Viton® is a registered trademark of DuPont Dow Elastomers Loctite® is a registered trademark of Loctite Corp. I'm devastated as I would have paid over £11,000 in finance by the end of this year, plus however many more £1000s in repairs to try and keep it running prior to the failure. So I'm suspecting that either the seal went in the turbo and it wasn't picked up or there is its the leaky injector seals. This may be due to a high-voltage battery coolant cooler chiller leak that may have been caused by prior transmission service. Select your transmission type by filtering by transmission control type. Dexron® is a registered trademark of General Motors Corporation.
Longer Browse Other Focus Years. How long ago did you buy the car? New redesigned seals were fitted to the washer jets. Section 75 will apply for the entire duration of the agreement from what I've been told, and even after that the Sales Of Goods Act will protect me apparently. Bendix® is a registered trademark of Allied Signal, Inc. I'm sure that anything that goes seriously wrong in the first 6 months is taken as having been present when the car was sold.
Launch x431Ltd Ilexa Ford forums Hi Hometune Thanks so much for your reply and the advice. The catalytic converter is going to be toast due to the amount of junk that would have went through it. Well I've submitted a load of stuff to them as they requested : As regards evidence that the problem was inherent at time of purchase, after talking with a friend in the know he is pretty sure that the technical service bulletin that was reissued 5 months after I got the car is evidence enough. They are not the same as recalls. Best wishes Lynn The problem is that copyright exists on these bulletins.
I'm a newbie and a non-techie, so please be gentle! Smartlink is a Ford Licensed Accessory which has a warranty provided by the accessory manufacturer. Unfortunately we do not have access to the full versions. You might get help from an independent garage that specialises in repairing Fords as they are usually run by Ford techs who have left for whatever reason. As they repair them, for a small fee perhaps, they may give you expert evidence about the parts that have failed. They are a large repair company and on their site they list all makes and the common failures for every model. All of that adds up to save the technician time — and when they save time, you save money. It is recommended the wrap stay in place until vehicle is delivered, but no longer than 6 months past the vehicle build date.
North American vehicles do not support this feature and it cannot be added. I'll also put some feelers out and see if there's a friendly ex-Ford technician locally who can help. Engineering is currently investigating this concern. Fingers crossed that someone can help! Following the complete failure of my engine due to it running away in May due to what I presume was a complete failure of the turbo i've read injector problems could also cause this??? Thanks again for your help Lynn. Motorcraft® is a registered trademark of Ford Motor Company. Torx® is a registered trademark of Camcar Div.
As regards a Petrol car. I am now trying to source this so I can attach this with my other bits to initiate this case. Not only that, the number of posts regarding these engines and turbo failures is phenomenal. I haven't used them for this myself but worth a try? They also provide step-by-step repair instructions and itemized lists of parts and part numbers. Goodwrench® is a registered trademark of General Motors Corporation. Cheers Andy Hi Mate, the onyl evidence that would be acceptable is an independant engineers report, you would be refunded the cost of this if the report reflects the fault was present at the time of purchase.
Manufacturers can voluntarily recall cars for problems that do not affect these, though. Well the verdict is in. This may be due to a binding condition with the powertrain mounts. Helicoil® is a registered trademark of Emhart Industries Inc. They'll usually want to observe symptoms that the problem is already affecting your car. It is recommended the wrap stay in place until vehicle is delivered, but no longer than 6 months past the vehicle build date. I think you will still stand a chance but proving 3 years of use hasnt been any part of the decay of its health is the hard part.
Motorcraft® is a registered trademark of Ford Motor Company. On a second re-read of the letter, they aren't saying it proves naff all. Where would be the best place to look for info like this? Unfortunately, unless its completely evident, or at very least exceptionally likely, then your section 75 will fail. Simply follow these three easy steps to discover what information is out there to help you get your customers back on the road. I think the turbo its self is still working and usable as the report didn't mention any broken parts, just carbon deposits and scoring.