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suddste

True Ford Enthusiast
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About suddste

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    Too much time on the boards

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  • Gender* Male
  • Ford Model Focus LX 1.6L 37,000 mls
  1. Show Us Your Mk3.5!

    Roper,   How did you get that S badge on the front grill? Is there a special mount for it?
  2. Can I Merge My Accounts Together

    Hi, Many thanks!
  3. Can I Merge My Accounts Together

    Hi, Do I wait for an admin to come across this thread or do I PM them?
  4. Can I Merge My Accounts Together

    Surely the forum software would have an option to!?
  5. Cold Start Oil Light Stays On For A While

    Okay this hasnt worked either. What could it be? I have no idea what it could be anymore!
  6. Cold Start Oil Light Stays On For A While

    Have narrowed it down to it probably being the anti drain back valve; I found a similar pic here: http://i536.photobucket.com/albums/ff323/risky-/Sep-Oct08065.jpg It's the hole at the bottom where the oil filter slots in. I don't think I seated it properly so it allowed oil to drain back to the sump which makes sense when cold starting the car the oil has to be pumped round again! I've seated the oil filter properly (I hope) this time and I guess I will find out after a cold start tomorrow morning if this worked.
  7. Hi, Just wondering if it's possible to merge my JohnS account with account "suddste" so my suddste account is the main one? You will see that the IP address is the same used for both accounts for verification purposes. I wanted to be anonymous hence using the JohnS account but I don't mind anymore. Thanks, suddste
  8. Cold Start Oil Light Stays On For A While

    Will do; thanks for your help people.
  9. Cold Start Oil Light Stays On For A While

    Less than 1 year old. Built in January!
  10. Cold Start Oil Light Stays On For A While

    Its not an ecorattle! Its a diesel (which is rattly anyway!) The owners manual says 5w-30 so I used that
  11. Cold Start Oil Light Stays On For A While

    Yup, Castrol Magnetec 5w-30 A5 is what I used!
  12. Cold Start Oil Light Stays On For A While

    Yep its at the max marker.
  13. Cold Start Oil Light Stays On For A While

    Yes thats what i'm worried about. Oil light stays on 5 seconds after a cold start. Is this damaging? I did change the oil 2 weeks ago and then this happened.