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  1. 08 foucs rough idle

    General Technical Chat
    Hey all, new to the community. I am running into an issue with my 08 focus 2.0, auto trans, 58,000 I am getting a rough idle, rpms fluctuate to wear it seems like it's going to stall or it has a mean misfire while in gear(in park its perfect). It will idle fine for 30-45seconds give or take...
  2. Blue smoke - Focus 2.0 TDCi :(

    MK3 Focus
    Hi all, just joined the forums. Owned a Focus of some description for nearly 10 years now but struggling with my new purchase. It's a 2008 2.0 TDCi. Does anybody know potential causes of the following symptoms? Excessive cranking when starting cold Large amount of light blue smoke for around...
  3. Another idling problem...

    General Technical Chat
    Another idling problem... now only when warm! Please help me!! I hate to start another thread, but I am getting tired of this. My 2000 ZX3 is having idling problems and is now popping a Bank 1 Lean dummy code (I think it's P0171). I have the data logger/tuner from FocusSport. Is there any thing...
  4. 01 ZX3 occasionally idling too low

    General Technical Chat
    I have a 2001 Focus ZX3 with about 57000 miles on it. I've only had it for about a month and so far this is the only problem with it. First incident occurred two days ago in the middle of the day -- about 75 degrees out. I feel as though that's important. Car was warm from running around all...
  5. Putting on Idle -- 2003 LX 2.0 SPI

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    Putting on Idle, bad gas? Next step? -- 2003 LX 2.0 SPI 2003 LX 2.0 SOHC SPI Auto Transmission, Firewall Mounted DPFE My Focus putts terribly at idle, its gotten to the point that it has stalled several times (at stop lights). I have not had any loss in power whatsoever, and the car only does...
  6. High idle after replacing timing belt

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    I just replaced the timing belt in my 2000 ZTS Zetec dual overhead engine. Now it is idling at around 1000 rpm's instead of the usual 500-700? Is that normal or was maybe something done wrong?
  7. my engine dies under 800RPM......

    General Technical Chat
    I recently had my timing belt replaced seeing as my car was at 122,000+ miles. We took it to this Ford Certified Machanic who works out of his garage. When going to pick my car up, he asked me if I had smelt any 'burning oil' smell before. I told him no, because I never had. After picking...
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