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Russ

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About Russ

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  • Gender* Male
  • Ford Model 1.6L Focus Titanium mk2 facelift
  • Ford Year 2008
  • UK/Ireland Location WestLothian
  • Annual Mileage 10,001 to 15,000
  • Interests Classic Cars
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  1. Where is engine code on MK2 Focus?

    I believe the engine number is etched in to the block next to the gearbox bell housing.
  2. Folding wing mirror?

    Check ford etis, the page will tell you what features your car has. ie folding mirrors etc
  3. mk1 1.8 petrol focus misfire

    Have you used a meter to check the leads? I had the faintest of misfires only felt under acceleration, had it for 18 months, it was only when I actually used a meter to check the leads that I found one of them was 'away'.
  4. Having to replace the front bumper on a fiesta mk6 facelift on our sons car due to some 'Corsa' (sorry for the bad language!) driving limpet cutting lanes and forcing him up onto a roundabout where the bumper dragged on the grass causing damage. The actual bumper seems not too bad but has moved on the drivers side and the passenger side has split at the section hooked behind the wing allowing it to be pulled slightly away from the bodywork. Basically we think the tags/clips on the bumper are damaged and because of this he wants to renew the bumper without paying fords  extortionate prices. Has anyone (or does anyone know of anyone who has) bought or used a bumper from e-bay and how good are they? He's been looking at one of these ones http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FORD-FIESTA-MK6-2006-2008-FRONT-BUMPER-INSURANCE-APPROVED-BRAND-NEW-/141891997023?hash=item21096c0d5f:m:mNdN_2YDsFffH5NzP6AK1Sg
  5. Watch out Badgers about!

    Got wild deer where I live roaming freely, saw one run in front of an articulated lorry one morning, the driver didn't even see it!
  6. Hidden diagnostic menu

    I think on the fiesta you press the end of the indicator stalk to toggle through the menu to get back to mpg. The manual will tell you the method.
  7. Personally I'd be making one out of paper mache (using a mates one as a template) and using Velcro to stick it up!
  8. Not the normal mpg question

    Dropped from 39 in the warmer months to 33! (100PS petrol)
  9. Total N00B With Charging The Battery

    Ah winfield, woolworths old brand ;)
  10. Paint code issues

    Ford colour codes 2002 2012  http://www.maxmeyerplus.co.uk/userfiles/colour_support_pdf/136931658125680600136931658163429mm_ford-colour-codes_2002-to-2012.pdf
  11. 08 plate 1.8 Derv

    There won't be a fuel cap as it'll have Fords easy fuel system. (You should see the fuelling hole is covered with a plate till you insert the fuel nozzle) The car will either be a mk2 or a mk2 facelift ..... The facelift has headlights that have a 'swept back' look similar to a Mondeo. (If you look at my profile photo, I have the facelift model so you can see)  Not sure about the cambelt on a diesel as I've got a 1.6 petrol ..... 
  12. HELP HEADACHE MK2 FOCUS WONT START

    Saw a video in another post where a fiesta wouldn't start, immobiliser light flashing and communication problem. It was solved by cleaning the earth point on the strut next to the battery. Just a thought.
  13. Field mouse

    get a cat and you'll never have a mouse in the house!
  14. Lookie what I found

    I had a 'G' reg one, only thing I ever had to buy for it in 112,000 miles (apart from brakes and exhaust parts) was a new stearing knuckle! Only thing that stopped it running was the tree my son wrapped it around!