When do you recommend changing a cambelt on a 1.6 Focus (reg.2000) has covered 36,000 miles over this time?
The reconmended change for a timing belt for a Focus Petrol is 100,000 miles or 10 years whichever is the earliest
please could you advise me on the tyre pressure for my Ford Streeka. I can't seem to find it anywhere.
Tyre size 155/65 R14 2.5Bar all around or 195/45R16 2.0Bar Front 1.8Bar Rear spare 3.0Bar
1.8Bar = 26psi
2.0Bar = 28psi
2.1 Bar = 30psi
2.2 Bar = 31psi
2.3 Bar = 32psi
2.4 Bar = 34psi
2.5 Bar = 36psi
2.6 Bar = 38psi
2.8 Bar = 40psi
could yoy please tell me the tyre pressure for a 53 plate fushion 1.0
Tyre size 185/60R14
195/60R15 2.4Bar Front 2.2Bar rear Normal 2.5Bar front 2.8Bar rear fully loaded
205/45R16 2.1Bar front 2.0Bar rear Normal 2.2Bar front 2.3Bar rear fully loaded
2.1 Bar = 30psi
2.2 Bar = 31psi
2.3 Bar = 32psi
2.4 Bar = 34psi
2.5 Bar = 36psi
2.6 Bar = 38psi
2.8 Bar = 40ps
Hello. I have to change CAMBELT in my car, My car is ford escort 1998, 16v. What is the price of this repairing ?
The cost of a timing belt replacement is £260 this includes parts labour and VAT, this part would then be covered under warranty until the next specified change of the belt
Correct Serrvice intervals for Ford Focus Diesel Models
Current Ford Focus Service intervals are 12,500 miles or 12 months Petrol of Diesel
i have a 2001 1.25 ford fiesta zetec and wanted know when the cam belt should be changed
100,000 miles or 10 years
i hope you can help me, i have just tried to pop the hood of my ford fiesta (2000) 1.3 5 door (old model) and the handle has come off in my hand (i am not that strong either) how difficult is this to fix and is the bonnet secure in the mean time. it was not stiff or causing any difficulty last time i topped up the screen wash in November. The orange plastic handle does not appear to be damaged and i can see the metal wire which i presume should be attached to it.
thanks for your help
could any garage fix this my nearest ford garage is not that near.
Any garage could fix this. normaly it just needs refitting and lub the latch
Hello, i have a 2006 (56) fiesta freedon 1.25 with the zetec s alloys and tyres. could you possibly tell me what the correct tyre pressure for the front and back would be?
Different tyre sizes have different pressures, plus a full vehicle requires more pressure 195/45 R16 = 2.2Bar front 2.0Bar rear205/40R17 2.2Bar front 2.0Bar rear 195/50R15 2.0Bar front 1.8Bar rear this is for normal driving.
2.1 Bar = 30psi
2.2 Bar = 31psi
2.3 Bar = 32psi
2.4 Bar = 34psi
2.5 Bar = 36psi
2.6 Bar = 38psi
2.8 Bar = 40ps
I went to the gas station and bought coolant according to specifications. I realized that it was a different color from the one I had in the car afte refilling the tank. what should I do now?
Because i don't know what type of antifreeze has been used , i would recomend a complete coolant drain and flush the system and replenish the system with one type.
how do i locate then fit a fuel filter to my 1.8lx mondeo. 1998 model?
I presume that your vehicle is a Petrol vehicle, the fuel filter is located at the front of the fuel tank at the rear of the vehicle, the vehicle will have to be raised off the ground to carry out the opperation.
If your vehicle is a diesel the fuel filter is under the bonnet bolted to the cylinder head on the gearbox side of the engine.
Please take care when handling any type of fuel system which may be under pressure
Many thanks for your question
how can i remove spark plugs without snapping them
This is a very difficult opperation, and sometimes you can not fail to snap the spark plugs. we advise that this is carried out by your local dealer as this can result in major engine damage.
Thanks for your question
Re my purchase Mondeo Edge 2.0 1st March 2007 the handbook gives the tyre pressures in bar.
Can you give me the pressures in old money i.e. lbs.
Tyre pressures depends on Petrol, Diesel, Estate, tyre size and full vehicle or unladen, for a quick guide
2.1 Bar = 30psi
2.2 Bar = 31psi
2.3 Bar = 32psi
2.4 Bar = 34psi
2.5 Bar = 36psi
2.6 Bar = 38psi
2.8 Bar = 40ps
Thanks for your questioni
what is the correct tyre pressure for ford fusion?
Normal tyre pressures for a fusion are 2.4 Bar front and 2.2 bar rear
Hi, I am not sure if my car (Ford Focus 1.6) is due a service or not. I bought it through Ford direct in June 2006. The car was first registered Oct 2005 & the current mileage is 18500 miles. According to the service booklet, the last service was on 10/03/06 and the mileage at the time was 12454. Im not sure if I should be waiting until October for the next service????
The next service is Due 12.500 miles or 12 Months from your last service which means that your vehicle does require a service
I need to replace the tyres on my 03 Fiesta Zetec 1.4 16v and would like to know what is the best size of tyre to fit. I do mainly town driving at low speeds.
the tyres on your car should be either 165/70 T13 or 185/55 H14 please replace your tyres with the same size that is fitted, these have been chosen for your vehicle by Ford
When do I need the cambelt changing on a Ford Focus 1.8 TDCi - it is an 03 reg.
I have just purchased a focus diesel estate .When does the cam belt need replacing.
When does the timing belt require to be changed on a ford focus zetec petrol 1388cc ?
I have orange coolant in my Ford Zetec. The level has gone down to just below minimum. Can I just top it up? Where do I get orange coolant from?
Ford Parts Department, do not mix different colour antifreeze
when would you expect the cambelt to be replaced.
Can you please let us know the make and model of your vehicle with the engine size, so we can assist you with your enquiry?
When would you suggest that the cambelt for a 2001 Ford Focus 1.8 TDI should be replaced.
10 years 100,000 miles
I am not sure whether my car is due for an interim service or a full service. Please would you let me know what the service schedule is for Ford Focus 1.6LX (2001).
Every 12,500 miles or 12 months which ever is soonest, Majour service is every 37,500 miles
I just pass the test, so I'm a new driver, and also own a 2002 KA, I wonder , where can I get a KA handbook>
At any Ford Parts department
Can you please tell me the correct tyre pressures for a 2002 Ford Fusion. Ford has a list of tyre pressures online, listed by model, but for some reason this list makes no mention of Fusions.
can you tell me how to change the dipped beam bulb in my drivers side headlight
Yes, can you tell me hat vehicle, age of vehicle, and engine size please
what is the tyre pressure for my ford ka s reg
Can you supply age of vehicle and size of tyres please
i have a 2004 ford fusion 1.4 and a ford fiesfa 1999 1.25 when should timing belts be changed on them?
Hi both vehicles require the timing belts to be changed at 100,000 miles or 10 years old
I am confused about the tyre pressure for the Ford Fusion Style Climate. Please could you advise the appropriate pressure for this vehicle for normal journeys.
Could you tell me at what mileage spark plugs should be replaced on a 2006 Focus 1.6? and during the life of those spark plugs are they removed to be cleaned and adjusted at any time?
spark plugs are replaced every 37,500 miles and there is no requirment to clean or adjust spark plugs before they are changed
Hello, I have a Fiesta Zetec TDCI 1.4 5 door hatchback. My problem is that one of my break light bulbs have blew. I have found a replacement bulb but i am having trouble finding a screwdriver to fit into the screw head where the lights are. I have used numerous star screwdrivers but i cant get any of them to catch the thread. Is there a specific Ford tool that i need or will I be able to find a screwdriver that could fit? Any help would be extremely grateful. Thank you.
the tail lamps are secured into place with Torqux screws these screwdrivers can be purchaced from and shop which sells tools
At what mileage are spark plugs replaced on a 2006 Ford Focus Zetec 1.6 please.
Spark plugs are replace every 37,000 miles on your vehicle
At what milage should th cam belt be changed
Can you supply more information please; Make, Model, vehicle age, size of engine, and type of fuel many thanks
I have an X Reg Ka with the 1.3 Endura E engine. Where is the fuel filter located. I see a unit between the spare wheeel and the fuel tank and there seems to be a small filter on the line, however the filter I got from local spares shop is much bigger, is it under the plastic cover?
The fuel filter is an inline one at the rear and is easy to see.
Can you advise the correct spark plug gap for the 1.3 Endura E engine in my Ka (X Reg)?
Spark plug gap is 1.00 mm
Could you tell me the tyre pressure for a ford fiesta 1.25 litre zetec 1.6 v.
I mainly drive with just me and the dog in the boot.
31 psi front and 28 psi rear
Could you please tell me when the cam belt for a ford fiesta 1.4 tdci 03 on 52 plate should be changed
100,000 miles or 10 years which ever is soonest
I have a 56 plate ford focus tdci climate and I am trying to figure out whether some of my dash lights are not functioning. Does this model have a service warning light and a washer bottle fluid warning light. Mine appears to have neither, however someone else I know with the same model on a 55 plate has both. The panel in between the odometer and the rev counter is blank and I was wondering whether this should actually be the location of some lights?
some vehicles do not have these lights fitted, check the vehicle specification with a dealer
My 1998 Ford Escort 16v Zetec has done 59K and I would like to know if I need to change the timing belt.
If so the cost involved in it.
Your belt requires chamging at 80,000 miles or 5 years or 100,000 miles or 10 years depending on the type of tensioer fitted
Mk 4 Mondeo graphite; middle dashboard light is out. How can it be accessed for renewing the bulb?
Also, when dies cam belt need renewing.
The cluster has to be removed, all new petrol and diesel variants are chain driven
Hi, Is it right that my Ford KA 2001 has a cam chain not belt? So this doesnt need changing at 70K miles?
Also how much would a small service be on a Ford KA? Thanks
Yes a Ka does not have a belt, a small service is £95 incl VAT
I have a 2005 (54) 1.6Focus Zetec and i have just clocked up 30k. I have had conflicting reports as to the level of service it requires. Some tell me i need a full service including spark plugs, pollen filters etc etc etc, some tell me they dont need doing until 37.5k and all i need is and oil and filter change. I am due my MOT in Jan and want to know what level of service i should get.
The service interval is 3 Years or 37500 miles whichever is soonest so your vehicle requires the full serice in Jan
What is the tyre pressure for an S reg ka2 1998 with 15" alloy wheels?
29 psi front 26 psi rear
Hi, hoping you could please tell me the correct tyre pressures for a loaded and unloaded 1999 fiesta zetec LX, 16v. Tyre size 165/70, 13. Thanks
29 psi front 26 rear unladen and 32 front and 30 rear
Please can you tell me the Tyre Pressures for my 1998 Ford Fiesta Finesse 1299cc Petrol vehicle. I can't seem to find them anywhere else or on the door rim.
29 psi fron 26 psi rear
Does my Fiesta LX 1.3 (1997) have a timing belt/chain that needs replacing? If so when.
Your vehicle does not have a timing belt, it is chain driven and no change is required
I previously had 1998 Escort and the handbooks/service books that came with it showed exactly which service items needed attention at what age/mileage. I now have 2007 Fiesta 1.6tdci, I have the handbook and service book but nowhere does it list the actual service items that need doing at what mileage/age. can I obtain that information? is there a web page link you can give me with that info ? thanks
I think Ford list check sheets on the web sorry i dont know the site address
just wounding if you could tell me were my pollen fillter is on my car its a 1.6 tdci titainium 56 reg and when dose the ecu need updating thank.
Hi can you tell me what model of vehicle you have
Does the 2001 (X Reg) Ford Transit have a timing belt or a chain?
It is chain driven
HI i have a transit 260 swb 100hp, 2001 model (x plate), ive recently changed the alternator belt first time its gone in 5years. Have noticed the new one is going already (frayed edges) what do you reckon the cause of this is?
Also does this model have a timing belt or chain, and when should it be changed?
this is normal a small amount of wear is to be expected, this engine is chain driven
I have a ford transit mwb hightop 2001 90ps van and an orange light has just come on which looks like rain drops falling over a fuel tank and as i do not have a manual i don't know what this means. Can you help please - it is ok to drive etc? Many thanks
Water contamination into the fuel filter, replace
Hi, I'm due a service and would be really grateful for some help with a couple of questions:
I have a 53 reg 1.8TDci zetec (duratorque engine) with 64,000 miles
1. When does my timing / cam belt need replacing?
2. Am I due a major service or is this at 75,000 miles?
3. When does my clutch need replacing?
Thanks very much
Your timing belt requires changing at 100,000 miles os 10 years
the major service is at 75,000
the clutch is only due replacement when it is worn out
I have an 2002 1.6 Focus Zetec. Everytime time I start it - cold or hot - the twin radiator fans come on after a couple of seconds.(the air-con is not switched on) I know the temp sensor for the fans also feeds the temp guage which is behaving normally. Is this an ECU fault and if so can it be re-programmed out or is it more serious? Thanks
If the air con is not switched on then it will have to be checked out by a dealer
i have a Ford Ka 1.3 petrol engine on a V reg. could you tell me when the cam belt should be changed? the car now has 71,000 mile on. could you please also tell me the price of supply and fit for a cam belt
this is a chain driven vehicle no cam belt on this vehicle
Could you please tell me if the Ford Fiesta Finesse 5 door hatchback 1299cc petrol 1999 model has a timing belt or is chain driven. Thank You.
I have a Fiesta 1.3.
My engine overheating light has started to light up after I drive for about 10 minutes or more. I want to change/top up the engine cooler to see if that will fix it but dont know what coolant I should buy and where from. Cab you please advise?
Do I think just need to poor the coolant into the chamber or do I need to mix it with water first? Do I first need to drain the chamber or can I just top it up? If I need to drain the chamber, how do I do that?
Please advise with instructions.
If you change the coolant you can add any type of anti freeze, if it is to be topped up you must use the same type, any Ford dealer supplies both.
To drain the coolant, the easiest way is to remove the lower hose off the radiator (be carefull if the coolant is hot) Refit the hose and replenish the anti freeze.
When you top up coolant mix it with water 50/50
No need to when replenishing
i have a ford finesse 1.25 when do i need to change the timiming belt its done 27000 miles so far it is a 2004 year car
10 years of 100000 miles
WHAT ARE THE SERVICE INTERVALS IN MILES ON A 2005 FORD C-MAX 2.0 DIESEL GHIA WITH 25000 MILES ON THE CLOCK
Service intervals are every 12500 miles or every year if you are not doing that mileage
I have recently purchased a SportKa (07 Plate). Can you tell me if this vehicle has a cam belt or a cam change. I look forward to hearing from you.
Hi if your vehicle is a 1300 it does not have a cam belt fitted,
I have en early 2004 1.8 Petrol engine C-Max Ghia (120) can you tell me if the car as a cambelt or a timing chain? Also if it is a cambelt when does it have to be replaced.
Can belt and it should be replaced at 100000 miles or 10 years
I have a fiesta 1.25 lx 1998 with a zetc engine when should the cam belt be replaced and what would be the cost to replace it,i take it the tension would be replaced as well,so what would be the warranty on theses parts and what would be the cost for this work.
the timing belt should be replaced at 100,000 miles or 10 years and will cost approx £220.00 this repair would be covered under warranty for 12 months but if a failure is reported before the next specified change and provided it is down to the belt or tensioner Ford would normaly assist
I have a Fiesta Zetec S 1.6TDCI, would it be correct that the cambelt requires replacing 100,000 miles? I have heard that it could even be 150,000. Also is a major service basically a full service?
Your vehicles timing belt should be replaced at 100,000 miles and yes on a majour service everything is checked
Please could you advise me - when does the timing belt need changing on a ford galaxy 1.9TDi and how much does this cost at a ford main dealer
Depends on the build date of your vehicle either 40,000 miles or 60,000 miles and cost is approx £285
could you please let me know the spark plug gap for a ford fiesta 1.4 year 05 many thanks
Spark plug gap is 1.3mm
I have a 2005, 1.6 Ford Fusion.How do I remove the air filter 'box' on top of the engine to get at the air filter and spark plugs.
some are screws and some are held on by rubber bobbins these can be tight
Please could you tell me the correct power steering fluid for a 2002 (old model) fiesta 1.25 flight?
just ask at your local ford dealer he will supply the correct type
Could you please tell me where my pollen filter is located. The car is a Focus TDCI LX Estate on a 55 plate.
I have checked the area below the windscreen, as in the case of my last MK1 Estate and also behind the glove compartment but both to no avail. I have AC so it must be somewhare!
if this is a new focus the piollen filter is located in the passenger footwell area behind the fuse box (glove box nad fuse box to be removed)
I have a ford mondeo 2.0ltr zetec on a w plate (2000) it has a zetec-e engine fitted with a black rocker cover, I am led to beleive these zetec-e engines with black top need timing belt change at 100000 miles, and if so would this be the same for my second car which is a v reg mondeo ghia with an identical engine.
Yes the black cover on the engine requires that the timing belt be changed at 100,000 miles or 10 years
I own a 2005 Focus Zetec 2.0 TDCI. It's approaching the 60000 mark so I thought it was time to change the timing belt. Two seperate mechanics have told me they have a timing chain on the 2 litre diesels and should last the life of the engine. Is this true?
your vehicle has a timing belt and it should be changed at 125,000 miles or 10 years whichever the sooner
Hi, My 1999 Ford Fiesta 1.25 Zetec has developed a misfire over the last few months. It is worst when the engine is at normal operating temperature and i lose power when accelerating particulary at low speeds. The car is very jumpy when accelerating. It is fine cruising on the motorway. I have had the spark plugs and leads changed and this fixed the problem but not completely. It is now again getting worse and occasionally the car will stall. Any ideas? Thanks
check the plugs and leads, a special grease should be used when refitting plug leads otherwise you can damage them
Hi,When do you recommend changing a time belt on a 1,25 ford fiesta 2003 duratec engine 16 v ?
Can you confirm at what mileage would you change a cam belt on a Ford Fusion 2003 1.4 Petrol?
your belt should be changed at 100,000 miles or 10 years
does my 05 transit 85t260 have a cam belt or is it chain driven.it has 800000 miles on it.would it be advisable to get the belt/chain checked?
Your vehicle should have a timing chain fitted so does not require belt replacement
I think it is 1299cc will that make a difference to timing chain or belt?
Hi that was quick,
That is classed as a 1300 which means that you have a chain fitted and will have no need to worry about a belt to change
Can you please tell me does a 1.6 Focus LX TDCI (110) have a timing belt or chain. Thanks
Can you tell me the registration and or chassis number please
I have (2005) Focus C-MAX TDCI 1.6 L / 109 hp. My car is 77000 miles. When i must change cam (timing) belt?
every 125000 miles or 10 years
I have recently bought a ford Ka Collection on a 2004 plate.. According to the handbook, it was serviced approximalty 10 months ago. Since then it has done 4K, now at a total of 30K. What service is reccomended.? Does this car have a timing belt that needs changing soon?
Fortd Motor Co reccomend that your vehicle is serviced every year or every 12,500 miles whichever is the sooner so i would say if your vehicle is 4 years old you require a 4 year (60,000 mile) service. if your vehicle is a 1300 cc Ka you do not have a timing belt
Hi i am buying a 53 plate Fusion 1.6, wth about 85k on the clock, when should the cambelt be replaced and is there anything i should look out for, as the service history is not all up to date.?
Hi you didnt say if it was petrol or diesel. Petrol Fusions timing belts should be replaced at 10 years 100000 miles Diesel fusions require a belt change at 125000 or 10 years
hi could you please tell me when i should change my cambelt it is a 51 plate ford fiesta flight 50,000 miles
HI i really need to know if the engine is petrol or Diesel and if it is a duratec engine. if the engine is a diesel the change is 150,000 miles or 10 years
petrol is 100,000 miles or 10 years
Hi i have just brought an mondeo 1999 t reg st24 done 70,000 does this model have a cam belt or chain ? and when should it be replaced, cheers
hi your vehicle is chain driven so no specified change
Hi I have a 1999 Fiesta 1.3 finesse its done 93,000mls. I need to have a manufacturer recommended major service in order to qualify for AA breakdown and repair cover. Could you tell me what this entails and what works should be carried out. Many thanks. Brilliant site very useful. Thank you.
hi you can download a service sheet from Ford Motor Co on there own web site, but basicly a major service, is to check a safety related equipement strip rear brakes down check all equipment works and replace filters and engine oil, if any thing is found a servicing agent will inform yourself.
how much would a standard service cost roughly
depends on your vehicle and age and mileage, most dealers can offer special offers too, a first standard service is about £140
Hi, I have a 05 focus ghia tdci 2.0l, needing to know when to change the cam belt, garages say, 100,000/ its a chain/ 150,000, I know its a belt and think 150. Also just replaced the fuel filter is there a water drain? Many thanks.
Hi can you please supply your registration number or chassis number so i can check the change of the belt, as for a water drain if there is one it is located on the bottom of the fuel filter, normaly the focus will not have one
Please can you tell me when the timing belt should be changed on a 53 reg C-Max 2.0TDCi
Hi your timing belt needs to be replaced at 150,000 miles or 10 years
I have a ford Ka 1.3 OHV 1999 on a T plate. All of a sudden last week the vehicle started to misfire when under acceleration and a lot more when warm. plugs and leads have been replaced also fuel filter. if not under acceleration and the throttle is gentley applied then the vehicle will run normaly (ish) this also applies when the vehicle is cold. Any ideas would be greatly aprechiated
try the coil
Hi My partner got me a w reg ford focus i know i need to add oil and i know where it goes but i cant open the cap can you give me any advise as to how im supposed to do it. it says click on it with arrows but thats all. please help
this is correct it is just tight
Hi. I have a 2002 For Focus SE Wagon. When does my timing belt/chain need to be changed?
What engine size and engine type please
When would a timing belt need to be changed on a Y reg Ford KA 1.3 engine?
your vehicle does not have a timing belt, so does not need replacing
Hi, I have a S REG 1998 ford Ka, Was just wondering whether it ihas a cam belt or not if so how often does it need changing? thanks!
I have a 56 Ford Ka. The coolant level is at min. Can I use any anti-freeze with coolant to top up?
You should use the same colour coolant that is already in your car, you can get this from any Ford dealer
At what intervals should the timing belt be changed on a 1999 1.4 fiesta petrol. Thanks
when should u change cambelt on a fiesta 1.8 disel 1997model
HI i need your bulid date of the vehicle as 1997 was a year change for this vehicle
please could you tell me how to find pollen filter on 2004 ford focus cmax 1.8 petrol thanks for your help
its behind the glove box
hi all at jennings,
my 2004 fiesta lx has a coolant leak underleak, removed plastic cover for belts, the leak is a visible dribble from behind the pulley wheel which i presume to be the water pump, could you please further advise and give cost of repair should pump/seals require renewal, keeping level topped up weekly even though its a very small leak, thanks and regards,
Hi this could be any leak if you call in at one of our branches we will gladly quote a price
could you tell me how much for a 1st service on a 57 plate ford fiesta. Thanks
We Charge £120 at Gateshead
I have a Ford C Max 56 plate now due for 12,500 service. What level of service should this be, the hand book does not seem to be very positive
it should have a 25000 mile or 2 year service
Hi there brill site,
My question is: I have a Mar 2006 Galaxy 1.9TDI 130 PS Ghia. when are the servicing intervals i have 33.000 miles on my car and the on board computer is telling me 3rd service now. Butmy maintianance book says servicing periods every 12,500 miles so that means about 37,000 miles for 3rd servicing.
I spoke to the guys at out local ford dealership and the mechanics started arguing with each other as they each gave me a different answer?.
I had this problem with the first time it required a service according to the on board computer. The dealer said the computer was wrong and switched it off??
Can you please advise me when I require to get my car serviced as I have lost faith in the dealership mechanics here.
Your vehicle should be serviced every year or every 12,500 ,miles, so your next service is due either 1 year or 12,500 miles after the last service. the indicator light on the dash can be reset and may well have been set after the fisrt service or before the second, so check the book, if there are no stamps, i would recommend the 3rd service be carried out when the vehicle is 3 years only
Hi, could you tell me if a Sportka 1.6 has a timing belt and if so how often it requires changing? Thanks
No it does not have a timing belt
Hi why is it that there is never a proper service record of all the things that have to be done on the cars of today,where as years ago it told you what was needed for service in the booklet along with the car when purchased all you get now is a rubber stamp to say it was serviced .... that aside when do I need to changed my belts on the Mazda 2 liter diesel miles now 45,000 year 2002 its not turbo
If your vehicle is a Mazda 2, the timing belt needs replacing at 100,000 miles or 10 years
I have just bought 05 cmax ghia,there is a antifreeze smell coming through stronghly when the heater is on hot any ideas?
Do you loose any coolant, check for stains arround the heater unit
The liquid in the water bottle for the raditor is bright orange is this normal,just bought the car and antifreeze smell is coming through the vents
Yes this is normal, check the washer additive sometimes this can give you a smell
Can you advise the procedure to replace the Pollen filter in my S-Max please?
pollen filter is located in the n/s footwell on the side of the heater assy held in with 3 screws
At what mileage or number of years do I need to change the timing belt on my Ford Focus Zetec - TDI - It's a 54 Reg?
Normaly 100,000 miles or 10 years your dealer should be able to confirm this
Ive a 51 reg deisel Mondeo. When i rev the car to about 3000rpm the car cuts out and the glo pug warning light comes on on the dash. I can restart the engine but have the same problem when going over 3000rpm. Any ideas??
Sorry you need to have the engine module checked by a dealer
when do i need to change the cambelt on aford focus cl 1400cc 1999. it has done 87.000 miles.
should be 100,000 miles or 10 years
Can you confirm what spark plug gap is correct for a 2005 Ford Focus 1.6. I purchased replacement plugs from my local motor factors which are gapped at 1.0mm. While these seem to be working fine I notice that the ones I removed are gapped at 1.3mm. Which is correct?
gap should be 1.3mm
S Reg Ford Fiesta, petrol and 1.3 cc - does it have a chain timing belt or cambelt? If the latter at what mileage should it be changed?
Thank you in advance for your help with this.
timing chain, no change in service is required
Hi, I'm a bit confused about coolant. I've just bought my first car - a 1999 fiesta finesse 3 door petrol. You make reference in other answers to blue and orange coolant, but mine just looks clear. Does this mean it doesn't have enough antifreeze in it, or could it be clear antifreeze? i.e. are there only two types of antifreeze - blue and orange? Which type of antifreeze should I add, and if it needs to be drained is that something I can just do myself or would it need flushing out or anything?
If the coolant looks clear i would drain the system and replenish. when there is no coolant in the system you can either add the blue or the orange antifreeze do not mix
Hi i`m looking at buying a focus ghia tdci on a 54 plate which has 93000 miles on the clock and have been told that the cam belt is a chain and won`t need changing. Is this true? if it is a belt when will it need replacing,thank you very much
Brilliant web site.
this should be belt driven, but need to know build date for the mileage that it should be replaced, either 150000 or 100000 miles
I have a 2003 Ford Ranger XLT 2.5 and have been trying to find a repair / service manual for it eg Haynes, but can only find american versions. Im looking to carry out the oil and filter change as this needs done every 6000 miles, and as times are tight, i was hoping to do it myself but am not sure how to go about it.
check for a Mazda pick up this is based on the same vehicle
when does timing chain need changing on ford transit 350 lwb 2000 reg done 155,000 miles
Timing chains should not need replacing, this is a non servicable item
Hi , I have just bought a Fiesta 1.25 style climate, new. Please could you tell me if it is a cambelt or chain and frequency of change? thanks
It is a belt drive, normaly changed at 100,000 miles,
Hi have just bought a Ford Fiesta Style 1.25 56reg. I was wondering what is the correct tyre pressure to use for these tyres as the user manual doesn't really specify the correct tyre pressure for this type of car,
Hi 2.1 Bar front and 1.8 Bar rear, if you have standard tyres fitted
I have a 2001 1.6 Fiesta Ghia, I do not have the full service history and would like to know your recommendation for when the cam belt should be changed. The car has currently done 47,000miles.
Hi is it a Petrol or Diesel vehicle and the year of manufacture
hello mate i have a ord fiesta mk4 V reg and the front windscreen squirters do not squirt out water properly it just dribbles out... could the pipes taking the water from the reservoir to the squirters be blocked? if so where could i get new pipes or how could i take them out to clear a blockage????
Yes they could be blocked, check for kinks in the pipes and sometimes the filter blocks at the tank end
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