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  2. Morning.. I own a 2002 Ford Fiesta 1.25, earlier this morning I was moving my car up the side of a street, the engine was warm and I decided to dump the clutch (Silly I know) and when I did so the car span up for a second then a bang and the car shot into neutral. After I got the car safely to the side of the road I looked on the road to find a black piece of plastic about 3 inches long and half an inch wide... The car does now go into gear but it's not easy to find 1st or reverse.. My mechanic friend has but a temporary "fix" with zip ties which popped out after 2/3 gear changes.. The gear stick now sits about 3 inches lower than normal and wobbles about the place... also when the car is in reverse the gear stick will move around a bit before it actually decides to get into gear.. Any help.. Thank you.
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  4. Etis problem,had e-mail back.

    Yes what Browser are you using for it to work,i have tried chrome and firefox and i have no drop down. Ok do you have to set up an account know and log in to get more info,never did this before.
  5. Etis problem,had e-mail back.

    Worked for me when I registered
  6. Hello from Ireland

    I am amazed you were able to experience driving numerous model.
  7. New guy

    I can't believe I was able to find a better Ford-related forum. Glad to be here folks. - Rowan
  8. Alloy Wheel Cap

    Would have been useful, told people try to nick these regularly? Why i don't know.
  9. Things I Don't Like

    Not liking the quotes for my car so far... due a major service this year, plus mot, plus timing belt. Current quotes add up at anything from £519 (motorcraft service, motorcraft timing belt, and mot) to £704... I think a little overtime might be due to pay for it all! (Or just get the guts to do the belt myself... and the service... )
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  11. Etis problem,had e-mail back.

    What browser? Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
  12. Surely Pipper is an individual.? Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
  13. air direction control

    I like that [emoji16] "DOG COP- A Quinn Martin production"! "Filmed in front of a bored audience" Dan Dan Dahhh!! Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
  14. The faults and fixes aren't that important at the end of the day, the important thing is that we learn new things and pass that knowledge forward. Glad to hear that you seem to have it cracked now [emoji106] Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
  15. Injector sound

    Well if it's properly dried on then most likely it's oil which was spilled when you serviced it. Im sure the patch should look moist / wet as that would show diesel had recently went on there. I don't know how the engine looks on the mk7 fiesta diesels. On my mk6 fiesta 1.6 diesel engine the air filter is on the top right with the cover which covers the top of the injectors. You could clean the patch and see if anything comes up. If no diesel accumulates under the cover then the seals are good and probably it's and injector going faulty. I'm sure there was a YouTube video of someone showing the 1.6 hdi engine with the injector seals gone. I don't know what engine you have but you could search on YouTube and see if anyone made a video of the injector seals or one injector going wrong and listen to see if it sounds like what you have.
  16. Does anyone know what a reasonable price would be to have a set of glow plugs replaced?
  17. Mk3 Instrument Cluster Swap

    some one stole the 2 lol ok glad i never bought one then. do you think the needles would fit mk2 fl clocks ?
  18. Foo Fighters new album!

    Loved the foos when I was younger and still have a few tracks in my 'driving' playlist! Haven't kept up with new music out for many years (too busy writing my own) but will definitely give this a look!
  19. Adams story game

    Real thing by adding
  20. Things I Don't Like

    Can you get to it with normal spanners and lock 2 together to get enough leverage without over length from a breaker bar?
  21. Massive job mate. Not only would you need all the switches, but likely an entire loom, relays for the passengers side and motors, relays and all the other internal parts for the rears. Not to mention new door cards for the rears and a new GEM from a Ghia. Even if you could find all the parts at a scrappy it's still likely be cheaper to buy a Ghia at that age really.
  22. Focus Mk1 Electric Windows

    Sounds like the physical switch on the driver's side is damaged. Either that or the loom to it has been pinched or damaged. If you have one touch up and down windows you could try resetting the window memory but I think it may not work in your case. Wind a window all the way down then press down again and hold for 3 seconds. Then wind up and press up again and hold for 3 seconds. Repeat for each window. Good luck!
  23. Things I Don't Like

    Like last week it was an alternator top mount: I have another tonight but far more inaccessible that one I could at least get at the other end, tonight's rounded off bolt has a welded on nut that more inaccessible than itself The top offside rear shock absorber bolt, who is inconveniently obscured from view by the sub chassis and coil spring mount and at the rear, the spare wheel well blocks direct access to it. All socketry has to go via a UJ, rendering any impact tool more or less ineffective I have broken 2 UJs so far trying to not to let that way, whilst I tried. Admittedly they weren't impact rated UJs just regular ones There too much flexibilty when you add a breaker bar, to the already long multi-extensions (to get around the fuel pipes that also in the way) with the UJ on the end before the socket. My regular wrenches aren't long enough to get the torque. It's now soaking in GT85: PlusGas would be better but I don't know where you can get it from locally (and in the evening too). tomorrow I shall try heating the nut end with Mapp gas torch whilst freezing the bolt with plumbers arctic spray. Yep that's the one
  24. LED build change over.

    I've left my lights in auto since I got my EDGE last December, It does the auto main/high beam switch when it sees tail lights in front, on coming traffic and lit streets. Not had one person flash me yet! (probably 'cos the light from the 1 candela halogens doesn't actually reach them ) and they work all the time for me, they don't seem to be speed dependant, but I'll check that next time I'm out. One of the features I really like.
  25. You really need live telemetry to figure out a problem like this. Could be MAF, fuel pressure, TPS or any number of things really. If you can get a hold of an ELM cable (about £20 I think) and ForScan software (free online) you can hook it up to a laptop and go for a drive. Hopefully if you are recording various sensor states with ForScan and it happens to play up, it might help pinpoint your problem. Edit: actually does forscan do telemetry for mk2?
  26. air direction control

    You are. Dog Cop. Actually that's a really cool title for a crappy American TV show.
  27. If you still have your old phone will it still connect automatically? If not it could point to a problem with the Bluetooth module itself but may be recoverable with a system update if there is one available.
  28. Sync3 and Climate screen

    Neil, do you have a heated steering wheel too ?
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