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Focus 1.6Tdci 2009 Plate ...any Issues

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#1 barble23



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Posted 09 January 2013 - 11:29 PM

i am looking at a focus 2009 plate 1.6tdci with 14000 miles on it....i know this has a dpf fitted but it should not be an issue as we will do a 20 mile each way work run....what i dont know is would it have this eolys additive system on it....???i have read about the 1.6 having turbo failure issues with a new engine remedy,was this sorted by this time???other option is the 1.8tdci engine which i know is a solid unit...but so is the cheap tax on the 1.6........tax is cheap but does it come with cost risks????any help i thankyou for... :D

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#2 Mike77


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Posted 10 January 2013 - 02:08 AM

It will have the eolys fluid for the dpf, but at 14k miles, and a regular good run, I wouldn't think that would be cause for concern. The engine in question did suffer with spontaneous turbo combustion, but was remedied by 2008, so again, you should be fine.

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Posted 10 January 2013 - 11:58 AM


No problems here 60 plate 1.6tdci (dpf) , dont do much motorway driving either perhaps once every 2 weeks.

owned the car for 14 months now and it has 19'000 on the clock.

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