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ralph

Member Since 12 Aug 2010
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In Topic: Quick Bulb Question

24 January 2015 - 01:19 AM

Actually now I look a little closer this states H8 for front fogs. This is a late 2010 guide so might depend on the year of your car!!!!


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In Topic: Quick Bulb Question

24 January 2015 - 01:13 AM

H11 for front fogs. w5w for side lights. H7 for dipped beam. H1 for main beam. Should all be in your manual.
See page 71 here for bulb specs:
http://www.fordservi...f/10MNDog3e.pdf


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In Topic: Mooing

09 January 2015 - 11:13 PM

I've just seen that same video on YouTube and that noise coming from the mondeo is EXACTLY the same as the one from my old skoda!
Btw the vw/skoda/Audi/seat group has such a good reputation but my old Octavia was nothing but trouble. 2008 1.9 tdi which I had from 55k to 95k. The air con would empty itself every 4-6 months. I refilled it 4 times in 2 years of ownership. No one could ever find a leak even with dye added to system. Front suspension always knocked as front drop links seemed to be made out of paper mâché... I renewed them 3 times...Add to that the "mooing" which cost £150 to fix but returned after a year, as well as headlight bulbs that blew every few months I was glad to get rid!


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In Topic: Timing Belt Renew? 2010 1.8 Tdci ?

06 January 2015 - 10:39 PM

Cheers Gadge
Since my post I have asked my mechanic (independent ford specialist) and he says same as you though recommends it being done earlier than the 125k ... Better around 80-90k
He also says that the belt that is submerged in oil is a real pig of a job to change and many garages "overlook" this part of the job due to its difficulty!
I guess I will get it done in another year or two!


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In Topic: Polish For Sea Grey Mk4 Mondeo

05 January 2015 - 10:26 PM

For a quick going over if car not too dirty I have found that Demon Shine does a good job too. At the start of last summer I gave it a good wax by hand then just kept it topped up with Demon Shine. Sprays on and wipes off!


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