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sophie09

Member Since 01 Sep 2010
Offline Last Active Sep 10 2010 06:55 PM
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Urgent Please

08 September 2010 - 06:31 AM

Please can you help my new focus 2003 mp3 has a problem.
when driving at 60-70 mph the car seems to wander about the road its worse when cornering its like sitting on a jelly whats wrong?
the car has done 49500 miles passed its mot last week no advisories . I took it to be tracked yesterday it was 14 out not sure what that means the garage also put a new drop link and a suspension joint . The tyre pressure is ok the garage checked them but as soon as you drive the car the tracking goes off the garage tracked it 3 times yesterday whats wrong and where would you guys start looking please.
im scared to drive the car as the wondering is worrying!!!!!!!!

Thanks for your help.

Engine Temperature

07 September 2010 - 01:06 PM

guys do these engines run hot 1.8 16v zetec the car temp always stays in the middle the coolant bottle rises to max but not over its just that the engine feels excessively hot and I can hear the water gargeling no mix of water and oil or loss of power like i said it stays in the middle the needle on the temp section.
my celica GT4 runs hot buts thats putting out 330bhp and of course thats a different animal.

Thanks for your advice / suggestions

Tyre Pressure 17S

02 September 2010 - 05:17 PM

guys i have used the search but no joy whats the pressure for the 17s my mp3 focus run as standard please?

Battery Strap

02 September 2010 - 10:45 AM

guys please can you tell me how the car battery is held down ?
also what holds the jack in place I have the original new spare wheel but not sure about the tools as only a jack and its just lying loose
the car is a 3 door mp3

thanks for your advice

Newby

01 September 2010 - 06:05 PM

hi guys any advice on servicing the focus i just bought its a 03 mp3 model 1.8 with 49000 miles on it.Bought it yesterday with 1 months mot but it passed that today no advisories
Now wait for it the cost

500. for the car plus 30. for the mot

What a steal