!
  17. Clunky front end....Ooh Err !!

    Well it could be the shock absorbers, it could just be normal, has this just started or has it got worse? i had a lot of noise that is commonly called bumb thump, disappeared with new shocks and top mounts, no wiggling showed up the fault.
  18. Dash cam advice!

    ive asked for break down of the discounts for firstly being a member and secondly the camera and they couldn't tell me, it was "just included in the price"
  19. Philf1's Nitrous Blue Focus RS

    Not going to do any performance upgrades at the moment until the blown engine faults are rectified www.tomholroydphotography.co.uk Sent from my iPhone
  20. My MK7 Fiesta

    Ah sorry lol, was shattered from work. Are Zaust too far from you
  21. Hello everyone, I have just bought these wipers brand new off ebay for my MK2 Focus, and I am a bit suspicious of them as they look a bit different to my last ones and don't have any branding on the centre section. Has anybody else bought any Bosch AeroTwin wipers lately and can confirm theirs looked the same as these please? Cheers!
  22. Hi I'm looking at buying a MK3 estate to replace my dead MK2 and want to take the head unit from the MK2 - is it possible? The head's a double DIN Pioneer, which I want to keep as it works great with my iPod The current setup fitted is this; Would I just need a fascia adaptor or would that not work? The head unit I want to keep does bluetooth dialing, ipod control etc, hence wanting to keep it Also, is there anywhere convenient to mount a second 12v socket for running my GPS?
  23. 1.6 Diesel fuel filter

    I have msg the seller with the car's vin number and he replied saying that the above doesn't fit! He advised buying Ford part number 1882099 which is this one!! https://www.fordpartsuk.com/shop/ford_focus_diesel_fuel_filter_2011-2014_f_1882099_c_1188.htm Even more confused now lol!!
  24. 2018 Mondeo Sony upgrade.

    Sound quality with road, tyre and engine noise ruining it? No.
  25. Which automatic Fiesta to buy?

    Thanks Trewithy. Looking on Autotrader there are lots of 1.4 autos from 2009-2011 in my price range, but none describe the type of gearbox. How would I know which have the torque converter type?
  26. 1.6 Diesel fuel filter

    Thanks all for your replies! E-bay can sometimes be risky but item number 272378868761 looks ok. I also rang the phone number and they are in the UK.
  27. Sync2 Satnav Upgrade

    Hi @Bannko Thanks for the info that's really helpful . I would think that there's a lot of people who would not know to look for that when buying the Kuga. Y.
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