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Member Since 01 Feb 2009
Offline Last Active Jul 29 2014 10:32 PM

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In Topic: Black Panther Or Deep Impact Blue

27 May 2014 - 10:23 PM

Black is by far the best colour for the fiesta.  The black is just stunning when clean. BUT, if you are not a person that loves to clean their car, go for blue.  Black is horrible when not clean. 

In Topic: Wiper Blades Don't Fit

23 March 2014 - 07:06 PM

Thanks scudney.  They did not copme with adaptors, but what I did was to take the old adaptors off and swap with new ones.  So all fitted now.

In Topic: Rear Seat Bolts

16 March 2014 - 07:59 PM

Type T40 in ebay.  You will need a socket because they are very tight.  From my memory I am sure there are 2 sizes you need. 

In Topic: Headlamp Bulbs Mk7 Blowing

18 November 2013 - 12:53 AM

I have just purchased 2 x wires for the headlamps and fitted them today.  A fairly simple job but he cost of the wires were £34. What a rip off, and for a TSB which is a design fault.  I think Ford are trying to be a Ferrari for parts prices.

In Topic: 2009 Fiesta 1.4 Wont Start

20 August 2013 - 09:58 PM

I don't think the dealer can return the parts. But I now have a satisfactory conclusion. Having escalated my argument with various people within Ford, I stated that I would not authorise repairs until the dealer could diagnose the problem or Ford assisted them with costs should the wrong part be fitted and further diagnostics required. My dealer did however order a part and fixed the problem.  It was the electronic steering lock at £267 plus labour. Total £444.  This I saw as a very reasonable cost for the problem and happy to pay for it. However Ford, very late in the day, offerred me a free service which I did not ask for nor did I think I needed or deservrd it, given the reasonable cost of the repair.  So I told them that, and thanked them very much for their generosity, which I will probably donate to a charity or something.


Now if Ford had suggested to me from the outset that they would cover any false repairs and labour, I would all think, what a fanatastic brand and I want always to be part of it. In any event, I take back what I said, and will consider Ford again.