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Bernard Bromley, Ceredigion

Ford Galaxy

engine cutting out whilst driving.switch ignition off start engine and drive on for afew miles cuts out again. recurring theme.help

Submitted: 21/08/2015 16:35:42 | ID: 120129

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JOHN, West Yorkshire

Ford Galaxy

When i start the car and set off it drives okay but more times than any it will go into limp mode or drive as if its dragging a anchor around especially up any kind of incline,after a short time it then it is fine.when i first noticed this problem once was on a winters morning it went sluggish,another time when i finished work i set of and it lost acceleration i pulled over opened the bonnet scratched my head started the car and off it went. it had rained heavy on both those occasions.any ideas anyone please.

Submitted: 20/08/2015 14:54:19 | ID: 120077

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s zaman, West Midlands

Ford Galaxy

Just wanted to add in that the model is ford galaxy zetec tdci auto 2008 model

Submitted: 14/08/2015 21:50:51 | ID: 119797

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s zaman, West Midlands

Ford Galaxy

I just recently replaced my cooling fan module after experiencing problems but it isn't working and wont turn on. Could you please tell me what the problem could be. Would i need to reset it? I got it checked but the same problem is reoccurring. Has anyone experienced this and could you please tell me how to fix it

Submitted: 14/08/2015 21:44:39 | ID: 119796

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Stewart macquillin, Kent

Ford Galaxy

Wippers, washers and heaters are not working. Happened about 2 weeks ago but started working again. Has again stopped working. Checked relays,fuses and wippers motor all is fine

Submitted: 13/08/2015 12:18:08 | ID: 119704

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amy, Yorkshire

Ford Galaxy

Hi i have a FORD GALXAY and the ABS light came on it and has being on it for a long time and went off and came on again, Could anyone tell me what it means and how it could be fixed ?

Submitted: 10/08/2015 22:07:27 | ID: 119589

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stuart, Poole

Ford Galaxy

HI can any one help battery went flat and my wife got her friend to jump start car, car started but have no indicators, wipers dont work , hazards dont work and car wont lock on key fob ? checked fuses under driver seat any suggestions please

Submitted: 07/08/2015 20:59:34 | ID: 119483

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Phillip Bailey, Nottinghamshire

Ford Galaxy

just acquired the car, noticed an annoying vibration at 1100 to 1300 revs., any gear, appears to be offside, took off under-engine protection casing, pushed and pulled exhaust pipe and heat guards, nothing seems to be loose, any ideas? Thanks

Submitted: 04/08/2015 16:45:02 | ID: 119330

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Rayyaan, Greater London

Ford Galaxy

why does my car engine oil turn black very quickly and the milege of the car is 212,532 and i serviced the car every 3,000 miles but i changed the oil recently and the sign has come up service needed when i serviced, it has not been 1,000 miles yet why does this happend??????

Submitted: 02/08/2015 19:40:22 | ID: 119250

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Ali, Kent

Ford Galaxy

Hi, recently I had 4 new diesel injectors fitted by main dealer. It was tested and approved by them. Now I feel my car hasnt got the same perfomance as before. Now fuel consumption is much higher than before, car doesnt drive as smooth as before it feels more heavy. Engine is more noiser than before. Took it bact to dealers but they cant find any faults with it. Any suggestions please. Many thanks

Submitted: 01/08/2015 00:48:08 | ID: 119188

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peter Bolaji, Nigeria

Ford Galaxy

I've had the two front seats of my ford galaxy 1999 car inclined so badly after a collision with an object in front and sitting is now very difficult. The adjustments seemed not able to correct the situation. Can someone advise me what to be done?

Submitted: 30/07/2015 17:53:22 | ID: 119131

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mike, Suffolk

Ford Galaxy

Hi i was driving home last night and could not change gear downwards had to stop and start again at roundabouts and junctions fine changing gear upwards , only mot 2 weeks ago no advisories ? can you help please ?

Submitted: 30/07/2015 07:06:17 | ID: 119111

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peter Bolaji, Nigeria

Ford Galaxy

the two front seats of my ford galaxy 1999 car have remained inclined since I had a sudden impact with an object in front. Can someone give me an ideal how I can adjust them?

Submitted: 29/07/2015 06:42:48 | ID: 119063

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Sue, Greater London

Ford Galaxy

The computer in the car is telling me to only drive at 13mph??

Submitted: 26/07/2015 15:51:34 | ID: 118928

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paula, Leicestershire

Ford Galaxy

Hi can anyone help my ford galaxy 2001 model its abs and hazard warning light on and beep 3 times my indicators don't work but my hazard lights work. Also my break and reverse lights stopped working too as anyone else come across this problem! And advise me please

Submitted: 22/07/2015 23:36:22 | ID: 118794

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Wasim, Isle of Anglesey

Ford Galaxy

Hi, I have ford Galaxy 2008 manual, while driving when I turned on a/c the steering gets very hard plz if you can help me ....... Thanks

Submitted: 09/07/2015 18:47:52 | ID: 118269

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Alex, Hertfordshire

Ford Galaxy

How much does it cost to fill a 1.9 zetec desiel galaxy 2005 And how many miles would you get from a full tank .

Submitted: 07/07/2015 17:31:33 | ID: 118167

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Sykes, Lancashire

Ford Galaxy

When I decelerate or change gear a whooshing wooing sound comes from engine but no loss of power it's not a metallic sound .chears Adgeboy

Submitted: 02/07/2015 07:41:03 | ID: 117928

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anthony, East Sussex

Ford Galaxy

why blower only blows on to feet area even if switch is on windscreen or blows on to face I replaced the complete heater controller but it still does it can any one help please

Submitted: 26/06/2015 20:42:16 | ID: 117751

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Ryan, Angus

Ford Galaxy

Hi my galaxy 1.9tdi has issues with the horn not working, the fuse is fine and the horn is hiding. Also the petrol gauge seems to work but didn't warn me when it's low so it's a geus which has already went wrong as I ran out of fuel with no warning, here's me thinking it was great on fuel.;(

Submitted: 22/06/2015 16:29:50 | ID: 117548

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martin southgate, West Yorkshire

Ford Galaxy

I am having problems with my brick pedal brake pedal is hard and front brake callipers are staying on

Submitted: 21/06/2015 12:27:47 | ID: 117491

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frederick hobbs, Devon

Ford Galaxy

Haw many ECU foult number,s would it takes fore it to stop the car

Submitted: 20/06/2015 18:40:48 | ID: 117450

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John Taylor, Kent

Ford Galaxy

I have just bought a ford galaxy and it has a auto lights on the switch but should the head lights be on when the switch is in the off position, I have been putting side Iights on during day I don't won't the main lights on thanks John

Submitted: 19/06/2015 21:41:47 | ID: 117422

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darryl hoad, Northamptonshire

Ford Galaxy

ignition key wont give final turn, been told its the connecting box behind the ignition (electrical fault )

Submitted: 11/06/2015 20:37:24 | ID: 117093

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Soyombo, Nigeria

Ford Galaxy

My ford galaxy won't select reverse but select others

Submitted: 11/06/2015 07:55:21 | ID: 117061

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Denis, Cork

Ford Galaxy

Have 12 reg Galaxy, this our 2nd one, an issue has arisen with getting 2nd gear. Getting it in gear at times difficult and when in there grates as if not and may jump out of gear, anyone one with similar issue

Submitted: 04/06/2015 13:01:11 | ID: 116796

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Marius, Middlesex

Ford Galaxy

Hello, I recently bouth s ford galaxy 1,9 tdi, 6 speed 2002, year, and after one mounth, in the mourning the gearbox doesn t works. After about 15 min. It s starts to work and after 10 min to drive works excelent without any problems. My question is: what is the problem with it ? The clutch it s ok in my oppinion. I can even start in third speed . The clutch pedal course is very short. It catches imediatley. Thanks in advance for all suggestions!! Andd, please, pardon me for my inaccurate explanations! :)

Submitted: 03/06/2015 21:50:03 | ID: 116779

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Ian Lees, Greater Manchester

Ford Galaxy

I have a problem with the radio on my Ford Galaxy 2.3 1997. The battery had been disconnected,as a result of this the radio would not work,I do know the code,but I am unable to enter it.When the radio is switched on the reg number scrolls across continuously.I am unable to change this in any way.

Submitted: 31/05/2015 13:28:35 | ID: 116653

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Bob Rahman, Bedfordshire

Ford Galaxy

Hi my car is start instant but I have to wait for5 to 10 mints for hot the engine to go otherwise it won't take the power. even it is running when go up hill its power getting down. just few days ago I have done my MOT and they told me to need some few things fix, I pay what they said and MOT pass problem still there. is there anyone help me please

Submitted: 27/05/2015 09:07:23 | ID: 116512

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Damian, Devon

Ford Galaxy

Hi I have s galaxy x reg automatic, the engine warning light has come on and I've notice it starts over revving when hits 35-40mph it doesn't seen to change into 4th gear, plus the engine is getting really hot can even feel the heat and burning whilst stood outside of car. I've look on a couple sites and some people say it could be down to low fluid? Any ideals or should I just get it into garage? Thanks Damian

Submitted: 25/05/2015 07:07:21 | ID: 116424

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Dave, Southampton

Ford Galaxy

Hi. I have a 2.0tdci galaxy 150k. It is noisey/clattery when pulling away with low revs. Fine through all gear changes when moving. No actual vibration. The clutch,dmf and starter motor have been replaced 10k miles ago. The car can stall sometimes quite easily (unlike other diesel s I've driven) Especially when cold. Apart from that it's a great car. Any ideas on the noise? Thank s

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Have the engine mounts checked, it may be that they are worn and may not show when on the move Denis from Cork

Submitted: 23/05/2015 08:45:55 | ID: 116377

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Yasir Khawaja, West Midlands

Ford Galaxy

My 59 Galaxy 2.0 Zetech just did its timing belt. Since then the rpm has been going to just over 1000 while normally it has to be round 800. Also sometimes rpm increase to more than that and then malfunction light comes on. I`ve been to my mechanic but he's got no idea. Has anyone had this issue, please help. Thanks

Submitted: 06/05/2015 15:57:35 | ID: 115639

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Richard, Kent

Ford Galaxy

Central locking is no longer working. Also I put the ignition key in and turn it, all dash lights come on as normal but the car does absolutely nothing, then it will not start! Have had it plugged into a code reader and no power is getting to the code reader? Any suggestions please?

Submitted: 04/05/2015 09:31:22 | ID: 115545

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Karl tovell, Suffolk

Ford Galaxy

Had really strange problem with our Ford galaxy. loaded up for holiday doing solid dual carriage way driving when gradually the front passenger and 2 of back seats started feeling really warm. To the point where it was uncomfortably hot, despite having air con on blowing out cool air. stopped vehicle and bonnet wasn't hot, temp gauge normal but metal.bottom. part of front passenger and back passenger seat behind extremely hot to touch. waited 15 min for everything to cool down and see off again (driving below 60mph)with fans off And the problem did not reoccur. very strange! any ideas what could have caused this?!

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If you have heated seats the relay could have stuck on and when you switched the car of it would switch the relay of. I would get it seen to asap as it could cause your car to fire. Hope it helps you. brian from North Yorkshire

Thank you for your answer. We don't have heated seats! its quite an old model. although that is what it felt like. although only 3 of the 5 seats were affected. its very peculiar. have been in a fairly new car which caught fire due to an electrical fault so feel quite concerned about the cause! Karl tovell from Suffolk

Hi Karl Just another thought have a look at the earth straps from engine to earth. I had many years ago not as series as yours on a old comer van it would not start on the key but if you put the starting handle in and swung it of it started first swing It was ear thing through the chock cable it was getting red hot. I AM SHOWING MY AGE NOW.I hope you get it sorted out asap. Does it only get hot on the seats and no were else it is strange. Any way hope you get it sorted I will ask around.Brian brian from North Yorkshire

Submitted: 28/04/2015 14:52:54 | ID: 115313

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Paul, Essex

Ford Galaxy

I have two questions. Firstly my auto box seems to be playing up, when I pull away it goes from first to second okay and stretches second then drops I believe into 4th and if I put my foot down it just jumps high and back into second! Also I've just noticed that the previous owner has removed the cat and put a bit of flexi pipe in its place, will this matter? Please someone, thanks, Paul

Submitted: 23/04/2015 14:21:47 | ID: 115102

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Stuart, Bournemouth

Ford Galaxy

Just wondered what oil i should be using? Thanks

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mines 2003 and uses fully synthetic trucker267 from Greater Manchester

Submitted: 18/04/2015 19:06:32 | ID: 114877

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Ron Jones, Cheshire

Ford Galaxy

Hi I bought the galaxy last and drove it home from mid Wales with no problems but when I got home I found that the service light was on next to the mileage. Not sure if that may have anything to do with the wipers not working and all the windows opening when I turn the ignition off. Best Wishes Ron Jones

Submitted: 07/04/2015 06:39:59 | ID: 114398

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Bolaji Peter, Nigeria

Ford Galaxy

I have a second-handed ford galaxy 2.0, 1998 moded. The hand brake light on the dashboard has remained switched-on permanently since I purchased the car. Every necessary thing has been checked, such as hand brake switch, brake pads and oil. Please,give me an idea of what else I should do. Peter

Submitted: 03/04/2015 16:45:31 | ID: 114270

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Jan, Greater London

Ford Galaxy

Hi, I have a ford galaxy zetec 2012 model its just done 32000 miles but the airbig sign is on i went to the electrician but he couldnt fix it . dose any one knows how to turn it off? thanks

Submitted: 26/03/2015 17:19:16 | ID: 113894

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Miss russell, Leicestershire

Ford Galaxy

Where does the water come from in my boot liner and underneath it was a big puddle?

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Hi, is your rear screen washer working? if not the pipe may have come off so when you`re washing your rear screen the water comes inside? steve h from Suffolk

Submitted: 22/03/2015 10:18:33 | ID: 113651

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