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Focus

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  • Ford Model Focus 1.8 tddi 2001
  1. Do you know if its a left or right hand thread? Thanks
  2. First of all let me just say hi ive not been here for a while :) Right ive got a 2002 Mondeo estate 1.8 petrol and I had abit of a accident with a curb the other night and I think ive bent my inner tie rod ive added a pic. The problem im having is that ive removed inner tie rods of other cars before but this one as got me stumped on how to remove as it had no obvious cut out for a wrench or nothing?? Could someone please shine a light on it please thanks all :)
  3. hiya guys just a quick question my alternator has packed up on my 1.8...would a alternator off a 2.0L fit a 1.8L???? thanks
  4. Mondeo Mk3??

    what is the chance of it being the swirl plates?? But wouldn't these tap all the time as I'm only getting noise when car is at running temperature
  5. Mondeo Mk3??

    are the swirl plates the butterfly plates but wouldnt these rattle all the time as im only gettin the noise when warm? how do i check them my self would the inlet have to come competly off?
  6. Mondeo Mk3??

    i have a 1.8 zetec duratec he which is knocking BUT only when its warmed up for some reason the sound is like when your tappets start tapping thats the only way i can describe the sound its nice when ticking over but when you rev it the tapping noise appears ive just done a oil change but still no differenc...HELP please....i have been reading on other forums saying that it could be my butterfly plates on my inlet manifold??? :rolleyes:
  7. Hiya my mondeo has started to make a knocking noise sound like when your tappets start knocking but it only starts knocking when its warmed up its lovely when cold any ideas guy/girls
  8. Got myself a new motor today fornd mondeo 1.8 zetec 2001 mint con inside and out.......what do you all think of it
  9. hi all can any 1 tell me what this is as i snapped the bolt off today manged to get the rest of it out...thank god...now im after a new bolt but i dont no what to ask for check the pic...the engine is a mondeo mk3 2.0 tdci dura-torq 52 plate
  10. hi again thiswas my first topic but now i have some more info on it i thought it only done it while the aircon was on...well now i turned on the heated front and rear windows and it does the extact noise......cud it still be the crank shaft bottom pulley...or could it be the alternator making cthe wierd knocking/tapping sound...as it working twice as hard..........my first question is below hi all wonder if any1 can help.....i have a mondeo 2.0 tdci dura-torq 54 plate...and now all of a sudden it has this wierd tapping/knocking sound comming from the engine drivers side....it sounded like it was comming from the main tens puller so i changed it today but its still there but not as bad but can still hear it....it only does it when the air con is on i have been told that it could also be the bottom crankshaft pully....could it be this ????? any help would be great
  11. lol got a point mate....you sed u have a dura-torq wont be long till u need a clutch/flywheel/main tens pully and a crankshaft pully not matter how u drive it its common on the dura-torq tdci...thats what i have been told anyway i would never have a ford...im a vauxhall man...its my brother in laws mondeo not mine lol and for the diesal sound i no there loud but theres a noise i can hear it...just need a good set of ear holes
  12. so how has the crankshaft pulley gone is there bearings or bushes or something in there ???
  13. hi all wonder if any1 can help.....i have a mondeo 2.0 tdci dura-torq 54 plate...and now all of a sudden it has this wierd tapping/knocking sound comming from the engine drivers side....it sounded like it was comming from the main tens puller so i changed it today but its still there but not as bad but can still hear it....it only does it when the air con is on i have been told that it could also be the bottom crankshaft pully....could it be this ????? any help would be great
  14. Hi guys 2001 focus lx....I have traction control/Abs on my motor does anyone know if my traction control is switchable as i had a mondeo before and that had a swicth to switch it on and off...ive took my center console out and i do have a connector but im not sure if its the one if it is could i just go buy a switch or not any replys would be great thanks
  15. I HAVE A TDDI FOCUS AND NOT NOT IF IT IS CHAIN OR CAMBELT???