Turvey

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Turvey last won the day on June 14

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About Turvey

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    Ford Enthusiast
  • Birthday 03/04/1965

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  • First Name
    Kevin
  • Gender*
    Male
  • Ford Model
    Focus 1.6 Zetec
  • Ford Year
    2005
  • UK/Ireland Location
    Orkney

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  1. Turvey

    ECU problem?

    I was thinking more that the engine won't get hot enough to burn off/clean out injectors etc but maybe technology has moved on a bit in the last few years and negates that problem.
  2. Turvey

    Things I Do Like

    I do like getting a hold of the DVLA and finding out that the medical I had is my normal 5 yearly one and therefore will be paid for by my employer.(as detailed in the 'I don't like' thread) I also like seeing our son's car driving down the road with it's new owner! He's the mechanic who read the fault codes and tried unsuccesfully to reset them, so he knows what he's letting himself in for. Also the fact that our son drove about in it for a couple of months, it's in a worse state than when he bought it, and he got what he paid for it 😁
  3. Turvey

    Things I Don't Like

    I don't like having to spend more than a days wages for a half hour doctor's appointment just for her to tick a few boxes and sign my medical form. Being over 45 means I have to get a medical every 5 years, which my employer pays. But I've also got MS which means I've got a restricted license which I have to reapply for every year with a basic health check. This year however they wanted the full medical and looks like they'll need it every 5 years. Problem is I'm 'only' 53 so not due a paid for medical for a couple of years. Tried to contact DVLA on Friday to see if they were paying for this appointment but due to systems being down I couldn't speak to anyone. Hopefully speak to them after work and get it sorted. Should have stayed on at Doctor's school and got my qualifications! 90 quid for 30 minutes work! No wonder they only want to work part-time 😁
  4. Turvey

    Things I Don't Like

    Amazing what you can learn on here, thanks for that.
  5. Turvey

    ECU problem?

    Sounds awfully like the problems we're having with our son's 58 plate Fiesta, same codes et . A good hard drive used to help it but it now needs an injector replaced. Is stop/start a good idea for diesel?
  6. Turvey

    Things I Don't Like

    Thanks for that, been looking at second hand injectors, think it was just the one that came up with a code. Can't ask son just now as he's away out in the car. 🙄
  7. Turvey

    Things I Don't Like

    I don't like the day after our son passing his test his car goes into limp mode full-time! It's a 2008 1.4 diesel Fiesta he bought from his sister and it would occasionally do it but a quick Italian tuneup would sort it. This time, however, it seems a bit more serious. He's had it at a pals house, Ford mechanic with software, and it seems one of the injectors is kaput. Obviously we're not going to buy a new one for £300+ so I think secondhand will be in order. Hopefully my mechanic mate who does homers will be able to sort it as it looks too involved for an amateur on a driveway! To say we have an EXTREMELY p***ed off son is an understatement. I feel some sorry for him as I know how I would feel if it was me.
  8. Turvey

    Things I Do Like

    I think he only had about 12 or 13 lessons plus driving about with me and his mum. Insurance is 'only' £900 for his 1.4 diesel Fiesta. Thing that annoyed me was that due to his age he couldn't get a credit agreement therefore had to pay for a years insurance in a oner!
  9. Turvey

    Things I Do Like

    Not sure if this should go in the like or unlike thread but our 17 year old son passed his driving test today! 6 minors for those interested. After 3 hours sorting out his insurance watching him drive away in his own car(Fiesta) filled me with a sense of pride 😎
  10. Turvey

    Things I Do Like

    I do like christening my recently received personalised Tennents pint glass 😎
  11. Turvey

    Things I Don't Like

    Come on! What male over 14 wouldn't think the same? 😁
  12. Turvey

    Things I Don't Like

    Our sons have bought Anker Bluetooth speakers and they seem well built and dependable. So tempting to stick a 'W' on the speaker grill though!!! 😈
  13. Turvey

    Things I Don't Like

    It might need to be formated in the dashcam? Check the instruction manual or go through the menu on the camera.
  14. Turvey

    Grab Rail by Handbrake or something like.

    I'm sure someone in a metal fab shop could knock something up.
  15. Turvey

    Grab Rail by Handbrake or something like.

    I realise this is the wrong side but it might give you ideas. https://www.amazon.co.uk/High-Street-TV-Official-Mobility/dp/B01N0SVAZW/ref=pd_aw_lpo_60_bs_img_2?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=GM0NNFE6EMGFJW1S6HQX