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Forum: General   10-23-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,042
Posted By GeoffU
Km

Use knob on end of left hand steering column lever to select options on display; one is miles/km
Forum: General   09-09-2012, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,259
Posted By GeoffU
Towing eye

Call in a breakers yard; they'll have loads of Fords with them.
Forum: Technical   09-06-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 902
Posted By GeoffU
Loss of Power

Hi,

Had similar problem with my 1.8 petrol Zetec. Not enough power to climb car park ramp, then would clear for a time. Solution was a sticking vane in the fuel injection system. Replaced by my...
Forum: Main Message Centre   07-31-2012, 09:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,066
Posted By GeoffU
C-Max alarm

I've had the same occasional problem with my 53 plate 1.8 Zetec. I thought it was wind rocking the car (I live on the Menai Straits in North Wales and we get pretty big gusts form time to time, but...
Forum: The Good and the Bad..!!   07-09-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,753
Posted By GeoffU
Great post. 166k miles and still enjoy driving my...

Great post. 166k miles and still enjoy driving my 53 1.8 petrol Zetec. Smile every time I take it out, and the inside is so versatile. Just had the rear seats out to use it as a van for the...
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-06-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,021
Posted By GeoffU
Hi, Parts should be 26" and 19" FORD set...

Hi,

Parts should be 26" and 19" FORD set part number 1 537 075
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-06-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,021
Posted By GeoffU
Hi, Parts should be 26" and 19" FORD set...

Hi,

Parts should be 26" and 19" FORD set part number 1 537 075

Geoff North Wales
Forum: General   06-15-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,041
Posted By GeoffU
Hi Ben, Can't help with connectivity issue,...

Hi Ben,

Can't help with connectivity issue, but the phone button is working properly; it's only meant to mute the radio.

Geoff
Forum: Main Message Centre   03-11-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,153
Posted By GeoffU
Hi Estowife. Welcome. I'm of the same mind; buy...

Hi Estowife. Welcome. I'm of the same mind; buy nearly new and run into ground. Most comfortable car I have driven, once you get used to the slightly upright position. Bought my ex demo 53 reg 1.8...
Forum: Main Message Centre   02-29-2012, 11:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,447
Posted By GeoffU
My 53 reg 1.8 petrol Zetec has completed 158,000...

My 53 reg 1.8 petrol Zetec has completed 158,000 so far; main dealer servicing since new. Minor problem around 50k with damper valve sticking - causing loss of revs and power; resolved by dealer....
Forum: General   01-29-2012, 01:23 PM
Replies: 930
Views: 175,053
Posted By GeoffU
Had a problem with door unlocking locking and...

Had a problem with door unlocking locking and immobiliser/alarm early on (2005) at Charnock Richard M6 services. Cleared after 2 minutes. Dealer blamed mobile phone mast interference. Has not...
Forum: Technical   01-28-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,517
Posted By GeoffU
53 reg 1.8 petrol Zetec. No oil used between...

53 reg 1.8 petrol Zetec. No oil used between services until around 140k miles. At 157k miles now, using around 1/2 - 1 litre per 1,000. Still driving and pulling well. Ford advise they expect this...
Forum: Technical   01-13-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,947
Posted By GeoffU
I think that there is a dry lubricant applied to...

I think that there is a dry lubricant applied to this area; moving the seat up and down seems to spread it around again. My seat settles down again with use, and I repeat the procedure every couple...
Forum: Technical   01-12-2012, 08:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,947
Posted By GeoffU
Hi,Try pumping the seat height control, on the...

Hi,Try pumping the seat height control, on the side of the base. Mine has always squeaked at the bottom setting, but disappears even a fraction above it.GeoffU
Forum: Technical   01-08-2012, 02:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,982
Posted By GeoffU
My 53 1.8 Zetec; no steering problems - 155k...

My 53 1.8 Zetec; no steering problems - 155k miles - except that from day one it has wandered in cross winds when driving straight ahead.
Forum: Technical   01-01-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,930
Posted By GeoffU
Hi, My local Ford dealer wanted almost 300+vat...

Hi, My local Ford dealer wanted almost 300+vat for a rear brake caliper. When I queried this he offered a non-Ford part for just under 100.
Geoff U
Forum: New Member Introductions   10-28-2011, 06:51 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 61,829
Posted By GeoffU
Think this is on original Zetec trim and higher

Think this is on original Zetec trim and higher
Forum: New Member Introductions   10-25-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 61,829
Posted By GeoffU
Hi, Newbie Geoff U here, from North Wales. ...

Hi, Newbie Geoff U here, from North Wales.
Picked up an original launch 2004 model year ex demo in early 2005 with 10k. Intend to replace with newer C-Max, or KUGA when I sell my house (downsizing)....
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