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Correct Oil For My Engine

02 August 2014 - 04:16 PM

My car is a 2010 60 reg 1.8 TDCI Mondeo

Went into halfords today for some top up oil.... Their spec charts states a 5w-40 semi synthetic for my engine, but the one with the correct ford spec written on the side of the packaging is a 5w-40 fully synthetic!

I went with the latter but hope I'm right????

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Does My Car Have Canbus/bulb Faliure System?

24 June 2014 - 11:10 PM


Car is a 2010 "60" reg mk4 Mondeo 1.8 TDCI Zetec.

I'm wanting to fit brighter led rear amber indicator bulbs but have been told that if my car has canbus or bulb failure warning system, I will also need to fit resistors. Can anyone tell me if my car does have a canbus bulb faliure system or not? Thanks!

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Headlights: Driving Abroad

16 June 2014 - 03:47 PM

My car is a 2010 60 reg mondeo 1.8TDCI Zetec.
Question is:
Going to France in August. Do I need to stick headlight deflectors on my headlight glass or do they have a switch to alter them?? Have come across conflicting opinions!

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How To Store Wheels/tyres?

11 May 2014 - 11:56 AM


I've recently bought a 2nd hand set of ford alloys with winter tyres ready for next winter off ebay.
I would like to know how is best to store them..... Upright, or flat on their backs..... Pumped up or air removed?

I currently have them stacked on top of each other on their backs, in tyre bags, pumped up to the correct pressure but if anyone has any other alternative suggestions please say!


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Tyre Recommendations

24 April 2014 - 11:32 PM

My car is a mk4 2010 "60" reg 1.8 TDCI fitted with 215 55 16 tyres.
What's the best tyres to get for my car based on noise/economy/longevity etc?
The rears are original michelin, and the fronts are Primewell which have only lasted 12000 miles (I'm not a boy racer either)!! It's time now to replace all four.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions or recommendations

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