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About wolfiesmith2000

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    FOcus 1.8 tdci
  1. Thanks for that - its not wind noise, definitely engine noise ie can hear more of the engine than in our 1.6 or friends 1.8 53 reg
  2. I have the above car and to be honest its quite a noisy car, quite a bit of engine noise within the cabin. Went in a colleagues 53 1.8 tdci and was completely different, could hardly hear a thing, which is similar driving experience to our other 1.6 tdci zetec 58 reg. Wondered if my 1.8 noise is normal for that age/model/engine, ie was noise muffling skimped on or was the engine not a great one, or should I get a dealer opinion? Any comments appreciated
  3. Hello buddy :) The best thing to do if you are unsure is to get on youtube or google dash removal and type what car you have and it will show you how to diy it, Its sounds like it could be loads of things but the quickest way to deal with any problem is to iron out the ones it could be as you can have 150 things its not but only 1 that is causing it, Start off by removing the glove box, :)

  4. I have a metallic vibration that sounds like its coming from deep in dashboard somewhere on my 57 reg 1.8tdci.Sounds like 2 pipes kncking together. Trim warranty only 1 year and now out of the 3 year warranty so I aint paying. Funnily enough cant hear a thing when I ramp up my Linkin Park CD :-) Seriously would love to find out what the cause us though!
  5. I have identical issue, again Ford dealer say trim only covered for a year and I def aint paying - mines a 57 reg 1.8 tdci
  6. no performance issues, just had its 3rd dealer service, they say it sound like in the dashboard but not under warranty for that so I aint paying!!
  7. Have a vibrating noise under dashboard whilst revving and coming off the revs, sounds like 2 things tapping together Any ideas what could be? 2007 1.8 tdci
  8. Haggled and got it down to 250 Service + MOT, seemd reasonable to me
  9. Thanks for reply, its a 57 reg
  10. Hi everyone Focus 1.8 tdci is due its 3rd service, any ideas on what cost I should be happy to pay. Been quoted £277 by one ford service centre and £225 by another ford dealer.
  11. I have a 57 reg Focus 1.8 TDCI. Have also got a 1.6 58 dpf version as well. Have a noise when coming off revs on the 1.8, hard to explain, kind of like a metallic vibration. Dealer said it was engine cover laying on air con pipe and they had sorted (but they havent) Anyone got any ideas what it might be, or whether it is normal on the 1.8. My 1.6 is a completely diff sounding engine