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mick, Nottinghamshire

Ford Mondeo

Hi, just started my Mondeo diesel est tdci engine and it started shaking and was very loud, plus a lot of blue smoke. No lights on the dash though. Any help please?

Submitted: 24/02/2015 10:07:10 | ID: 112236

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john fitzgerald, South Lanarkshire

Ford Mondeo

Why are the headlights rubbish? It's a Titanium X and I had the same miners lamps on my 60 plate Titanium. When you buy a 2014 TX plus you would expect at least a torch to see in the dark.

Submitted: 21/02/2015 23:06:34 | ID: 112063

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david beckwith, Lancashire

Ford Mondeo

What would cause the fuel light to come on as if empty? The engine cuts out when there is a full tank of diesel

Submitted: 18/02/2015 22:08:54 | ID: 111848

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vaughan, Nottinghamshire

Ford Mondeo

just bought a titanium estate put 65 litres of diesl in and the fuel gauge has not moved.the gauge sits on the display screen between rev counter and speedo.....

Submitted: 14/02/2015 17:46:37 | ID: 111527

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F. Wiggs, Norfolk

Ford Mondeo

I have a 2010 Mondeo estate. Somebody bumped my rear bumper in the car park and popped the side out. Is there an easy way to put this back in?

Submitted: 12/02/2015 13:50:35 | ID: 111372

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Michael Machin, South Yorkshire

Ford Mondeo

Red and yellow snowflakes both on and no temp being shown inside the car, been told it could be the sensor, where is it, is it easy to change if it's that? Thanks

Submitted: 11/02/2015 21:00:09 | ID: 111339

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John Powell , Hertfordshire

Ford Mondeo

Started the car up and drove for about 50 yards and it cut out, could not start it, would not fire up or turn over but all the lights on the dash work. I tried bump-start but it did not do anything. Any suggestions?

Submitted: 09/02/2015 10:52:22 | ID: 111178

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jack houston, Antrim

Ford Mondeo

Heater Blower Motor FORD MONDEO 1.8 Edge . Bearings have been affected by water ingress from ,faulty pollen filter seal.water has dried out the lubricant in the bearings and now the motor squeeks when switched on. Do I try to replace bearings or the complete motor.

Submitted: 30/01/2015 23:58:50 | ID: 110604

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dave, Derbyshire

Ford Mondeo

Hi. I have whiring sound that sonetimes gets louder when when car moving sounds at front of car . I had bairing done thinking was that but continues. Could it be as simple as as a tyre. As the guy I bought it from replaced tyre or am I grasping at straws . Any feedback I woyld be very greatful for. Thanks

Submitted: 28/01/2015 21:21:19 | ID: 110450

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edward bishop, Tyne and Wear

Ford Mondeo

car starts when cold but after 15 to 20 minutes cuts out and smells of petrol any ideas

Submitted: 28/01/2015 17:11:35 | ID: 110427

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Jim graingr, City of Derby

Ford Mondeo

Hi I have a 2009 1.8 edge tdci. my car alarm has started going off at all hours night n day (01:30 this morning) I've replaced the main car battery as I was advised this was the cause but to no effect anyone got any advise before I have to resort to dealer visit?? Cheers jim

Submitted: 26/01/2015 07:25:32 | ID: 110297

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Ian Clarke, South Yorkshire

Ford Mondeo

Filled the car today and the "miles remaining" display showe 808 miles remaining - this number is usually 670 miles.Having travelled 56 miles the number displayed is now 820 miles and i noticed a rapid climb in the outside temperature from 3 degrees to 14 and then a rapid drop back down to 5 degrees.Is this a technical problem and are the two issues related?

Submitted: 20/01/2015 19:20:58 | ID: 109969

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jeffrey page, West Yorkshire

Ford Mondeo

no pressure on my clutch pedal ,will select gear when engine is not running. but nothing when engine is running.has my clutch gone,i dont know if it has a clutch cable or not. help please,

Submitted: 17/01/2015 15:34:27 | ID: 109725

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william duff, Fife

Ford Mondeo

9 strathenry place Would a weak or low battery cause my mondeo to cut out whilst driving. Car restarted and cut out again in idle mode after 20 seconds. Tried again nothing at all , battery dead. When turning on ignition guages speedo etc went over to max for 2 0r 3 secs then dropped back. Would a weak battery cause this?

Submitted: 16/01/2015 11:16:14 | ID: 109659

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perry mcbride, Northamptonshire

Ford Mondeo

I have a mondeo 1.8 lx petrol duratec engine 16 valve injection and recently i ran the tank dry and sucked all the debris from bottom of tank and now i am losing power when using gears from 1 thru to 5 and i get a shuddering motion on the revs when changing gear. i have replaced the fuel filter and today i replaced the spark plugs with new ones , the two centre piston chamber spark plugs were covered in wet oil but the one at either side were good. the car is running like it is misfiring and feels like it is losing compression but have not done a test yet. have not checked injectors or coil wires or coil itself. is my engine done ? can anyone help please...

Submitted: 13/01/2015 16:12:49 | ID: 109473

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Shabz, Greater London

Ford Mondeo

What be the reason why my car heater heat is really really hot? Even if I lower the resistant it stills blows really hot heat! Please advise?

Submitted: 09/01/2015 19:18:40 | ID: 109235

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Daniel, Bedfordshire

Ford Mondeo

Hi all, the central Locking won`t work on the key fob but will work with the key in the door. I have changed the batteries in both fobs and still nothing. Does anyone know what is wrong?

Submitted: 05/01/2015 08:53:58 | ID: 108933

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rebecca, Merseyside

Ford Mondeo

my mondeo driving fine then all of a sudden it just cut off. no spark from spark plugs when checked. what could be the cause. when you try and start it spins over until battery dies tried jumpstart it will not start just spinning could some one help please!!!

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Personally I don`t know, but I do know I`m having the same issues. Car was misfiring last night and this morning will not start. I`ve tried new spark plugs, coil leads and coilpack but still no spark. Fuel is getting to the engine, isn`t the problem either. I`m thinking in my case the ecu, but if you figure it out any help would be appreciated. Thanks Gav from West Yorkshire

Submitted: 30/12/2014 21:05:06 | ID: 108653

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Craig, West Yorkshire

Ford Mondeo

I just bought a ford Mondeo zetec sport 2010 (60 plate) new shape 1.8tdci 6 speed (duratec engine) and car drives well, infact I believe it drives as it should but I couldant help but notice the other day I were driving along without the radio on and when accelerating in 3rd gear and maybe 2nd i could ear a deep vibrating sound but no vibrating or shuddering it is quite a faint sound and clearly not that noticeable when radio is on quite low at talking levels I mean, I usually change gear between 1500-2000 rpm but the sound when putting my foot down it just ain't there no more, Am I changing too early or is the car telling me something is wrong or is this normal, no warning lights or anything on the dash and no loss of speed or acceleration... It's my first diesel car too I have had petrol cars in the past Milage is just over 119000 it's had new belts on and a few other parts replaced by the garage I bought it from...can anyone give me any good news or not lol? Thanks in advance.

Submitted: 23/12/2014 10:24:31 | ID: 108318

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Wayne salmon, Southampton

Ford Mondeo

I have a 1800 52 plate Zetec mondeo the temperature gauge takes quite a while before it gets to its central position where a year ago it would reach its central postion within a minute or so would like some feed back if possible

Submitted: 13/12/2014 20:42:34 | ID: 107860

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Malvern, Zimbabwe

Ford Mondeo

My ford mondeo mk3 duratec engine makes a grinding sound every time i start it in the morning. This sound also comes when I start it after parking it for a long time, during the day. The sound often disappears after running it for for about 15 to 20 minutes. Any idea what this could be?

Submitted: 13/12/2014 13:53:47 | ID: 107846

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Gaz, City of Derby

Ford Mondeo

How many bolts hold the exhaust manifold to the head ? I can only find 6 but I'm not sure if there should be 8.

Submitted: 06/12/2014 22:21:55 | ID: 107491

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Andy perry, West Midlands

Ford Mondeo

Battery keeps dying on me I've fitted a new battery but its also died..

Submitted: 03/12/2014 20:10:39 | ID: 107341

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scott harding, West Midlands

Ford Mondeo

Hi Strange one for me. The temp sensor on dash rises to over halfway but only when headlights are on? Turn them off and its fine!! Ive recently had to have some work done yo head gasket but this issue was happening before hand. Ive replaced thermostat and sensor. The temp will rise high with ign off but the lights still on. I have noticed high amounts of condensation coming out the exhaust too while stationary en hoping that the gasket hasnt gone completely!! Any help on this would be great

Submitted: 01/12/2014 01:41:37 | ID: 107169

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richard quinton, Essex

Ford Mondeo

The second bulbs on low beam have stopped working on both sides I have changed the bulbs but no luck

Submitted: 26/11/2014 22:52:59 | ID: 106959

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Peter, Worcestershire

Ford Mondeo

8 Birchfield Road Hi I have driven my Mondeo for the last 3 years with no major problems, mileage is now approx 90,000 miles. I now have a starting problem; on turning the key the engine fires up normally and idles at 800rpm as normal, but the rev counter does not respond, the engine warning icon lights up and the engine dies after a few seconds. After several attempts the engine finally starts normally, and runs ok from then on. I have now found that applying a gentle amount of throttle after it first fires up can often keep the engine running long enough (a few minutes) for the rev counter etc to work and the engine not to stall.

Submitted: 21/11/2014 12:58:04 | ID: 106596

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alan miller, Telford and Wrekin

Ford Mondeo

Fitted slav cyl, won`t bleed up?

Submitted: 16/11/2014 14:49:39 | ID: 106277

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rob, Bournemouth

Ford Mondeo

Hey, got a couple of problems 1. I have a battery warning light on the dash board but nothing wrong with the battery when car off the battery is 12.6 when engine running it's 14.5 and there's no loss so i know its being charged any ideas? 2. Simple fix I'm sure but I have both a red snow flake all the time and no outside temp reading and an airbag light cos these came on at the same time I think it's the sensors behind the bumper any other ideas Cheers

Submitted: 16/11/2014 11:15:31 | ID: 106267

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Chastity, New Zealand

Ford Mondeo

Hi, as of the last few weeks my Ford Mondeo has been been studdering and sucking up large amounts of fuel. Have checked the spark plugs but these seem fine. Would you be able to help me identify the cause for this problem? I'd appreciate any help given, thankyou. Chastity Te Rangi

Submitted: 15/11/2014 02:52:19 | ID: 106235

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alec, Essex

Ford Mondeo

I have a 2 ltr tdci 140 Mondeo Edge and the engine management light is on and the indication is that the dpf is blocked. Will this stop the cruise control from working? Best regards, Alec

Submitted: 13/11/2014 13:52:29 | ID: 106160

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l worthington, Staffordshire

Ford Mondeo

Is there a cam belt or chain?

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It depends on the year and model of your Mondeo? alec from Essex

Submitted: 03/11/2014 17:01:38 | ID: 105616

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Phil, North Yorkshire

Ford Mondeo

When accelerating I have a whining sound when in low gears when at speed don't hear the noise.

Submitted: 02/11/2014 22:53:37 | ID: 105540

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Dave, New Zealand

Ford Mondeo

Hi. My 2001 2.0 Zetec Mondeo has within the past few weeks gone from showing less then 1/4 on gauge to showing 1/4 after 10min and then shows 1/2 after another 5 min. that's as high as it goes. There is plenty of hot air and turning the heater on doesn't change the indicated temp. What is a normal operating gauge indication. I was thinking that maybe the thermostat had been stuck open and now it has started operating correctly, but I don't know what normal is.

Submitted: 01/11/2014 18:37:08 | ID: 105471

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Neil evans, Rhondda Cynon Taf

Ford Mondeo

My car wont rev past a certain point it just judders like its not getting enough fuel ?a friend of mine has plugged it in to a fault finder and it showed a fuel pressure code. He thinks it may be the particle filter due to using bio fuel from the big supermarkets.any suggestions welcome

Submitted: 29/10/2014 09:16:52 | ID: 105279

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Richard, Powys

Ford Mondeo

hi guys I've got a problem my hazard warning lights have come on and won't go off I've checked the switch it's not that I've Unlocked and re locked car and still on let it run and tick over a bit and still on, any solutions?

Submitted: 20/10/2014 20:56:04 | ID: 104921

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don hendry, Lancashire

Ford Mondeo

abs light staying on when running and then goes off next time i start up .done 68,000 miles

Submitted: 20/10/2014 13:25:53 | ID: 104896

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Egan, South Africa

Ford Mondeo

i have a 2000 model ford mondeo, the whipers can't switch off eventhough its switch off by the whiper switch

Submitted: 17/10/2014 17:00:03 | ID: 104776

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Paul, Kent

Ford Mondeo

I've recently bought a 2000 mondeo Verona.there are 2 things that I'm wondering,firstly the temp gauge stays at about a third of way up when keys aren't in the ignition then when start it it goes to lowest point,after a couple of minutes it'll go to about a third of way up again but no higher or lower even if sitting in traffic etc?also the petrol gauge reads the correct amount of fuel [i think] but also stays in position of the amount of fuel have when no keys are in ignition?are these normal only I'd presume they'd go to lowest point on dials when not running

Submitted: 15/10/2014 20:07:55 | ID: 104662

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shane murphy, Kent

Ford Mondeo

Hello ive got a Mondeo 1.8td on a v-reg 1999 and when its on tick over it chucks out loads of smoke then when you drive it it chucks out lots of bluey/white smoke,it misfires on tick over,its only really done this since a friend told me to put "diesel magic" in it any clues anybody.........thanks

Submitted: 12/10/2014 13:42:59 | ID: 104491

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norman boston, County Down

Ford Mondeo

Clutch fluid keeps dropping slowly and clutch pedal stays down on the floor and has to be lifted by foot or hand. Eventually the fluid gets too low, pedal won't stay up again and clutch cannot be operated. No sign of fluid leaks and slave cylinder is inside bell housing. Would appreciate any help.

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It will be the slave cylinder. Had the same problem. As it is a big job removing the gearbox,, you should replace clutch and DMF at the same time. Iain McDonald from North Ayrshire

It will be the slave cylinder. Had the same problem. As it is a big job removing the gearbox,, you should replace clutch and DMF at the same time. Iain McDonald from North Ayrshire

Submitted: 02/10/2014 22:52:05 | ID: 103983

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