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  1. Hi all, new to this site as I have just bought my first Ford!  OK so its a really old 2000 Focus but that's what I could afford. I have had to do some small bit of work to get it past the NCT but I am now looking at fixing an annoying central locking issue.  There is no remote locking on this model it is just the standard torch key type key.  When you lock/unlock from drivers door, the central locking does not work at all it only unlocks the drivers door.  However on passenger door it is very intermittent.  In the 1 month I have owned the car, it must have worked about 3 times unlocking all  doors from passenger side. Its so annoying because I now have to take the key out of the ignition every time to open the boot as the release button does not work when the central locking is not operational and I have to manually unlock all doors from inside for passengers. I suspected the fuse at first as it was not working at all, but then when it worked intermittently from passenger door I discounted that.  Is there anywhere I can start to fault test on this?  It must be a sensor or switch somewhere that is not working.  I am not even sure if the alarm works because the "double locking" does not seem to work as per the manual and there are no flashing lights when I lock the door, although the tiny internal red light flashes after locking up. Any advise is greatly appreciated.  Thanks.
  2. Hi guys,  I'm basically looking to convert my windows from manual to electric on my Ford Fiesta 2003.  I've recently purchased the car only because the mileage is very low and thought it can last me a while whilst I save up for an upgrade.  I've seen some universal kits and even tutorials on how to fit this. The only issue I have is fitting it on is easy, however how would I be able to actually power them up?  Would it be easier just to buy new doors/cards? Then again the wiring is an issue, can a garage just connect them up?  I would leave it, however it's something I'd like to definitely invest some money (not enough to buy a car) and time in. 
  3. Hello, I've made a bit of a mistake and driven hundreds of miles with my trolly jack and jack stands to my parents house with the intention of putting some new pads on my mark 7 ford fiesta (as they have garage space). However I've left my haynes manual at home which has all the torque specs and minimum disc thickness info. Could anyone on here be a real star and snap/ scan the page at the start of the brake section which has the torque specs and minimal disc thickness info? Thanks in advance, J
  4. Info On A Couple Of Mods

    hey guys, just wondering if any one has any information, price range and level of difficulty to install global locking and cruise control in my 57 plate focus. cheers
  5. Hi all, I've got a Mk3 Focus, and a new born baby... we have a baby seat that the rear seat belt of the Focus wraps around in various ways to hold it tight into the car, however this relies on the rear seat belt of the Focus engaging an automatic locking mode. This mode is supposedly engaged by pulling the seat belt down and all the way out, then letting it retract back in (apparently coinciding with a clicking noise as the belt retracts) , and while in this mode the seat belt should only retract, and not allow any release of the tension, allowing you to pull the belt tight, and the seat belt keeping the tension. Great, or so I thought until I tried to engage the locking mode, no dice, the seat belt just retracts or releases as under normal driving conditions. I tried both left and right rear seat belts but can't get either to engage the locking mode, if one side worked and the other didn't i'd put it down to having one duff rear belt, but with both sides not working, I can only put it down to having a duff understanding of what I need to do to engage the locking mode. Can anyone shed light on what trick is required to get the rear seat belt to go into the locking mode? I'm grateful of any help. Thanks all. Phil
  6. Ok so I bought this car earlier in the year. Has been fantastic for my family especially getting to hospital appointments with my daughter (she has a rare condition) My car, a 53 plate fiesta finesse was due mot 22nd Dec so I took it early. Arnold Clark found it needed a middle section of exhaust and three brake pipes. Got these all replaced at small garage and car was taken back for retest and passed! Got car home and since driver has brought it back it's had nothing but problems. This morning it was starting but unless reved it would cut out while idle. As the day went on it has stalled at every junction, roundabout and when lowering speed. The steering lock (yes the steering completely locks!) has completely locked after stalling a number of times (I ended up on pavement at one point as I was turning into the road!) AC want nothing to do with it as he only looked at car for mot and didn't touch anything. Another garage replaced fuel pump and I'm now stalling at a couple junctions but steering wheel still locking. Have spent 400 so far and at my wits end!! Garage noted rev counter shoots up and down too. All before Xmas too! Terrified to drive it and can't put kids in it. The car has v clean engine, and only 67000 miles so shouldn't be doing all this surely?!!
  7. I have an original Ford MK1 Cortina Workshop Manual if anyone is interested. Free if you pick up. East London area
  8. Hi guys, I have a 2001 Mk3 mondeo estate 1.8 Petrol. The drivers door got smashed and the barrel was destroyed and the car was stuck with all the doors locked. A locksmith charged me £120 to get the door open and make a new standard key, but still only the drivers door would open, the rest of the doors remain locked. I found a cheap door on ebay, so I'm hoping after putting that on, the other doors will unlock when I unlock that. The locksmith said that my remote key is ok and communicating with the car, as you can hear the clicking noise from the dash, when I push the buttons and if I hold down the unlock button, all the windows will open. I'm told the central locking module is in the drivers door, so that is obviously damaged aswell. So after putting the new door on, will i need to have the key re-programmed, or should it just work? Thanks
  9. Service Manual

    Hello everybody, I'm Anthony from Croatia my dear wife was driving our Focus C-max 1.6 Tdci until she came in front of a huge puddle (60m long)....she stoped...and then decided she can drive through it. She was driving for 50 m very slowly and then the car when Dead. Yes the engine pulled water and it was water shocked. I cleaned everything, air intake, changed engine oil 2 times with filter. The engine started but it lost 30% of power and it makes white smoke in high rpm. So I need to open the engine, yes myself and my brother (we work with outboards and we own several cars so we have to maintain them as well to be able to keep them). I need a service manual for this engine or car model in order to continue. If anyone can help me I would be very gratefull and in return will place photos & descripitons of the work on the forum.
  10. Remote Central Locking - Mk2.5

    Hi, The other day the fob in my car became quite intermittent. Then stopped all together. Assumed (Rightly or Wrongly) that it is a new battery required. Changed the battery, and got nothing. So assumed I will need to re-learn the key via the learning mode (0-II 4 times in 3 seconds). I must have tried to get the car into learning mode, 30 or 40 times to no avail. Has anyone ever experienced this? Not sure if it helps...but I was in FF2 & elmConfig a couple of months back changing a few bits....i wonder if I have accidentally unticked/ticked something that I shouldnt have. Cheers Gary
  11. Hi, I'm after fitting an aftermarket RCL to my girlfriends Fiesta. It has central locking at the moment but the drivers door doesn't work with it (suspect it's the solenoid on that side). Would fitting an aftermarket remote system fix the drivers door issue? Am I best getting this type http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CAR-REMOTE-CENTRAL-DOOR-LOCKING-KIT-NEW-/160880444466?pt=UK_Car_Accessories_Safety_Security&hash=item257538c432#ht_500wt_1361 or this one http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/REMOTE-CENTRAL-LOCKING-CONVERSION-KIT-KEYLESS-ENTRY-UPGRADE-VW-NEW-PACKED-/310366111086?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item484343056e#ht_1855wt_1111 Thanks.
  12. Door Issue

    Hi can anyone help, I've got a ford focus 2005 reg and I can't get the passenger doors to open with the fob or key in lock , I've found that the only way I can open the other doors is by having the drivers door open and pressing the lock button on fob , and only then will the other doors open . Also the passenger door wont open from inside has to be as described from above before can open Fob locks fine though and does open the boot , recently changed battery as thought it might be that and checked the fusses no problems there either Help anyone please
  13. hi guys i am really really hoping someone can help, i have a tdci zetec 2004 without remote central locking. I have done alot of digging on the net for this and have seen the guide someone on here created. I have know (from what i have read) that any gem starting 6st is a no go as its for the face lift and as mine is a 5 door pre facelift i need one starting 4st which is all fine and I have read the post about the A,B,C,D starting of the two letters at the end of the GEM code relating to what it has. Now i have searched ebay and scrap yards for ANY (2st or 4st) gem ending with a CL or any ending in C - they do not seem to exist! I have found ones ending in DF and DA but have read that you need to have deadlocking on your car for them to function correctly so have not bothered with them. Can someone please put me out of my misery do any remote central locking GEMS without deadlocking and alarms even exist!? Or did all pre facelift if with remote locking meant they had deadlocks two? I have even found DA ending models in early LX cars. Please if you know the answer to this please let me know.
  14. Recently I have began to suffer from a random failure of the central locking on the driver side door only (when operated by remote key fob). If I single press to unlock, the SOUND of all doors unlocking is heard but in reality the driver door stays locked. Sometimes it takes two or three 'unlock' presses to successfully to get it to unlock. Yesterday however it became more urgent because I discovered that not only is it failing to unlock correctly, it is also failing to lock correctly. ie, I single press 'lock', I hear the mechanism fire on all doors, yet I can then still open the drivers door (and consequently of course the alarm goes off). So now it is more urgent as I didnt realise I was leaving my car exposed/open in this way (believing that when I pressed 'lock' the car was LOCKED!) I THINK that doing the double-press (for dead lock) does lock the door, but this is not guaranteed to happen just in case I forget to do it (nor am I 100% sure anyway as I havent properly checked it is successful every time without fail). So, the question: does anyone have any advice? Is it a common problem that is fixable with a spray of WD40? Is it DIY fixable at all (If so how? How does one get to the solenoid or whatever its called)? Or is it 'take to a Ford garage with a large bank account and blank cheque book' fixable only? TIA Jim
  15. Hi Re Fiesta Style, 1.25, 2008, The issues are: - unlocking boot doesn't always work by double-pressing remote key - interior light doesn't always switch off - central locking locks then automatically unlocks (with remote key and spare key) If I lock the passenger door from within the central locking appears to work. I've removed the passenger door panels, cleaned contacts on door switch and checked multi pin plug is a tight fit on both doors. I couldn't see any broken wires but don't have a circuit diagram to test connections. Any advice most welcome. The clock spring also needs replacing to cure the airbag always on light but I expect this is a separate issue to the central locking. Many thanks
  16. Hot Electric Window Buttons..?

    Hey Ford Owners Club, I bought a 1996 Fiesta Saphire last week or so for a very decent price considering the engine was replaced at 48,000 miles and has only done 30,000 since. However the locks were dodgy which I was told but have been working ok up until today when my luck ran out and I had to try and break into my car and then when that didn't work, call the AA to come and break into my car... During all of this the immobiliser got activated but we managed to get the windows down by connecting his power supply up to mine to get the ignition on and shoving a stick through the wedged open door. The locks went super spazzy and so we had to take the Central locking fuse out. Anyway, it doesn't seem that much has been affected thankfully other than I have just done a 45 minute journey and I noticed that the electric window buttons were incredibly hot. It was night so I wasn't using them so not like they had any reason whatsoever to get so hot and distressed. I checked under the hood and the engine also seemed very hot however my air conditioning still came out cool and didn't idicate any unusual behaviour to me. I have taken it on several journeys of around this length or longer since I've had it and not noticed any problems at all. It could be that this was happening before and I didn't notice but I can't help but feel that it's only happening because of the problems earlier on in the day... I'm a bit concerned so hoping someone might know what to do or suggest to help. Guessing this is the right place to ask! Thanks, Zak
  17. I have a problem with my central locking on my MK1 Focus 2000 CL model (no remote locking on CL models) which is driving me crazy. I cannot lock the car from drivers side unless the passengers side is already locked ( the locks just 'bounce' back) . When unlocking the car the passenger side stays locked. The central locking works fine when locking from the passenger side though. To try and fix the problem I've replaced the locking motors in passenger and drivers doors but he problem still persists. Any suggestions as to what the problem may be are welcome thanks.
  18. Focus 2004 1.8 Diesel

    Hi I have a bizarre issue with my central locking on my focus. When I walk towards the car it unlocks it self without out me pressing any buttons , it will keep on making the open sound constantly till I put the key in and start it . When I stop the car again and get out the clicking starts again . It will only stop and locks itself when I move out of range of the car. Any ideas please how to stop this, is it the fob stuck on open or something .
  19. Issue With Central Locking

    Hi, i was wondering if anyone could help me with a problem i have been having. Since i got my focus the unlocking of the car worked as normal, 1 click unlocked all doors and the boot. The last couple of days have been different and i dont know why it would have changed. Now it works like this, 1 click unlocks driver door, 2 clicks unlocks all doors then a 3rd unlocks the boot. 1 click still locks the car normally and the double click for the boot works. The only thing that has changed is opening all doors and boot with the 1 click of the unlock button. Anyone know how i get this back to normal? My car is a 2012 ford focus 1 litre ecoboost. Thanks very much Scott
  20. !Removed! Electrics

    Can someone please please save my sanity and point me in the right direction to sort my mk4 electrics out Firstly the central locking just clicks and doesn't engage,I've locked at both motors and they both appear to move/be working Secondly the heater control/blower doesn't work ie it doesn't blow Help me please before I go mad!!!!
  21. Air Filter Fitting Guides

    Hello all, This is my first post. I've spent a lot of time researching this forum site trying to decide wether or not I should buy a K&N Panel or cone filter or a complete induction kit. I still can't decide... I own a MK5 fiesta zetec(-s?), 1999. First car and i've owned it for a little over 4 months now. I'm wondering if anyone has a guide to fitting an air induction kit please? Should I choose to purchase one, I'd like to know how to fit it in. I think I'm asking because there was discussions about finding your own cold air feed with an induction? Or cone I'm not sure... I understand the air filters don't add much power and to be honest, I'm not after much. It's also for the experience of getting my hands dirty in the engine bay and knowing how things work! Thanks for your help guys. P.s. I know there are numerous posts and topics about air filters but none of them give me the answer I'm looking for!
  22. A woman recently struck from behind by another vehicle claimed that the reason she was stopped in the middle of the very busy street was that she ran out of gas, the vehicle began shuttering, and the steering column locked up. While the first two make sense to me the last doesn't (in addition to passing two gas stations <500 meters back. Although the ford focus has a history of issues with the steering wheel locking, I've as of yet come across an instance of that being related to the fuel system. Has any one else?
  23. Hi all, I trusted the wife to take my trusty Focus to have a tyre replaced due to a slow puncture. My usual (trusted) garage was too busy so she took it to a local independent "tyre place" they managed to strip the inside of the key so couldn't remove the nut. They swore blind they had the key on straight etc but my wife had her doubts. Anyway they wanted £60 to remove the locking nuts & replace them & the locking key with Ford supplied parts. I called them & asked how much to replace the locking nuts with standard nuts & was told it was still £60 as they had to get them from Ford. I told them to "F*ck off" as standard wheel nuts come in "standard" sizes. On a previous car I removed a locking nut using the methods shown on youtube e.g. slightly undersized socket, bash it on & away you go. This option does seem to be viable for my Focus as the locking nut appears to have a collar round it, I also can't get a standard socket over it due to there only being a tiny gap between the nut collar & the wheel itself. Has anyone successfully managed to remove one of these type successfully? If so how? (Do I need to chisel off the collar & I'll then have room/access to the nut itself) I though it best to ask for advice before taking a 4lb lump hammer & a cold chisel to it, lol) I've attached a couple of pictures to try & show it a little better. One is a fleabay pic of the same type of locking nut & the other is a pic of my issue with a lack of clearance/room between the collar & the wheel itself All sensible suggestions are welcome! :D
  24. Hi, I've just recently bought an st 24 with central locking problems. The cetral locking works from the passenger side but not drivers side. Driver side unlocks but doesn't unlock the other doors therefore doesn't disable the alarm from drivers side door. Does anybody have any ideas on how I can rectify this problem.
  25. Hi, Recently purchased some electric mirrors from a 2006 Fiesta ST that I planned to place on my 2003 Fiesta Zetec. I currently have manual mirrors. I have purchased wiring loom for the conversion. Any recommend instructions?? Thanks!! :)