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About artscot79

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  1. depends on the idle speed which will be less than 800rpm standard
  2. they all do it its not the seals its the shape of the frame and window
  3. most likely youre slave cylinders gone either way its a gearbox out replace the whole clutch time clutch and slave cylinder
  4. really you need to see most fords I've seen all cam covers are over or under tightened even from ford and the ford gasket doesn't cure the problem either so no difference between genuine and aftermarket
  5. simple and cheapest is call a mobile locksmith who does cutting and programming some timpsons can't cut the flat blade keys and many refuse to cut cheap keys you need the whole lot new fob new transponders new key cut and programming a decent genuine fob on eBay with blank key and transponder £40 then the rest £60 or more or a locksmith will do the lot for about the same
  6. won't help but my Kia fobs covered under 7yr warranty just had a new one cut n coded for free 😃 as said though easiest way is buy a fob good one on eBay genuine flip one £30 transfer the chip over and have it cut at a Timpson's who do them
  7. all I know on this is ford will not use ep oil in any gearbox...wether that's due to having a deal with a certain brand I don't know but if many forums say don't i wouldn't
  8. I'm suspecting its only getting wet after its rained? Pollen seal is leaking most likely into the filter in the pass footwell
  9. ignore it its common on forscan to get that code if you don't have puddle lamps simple software bug
  10. its likely still the gasket the bolts may have been over tightened at some point meaning its not giving a tight seal I've seen some put bolts on the end of the threads to tighten it up more
  11. dash cluster fault either caused by broken or fractured solder joints or condensation on the circuit board or a break in one of the dash cluster afraid it gets worse not better if that's the case youll get the symptoms you have random engine lights limp modes no codes but restarting fixes it as it gets worse youll try to restart and it won't takes half a dozen turns of the key..fortunately there are cluster repair companies who can fix it for very little search dash cluster repairs in youre area they'll pop it out diagnose fix for about 99-140 pound take it to ford pay at least 600-800
  12. on start up it should hit 1500 rpm and then drop to just over 1100 rpm then decrease a bit more no egr on the petrol most likely the pcv valve if it stays at 2000 rpm for any period of time it may indicate an issue since it has no idle control valve its likely a throttle sensor or some gunk in the throttle body try some redex and see how it goes if its still an issue ide have diagnostics done to prevent spending money on bits
  13. many methods the easiest is to get an old coke can and cut it open cut rough washers out of it to cover the hole that's extended i prefer to double the cut aluminium poke a hole through it fit it in place then the clip or you can also add some tiger seal to ensure it doesn't come off again or depending on the size fit washers to cover the hole
  14. the drain can and does block up and leak simply remove the pipe and put a wire coat hanger down it