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ahay

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  • Ford Model 2001 Focus LX 1.6
  1. Failed mot

    Just got my car into the 1st mot since i had it :-( Failed on Nearside Rear joint to flexi Brake pipe seriously damaged (found during steering lock to lock check) (2.2.D.1b) Nearside Front Track rod end ball joint has excessive play (2.2.B.1f) Offside Rear Coil spring incomplete (2.4.C.1a) Offside 1x front to rear Brake pipe excessively corroded (3.6.B.2c) £120 for parts £100 for labour and the mot fee £54 is that a good price? altogether not good news the following advisory too Offside Front Tyre worn close to the legal limit (4.1.D.1) Nearside Rear Tyre worn close to the legal limit (4.1.D.1) Nearside Front Brake pipe slightly corroded (3.6.B.2c) 1x front to rear Brake pipe slightly corroded (3.6.B.2c) Offside Rear Brake pipe slightly corroded (3.6.B.2c) Offside Front Anti-roll bar has slight play in a ball joint (2.4.G.3) Front Brake disc(s) slightly worn (3.5.1h) Nearside Rear Suspension arm rubber bush deteriorated but not resulting in excessive movement (2.4.G.3) Offside Rear Suspension arm rubber bush deteriorated but not resulting in excessive movement (2.4.G.3) Advise rear No plate I reckon i can do all the advisory stuff myself exept for the brake pipes and teh roll-bar aint got a clue as to what to order for these or what bits are going out soon, any advice would be great
  2. Hi All

    Hi Im a new meber , just got my 1st car a FORD FOCUS 1.6LX Finding it great so far :-) Nice to meet ya all im from scotland hope to get too know some of you in the coming months as im going to try do services and some repairs myself :-)
  3. Focus 1.6 Spark plugs

    Hi wonder if u guys can help here. I think ive bought the wrong spark plugs I have a 2001 Y reg ford focus 1.6lx I got PTR5A-10 plugs instead of TR5A-10 plugs Can i still use these plugs or will i have to go back to shop to get them changed