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  1. Hello, I have a MK 7.5 Ecoboost 100ps and am looking at the Collins Performance Stage 1 remapping which takes the engine to 127ps. Does anyone have any experience with this remap? I know Collins Performance are a respected tuner so their remapping will be as safe as can be. Would anyone expect any issues with this level of remapping as it is only a relatively small power increase so presumably within safe tolerance on the clutch and gearbox. Thanks.
  2. Hello all, First post here. I recently bought a 2013 1.0l ecoboost fiesta that has full service history and one previous owner. 33k miles on the clock. I've noticed some rust and corrosion on some of the engine parts, specifically two metal connectors that seem to go from the coolant pipe to the engine and then also possibly to the radiator (?) Should i get these replaced? Would it be a fairly cheap part replacement? Any advice would be appreciated. Cheers. Cameron.
  3. HELP NEEDED! Hey guys interested to see if anyone else has had this experience with the 1.0ltr Eco boost specifically 125bhp model but any others also interested in hearing about. So I picked up my brand new Focus st line 1.0 eco boost this morning, decided to go a run to enjoy my first experience of my new car. Done about 80 odd miles and was on the way back home when I got a sudden warning “low oil pressure” phoned ford and they asked me to bring the car back in to the garage. Where tonight it remains under investigation I had only had 5 hours. Now I think that the car probably should of not been driven to them once I got that warning but it was there instructions to drive it too them so I did. I want to stress this is a brand new car with the miles i put on it today has anybody came across this problem before? The garage let slip that it was thoroughly checked oil levels etc before pick up so I’m at loss to understand what’s happened. I drove the car at max of 55mph today to break the engine in so I know it wasn’t put under any stress by me. look forward to hearing you guys experience or thoughts?
  4. stuartr26

    Ford Fiesta Ecoboost Mpg

    Looking into possibly getting a Fiesta with the new Ecoboost engine, was just wondering if the quoted figures from Ford for MPG is anywhere near accurate. Have seen between 55-70 advertised depending on style of driving etc.
  5. Hi all, just wanted to share with all of you that we can actually all do custom full LED for the Fiesta MK7.5 or maybe even the MK7. I have done quite a lot of practical experimentation as well as used up so many hours of my time in order to do it. So far, all have been done very safely except for a few cuts and broken fuses. Other than that, the results are quite satisfying. All of this should by right apply to normal Fiestas (definitely not the ST line or those with additional factory options) Here's the list of what we can do to "spec up" the car: 1. Change ALL headlight bulbs to LED or HID for the low beam (LED turn signal bulbs + LED hi-beam + HID low beam and even LED small light - if the headlamp is not DRL). The turn signal bulbs with LEDs do need to have resistors or it will hyper blink. 2. Retrofit bi-xenon projector lenses to replace the fog lamp. You can choose to use the second function of the bi-xenon to either go for hi-beam or to add more light to the low beam. 3. All of the interior bulbs are easily replaced with LED bulbs. In fact, it can be said that all the interior bulbs are T10 (top front 3 bulbs, front footwell 2 bulbs, top middle 1 bulb + rear trunk 1 bulb). In fact even the orange ambient lighting on the top front bulb can be changed to your choice of colour. 4. You can add illuminated sill plates if you wish 5. Change the bulb on the rear tail lights to LED. Please choose wisely on the standard tail lamp so that the brake bulbs are bright when it is on. The reverse light is easy but the turn signal bulbs needs to have resistors or it will hyper blink. For the aftermarket type of tail lamps, you can retrofit special bulbs so that it can be both reverse and turn signal indicator. 6. Replace the side mirror turn signal bulbs to LED. 7. If not equipped with rear side (either left or right) fog lamps (most come with reflector and not lights), simply buy the proper housing and you can make both come on. 8. The light on the glove box compartment for most should be Orange/Red colour and is not in harmony with the rest of the interior lighting, you can change it to ice blue or white or any other colour that you choose. 9. Rear license plate lights are can be easily changed to T10 Leds. For me, I have done all those and more. So if you wish to know more, just drop me a message and let's see how much i can be of help. The lighting mods that i have done can be seen from the photos. Plenty more that I don't have photos of. Enjoy! Pl
  6. Has anyone fitted a standard ST180 back box to their 1.0? I'm aware a reducer sleeve will be needed, but I'm looking for a little more rasp without it being obnoxiously loud like an after market back box/system. Any ideas/videos on the matter would be appreciated!
  7. Good evening all, Happy owner of 14 plate, 100PS 1.0 Ecoboost car. I am, since about 6 months ago, the second owner and the car has done 66k miles. About 1 month ago it threw up an Engine Management Light with no noticeable symptoms. Code read as P0420. Reset with no remedial action taken other than filling up with Shell V-power and giving it for a good long, spirited run. All remained fine for another 3+ weeks (about 250-300 miles only) before EML popped back up. Same code showing P-0420. Sadly, I have only a basic code reader so cannot monitor real time 02 sensor values. So, now a few questions.... 1) @ 66k miles is it reasonable to expect the catalyst to have 'died'? Of course, I have no knowledge of any misfires, overfuelling problems or similar that could have 'killed' it under previous ownership. 2) Would I likely be wasting my time replacing O2 sensor(s) or should I just bite the bullet and get a cat? 3) Thoughts on replacement cats...OEM @ Ford main dealer prices...gulp or (hopefully) any good steers on recommended suppliers of suitable aftermarket replacements? 4) And finally, shamefully I've not yet even had a look underneath the thing 😚 Is cat replacement a sensible DIY project on this vehicle or am I better off paying a 'proper' mechanic to do this? Many thanks for reading, grateful for any inputs. Cheers!
  8. Hi, So i have a 1.0 fiesta zetec s ecoboost 125bhp. When reaching higher speeds on the motorway, usually above 60mph i experience a noticeable increase in vibration in the car. The sort as if i was pushing the car close to its limits. Is this just a characteristic of a 3 cylinder or should i be worried.
  9. Hey folks. Just had my oil and filter change plus MOT done by Arnold Clark today ( I know... It's my last "free" one with them) and they have noticed there is a recall for my car. Apparently it is not urgent but it does need doing and I am now booked in for it on the 5th Feb. Recall code is "17S09 Recall For 1.6L GTDI Cooling system" The only info I can find on this online is all American. However it seems the risk is the engine can go on fire, which I find a bit weird to be classed as "not urgent". So, is this a thing for this country? Anyone had it done? I've done a search of the forum, but it came back with nothing...
  10. Manfromuncles

    Autofold Mirror Issue

    Hi all , I'm hoping someone can help me out. I have just purchased a used 2013 1.0 Zetec S Ecoboost. I'm just feeling my way around the car at the moment but one of the first things I have come across is the driver's wing mirror will not autofold either on locking or when the button is manually pressed. The passenger mirror autofolds but only manually not on locking. All other mirror functions work, tilting etc. but not the autofold. Is this likely to be a fuse issue? I can't find the appropriate fuse in the manual for the mirrors and aside from going through each and every fuse to check I was hoping someone might have a clue. Thanks in advance.
  11. Manfromuncles

    New Owner

    Hi all. Just recently purchased a 2013 Fiesta 1.0 Ecoboost Zetec S 125. Thought I'd join the Forums as I'm bound to have some questions. In fact, I already do hence arriving here. Will post in the appropriate thread. Nice to meet you.
  12. Eric Bloodaxe

    What is this unused stud?

    Just doing an underbonnet check and spotted something I'd not noticed before. It's a threaded brass? stud in the left (when standing in front of the car) side of the airbox, which hopefully you can see in the pics. No sign of anything missing or having been attached and I assume the airbox is common to this engine in other applications where the stud may have a purpose. There are loads of ecoboost pics on here but couldn't find one showing this - they mostly show coolant pipes for obvious reasons😀. l
  13. Hello all, after recently upgrading to a Fiesta ST I am left with my old Milltek Cat back exhaust system that I had on my Red Edition ecoboost ( couldn't part ex with it on ). The exhaust itself is in great condition, only fitted in January 2018 at AET Motorsport, is a non-resonated system and is perfect for anyone looking to make their Ecoboost sound 10 times better, I'm willing to listen to any offers anyone has. Thanks
  14. Just curious about how many miles have people done with their cars equipped with 1.0 Ecoboost engines. Also it would be interesting to hear if you've had any problems with them and what kind of maintenance/fixing the engines have required during that mileage. My car is late 2014 model Fiesta with 125 bhp 1.0 Ecoboost. It has been driven about 27 000 miles (44 000 km) now. During my ownership I've driven about 7000 miles and had no problems whatsoever. No oil consumption or leakage and no loss of coolant.
  15. Hallo mates :) I am here registered for a longer time so i have decided to introduce my toy :) i have a long list of modification so hopefuly i will be able to do them all - the only thing which slows the process is budget :D Ford Focus MK3 FL 1.5EB wagon / color Frozen White Wheels: still factory 17" OEM Ford + tyres ContiSportContact 3 215/50 R17 95W MODS done: J1 Performance Air filter w secondary cone and fitting disc ZetecS packet (fog light covers still missing) Engine factory software update from 150HP --> 182HP Yellow brake callipers MODS planned: Snorkel delete + RS air box Wheels 18" (currently Japan Racing JR21 or JR22 are in sight) :) Eibach Pro kit ???? i will decide later because roads here are not that good Sport car pedals and foot rest DUPLEX muffler adding factory PARKING ASSISTANT adding factory BLIS system adding factory rear camera SS-Tuning fender flares SS-Tuning gear knob boomba racing throttle body spacer boomba racing BOV adapter mud flaps ClimAir Wind Deflectors + sun protection black roof + wing mirrors individual chip tuning to gain 200HP Also would love to change the IC for a better one but unfortunately have no idea how because in 1.5EB we already have a water IC and not standard air-to-air IC as it is in 1.6EB And a few pictures: Stock: After sport package: Opened performance air filter by J1 Performance: Sport pedals + footrest: Boombaracing Blow Off Adapter prototype:
  16. Probably the wrong place to ask this question but hey ho. I am part exchanging my 1.0 L ecoboost red edition as I'm upgrading to an ST, the car is only 2 years old and in perfect condition. However the car has been modified, had an R sport cone filter with all the induction hoses, Revo stage 1 map and a milltek cat back exhaust. I'm part exchanging it with the car people who will give me enough to pay the finance off and put a deposit on the new car however they will only accept the car as standard with 0 modifications on it. The map was taken off by an authorised Revo dealer and I put the old airbox and hoses back in myself however my old exhaust was sawn up into 3 pieces when they out the current one on. My question is ive taken it to the garage ( a trusted garage ) and they said they will weld it and put it back on, but will I need to tell the car people the exhaust is welded? I don't want for them to take that car and I get the st for them to ring me up and say we can't accept it you didn't tell you the exhaust was welded back together... Any advice appreciated
  17. Need to replace engine in 2013 ecoboost 125bhp fiesta. Engine code m1je. Are there any other engine codes that will be a straight swap? Any help is a god send!! thanks
  18. Eric Bloodaxe

    Mountune MP140 for Mk 8

    For any purchasers of 125ps Mk8's who wish they'd gone for the 140, I see Mountune are now offering their MP 140 upgrade for £365.83 fitted at their Essex HQ.
  19. Hi guys Welcome to my progress thread! Well, my old mk6.5 was written off unfortunately and my friend who works for Ford recommended the new Zetec S to me, and after a few weeks of looking around I decided it was the sensible choice for me. I picked up my Panther Black Zetec S from a Ford garage on the 31st of October, it's the 1.0 Ecoboost 125ps, 1 Owner from new, 6,471 miles, one service on it and there extras consist of; Privacy glass, Upgraded 17" alloys, City Pack and Start/Stop pack. It was one of the ford guy's girlfriends car, only sold it back to them because they got an upgrade because of his job, so something nice and legit, and no dodgy reasons! I don't have a proper list of what I want to do just yet, but a Stage 1 Revo remap and new exhaust system is on the cards. But for now I'll just be adding bits on here and there but will be sure to post about it! Ordered a pack of LED's last night so hopefully they're going to turn up some point this week. Here are some of the photos the day I officially bought her! And the day after, picking her up! Couldn't quite believe how clean it was... Thanks for reading :)
  20. whb


    Have Ford upgraded the 1litre ecoboost turbo engine to make it more reliable for the Mk4 Focus. My next Ford must be petrol and reliablilty a big must
  21. supraking

    Supraking's Zetec S 125

    hey folks, gunna re do this post as photobucket put a stick in the works so my candy blue zs got it a year and half ago with 12k on the clock, now getting close to 26k sailed through two mots and has only needed a set of front tyres when i got it i cleaned it to within an inch of its life, clay bar, full wheel off clean type of job. and have pretty much just been keeping on top of that over the time ive had it the only mods done to it so far are a colour coded ST diffuser and a debadge and that brings us up to today, did the vinyl number plate thingy, had to cheat a little bit, doing it myself meant the full width wasnt working. its a tad rough around the edges, but you have to get close to notice
  22. Dear all, I would really appreciate your input on the best 2018 Ford Fiesta model to choose from, having limited budget.... In terms of engine quality, I was planning on getting the regular Fiesta with the 1.0 ecoboost 100 hp. However, for the same price I could get the Active model (which I much prefer in terms of looks) but in order to stay within budget, I would be forced to downgrade to the 1.0 ecoboost 85 hp. The question is if the performance of the engine with the 85 horse power is going to be significantly lower than the 100 version? We are a family of 4. Usually car will be used in the city, but not only. Thank you so much in advance! Adi
  23. Can any one help me with modifying my car? I'm pretty new to this and seems to me you can't really do them up really unless you have the zetec s any help would be much appreciated.
  24. MarieD

    Ecoboost Issues

    Hi haven't used any form of forum before but desparate to know how others finding ecoboost feature on Focus. I bought 2012 Focus Zetec last April (2013), and the Eco Stop/Start feature has worked say half a dozen times since purchase. Brought it back to dealer after about 6 weeks to have this looked into but told it was working OK in garage and must be way i drive (sadly, as a woman you have to expect that kind of fob-off when dealing with garages!!!). Still never worked for me and I raised it again when I had car serviced in Dec- and with same response. I drive 4-500 miles per week (so think I know how to drive!), mostly long work commute but have short journeys at weekends. Obviously we've had full range of temperaures and road conditions since April'13 but still eco-stop/Start feature has barely operated. What are others experiences?. Surely this feature should kick in regularly?. Annoyed at this stage both with the car, and dealer treatment
  25. Hey all, Is the 1.0L ecoboost an interference engine? 2014 Fiesta, 60k miles - I had a coolant leak a few months ago, local garage thought it was the waterpump so replaced it. It still leaked so I took it back and they replaced it again. It still leaked so I took it back and they finally confirmed that it was a gasket behind the water pump on the timing belt cover. They replaced the whole cover and while they had the car in bits I got them to do the auxiliary drive belt and the timing belt too. Car has since been driven 700 miles and been fine. Last night, the cambelt went on a drive up North. Had just done 100 miles so stopped for a coffee, went back to the car and it would turn over but not start. I thought it was the timing belt as the lobes weren't moving (when looking through the oil fill cap) and RAC confirmed. Took me 10 mins to realise this so I turned the engine over a few times, didn't hear any nasty noises but is it likely that some of the valves will now be bent? And finally, since the engine timing will now be all off, should I be worried about a local garage replacing the belt and setting up the timing again? Cheers, Alan