New Zetec 1.25l engine for Fiesta
Hi all, I decided not to go the knackered-car-and-swap-engines route and am now looking at recon engines. I have had a quote from Heathrow Engines (reconditioned-engines.co.uk)for a new engine including fitting for �795 plus VAT. This is apparently a brand new engine, not a recon or remanufactured model. ... 15 Feb 2007 14:59
vw golf 1999 mk4 1.6 engine code akl
hi im having major problems with my golf 1999 mk4 1.6 engine code akl after it heats up about 2 miles it starts shuddering like its going off all 4 cylinders and when you slow down it stalls starts ok and ticks over ok had it on the computer and came up with these faults 00530-throttle position sensor(G88) 00518-t... 14 Feb 2007 19:09
Ooops .. Put petrol in diesel car..
Ooops, borrowed a friends car, a peugeot 106 diesel and put petrol in it.. Fuel guage was in the red, I put in 2.5 litres of petrol and stopped... Then filled it with another 25 litres of diesel.. Just driven 25 miles and it seemed fine, faster in fact?!!? Question is, will it have or will be doing damage?? ... 15 Feb 2007 14:59
Nissan Micra '98 cut-out and wont restart
Hi there. I got into my micra today to head off to work and it started fine. I pulled away and stopped at the junction of my street, which happens to be quite steep, so engage the handbreak. I waited until there was a gap in the traffic, get the car to the bite and put a reasonable amount of gas in (no more than I ... 10 Feb 2007 18:26
I'm trying to bleed the brakes on a MkI Punto. My pressure bleeding kit is very, very slightly too big for the fluid reservoir top - you think it's screwed on OK, then you apply (reduced) tyre pressure to it and it pops off and fluid spurts everywhere :-( I've tried tightening a hoseclip around the cap to sto... 27 Dec 2006 20:21
2004 BMW 320td Sport Compact
Hi, I'm just buying one, which seems to be in great condition, but I don't have a good mechanical knowledge. Is there anything to look out specific to this model that I should pay particular attention to while it has a warranty? I'm hoping that it will be largely trouble free for me over the next couple of y... 6 Dec 2006 18:47
Battery charger shorts out?
>Before I take a look inside (or bin the thing) I just wondered if anyone had an idea what might have gone kaput. I guess you old charger contains nothing more than a big transformer and a bridge rectifier. The rectifier contains 4 diodes to convert the AC from the transformer to the DC for the battery. If... 4 Dec 2006 19:46
05 Ford Focus 1.8 TDCi Oil Filter part number
Gonna change my own oil, mid service interval period. Been looking online for the correct filter for my Focus. Is the filter I need an EFL913? Thanks. ... 1 Dec 2006 19:17
Help - Looking for Honda Accord Lambda sensor 1999 model year
robin Wrote: Hi I am trying to Urgently find the lamda sensor for a 1999 2L Vtec engine, that fits before the cat. Denso /Honda part number 192400-1000 marked on sensor DU1 12T01. honda want too much for it, tried several places but wrong part supplied & taken back (seems model ... 21 Sep 2006 14:55
Anyone own a Rolson's 12V Jump Start with Air Compressor unit?
If so I'd appreciate if you have a look at the mains adapter and let me know what is written on the back or send me a digital snap. In my flat clearout I misplaced the mains adapter for the unit. I've found what I think is the mains adapter but I'd like to be certain. Any help much appreciated. Cheers. --... 2 Sep 2006 16:19