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    Ford Figo 1.4 TDCI - shakes when accelerating or decelerating

    Hey guys. I've owned a 2014 Ford Figo 1.4 TDCI Ambiente for about 2 years now, 115 000km on the clock. Engine is quite punchy and fuel effecient. However, when driving and letting go of the accelerator and then pressing again, the whole car shakes forwards/backwards (I hope this description...
  2. Ivan Leon

    Ford 1.0 EcoBoost to be replaced by Mahindra's 1.2 TGDI in 2020 (India)

    It has become evident by now that the move to the more stringent BS6 emission norms is expected to have a wide-ranging impact on the engine strategy of automakers in India. The latest automaker to be affected by it is Ford, and, according to sources, its award-winning 1.0-litre EcoBoost engine...
  3. Ivan Leon

    Ford Faces $4 Billion Lawsuit for Allegedly Lying About Faulty Transmissions

    Read the full article here: https://jalopnik.com/ford-faces-4-billion-lawsuit-for-allegedly-lying-about-1834636776
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    Reliable Ford Mechanic in JHB

    Hi Guys, Any recommendations for a reliable ford mechanic in JHB for services, tuning and general car issues? Thanks.
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    Wanted - 2018 or 2019 Ford Everest SUV (XLT model)

    Item wanted (be very descriptive): Ford Everest 2.2/3.2 (XLT) model Is packaging essential?: N/A Desired age and condition: 2018/2019 XLT model - low mileage, and mint condition Location: Alberton What I am after: Make: Ford Everest 2.2/3.2 (XLT) model - Auto Color: White Year: 2018 / 2019...
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    To buy a Citi Golf or not?

    Hi guys I hope you can help me out, I bought a second-hand Ford Fiesta off of gumtree after a very serious hi-jacking and out of desperation I bought it, blinded by the cheaper price and the look of a new(er) car. Now, after having to replace the Welch plugs and tappet cover after owning the...
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    [S] 2017 Ford Fiesta Hatchback 1.0L Ecoboost

    2017 Ford Fiesta Hatchback 1.0L Ecoboost Colour: Silver Registration Date: 2017 Warranty: Remainder of manufacturer's warranty Service history: Car has a full maintenance plan - remainder of maintenance. Full service history with Ford Last Service: Couple of months ago Odometer: 46 000 km...
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    [S] 2015 Ford Focus Sedan (Trend Model) 1.0L Ecoboost

    2015 Ford Focus Sedan (Trend Model) 1.0L Ecoboost Colour: Charcoal (Magnetic) Registration Date: Oct 2015 Warranty: Remainder of manufacturer's warranty Service history: Full service history with Ford - service plan has just expired Last Service: Couple of months ago Odometer: 87 000 km...
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    Which car?!??

    I'm looking to buy a car and can't seem to find something that fits what I need. I drive 100kms everyday on open roads but up and down hill so need something with a bit of power behind it. Im wanting to spend up to R120000. With petrol and diesel constantly going up I need something that's fuel...
  10. Ivan Leon

    Takata saga: Ford to pay R3.9-billion settlement due to faulty air-bag inflators

    Ford agreed to a so-called "economic loss settlement" of $299.1 million covering at least 6-million US vehicles with potentially faulty Takata air bag inflators, court documents filed in a federal court, reports Reuters. The settlement covers economic damages linked to the inflators...
  11. Ivan Leon

    Ford EcoSport recalled for front lower control arm issue (India)

    Ford has recalled the EcoSport to inspect the welds on the front lower control arm. According to the carmaker, weld strength on some cars may not be up to specification and could affect steering control. A total of 4,379 EcoSports built at Ford's Chennai plant between May 2017 and June 2017...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Ford's two-wheel concept car to be built by Chinese electric carmaker

    Ford's two-wheel concept car to be built by Chinese electric carmaker The two-wheeled vehicle whizzing around a Beijing test track is a mashup of motorcycle, electric car and space capsule, wrapped around the brain of a smartphone. And engineer Zhu Lingyun believes it will be on public roads...
  13. Ivan Leon

    Ford Figo Freestyle 1.2L Petrol : Official Review (India)

    The Ford Freestyle is on sale in India at a price of between Rs. 5.09 - 7.89 lakhs (ex-Delhi). What you'll like: • A very well-priced car; offers more than the Figo at comparable prices • Cosmetic additions have been tastefully applied • Genuinely fun to drive! Will bring a smile to your...
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    Coolant Change Ford Figo 2013

    Hi all I want to change the coolant of my Figo but also want to flush the radiator. One thing I’m not sure I can’t seem to locate the radiator cap (either it’s under the top front bumper panel or there isn’t ) My question will I be using the coolant expansion tank for the refill and flush...
  15. Ivan Leon

    Ford Given Massive Fine In Australia Over Its Crappy PowerShift Transmission

    Ford’s PowerShift transmission has had a rough go of it since being introduced in 2010, mainly for being ****ty. It’s also been the subject of lawsuits and, now, a hefty 10 million Australian dollar fine handed out to Ford by the Australian government, which called the way Ford responded to...
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    Ford Ecosport CamBelt

    Good morning I got a 2014 Ford Ecosport 1.5 TDCI Titanium and got 108K on the clocks. Dealers are asking a crazy price to replace te cambelt. How difficult is it to replace the cambelt? Reason I'm asking is that my father is a Mechanic, he used to have his own workshop but now works on...
  17. Ivan Leon

    Ford 1.4L TDCI injector failure

    There have been reports of fuel injector failures on Ford's 1.4-litre TDCI engines. The affected cars include the 2010,2011 and 2012 Ford Figo and Fiesta diesel models. The injectors, which are manufactured by Continental cost around Rs. 16,000 each. According to various members on the forum...
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    How far can a Ford Figo 1.4tdci engin go?

    Hi all. I'm looking at buying another car, since my 2006 VW Jetta 5 1.9tdi with 308 000km on the clock is now starting to cost me quite a bit of money. So I am looking at a few smaller cars such as the Kia Picanto, Ford Figo, Toyota Yaris etc. I'm quite used to the diesel I have with it's...
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    Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost Ambiente vs VW Polo GP 1.2 TSI Comfortline

    I have been looking into Polo vs Fiesta also. I want to buy one of them soon. Well VW always seems more durable to me because uhm "German machinery" but when I searched a bit, I found that: Ford Fiesta 1.0 EcoBoost Ambiente | VW Polo 1.2 TSI Comfortline Power: 74kW @ 6000 rpm | 66kW @ 4800...
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    Ford Online Portal/Sync Update

    Hi Ford Owner Is there no online SA portal for Ford owners where you may view warranty information, update SYNC etc.? I've seen the US one, tried to register but does not recognize SA VIN number. Have any of you updated SYNC software yourself? And where did you download from? tia
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