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  1. Ford focus 1.8tdci thermostat change

    Ok cool thanks for help mate how does the flange seal back up then once you take it off
  2. Ford focus 1.8tdci thermostat change

    Hi thanks for that also is there a drain plug at the bottom of the radiator to drain antifreeze out or which is the best way thank you
  3. Morning all, I am going to give my car a full service at the weekend including changing the anti freeze and thought that I might as well change the thermostat at the same time as it's done 93000 miles. I was looking at the flange that you unscrew the 3 bolts to get to the thermostat am I correct thinking that if I take this off the only gasket I need is a new one that comes with the thermostat a round one, or is there one that sits in the flange Thank you for your time
  4. Rear anti roll bar links mk1

    Hi just changed my rear anti roll bar links in my focus estate 2001 it is the new design where it's like the picture I think I have set them up right the plastic goes between the arm and the roll bar and rubbers go in top and bottom but it's knocking really bad any ideas
  5. Hi people I have a Mondeo 2.0 tdci 2003 plate and the oil light keeps coming on ever so often mainly around 3000 rpm I might change the oil switch tomorrow how easy is it hopefully just unscrew and replace new no oil draining etc any help or advice thank you
  6. Focus 2001 Front Drop Link Thread Length!!!

    The bottom one that passes through the roll bar will hav less thread through than the top
  7. Focus 2001 Front Drop Link Thread Length!!!

    So you can't get them the wrong way round they are indentical top and bottom don't matter which way you install them
  8. Focus 2001 Front Drop Link Thread Length!!!

    So does the top thread come out longer at the top than the bottom thanks
  9. Hi everyone a silly question I have changed my front drop links again could you tell me are the 2 threads the same length on the link bars just asking as once tightened up the top bolt has some thread out the bolt the lower one has none but is tight they are correct ones for car compared 3 is this right thanks
  10. Still There Annoying Clunk/knocking😡😡😡

    Top mount for the suspension spring/shock u Mean also I might try disconnecting the anti roll bar drop links then drive a little see if noise is still there it's hard to diagnose been to 3 garages in total
  11. Still There Annoying Clunk/knocking😡😡😡

    It's a Y reg petrol focus estate sorry
  12. Hi all I have an annoying clunk knock from front of the car it's been there ages it's more noticeable going slowly over little bumps etc. I have changed the following both wishbones both drop links no broken springs and has passed MOT with no problems if I push on the car up and down can't hear anything any ideas anyone so annoying lovely car apart from that
  13. Creaking From Steering !!!

    Hi thanks for that s garage has checked the suspension parts they said its ok I am sure it's from where the rod end goes in and out the rack? Are these prone to anything ie bushes
  14. Creaking From Steering !!!

    Hi there my cmax 2010 tdci has started to make a kreacking noise mainly at low speeds also when turning the wheels slowly it's like a clunk I have been under the car it seems to be coming from where the tie rod is and not near suspension parts any ideas common faults Etc. thank you it's done 24000 miles
  15. Help With Fiesta Y Reg.

    also do all fiestas have the mass flow sensor wired up or do some not have them at all thanks