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Petrol Pipe Connections

24 January 2014 - 04:33 PM

One end of a supply pipe has blown off and I suspect it is a split or worn connector.  The end indicated looks as if you just need to insert a small screwdriver to release. The  other end looks as if it will be a simple push fit.

Can anyone confirm that replacing this pipe is a straightforward  sort of push and fit job, or do I need to have it done for me



25 December 2013 - 09:04 AM

Went through a flood last night - all OK.  This morning am totally unable to engage a gear and suspect that the clutch is either flooded or too wet to operate.

Is this just a matter of waiting it out to dry out, or is there anything I can do to get going?

Brakes Seem To Be Locked On

27 September 2013 - 02:08 PM

I have just been to get the car out and I simply can't move it - the brakes appear to be locked solid.


Any suggestions as to what the problem might be urgently needed





Date Setting On Cd6000

01 September 2013 - 02:31 PM

I was in a facelift (08plate) and the date was badly wrong. When I mentioned this I was told that there was no setting beyond 2012.


I cannot find this being raised before, so can anyone tell me if this is a one off, or perhaps even a way to overcome it



Starter Motor On 2002 Fiesta

25 June 2013 - 01:07 PM

Looking at a picture of the starter motor,it looks to me as if the starter solenoid is attached as part of an assembly.

I suspect the solenoid contacts on my daughter's Fiesta are a bit iffy. Can anyone tell me if it is possible to clean the contacts, and if the solenoid part is a replaceable bit