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2088 Ford Focus Problem

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CarFord Focus 1.6 tdci 110
Year2088
Ownerjohn friend
Posted03/07/2015
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hi,thinking about buying a 2008 focus 1.6 tdci any points i should look out for like,dpf filter,injectors. has been serviced,would
cam belt been changed ?
MANY THANKS
JOHN F

Solution 1
1/4drive | Auto Insider | Since: Jun 2011 | Posts: 25 | Fixes: 1539 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

Unless it has FULL AND COMPETE service history I would not touch it.
Oil contamination is the problem with these engines.
and once contaminated with carbon the oil feed to the turbo suffers killing the turbo,
and it's not just a case of fitting a new turbo.
a complete engine stripdown and clean of all components "MIGHT" make it saveable,
but I stress might.
If you google this engine fitted to Ford,/Peug/Citroen on various forums you'll see the problems owners are experiencing.
Miss an oil change and................


Posted on Saturday 4th of July 2015
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