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  1. 2001 130 tdci The missus has reported a strange noise from the engine - on closer inspection im hearing a 'rattling' from the turbo area, its also smokier than usual and seems to lack power, on enging shut off i han hear the turbo rattling until it stops. I presume i need a new turbo? Ive seen second hand ones for 100 quid, how involved are they to fit? Cheers.
  2. After an hours drive the steering became very heavy, on closer inspection there is PS fluid leaking from the cap area of the reservoir, what could cause this? When removing the cap - the fluid is frothy... Any ideas, and more importantly a remedy?! Cheers.
  3. Whistling Under Acceleration

    Still can't find the source of the whistling, it's a Euro 3 if that makes any difference...
  4. Whistling Under Acceleration

    Yeah that was gonna be my next move :) Is it still ok to drive in the meantime?
  5. Hi all. 2002 2.0 130 Just recently have started to hear a noticeable whistle on acceleration. I imagine this is turbo related but have no idea where to start. No other symptoms and no increase in smoke - so am stumped. Any advice appreciated.
  6. Mondeo Handbrake

    Its a 51 plate. Can it not be manually adjusted then, its mot time soon so will falil in its current state Sent from my Windows Phone 8X by HTC using Tapatalk
  7. Mondeo Handbrake

    How on earth do you adjust the cable tension on the handbrake? Got mot coming up soon and the handbrake barely holds the car if on an incline. Cheers. Sent from my Windows Phone 8X by HTC using Tapatalk
  8. P Reg Fiesta Help

    Backbox. Start it up and get on the floor, you'll hear the hiss. Sent from my Windows Phone 8X by HTC using Tapatalk
  9. Thermostat Replacement Guide...

    Ok, after much googling i eventually found a decent how to for this engine type: http://workshop-manuals.com/ford/mondeo_2001_10.2000-02.2007/mechanical_repairs/3_powertrain/303_engine/303-03_engine_cooling/description_and_operation/diagnosis_and_testing/general_procedures/removal_and_installation/thermostat_2.0l_duratorq-di-tddi_(puma)_diesel-2.0l_duratorq-tdci_(puma)_diesel-2.2l_duratorq-tdci_(puma)_diesel/ Very thorough guide with diagrams. Also, ended up getting this tstat: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BRAND-NEW-THERMOSTAT-MONDEO-TRANSIT-2-0-2-4-DURATORQ-WITH-O-RING-GASKET-/251397357136?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CommercialVehicleParts_SM&hash=item3a88733e50 Fits and works well, needle is now bang in the middle after 10 mins driving... Job done!
  10. Thermostat Replacement Guide...

    Would anyone know a pn for the ford thermostat? On Etis my vechile comes up as Mondeo 2001-2007, 2.0L Duratorq DI CR (130PS). After some very intensive googling, i think ive found a pn of 1096283 - ford didnt want to give me the pn...
  11. 2001 2l 130 euro 3. First off, where is the thermostat located? I thought i was getting used to this engine until someone pointed out it had a part on it that meant it was an 'euro3'... Where would the tstat be located on this, and is there any guides on replacing that are specific to this model? Thanks in advance.
  12. Why Is My Engine Different?

    Ah i see. Can the egr be blanked on the euro 3?
  13. Why Is My Engine Different?

    I thought the tddi was 115ps - mine is 130ps, plus it says tdci on the boot...
  14. Looking at changing the oil stat so been searching a few how to's. How come my engine looks different than the rest. Mine has a large plastic piece that goes the full width of the engine, just above the dipstick on the picture. Standard looking engine: and mine: any ideas?
  15. Ok basically im changing the oil thermostat this weekend and its just dawned on me that i'll be needing some antifreeze as it is bound to lose some. Would this be ok for my 2l tdci 130 (2001). http://www.eurocarparts.com/ecp/c/Ford_Mondeo_2.0_2002/p/car-parts/car-lubricants-and-car-fluids/lubricant-and-fluids/anti-freeze2/?523770482&1&261aa2b29552e65f37633d256e490fb0f2aaa7ed&000397 Cheers.