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Frogfoot

Member Since 04 May 2013
Offline Last Active Jun 14 2013 06:36 PM
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In Topic: Engine Rattling When Idle

10 June 2013 - 08:06 PM

has anyone gone down the route of getting the parts from ebay ? seams to be a few dmf,s listed for a 2003 mondeo


In Topic: Hello Fiesta Goodbye 500

18 May 2013 - 01:06 PM

hi from hull


In Topic: Focus 1800 Diesel Engine Problem

17 May 2013 - 07:11 PM

i have had to change three cats on focus 1.8 tdci due to it breaking up inside,over time it vibrates and eventualy you are left with what looks like a tennis ball size chunk ! this then blocks the exhaust causing the lack of power. it can somtimes vibrate free again if the car goes over a bump. the early signs are a vibration rattle sound coming from under the car on tickover.

 

its worth checking out by removing the cat,it may not be the fault you have ,but the first one we came across at the dealers took some time to work out.


In Topic: Engine Rattling When Idle

13 May 2013 - 08:32 PM

clutch release bearing maybe ?  if its worn and vibrating on the clutch pressure plate it could cause the noise, when you press the clutch down the load on the bearing may then cause the noise to go.


In Topic: What Does Everybody Do As Job?

13 May 2013 - 05:58 PM

Mechanic  :)  Did 14 years at Ford main dealer working on HGV , Light commercial and cars. 

now work for Ambulance service fleet department ,last ten years fixing all sorts of stuff.