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When in reverse, if I turn my steering wheel I get a funny noise. Does not happen turning whilst going forward or reverse in a straight line. Many thanks
Submitted: 11/07/2016 17:10:42 | ID: 133436
Hi all, I have a 2.0 ltr ghia manual everything works just how it should but the last two days i have noticed that when i turn the key to the off position to get out the hazard lights flash one,may be two. I have only had the car a couple of days and not sure what i may had done to start this. everything works fine tho. thanks steve
Submitted: 03/07/2016 01:49:23 | ID: 133207
I can only get third and fourth gears there is no neutral either Its a 51plate 2.3 petrol all the wires seem to be connected to the gear stick
Submitted: 20/06/2016 19:29:42 | ID: 132830
I have ford galaxy it run fun glow. Light flights on off engine run fune won't hit it
Pardon??? R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 08/06/2016 22:56:20 | ID: 132474
hi I have had injectors 1 . 2 . and 4 replaced and noel injector 2 keeps blowing . when I brought the car . I was told the EGR needs replacing . I had it checked and got told it was the sensors . I can't work out why the injector keeps blowing . can you help please
Submitted: 01/06/2016 09:52:14 | ID: 132210
How do I recharge my air on unit I can only find 1 point next to the radiator
Submitted: 29/05/2016 16:34:44 | ID: 132147
iv just fixed a leaky vacume hose and in testing i found the engine wont rev while my foots on the breaks..i know not normal driving situation.. but is this normal ? mabee egr valve probs?..
the car is a 99 plate td lx galaxy mike from Carmarthenshire
Submitted: 29/05/2016 16:26:08 | ID: 132145
hi there, i have ford galaxy 1.9 Diesel Automatic, in morning time when i start my ford galaxy, gearbox doesn`t work to go ahead,(reverse gear is fine), gearbox takes 5 minutes to get ready and, then i don`t get this problem rest of the day. only when i parked it for long time then the gearbox doesn`t work straight away to go, anyone knows what the problem thanks
Submitted: 28/05/2016 11:19:44 | ID: 132107
Hi my car is not picking up speed when going up a steep road can anyone plz tell me y as I use it everyday use to go work
Submitted: 14/05/2016 17:10:06 | ID: 131514
My glove box lid doesn't open properly, it has a damped opening and should open slowly. There is a piston visible on the left hand side underneath but I can't get to it. Can the lid be removed separately without unscrewing lots of bolts/screws and removing trim. Thanks
Submitted: 18/04/2016 13:37:15 | ID: 130540
Hi I have a problem with the car sound like its missing backfiring and loosing power running on 3 cylinders and know one seems to know the problem also drinking a lot of fuel any ideas? Many thanks
Submitted: 16/04/2016 15:58:35 | ID: 130459
hi i need litle help about mine ford galaxy 1.9tdi 02 plate the proglem is on turbo is sometime doesnt work and sometime work so what is the problem? please help thanks.
Submitted: 07/04/2016 22:52:37 | ID: 130092
Can u help me in have two lines that comes on an a car light comes on the the car losses power
Submitted: 02/04/2016 14:09:58 | ID: 129847
I have two lines that comes on an it looks like a car on top the it looss power
Submitted: 02/04/2016 14:06:06 | ID: 129846
The light comes on with to lines and a shape like a car the losses power
Submitted: 02/04/2016 14:03:55 | ID: 129845
Galaxy auto has no power when reversing if u touch excels rotor when in reverse it goes forward what can the prob be
Submitted: 29/03/2016 18:22:05 | ID: 129639
Fuse box in passenger side footwell popped open, on closing there was a spark from a yellow wire. Turned key and nothing from the engine ! Anyone has same issue Aa checked every fuse and all working but the yellow wire is now exposed
Submitted: 28/03/2016 11:05:49 | ID: 129563
Wondering if any1 can help me plz. I have a 04 ford galaxy 1.9 pd engine starts on cold start no problem but when u either drive or let it idle for 20 minster car stalls/dies and will not not start for at least 20 mins. Had car at volkswagen dealer who plugged it into computer and he said it was an ecu probably so I replaced all ecu but car still doing same thing so changed fuel pump in the tank, changed realy in fuse box n changed multiple sensors. I've noticed all 4 glow plugs not working. Can someone please help
Submitted: 27/03/2016 23:17:46 | ID: 129546
We had issues with our heated windscreen fusing out a couple of months ago, and now the whole of the driver's side electrics have gone, inc all interior lighting. The electric windows on the passenger side still work. Cannot seem to find any help online at all and the diagrams all seem to relate to Ford Mondeos. Anyone have any ideas?
Submitted: 17/03/2016 13:13:32 | ID: 129134
My Ford Galaxy drives fine but with not enough power and going up hills is even worse. On the other day the amber light of the engine came on, took it to garage and they said it was low boost and the light turned off. Today I went out and the light came on again and still with no power.
Submitted: 06/03/2016 17:52:38 | ID: 128640
I had a new clutch fitted recently but after only 3 weeks it won't go into any gear even when it isn't running
Submitted: 25/02/2016 02:41:15 | ID: 128123
52 plate Galaxy and my heater only works for couple of seconds then makes groaning noise any help or advice would be appreciated many thanks. Basically how much to fix ? Roughly.
Submitted: 14/02/2016 18:22:19 | ID: 127583
when travelling longer distances, car jerks every so often.Then engine management comes up and car goes into limp mode.After turning off engine it goes back to normal.
Submitted: 09/02/2016 13:22:58 | ID: 127333
my galaxy ran great high mileage but no probs then started cutting out then glow plug light stopped coming on she wouldnt start i had it wired fuel solenoid to fuse box and it starts all the time but without wire heater plug light wont come on, put wire back in she would take you to europe and back anyone any ideas wired solenoid up as that was the fault came up on computer
i should explain better maybe my car has high miles but frives very well then one day she started cutting out while driving , ok inconvenient but still went then one day it refused to start, i did notice that the heater plug light wasnt coming on it always did, my friend wired the stop start solenoid on the diesel pump and it ran after that , it still is, now computer was put on it said at first nothing alls well,, then it said key , new key , no use still wouldnt start then it said the solenoid on pump, it was bought new , nope , heater lights still wouldnt come on turned it for a while nothing, put its wire back on and as usual it runs great but not as fast as it did but hey , it even passed its mot like that , any ideas anyone mots till september but may let it go for spares if cant get it right its an x reg 1.9 tdi log book says 110 or something like that , its not as powerfull but drives still good on fuel never overheats its just a nuisance as i dont like wires that dont need to be there patrick mc keane from East Ayrshire
Submitted: 05/02/2016 11:40:22 | ID: 127167
Hi there I have tried to put my car in gear but it won't move it rocks back and forth slightly but won't move in any gear help!!!
there is one problem with it the gear box has gone it needs a new clutch. elvis from Luton
Submitted: 04/02/2016 19:23:35 | ID: 127140
Hi my galaxy has developed a really anoying squeak on the drivers side rear ive tried to tie it down but no look seems to be more prevellent at speed and when its dry please help or ill have to call the rspb to find the little tweety bird thats obviously living in my cars boddy work
Submitted: 31/01/2016 12:47:49 | ID: 126947
We have had problems starting car so changed glow plugs and got a new battery now when you turn key all central locking windows and lights and dash work but car won't turn over you get nothing what could be wrong
rather unusual and a little unlikely.. but still possible.. that when the battery was changed it could have caused a short and blown one of the engine control fuses at the battery.. many vehicles (not sure if the Galaxy is one) have a number of fusible lines coming straight off the battery. I know my van has four or five... and one feeds power to the starting system. Worth checking. R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 30/01/2016 18:37:31 | ID: 126910
is there a design fault with the windscreen mouldings as ours keep blowing off? it costs £54.00 to be repaired and this should not be repeatedly happening on such a new vehicle. please can you advise. the part number is 1773613 we now need to have the opposite side replaced. thank you
Submitted: 28/01/2016 15:28:42 | ID: 126821
Hello , I'm hoping you can help? The front passenger seatbelt in our ford Galaxy 2010 is getting damp & smells , what could be causing it please ? Thanks Sarah
Submitted: 09/01/2016 21:08:34 | ID: 125819
IHAVE GOT A PROBLEM WITH THE ABS LIGHT STOPS ON AND THE BRAKE PAD WARNING LIGHT ON I HAVE CHANGE THE SENSOR AND PLUG IT IN TO THE SOLUS AND IT JUST SAYS MECHANICAL FAILIER ON N/S FRONT BUT HAVING CHECKED THE PICK UP ON THIS WHEEL THERE ARE NO CRACKS IN IT AND THE TEETH ARE ALL OK HAS ANYONE ELS HAD THIS PROBLEM THANKS NIGEL.
Submitted: 06/01/2016 14:24:04 | ID: 125643
Hi there!! Following your advise, I bough a set of Archoil: AR6400-D, AR6600 and AR9100, I have used AR6400-D for the fuel system clean up, then I will use AR6600 on my second tank, but I just don't have a clue How to add or how much quantity of AR9100 will add with oil on my Ford Galaxy Ghia 2008 2.L . Anyone there to help me? Thank you
Submitted: 04/01/2016 23:32:20 | ID: 125563
I have had a red warning light coming on, says STEERING MALFUNCTION. When you stop the car it doesn't allow the car to restart. Called the RAC twice. It has been to Ford main dealer and they cannot trace the fault. They replaced the steering lock mechanism last week, and it broke down again on Friday night. It is currently with them, scratching their heads. They have been in contact with Ford Technical who obviously haven't got a clue. HELP
Submitted: 04/01/2016 09:54:47 | ID: 125525
got 1995 mk 1 ford galaxy 2000 litre ohc just had it serviced get up to 70 mph strart missing and hesitate some time does it at lower speeds as if you are in the wrong gear
can you please help my just had ford galaxy serviced get up to tempreture at about 70 mph strats missing and hesitates some time does it lower speed as if you are in wrong gear nigel from Leicestershire
Submitted: 03/01/2016 21:30:11 | ID: 125494
Hi my galaxy is an 2.3 auto. My engine light has come on the code said it's running to lean. Now the car is having starting mainly in the mornings I thought it was because I hadn't used it much over Christmas. When I'm out and about its fine. Could the problems be linked. Thanks Belinda
Submitted: 03/01/2016 19:45:21 | ID: 125489
The engine warning light has come on and will not go out it is yellow colour, ford have told me I need over half a tank of fuel, I did that today and it still is on. Does this light change colour and is it safe to drive, the car was serviced back in December. Can anyone advise what I need to do
Allison, with the engine management light on the car can be driven, but it needs to be checked and corrected.. what Ford have told you about half a tank of fuel to get rid of engine management light is a load of tosh. Trouble is, there are so many electrical and electronic components that could cause EML (engine management light) to light up, almost impossible to diagnose without hooking up toe OBD computer to access the car's brain.. the ECU. The light is lit but is there a noticeable change for the worst in the performance.. if not, then it is likely (but not certain) that it's something minor.. if you notice poor performance or the engine won't rev over 3000rpm then that is to protect the engine from failure.. THAT needs sorting sooner than later. R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 02/01/2016 14:30:49 | ID: 125426
I bough a ford Galaxy Ghia2008 two month ago, recently I have noticed a blowing of blue smoke from exhaust at early start (every morning), when start picking speed up I am getting some kind of hesitation and lost of power from my engine this is happening mostly on 2nd and 3th gear. Also a cloud of light black smoke at any hard acceleration. I spoke to the former owner he confirmed to me that he never had a problem with the car before ....... I run out of ideas and don't know what to do........ Is anyone there know what this problem can be?? Please help. Thank you.
Hi Kibs.. do a google on blue smoke and black smoke.. masses of info out there. Basically, blue smoke is burning oil and black smoke is soot in the exhaust caused by unburned fuel.. mostly in diesels. Both are potential cause for concern.. burning oil means seals going or gone but they could be piston rings or valve stem oilseals as well as turbo oil seal.. a host of possibilities.. black smoke.. no different really - lots of possibilities from faulty injection, sooted egr valves, carbonised cylinders to something as simple as a dirty air filter, but if all you're seeing is a light black smoke... well that could be quite normal for a 2008 diesel.. stick some fuel additive like redex in the tank and give the car a good run.. so that it gets hot.. have filters and oil changed and see how it then goes. Also consider the seller may have told a few porkies too !! R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 01/01/2016 21:00:03 | ID: 125401
Hi can you please give me some advice.on my galaxy titanium REG GF11WTZ I had been getting a engine malfunction and today got engine light on amber can you please tell me what I need to do thanks
Submitted: 23/12/2015 00:09:37 | ID: 125045
Hello dear my question is regarding gear . My car is auotmatic. When e goes to gear second and 3rd o hear a little noise. But changing gear and everything else is ok if you please give an information about that thanks allot.
Submitted: 22/12/2015 20:19:09 | ID: 125039
what can cause ford engine to be high
Submitted: 21/12/2015 10:51:46 | ID: 124978
My computer has flatlined in my 07 car.. cant use my indercators or anything. Does anyone know how i can get this working again and does it need to be taken to a garage or can i do it myself. Thanks
Submitted: 21/12/2015 10:12:19 | ID: 124975
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