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#1 rlyncn53

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Posted 09 September 2008 - 06:12 PM

Hi

My GF has a Ford Ka that has just started cutting out when approaching roundabouts etc. I have read it could be the idle control valve and that people tend to clean this out and still have problems - is this easy to replace or is it a dealer repair, can I buy the valvue from a good motoring shop and if so how much should it cost.

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#2 vinnyvangough

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Posted 09 September 2008 - 06:59 PM

Yea very simple to change so i have heard and a very very common problem. Not sure on the cost off hand though mate, but they are colour coded. They have a sticker on of a certain colour for the different age cars i think. Make sure you get the like for like replacement

#3 Wellz

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Posted 10 September 2008 - 10:03 PM

fairly simple change, IIRC they are about 80 from ford, might be wrong tho. I had to replace mine but that was over 2 years ago now ;)


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