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The PIP wires in the distributor fell to bits so I replaced a complete new dizzy and it came with a new TFI module. Car runs better than before!
While this was going on I have relocated the ignition coil and mounted it on the wheel arch. I could only see 3 wires coming out of the wiring loom,...
Just ordered a raptor charger for my ef Fairmont. Just a cruiser but more power is always nice.
Currently running au motor with 30k on it Gt40p heads explorer manifold, au xr8 maf
New auto trans with 3000 stall
Halthech inteceptor piggy back
Extractors and twin 2 1/2 inch pipes....
Hi Steve's the name- Just new with an XH 302 Auto Ute.
Its a bit rough but I am looking forward to playing with it some.
It idles a little rough and starts slowly when hot. I know of a few thing that need dealing with but would like to plug a scanner in to see what I might be missing.
This starting problem with my EA 3.9L MPFI Falcon is driving me bonkers. :confused:
I posted this YouTube video of what happens every time I start the engine from cold every cold or cool morning. Once warm the car runs and idles fine and on warm days the engine starts from cold and idles without...
This is my first post. So here is my question: I am failing to diagnose the problem with my Ford Falcon station wagon ED.
Here are the dot-points outlining the issues:
1) The car starts shaking like mad once I accelerate beyond 100 km/h and try to keep constant speed. If I keep...
So I've been offered a 1671B regrind cam, believe it's for an AU, I want to know if it will work in my ED XR6 Tickford head ? And if so what if anything do I need to make it work ?
Hoping an EF falcon whisperer can join the dots to solve this problem.
This EF wagon is dual fuel with a coil pack. For about 3 months it has been slowing or stalling after left hand turns, mostly on Gas but also petrol. These are usually recoverable, or if not, the car will eventually start...
Recently acquired XH V8 longreach.
Have noticed fuel pump humming away, quite audible in the cabin. I guess it is located quite close as the tank is just behind seats.which might make in noisier than one would expect.
Is this normal or a sign of impending doom?
Hi all, bought an XHll 98 model the other day, was going to use it as parts vehicle for my 97 XH but it seems like a better car than my original one even though its done 560000 ks! Anyway I noticed its got a trans dipstick which I thought odd. Its a Tradesman model the other one is long reach s...
I had some pretty bad injectors in my van... almost undrivable on petrol. Runs LPG 95% of the time.
I removed them from the van, put them in a small glass container, sprayed throttle body cleaner in the glass container till it was 3/4 full then soaked the injectors overnight. Next day i pulsed...
i got an eb it clunks when going from reverse to drive i thought uni joints checked them there ok
then i took tail shaft out to check diff the yoke if thats what its called it is loose it has movement both ways
i never done anything with a diff before is it hard to fix or should i change the lot...
I'm looking for some info if anyone can help out.
I'd like to either put an AU motor in my ED or at least an AU head on the ED motor. Are either of these possible in the ways of straight Bolt up? Would also like to do a manual conversion on my '94 ED. What's the best way to move forward with...
Hi i have el falcon 97 .Just changed filter and fluid. Now car is not fully going into gear, major over revving and drives at a snail pace.
my car dies when driving well the engine does fuel pump works its got spark i drove it
30 min trip there and back if that on the way home driving up the road the engine cut out 75 min
later it started again when it wont start its a series 2 spac any ideas peeps and thanks
can anyone help me with this problem I have, my ef starts normally about once every 4 atempts then it will not turn over (like you have left it in drive) and you have to turn the key (on and off) about 30-40 times before it starts then it flashes (smartlock light) 4 times.I hope this...
Old guy New member.
Cant find difference between tickfor and non tickford as far as BEM and ECU goes.
I bought a 1995 EF Ford Ghia it had a starter button installed on the dash. It was ok for a while then I parked in my driveway and the next morning it wouldn’t start.
Yesterday I drove the car for over 100kms . It was a warm day so I expected the temperature gauge to reach the middle of the dial or just to the left of it.
Well, if the centre is 50% , the needle was at 20%. Seemed too low! Any ideas?
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What causes a ef 6 cyl to sometimes not all time backfire and start slow only on lpg then run rough for a couple seconds or so until it flicks to lpg
Know of a ef that does it doesn't use much water it did have a hg problem but has sealer in at moment
would it be starter motor wires or...
Auto question. Just want know is the auto box the same in the 6cyl EL falcon as in the 6cyl el fairmont ghia and is there any module settings that differ. AND, is there a difference
between a tickford 6 from ef to el .
I looked at an EF Wagon, they are a nice car for their age and price, and once moving certainly have some grunt.....thats once you can get it moving off the line which takes a bit of time though.
I am concerned (having never owned one before) about head and head gasket problems especially in hot...
I'm having difficulty removing my steering rack.i've only got one rack mount bolt to get out but cant get to it to undo.Any tricks will be helpful.It has genie headers which look different to std ones.
This is my 6th Fairlane i've had and i'm looking forward to getting it on the road..
Anyone got any info on the 3.2 litre Falcon conrods ?
Are they the same as 200 crossflow rods ?
Thanks in advance
There are many kinds of popular coilovers, turbos, conrods online with competitive price. What’s more, there are AU, US, UK, DE storehouses, free shipping to local place.
Hi guys & gals, after doing an extensive expensive full rebuild on a 95 EF Fairmont (4.0L Engine auto) i found numerous mechanical & electrical problems that required attention & decided to document some basic info that may be beneficial to you....service manuals are available on cd in .pdf format...
Hi guys. My xh has no spark and doesn't start. The coil is 4 weeks old so i though I swap the efi module. I spend 4 hours just trying to get that screw out from the efi to remoce it and it is in such a bad spot it is impossible.
I loosened the bold at the back of the dizzy to rotate it but i just...
Hey guys, I'm about to fit an EA cam to my XG, just chasing any torque increase, this ute is a workhorse tows heavy trailer regularly.
I've got an 80k EA sitting around so its a $0 cam, $130 adjustable gear.
I need to know how much I should advance it, this motor would lucky to see 4000rpm.. ...
First post but have been searching for an answer to my problem. I have an XG ute that runs well on LPG but will not start or run on petrol.
I bought it about 5 years ago and it ran ok on petrol but rough and the problem has slowly got worse until now it wont start at all.
Replaced plugs, leads...
Will injectors still fire if the ignition module is not working. Cheers
Hi the idle control on my Auto ED GLI sedan is not working, ive cleaned IAC, checked resistance of temp sensor (OK) checked resistance of IAC and found out of spec but only just, I've replaced the IAC, reset ecu and carried out TPS and idle relearn and still no good, so I've now tested for voltage...
i have a ed with a wet floor cant see where its leaking dont think its the heater could it be a hole or something has been wet here raining
Just reco'd the head on my sons EL fairmont, now I'm noticing when I go from park to reverse, or neutral to drive, before it engauges the gear the revs jump by 3 or 400rpms before the gear engauges, causing it to bang into gear,
Any ideas? thanks.
The engine idles rough and lacks power, blows black smoke and has poor fuel economy. The hose (circled) at the middle of the inlet manifold is hanging loose at the far end.
I have been suspecting MAP sensor issues, could that be the trouble?
Ok so my expansion tank still bubbles once get warm (no loss of coolant or oil, no discolour in coolant, no white smoke in exhaust so don't think is head gasket well hopefully) I have installed a new rad awhile ago and I have been trying to bleed it today hopefully remove air bubbles. Car drives...
After numerous vacuum and dye leak detector tests, a hairline crack in the air con compressor has been diagnosed for not holding gas charge.
Replacement compressors for AU falcons and fairlane 6 cylinders are plentiful and relatively cheap...but hard to get and expensive for the NC 8 cylinder....
just recently bought a XH ute 1999 and of course 4 weeks later it breaks down :-(
So after first troubleshooting I found no spark or pulse. After a lot of swearing I found that the spark cable in between coil and dizzy was at fault.
I have put a new cable in and a new coil just in...
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Cleaning engine 6 Fairmont EL, is there any dramas or tricks to cleaning the engine and bay without drama's later ???
Had a VL before and and everytime the engine was cleaned it cost a small fortune in replacing stuff like crank angle sensors etc etc.
Wisdom please, as I've never been brave...
Ok, so I picked up a EL Falcon Futura on the weekend. Mate pretty much gave it away because he has 3 cars on the property, it runs out of rego tonight at midnight and I knew him. Everything seems to be in order apart from the transmission slipping. It doesnt like to go up, but will if you ease...
Hey guys am just wondering if the xg ute extractors will fit my el sedan cheers here's a pic from the xg ute motors are both the same
3month 1998 El ghia 6 tickford engine, does any one know if the tickfords also went hybrid around that time same as the the ordinary 6, even ford dealers can't tell me and seems nobody knows. A mystery that has to be solved.d
I have and EL fairmont and a set of ignition leads suitable for and AU. Can use these leads or so I need to get EL specific ignition leads.
Hi just discovered the engine fan is hitting the auto cooling pipe that goes to the top of the radiator. Does anyone know if this is a common problem ? When its static there's only about 1mm clearance in 2 places between the pipe and fan. The pipe has marks on it though where the fan has been...
Has worked pretty well for me so far for about a year, last night took her out for a few corners, tried to keep the auto in first (which I never do, generally don't hoon it at all) with hard lock and matted (this was on petrol by the way) and it stalled and made a few noises I'm not sure about, but...
Hey everyone, asking for a friend, what is the idle speed of an xg falcon
Hi guys just a small thing would like
To get the intermediate wiper speed controll
On the end of the wiper arm switch working
On EF Fairmont s/wagon with cruise control
I can see the wire running up there has broken
If I remove the steering wheel can I remove
The wiper control arm so I can...
I have a slight clunk coming from the front end,
Not noticeable when driving at speed, only when travelling very slowly or stopped,
Grab the steering wheel and rock it only a little from left to right,
You can hear a clunk, clunk, clunk etc,
Obviously the start of something worn,
Hi guys need some help, car is running rough at idle and smells like fuel and all revs up and down is nor constant at idile anybody have an idear what the cause would be Also altonatoer light just came on today and now the auto is not shifting to top gear. Any help would be really appreciated ...
Hi, suggestions please? EBII 4.0 EFI wouldn't start after short trip. Has no spark at all, even from coil when checked with timing light. Distributor/coil done 40,000kms since replaced with new. Motor about 410,000kms. Motor been making groan sound for about a year which I thought was ps pump. ...
EL 1998 Falcon:
Oil is leaking and I do not know where to start looking for root cause.
the wife heard tappet noise and poured 4L of oil in today :eek::eek:
I know I can take it to a mechanic and possibly get told the truth but on the other hand maybe not...
I can trust you guys better...
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