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    Fusion Plus 1.6 tdci
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  1. Modified Fusion

    The plastic trims. I can't tell you how many times I have had to reattach the skirt/wheel arch trim on the off side rear. But it no problem, as I can store the tools in the gap that's there already! :)
  2. Modified Fusion

    I think the best 'mod' you can do is pour a load of filler into those body trims! I dunno about yours, but Ford assembly must have been on the sherry when they fitted mine. Martin
  3. were do i stand??

    Thanks for the update. I'm glad you got the required result. If you're happy to, you could maybe review the garage on a relevant website, as most people really want to know what they & the garage can do when it all goes wrong. Martin
  4. were do i stand??

    Always a grey area this one. This link should at least give you some kind of guidance/confidence to help you to talk to the garage. Fingers crossed. Martin
  5. Fusion 1.4 tdci injector seals

    I would have thought the number corresponds to the firing sequence of the cylinders. You could possibly call a garage to confirm?
  6. Fusion 1.4 tdci injector seals

    I had a similar problem on my last 1.6tdci ((09 reg). There was a brief hesitation during the engine warm up while driving under load IE up hill when the engine was cool, pulling off from a standing start when the engine was cool/warming up. This developed into cutting out under any kind of load IE when the clutch was at biting point, engine would cut. If I started the engine & waited until the engine was warm (about 15mins), the car would run fine, apart from an occasional brief hesitation. I had this checked out 3 times by different garages with no joy aprt from the advice of replacing the injector rail assembly at a cost of around £750, as this was the only consistent area of fault codes. 1 trip to a diagnostic center revealed a faulty solenoid on the said rail assembly which was replaced for £60 sourced from ebay. Perhaps worth checking out? Good luck, as I can tell you from experience it is a really frustrating problem. Cheers Martin
  7. Alternator

    Hi Jim, thanks for taking the time to reply. I have an alternator sourced now, but will let a mechanic do it, as I have no tools, time or practical experience with this kind of thing. Cheers, Martin
  8. Alternator

    Hi All. I require a replacement alternator. I have found a mechanic willing to fit it. Any advice as to where I should source one? TIA. Martin.
  9. steering wheel control unit

    Can only point you toward a Haynes manual? Sorry I can't help more.
  10. Headlamp upgrade

    100% agree. Nighbreakers are a real improvement & the Ebay price is as little as £15 for a pair!
  11. Poor Mpg 1.6 Tdci

    Yes, mine is the same as yours. I drive regular from Huddersfield to Great Yarmouth which is 206 miles and a good mix of motorway, A-roads & town, same numbers returned.
  12. Ford Fusion Owners?

    Oh Right, thanks for that.
  13. Ford Fusion Owners?

    Hi tr1gg, What are DRLs?
  14. Poor Mpg 1.6 Tdci

    Just a thought, have you reset the MPG indicated? I do this at every fill up & therefore get a good indicator if all is well day to day. Seamo44
  15. Ford Fusion Owners?

    I have 58 1.6+ TDCI . I did have an 09 of the same spec', but was killed by a Taxi driver. This is my 3rd Fusion & I love it. Has been remapped for economy, blanked EGR & a better stereo. I do about 40k miles a year & this car is great at munching miles, returning 60 to the gallon on average.