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    Interior light switch

    my wife has a mk7 fiesta and the drivers door doesn't activate the interior light. Any ideas where the switch is located so I can check it.
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    Cool running engine

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    Cool running engine

    i have a 1.8tdci mondeo mk4 59reg. The car engine temperature always fluctuates a lot. I have changed the thermostat twice and the engine coolant sensor is on the side of the engine in a dry pocket rather than in the fluid flow. I have changed this sensor as well. To rule out the gauge I have...
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    warped again

    The reason I say they are warped is when new the is smooth. When they warp when I brake the car vibrates from the rear. I can test this by driving then gently pulling on the handbrake which then makes the car shudder. After changing the discs it stopped and has come back after a few months.
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    warped again

    I have a mk4 mondeo and the rest discs were fairly old and became warped resulting in thundering and vibration when braking. I changed them this year and bought some Mintex ones with matching pads. Just six months later and they have warped again. Is there a better brand or make that may...
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    Mondeo water temp

    I have changed the thermostat and vented all the air. Temp still hangs between 75 and 90c. If i wait in traffic it gets slightly closer to 90 but then pull away and it drops again. Is this a duff sensor as the temp should be 90c constantly.
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    Vectra dead randomly

    We have a 1.9tdi 2006 vectra. It has an intermittent fault that you put the keys in and turn the key but everything is dead. You do this 3 or 4 times then the dash lights up and starts. I thought this May be a key issue but it does it with both sets of keys. Any ideas.
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    Mondeo water temp

    Yes when you drive along the temperature varies. I put the heater on full with the fan on full and you could see the needle drop. When put back to normal temp it creeped up again. Will be replacing the stat this weekend.
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    Mondeo water temp

    I have just bought a 2009 mondeo 1.8tdci. All the cars I have ever driven normally have an engine temp of 90c which is normally the halfway mark on the gauge. This car however the gauge sits between 75 and 90c. Is this right for the car or so I need to start looking at...
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    AC just stopped working

    It's a top up unit with pressure valve that connects/pierces a can of r134a. It does have obd2 but it looks like the car does not support ac diagnostics.
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    AC just stopped working

    Yes mine is 4c but it doesn't work at any temp even on a warm autumn day.
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    AC just stopped working

    Hi I have a 58 reg fiesta and API switched on my AC that was working last week and now it's not. The fuse is fine and I have checked the pressure in the system (I have a top up unit with gauge) so I know it's not loss of refrige. The light on the AC button works so how can I test if I have a...
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    Vectra c diesel slow starting

    My brother in law has a 56 reg Vectra 1.9cdti. When leftover night or for even a couple of hours the car turns over normally but doesn't fire for about 10-15 seconds. We have changed the fuel filter and have changed the glow plugs but the problem still persists. Any ideas what to tackle...
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    Fault code B2791

    I have had an airbag light on my car sine i bought it. i have just don a dignostics check and the above code appears. On the diagnostics it says its 'Air Bag Cut off switch (ACS) out of range' I am stumped as the car is not fitted with an airbag cut off switch?. I have had the Air Bag control...
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    Water pump fault?

    Is there a way to test if the water pump is working.

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