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mick85

Member Since 17 Nov 2013
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#354687 Timing Belt Replacement

Posted by mick85 on 18 April 2014 - 08:38 AM

If it's built after feb 2007 I think that when wet belt came in really horrible job bout 9 hours labour


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#352022 Ford Focus 1.6 Tdci Engine Problem

Posted by mick85 on 08 April 2014 - 07:25 PM

Depends on how turbo fails if turbo breaks up u then u remove the sump an clean everything out an replace turbo feed an return pipe or a good clean u don't run the engine wit metal particles an try changing oil load times he must be a right thick


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#351998 Ford Focus 1.6 Tdci Engine Problem

Posted by mick85 on 08 April 2014 - 06:58 PM

Omg how stupid is that place i would be getting them pay for new engine it's there fault why did they tell u ya needed a new turbo an did they fit second hand one then makin u buy injector u defo have strong case there


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#348844 Rumble

Posted by mick85 on 30 March 2014 - 01:09 AM

Dual mass flywheel


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#337349 Snagglepuss Build Thread Lenny's New Whip

Posted by mick85 on 28 February 2014 - 07:52 PM

Lenny a quick compression test an sniff test this checks for exhaust gases in coolant this will tell u your head gasket but also in cold weather u will always get bit cream at oil cap an bit white smoke it's usually from short drives to work or shops condensation build up in engine


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#330809 Power Steering Stiff

Posted by mick85 on 09 February 2014 - 11:54 AM

I would start with a fluid flush take off return pipe at bottle put a blanker on bottle then get help of a friend help u hold pipe in bucket get ur friend start engine lock steering side to side u keep topping up till clean fluid make sure u constantly fluid goin through don't want pump running dry for long


#328291 Fiesta Zetec S Tdci Wont Start

Posted by mick85 on 02 February 2014 - 12:33 PM

They checked the head an skimmed it why did they do that


#328152 Pats Fault 1:5 Not Starting After Battery Change

Posted by mick85 on 01 February 2014 - 07:26 PM

Is Urs keyless


#325441 High Mileage Maintenance Diesel Focus 2010 (Zetec)

Posted by mick85 on 24 January 2014 - 07:09 PM

Always let car heat up before puttin foot down when u have turbo u should always make sure oil changed regular an always let car idle for at least a minute before switching off u want turbo always have constant oil feed I wouldn buy cheap diesel either


#323219 Power Steering Pump

Posted by mick85 on 18 January 2014 - 05:45 PM

No special tools required remove fan belt an remove pump 3 or 4 bolts I can't member exactly but should be straight forward


#322607 Wall Of Shameful Driving

Posted by mick85 on 16 January 2014 - 09:48 PM

James u seem to attract bad drivers haha I would invest in helmet they were close absolute dickheads


#322486 Egr Valve?

Posted by mick85 on 16 January 2014 - 06:54 PM

U the man Lenny a+ brilliant haha


#321794 Does An Electronic Fuel Pump Have To Be "primed" Before Installation?

Posted by mick85 on 14 January 2014 - 11:37 PM

They not electric pump it's a mechanical pump no pump in tank if u do as James said filling it will work or if u plan on servicing ur car yourself u can buy a primer for under 20 quid u car has an imv valve this is a suction valve on back fuel pump it can not suck fuel all the way from the tank through the filter this why u need to prime it first if


#320780 Confusion Over Which Fuel Filter Is Correct

Posted by mick85 on 12 January 2014 - 08:55 PM

I doubt u would notice difference but if u have plenty money u could try ha


#320664 Confusion Over Which Fuel Filter Is Correct

Posted by mick85 on 12 January 2014 - 03:57 PM

Think ur above gearbox metal one 2 pipes coming out the top of it beside vacuum pump