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  1. Diesel Engines (Mondeo Mk3)
    Hi all, my first post here. I'd like to ask if the community of fellow Ford owners has any idea what the heck is wrong with my -07 TDCi 130 hp Mondeo. It's a long story, but I'll try to make it quick. I bought the patient in August. It has about 300 000 km on the clock, but it seems to be...
  2. Diesel Engines (Mondeo Mk3)
    Hi guys, 56 plate Mondeo tdci duratorq engine is struggling to start, All electrics are fine, replaced heater plugs last week, all were working. Took No. 4 heater plug out to check and it was covered in oil, all the others were fine, and all 4 ere working. Could it be the head gasket is away, or...
  3. 1.8L / 2.0L Duratec Petrol Engines (Mondeo Mk3)
    Having read these forums a few people have attempted and carried out there own head gasket replacement on the 2.0 Duratec engine. Any chance people can give me a quick tuotrial? And also can I do it easily without any special setup tools?
  4. Diesel Engines (Mondeo Mk3)
    Hi All. Looking at a car that's been run for a while - maybe 20 miles, on low/no oil. Anybody any experience of how tolerant these engines are to oil shortage please? maybe a previous poster running with blown oil cooler seals? This is why i'm asking Looking at a MK3 TDCI 130 advertised as...
  5. Mechanical (Ka Mk1)
    I have a 1997 KA 1.3 has been working fine then yesterday morning it started but as soon as i pressed throttle pedal it died, after a few attempts it either dies or revs even when i keep throttle steady. Whats happened and can I fix it myself? Help!!
  6. Diesel Engines (Mondeo Mk3)
    Hi all I am after some advice about my car it is being a real pain in the neck. The car orignally was rattling and after taking it to a garage the duel fly wheel thing was changed. Then it was fine for a couple of months it was smoking a little out of the exhaust but no real problems At the...
  7. 1.8L / 2.0L Duratec Petrol Engines (Mondeo Mk3)
    I am at the end of my tether with this....had problems with overheating under load, even going up a hill caused water loss and overheating, Rad blew last year so that was changed, then over the last two months, changed water pump, no effect, still overheating, then changed thermostat and problem...
  8. 1.6L to 2.0L Zetec Engines (Mk1/Mk2 Mondeo)
    Hey all, I'm suffering from a fairly dead 98 mondeo silver top 2.0 auto estate which I'm looking into having a go at myself. It's been diagnosed as a head gasket/poss cylinder head problem which i can no way afford garage bills for, i'm willing to give changing the gasket a go as i've got...
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