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billy880

Member Since 04 Jul 2011
Offline Last Active Apr 19 2012 08:34 PM
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Ford Focus (2001) Interior Door Trim Strip?

18 April 2012 - 06:21 PM

hi all

im looking for a silver plastic long strip that i believe clips to the inside off the upper door trim, mines snapped off, but the passenger door has a silver long plastic strip?

anyone know what its called and does any1 have one for sale?

Central Locking Issue

18 April 2012 - 04:45 PM

hi guys

when locking my focus via the push button key the car locks itself fine BUT then unlocks straight away, if i lock the car by inserting the key in the drivers door, the whole car locks fine

really annoying!

ive checked all doors are shut so i dont know why this has just now happened??


any ideas on fixing? whats causing it, is it an easy fix?

Petrol Smell

15 April 2012 - 10:09 AM

hi guys

when starting my focus up in the morning (2.0 zetec) after about 5-6 seconds theres a strong smell of petrol outside the car to the rear and alittle smokey (white) this clears once you give it a rev and then the smell starts to dissappear, no smell inside car

any ideas?????

Keyfob Help And Starting Car Help

14 April 2012 - 05:21 PM

Hi everyone,

I hope someone can help on a couple of issues i have.

I just brought a 2.0 zetec 2001 (y-reg) ford focus and the dealer handed me the keys to which i tried unlocking the door and nothing, the key wasnt working.

The guy opened up the keyfob and there was no battery in the key, he didnt have a spare battery to hand so he grabbed another ford mondeo key to show me how to program my focus once getting a battery and his mondeo key worked fine on my car when he programmed it infront of me (turning key on/off 4 times until a bleep)

Anyway to cut a long story short i brought a new battery, fitted it to my key and i try to programe it but the key still doesnt work on any of the 3 buttons.

Can i just buy another 2nd hand ford key (as ive seen loads on ebay) and program that, i think along the line someone has tried with the key i have as the casing inside (plastic) the key is broke..

Thats my 1st prob so i hope some one can enlighten me!

another problem is that when i start the car its abit grumpy as it starts, once you rev it it idles fine but its like its very grogey as it fires up,

i thought coilpack?????? but i didnt want to get a new one if it wasnt the case soi thought id ask someone on here??

Hope someone can help???

Fod Focus St170 Clciking Noise??

04 July 2011 - 02:22 PM

Hi guys

Great site!
I hope you can help.
I purchased a 2004 ford focus st170 a month back, awesome car love it!
Ive noticed the last week or so that when you push the brake pedal (whilst driving) you can sometimes here a clicking sound, the clicking sound is only the once BUT everytime you press the pedal to slow down...

Does anyone know or heard of this?

Ive searched for it on google etc but cannot see anyone with a simular prob

hope someone can help!

thanks