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Idle Control Valve

30 October 2014 - 09:32 PM

would egr valve cleaner clean the idle control valve without damaging it? 


thanks for any replies.

Mk1 2003 1.6 Zetec Egr Valve?

30 October 2014 - 09:08 PM

Hi I was wondering where the egr valve is located on my car. i have a rough idle and am looking at cleaning the egr valve and idle sensor tomorrow when i change my manifold but I cant find any information about the egr valve on my car.


makes me wonder if i even have one. sorry for sounding stupid, any help is appreciated thanks 

Knocking Sound

26 May 2014 - 06:48 PM

hi, i have recently had the subframe changed due to being told it was twisted. Before i had it changed the only sign of a problem was a tracking off type feeling. and some quite severe knocking.


when i had the subframe fitting I also had new drop links and anti roll bar bushes fitted.it as also recently had a lower arm fitted.


Now to my problem, the knocking is still there, it seemed to be loads better for a few days and then seemed to start again. It never fully went it was still there on some bumps and when turning left.


what else could it be? everything looks ok underneath and the mechanic that fitted the subframe said all seems fine too. I am thinking possible cv joints but the fact it seemed to be better and then come back it confusing me to be honest lol


I think the knocking is coming from the front passenger side.


i should point out that before i purchased the car it was in some sort of accident and other than the front cross member being bent and sending all the passenger side panels out of alignment everything as now been checked and/or replaced


sorry for the confusing post lol thanks for any help


Quick Question

10 January 2014 - 08:54 PM

hi guys, just wondering if i need to remove the drive shaft to change the strut or can it be moved enough to get the strut out and a new one in???


front passenger side mk1.5 focus

Brake Cleaner

07 January 2014 - 08:03 PM

would brake cleaner be ok to clean the throttle body and maf sensor etc. i used it on my old car and everything was fine just wondering if i should leave it alone with a focus.


also i believe i have the vacuum hose problems any suggestions on how to find it