I have mk1 99 v reg Ford Focus 2.0 Ghia hatchback with the zetec-e engine. I have owned the car since 2003 so know its history. It has been a great car and have managed to rack up 190,000 miles on it.
However, recently the piston rings need replacing as it was smoking when cold.
A friend who...
I saw a video which says that you have to align the cut out notch on the piston (used to rewind it) with the small notch on the back of the brake pad when refitting. Is this the case? I don't see anything about aligning the piston a certain way with the brake pads on the wiki ford how to guide???
I have got a ford focus 1.4 on an 2000 plate, x reg with a zetec-s engine - does anyone know what the numbers mean on the top of the piston, i have just removed a piston as it had a big hole in it and i am trying to find a new one, i have found a piston from the same engine and size, however...
What a sunday. Took my engine apart. fault on cyl 3. exessive oil burning, no compression etc.
After removing the cylinder head this is what i saw.
Piston 3 damaged, some 2.5cm part broke of the edge of the piston. Unfortunaly this part seems to have been inside the cylinder for quite a while...
i have bought a Ford Mondeo MK3 1,8 petrol 125BHp 2001.
Piston or Piston rings on cylinder 3 are gone. Compression only 4Bar on cyl 3. 14.5 Bar on the rest.
Is it possible to unmount sump and change piston / piston rings with the engine in car.
Would be the best way for me. i´m missing...