Below we have listed a few of the most common problems the Ford
If you see you fault below and you wish to find out the causes, the cures and how to fix it then
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membership. Can you afford not to? There are many more problems that we
haven't listed but we can still help you save money getting your car back to
This affects all 1.6 and 1.8 Zetec and Zetec E engines and gives an idle
of 2000 rpm. This can be extremely expensive to cure and should only be
attempted if all other possible causes have been investigated. We can help
narrow down the possibilities and help you avoid a costly diagnostic error.
Erratic idle Zetec engines
This can be a very simple job to do and often overlooked, again an
accurate diagnosis can save you time and money.
Poor cold running and loss of power.
Sticking valves is a very common fault with the Zetec engine and can
exhibit a wide range of symptoms. We can help you pin point the problem and
either help you fix the problem or help you alleviate the symptoms.
Gear changing difficulty and
crunching noise when changing from 2nd to 3rd gear and from 4th to 3rd gear,
or 3rd gear cannot be engaged while driving.
This is a job probably beyond the average DIY enthusiast but make sure you
are not being over charge or have you car over repaired.
Engine has a poor idle or stalls.
There are a few causes for this problem and we have probably seen them
all, from the obvious to the obscure. As a member we'll guide you in the
High Idle on Diesels.
Diesel problem don't always mean expensive garage visits, let us help you
check all the non specialist items and hopefully avoid those bills.
Damp musty smell from air conditioning.
We have to solution to this concern without the need to replace any parts.
Rear wiper / heated rear screen inop.
One of those annoying problems that can be overcome very quickly or cured
for good. Which ever way you want to go we will help.
Loud crack from front when moving from lock to lock.
A very difficult concern to diagnose but don't worry we already have.
All 1.8 Diesel oil light flickering
Should a 1.8 diesel engine oil flicker when hot and on idle the problem
may not be as worrying as it first looks.
Lights inop, heater inop, fuel pump
Should a '91 model Escort suffer with any of the above then the repair
bill can be up to £200, we can help reduce that to either £60 or even help
you fix it yourself.
from the front suspension
There are many causes for this concern and with a little help from us you
can narrow down the cause and even cure it yourself.
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more complex. For our small membership fee we can help you save hundreds!
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