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micksilver

Member Since 11 Apr 2010
Offline Last Active Mar 10 2014 02:34 PM
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Oil For 2009 Focus 1.8 Petrol Engine

19 March 2012 - 07:34 PM

I have 5 litres of Carlube 5w30 semi synthetic oil which i bought for a previous car, is it suitable for my 1.8 ford focus petrol engine. see spec below!



Carlube 5W30 Semi Synthetic Motor Oil

Carlube 5w30 Semi Synthetic Engine oil is a high specification oil suitable for Ford Zetec petrol and diesel engines and the Duratorq diesel engine.



Specifications: API SL/CF, ACEA A1 B1, Ford M2C913-A/B

Reverse Gear Selection

30 November 2011 - 12:41 PM

I'm struggling to get reverse gear on my 2009 1.8 focus style, the gear seems to locate fine but I get the usual grating of gears when I engage the clutch, I might try 3 or 4 times before I get the gear correctly but even when I am successful it feels no different to the previous unsuccessful attempts. Anybody had similar problems? the car still has a year left on its warranty so I can always take it to the dealers to see what they think.Might just need a bit of adjustment.

Condensation

17 October 2011 - 07:18 PM

Anybody got problems with their focus misting up, I'm on my second Focus style and both have misted up badly. I was hoping my first car was a one off but unfortunately this one is just as bad. When I leave work mine is always the one with the most condensation in the car park. Anyone got a solution?