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jwag

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About jwag

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    john

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    Male
  • Ford Model
    Fiesta 1.6 tdci econetic
  • Ford Year
    2012
  • UK/Ireland Location
    London
  1. Econetic Engine Characteristics

    Thanks David I have a bit of a jerk when putting the power down as well As you say, maybe these things will smooth over with a few miles on the clock
  2. Just bought a new Fiesta 1.6 tdci econetic and whilst the ride and handling are good, the vehicle seems to struggle at 10 mph in second, at 20 in third and at 30 in fourth. For city driving, this means I'm barely getting up to fourth and almost have to change down to 1st to take a fairly standard turn. I know the gears are spaced to offer economy rather than performance but I don't remember the econetic I took for a test drive behaving like this. Does the car have a problem, will it settle down or are these just engine characteristics that I 'm going to have to get used to? I thought some of you on hear might know. Any feedback much appreciated.