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  • Birthday 05/28/1959

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    1.6 Dura Titanium
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  1. Known Mk2/2.5 Faults/problems

    Where is the link gone?
  2. Is It True?

    Thanks I'll have a look see..
  3. I have been told that my TDCI 59 1.6 Focus doesn't use Eloy at all is this right as I dont want the DPF blocking up?
  4. Setting The Temp Gauge To Celsius

    Thanks Stormin sorted your a star. I haven't clue how it changed I just noticed it had changed and I couldnt get it back.
  5. Hi chaps having a problem with my 09 1.6D Titanium. When setting the console to MPH the temp gauge registers Fahrenheit not Celsius. So how do I get it to show Celsius as it used to be without the MPH changing to KPH?
  6. Can we setup a list of mobile phones that connect to ford bluetooth radio systems I know ford do a list but it doesn't list all the phones. 1. Phones that connect with all phonebook contacts. 2. Phones that just voice connect. 3. Phones that don't connect at all. You get the idea you must list which ford bluetooth system you have as well. I have the ford CD Navigation system with Motorola Q9h phone which connects perfectly with voice and contacts. Also my HP Ipaq hw6910 doesnt connect at all. If this has already been done ignore.
  7. Why European Drivers Like Manual Transmission

    Well I prefer manual as I have better control over the engines power and acceleration.
  8. Focus Turbo Whine

    Mine makes an odd sound but not that one. Turbo units IMO only last if good quality oil is used and given time to circulate before driving off.
  9. How Do You

    Ok I'll just double check and get back to you. Didn't post because no one seamed to be interested. Right then: 1. Ignition position II 2. Depress both the brake & acceleration pedals and hold 3. Then watch the info console It will say "resetting Oil Service" Do not let the pedals go until it says otherwise. Job done.. B)
  10. The 30 second rule is for oil circulation. On start up it gives time for oil to bearings before under heavy load. I always start any car/bike and let it warm up. When stopping let the impeller slowdown/stop before turning off the motor. Turning off the engine strait away will starve the bearings of oil and cause damage. Thats how I understand the 30 rule its probably totally wrong. I had a XN65 and GPz750 turbo's and never had any trouble with them using this rule. PS. The GPz was a superior bike turbo wise.
  11. How Do You

    Sorted. I spent an hour and figured it as even the garage didn't know how to do it either.
  12. How Do You

    How do you clear the Oil Service warning (book with exclamation mark) on a Tit 1.6 duratorq I have it serviced but the garage didn't clear the system they are willing to but its getting the time to drive there. So if its easy can one of you good people explain how to do myself to save a bit of time..
  13. FOC Age group Poll!

    51 going on 17 and still mad that's what the wife sez anyway.
  14. No Spare Wheel For Fiesta Titanium

    I prefer a normal wheel as if you have had to drive @50mph on a dual carriageway or motorway its a scary thing..
  15. £185.98 To Have My Car Washed

    If you complained about the loose speaker before the sub was fitted that proves its not the sub just show him the receipt of purchase.