I have a 2011 Smax 2.0 163 with the powershift gearbox. which I love. I have had the car for 8 years and it is time for its third gearbox oil change. Previously this has been done at my local dealer but at £250 a pop I have decided to do it myself after finding out how easy it is to do...
I have a Focus 2004 first gen which needs a service (over due).
The oil ive been using is Mobil Super 3000. Theres been no issues with that (the 3-4 times that ive topped it up). I know they say go by the manual or as long as it meets specs.
Are there any mechanics on here that work for Ford...
Hello. My brother has kindly offered me his old petrol Fiesta. It's a 2003 and has done 83k with full service history, most recently a new clutch and timing belt kit. It's been SORN'd for a year as he stopped using it and now just wants rid. £100.
I used to own a MK2 Focus Diesel which I looked...
I've made two new videos on the CD4E auto box.
The 1st is a simple one that overviews the level check procedure.
The 2nd is more involved and goes over how to service the transmission (replace ATF), at least by my preferred technique.
Hope someone finds useful.
the video gives you a step by step tutorial how to service your Ford Ka Mk2. All control points are explained and the video demonstrates how to replace the oil, the filters and the spark plugs:
The video has a German sound track but English...
My S-Max 2.0TDi was serviced by a Ford main dealer last week. A couple of days ago I noticed a hot acrid smell from the engine bay, but as it wasn't strong and couldn't see anything obviously amiss I ignored it. This morning when I left for work I noticed a small dark patch on the driveway...
Just had my Mondeo serviced and the timing belt changed at 125k miles by local Ford dealer. When the car went in the aircon was icy cold. When I picked the car up 2 days later aircon is warm. Dealer insisted they hadn't touched it but as there were other jobs they had failed to do they looked at...
Ok. I've brought this on myself .
I was bored this morning, so amused myself looking at car accessories on Amazon. "Look at this" I said to the Mrs. "You plug it in to the diagnostic port on the car and it shows you all sorts of info about the engine on your phone". Sensing a certain amount of...
I booked an interim service for my 2011 Titanium X, with my local garage, hoping to save cash, as my local Ford dealer "knows how to charge".
Disappointed - cost about same.
Item on bill caught my attension, "6ltr Ford engine oil £56.16. +VAT.
Does anyone find that high?