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  1. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: Read before posting a question!

    If you wish to post up a question in these mechanical discussion rooms, please do the following. 1) Do a search. There's thousands of threads so chances are that your question has already been answered. By doing a search, you'll get your answer straight away and it means that the forum isn't...

    Started by PaulST‎, 28-07-2011 12:12 AM
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    1. BF XR6 Headlight Troubles (possibly multi-switch?)

      Hey guys, I have a '05 BF XR6 that I bought a few months ago and it is fantastic, I absolutely love it (from a long time Holden driver :P ). However last week I got a problem with the headlights, the switch doesn't seem to work anymore, I can select 'Auto' and they come on fine as normal or I...

      Started by Jimmy35‎, 07-02-2011 09:44 PM
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    2. BF2 ne ton Diff swap with AU

      BF 2 ute Diff stuffed and have been told that an AU diff will fit are better with the 4pinion instead of the BF 2pinion. Please need info about this and how to do. urgent

      Started by powerblade‎, 30-03-2017 09:34 AM
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    3. BF Auto selector panel light

      The light has gone out on the indicator panel at the base of the auto gear selector lever. I am assuming it is only a bulb needing replacing but am not sure how to get to it. Has anyone done a bulb replacement and how did you go about it? Any advice or information would be very much appreciated. ...

      Started by Robbo_Qld‎, 17-10-2010 08:04 AM
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    4. Gear Selector Cable

      The gear selector cable in my ford falcon BA II is not working properly - the engine end of the cable has gone brittle and now has broken away. The cable movement is OK - it is the opaque bushing / sleeve that is broken off on the LHS of the photo that I require - where can I get this part -...

      Started by gurd.mar‎, 21-06-2010 06:57 PM
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    5. Need info on rear brake pads on 2004 BA XT Ute

      I just brought a Ford 2004 BA XT Ute: Now I need new brake pads, so I brought these from super cheap auto, front and rear Under $90.. I have these:

      Started by DK-Matty‎, 08-03-2017 01:26 AM
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    6. BA XL 4sp auto Tonner to XR6T manual conversion

      Hi guys, Ive probably scared all of you with the title of my post, however I bought an XL column shift auto tonner for next to nothing, and I worked out (roughly) that I can probably throw an XR6T engine and 5sp manual into it, plus change the interior and still come out ahead of what it would...

      Started by MattDoyle‎, 06-03-2017 09:03 PM
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    7. BA xr8 pcm swap

      Has anyone done a PCM swap on a BA xr8 ? I have an issue with the PCM where it will not start if the weather is cold . If the PCM is warmed up with a heat pack or hot water the car will then start and run . I have bought a second hand replacement with the same numbers etc on it . So what is...

      Started by exfordman‎, 26-10-2016 09:34 AM
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    8. Question BA Fairmont Ghia Engine Mounts

      Does anyone have a decent link to a YouTube video or decent DIY tutorial on how to replace front and rear engine mounts on a 6 cylinder BA Fairmont Ghia? Similarly are Nolathane engine mounts OK, or do I stick with replacements from Ford (expensive) or Mackay?

      Started by Kazmike259‎, 01-03-2017 01:59 PM
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      01-03-2017, 08:36 PM Go to last post
    9. BF Roof Lining

      Guys my roof lining ifs falling off. Apparently not an easy fix without replacing. Can anyone give me recommendations in Adelaide for someone who can do the replacement? And an approximate price? Cheers

      Started by Elecmuso‎, 25-02-2017 10:52 AM
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    10. BF Falcon Transmission problems

      My 2006 BF 4 speed auto Falcon has a surge or slip between 2nd and 3rd. It only does it when it's cold. After having a few searches of the web I figured first thing - get it serviced and see if that improves things. It did not. Once things have 'warmed up' it seems perfect. I tow a van...

      Started by Elecmuso‎, 21-02-2017 10:13 AM
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    11. BA Front Brake Pulsing or Shuddering

      Here’s how I fixed drive line vibrations and pulsating front brakes on my BA 2004 Falcon XR6. After much investigation and playing with all manner of adjustments and repairs what I have found is that the culprit is the small screw up under the dash that sets the brake pedal released travel. ...

      Started by Roger Hobday‎, 13-07-2016 10:40 AM
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    12. BA xr6 Won't crank

      Ok this is a n issue that seems to only show up when all else is good. ( I think it is a conspiracy). In the past this happened and nothing seems to be obvious. Someone suggested I use the second key as this is occasionally the problem. I swapped to the second key and had instant success. For over...

      Started by Roger Hobday‎, 13-02-2017 06:26 PM
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      23-02-2017, 07:59 PM Go to last post
    13. BA 03 Fairmont Ghia V8 - exhaust note

      Hey guys, first post on here, I have tried searching this forum, but haven't found exactly what I want to know, so... I recently bought a 03 BA Fairmont Ghia V8 220 3v. Great car, 250k Km, full service history, one previous owner. Fairly good condition. Great handling for its size and...

      Started by Richard_gib‎, 18-07-2015 08:34 PM
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    14. Miss fire on gas only

      Hi all. My BA XR6 miss fires only when on gas and from what I can tell mainly at idle. It seems to fire on all 6 just off idle. Although it is hard to tell once cruising. This showed up a few months ago and I knew the coils and plugs close to 100k km on them So I changed them, Fuel Miser Coils...

      Started by Roger Hobday‎, 30-01-2017 08:33 PM
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    15. Constant knocking noise from the rear end, like from the boot

      Hi, been having this noise since I'd bought this car from the dealership. Can't figure it out what exactly it is. It's not diff bush because it's not doing this sound on acceleration or on hard stop or whatever, it can be clearly heard while cruising on a constant speed. Every road imperfection...

      Started by kerberos‎, 31-01-2017 05:51 PM
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    16. Ford bf tyre size

      What is the best Tyre size for a stock Ford Falcon BF Mk II, 225/55R16 or 215/60R16.?

      Started by Speculator_‎, 23-08-2016 11:48 AM
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    17. We offer only high-quality database registered passports,Driver Licenses,ID cards

      Have you been looking for a passport, SSN, driver's license, I.D, Birth certificate, diploma or any other document? Or maybe to buy passport for Australian or a Canadian document? Is it fake or real passport, SSN, driver's license, I.D, Birth certificate, diploma or any other document? Please...

      Started by nellyhass‎, 31-01-2017 10:45 AM
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    18. Ba xt no crank no start.

      Hi all, recently have had issues starting the wifes car, gear selector would say Park, dash would say reverse, so wiggle and push, no problems. Now no crank at all. Have checked battery and starter, all good. Have swapped batteries with mine (another ba xt). Have swapped relays and fusese from...

      Started by rajaeg‎, 20-01-2017 08:17 PM
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    19. BA XR6 to XR6T conversion ECU Flash

      I have a 03 BA XR6 auto and am wanting to put the XR6T engine and T56 gearbox I got with the car in. Is it possible to use the same ECU and just reflash for the XR6T & T56 or will I need to get an ECU from XR6T with T56 gearbox? The XR6T ECU was sold before I bought the car but I do have the...

      Started by Humbo337‎, 29-01-2017 07:00 PM
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    20. Xr8 security bypass,how?

      Any one have any idea? Trying to swap 05 xr8 auto into au tray. Have donor car but no steering column ignition or keys. I can get dash lights but will only turn over by crossing starter. Seems like no fuel so was wondering if anyone knows how to get around this problem? Appreciate any assistance.

      Started by Scottmmm‎, 20-01-2017 07:31 PM
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    21. PROBLEMS - Catalytic converter, Starting problems and more XR6 (BF) NA 2007 HELP!!

      Hi guys, BF XR6 NA 2007 4 SPEED New to the forums and tried searching through and was unable to find anything relevant to my questions, please link if possible if there is...

      Started by jaysheldon‎, 21-11-2013 07:08 PM
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    22. BA brake light and cruise control problems

      My first post. I think I'm in the right group. No rear main brake lights but wing light is working . Cruise control doesn't work either. Replaced the first switch behind the pedal but still no luck. Do I replace the other switch. Fuses and bulbs look good. Chris

      Started by spiritofprogress‎, 23-10-2015 07:22 AM
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    23. Question Halo's

      Hi, I have a BF Falcon XR6. I'm looking to get some RGB Halo's for the Headlights and Foglights. Does anyone know the diameter of the High beam, Low beam, and Fog lights? THANKS!!:cool:

      Started by rodsound2k‎, 02-01-2017 07:33 PM
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    24. BEM modules

      Hi What i am trying to find out what is the difference between the BEM colours.. I have a Blue module that i want to put into my BA XT and i am not sure if i have a Blue one or white/cream one? how can you tell if a cd player is a 6 stacker or not without putting it into the vehicle.

      Started by arnast‎, 13-11-2016 11:16 PM
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      02-01-2017, 11:09 AM Go to last post
    25. RTV shock absorbers (BF suspension question)

      Hello all, I have a 2007 BF RTV cab chassis. Done 160,000 km and now want to replace the rear shock absorbers. I don't often carry heavy loads, maybe half a dozen loads of firewood per year and occassionally tow a small aluminium boat. For the rest of the time, it's all lightweight stuff. ...

      Started by djohnn955i‎, 29-12-2016 12:51 PM
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      30-12-2016, 09:04 PM Go to last post
    26. Question BA Mk2 XR6 ICC Problems.

      So, recently, my ICC just suddenly stopped working like it was off. When i turn the lights on, it lights up, but nothing happens, I dont have radio nor aircon. The buttons are not responding at all. I checked the fuses, and they seem to be fine? But a week later also, my headlights just...

      Started by Seki‎, 08-12-2016 03:13 PM
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    27. BF Falcon 2009 Station Wagon LPG. Poor Accleration

      Hi, my BF Falcon 2009 station wagon LPG has poor acceleration. It was running fine, plenty of power, now when I go to overtake or need to accelerate the motor revs up but not much happening in the way of full power. I go to overtake, the transmission kicks down and motor revs up but the car...

      Started by lortron‎, 02-10-2016 03:55 PM
      bf falcon 2009, no power, poor acceleration, station wagon lpg
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    28. 2003 BA idling problems

      My 2003 BA is always idling rough. Ive changed the spark plugs, cleaned out the throttle body with Throttle Body cleaner and Cleaned out the air filter. Checked for air leaks as well. The only thing i have not done yet is replace the coils. It drives incredibly smooth, but idles real rough. ...

      Started by AKruZer‎, 18-02-2016 03:54 PM
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    29. bf diff bush do i need tool?

      hey guys im planning on changing rear diff bushed in a bf with the plastic shell do these easyly tap out and in or do i need the press tool iv done ba bushed befor with out tool mettal shell bush was a pain id assume plastic shell would be easyer to change ???

      Started by Wiix-360‎, 03-12-2016 10:52 PM
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    30. ba xt manual conversion

      i smashed my ba xt manual the other week, smashed the right rear quarter panel, im gonna buy a cheap auto ba xt, is $550 a good quote for conversion? i got all the parts for it. Thanks Ryan.

      Started by Ryanfordfalcon‎, 29-11-2016 08:01 PM
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    31. Falcon shaking at 80+km

      Hi everyone, I've got a 2007 ford falcon. I haven't had toone many issues, considering its done 200.000k. The issues I do have, are weird and the mechanics don't really know what to do. This started about 3 months ago, it suddenly started shaking quite badly when doing about 80kmh. I stopped,...

      Started by mrsfrog‎, 27-09-2014 06:52 PM
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    32. Ford bf coolant change

      I was watching a Youtube video on how how to change the Coolant on Ford ba/bf but most of the cars have that plastic Splash Tray deflect Shield underneath the car but you don't actually need to remove it as it has a Circle cut out at the bottom for the drain plug and you can access the white...

      Started by Speculator_‎, 20-11-2016 12:52 PM
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      20-11-2016, 08:51 PM Go to last post
    33. Remote not unlocking doors or boot.

      Hey falcon fans,i have read threads about actuator in door but the remote wont unlock boot either so possibly a different problem. Have replaced battery in remote and checked fuse no 22 in inside fuse holder. Have you any ideas ? cheers Markba. Its a 03 fairmont ghia.

      Started by markba‎, 28-09-2016 05:27 PM
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    34. Exclamation How do i replace BF Falcon starter motor

      Hi All, So my BF Falcon's starter motor has died. I have removed the old starter and am trying my best to get the new one on, however that dam top bolt (that you cant really see) wont go in. I was wondering if anyone has had any luck in the past with this? there dosnt really look like theres...

      Started by chillituna‎, 09-11-2015 01:48 PM
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      27-10-2016, 09:58 AM Go to last post
    35. BA Wagon third brake light globe socket

      So mine has melted/disintegrated as Ive heard is fairly common but Im having a hell of a time finding a replacement. Does anyone know if there are readily available aftermarket sockets for this or worse case scenario the ford part number for it? I found a guy on ebay who sold me one but the arse...

      Started by SKU113‎, 24-10-2016 11:58 AM
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    36. Preventative maintence for a BF Falcon?

      Hi All, I have a BF falcon station wagon that has now done 263,000km and am wondering what common things go on this car so I can plan/save and fix them ahead of time. I hear fuel pumps are common to go after my amount of km, and I just fixed power steering leaks in time before the alternator got...

      Started by Skinah‎, 07-09-2016 03:26 PM
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      26-09-2016, 03:57 PM Go to last post
    37. Etc light ford territory 05

      Hi has any one have same light on there dash on a territory or ba/bf and if how did fix the problem??

      Started by coreycollins929‎, 22-09-2016 11:48 PM
      etc territory
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    38. 2007 Falcon Futura Wagon Mk II keys

      Hi guys, quick question about my car keys for a 2007 Mk II Falcon Futura wagon. I have the key with the 4 button remote that is seperate from the key, the typical BF style key. However I want to change it to the 3 button flick key common amongst BF Mk III and FG Falcons. I've received...

      Started by SteveL83‎, 30-08-2016 01:18 AM
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    39. Ford bf Speedometer

      Speedometer stopped working while driving with lights on dash flashing. I'm guessing it's a battery or alternator issue.?

      Started by Speculator_‎, 29-08-2016 09:36 AM
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    40. BA XR6 MKII Ignition switch/ barrel problems

      Gday, Just went to start my car up today and the key would do nothing but turn in the ignition. No ACC, No attempt to start, nothing. I took the plastic covers off the steering column and there I found the problem, the arse end of what looks like the barrel had fallen apart. The back end of the...

      Started by Adam XR6‎, 10-03-2012 07:57 PM
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      23-08-2016, 10:56 PM Go to last post
    41. Question BA clutch pedal return spring

      My sons 04 XR8 5 sp has a broken clutch pedal return spring...:< and only after 30,000km....:thinking: Went to the local dealer today and I can only buy it as part of the clutch pedal pivot cluster assembly thingy... $190+...... Has anyone had this problem and found another supplier for...

      Started by XR84JD‎, 01-05-2010 09:57 AM
      • Replies: 5
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      12-08-2016, 07:25 PM Go to last post
    42. Exclamation BA XR6 - Loss of power!

      Hi all, I own a BA XR6 Falcon Mark 2, i'm the second owner and it's got around 165,000kms on it. Just about a month ago after the heavy storms hit is when my issue started (not sure if going through a small puddle caused this or is just a coincidence, i'd say the puddle was around 30cm high...

      Started by Robin17‎, 26-06-2016 11:46 PM
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      03-08-2016, 11:58 AM Go to last post
    43. 2003 BA Fairmont Ghia Vibration/Shudder at 80kms

      Hope someone can help with this. I have tried everything i know to check and replace trying to get rid of this problem. When i get to 80kms + there is a slight vibration/shudder that seems to come into the car via the floor pan under the firewall and under feet. You can both feel it and here it....

      Started by AKruZer‎, 02-06-2015 03:57 PM
      • Replies: 4
      • Views: 3,008
      28-07-2016, 07:57 PM Go to last post
    44. 2009 BF Falcon Station Wagon transmission slipping when cold

      Hi, I have a 2009 BF Mark III Falcon Station Wagon and the transmission is slipping when cold. After a couple of minutes it is fine and no more problems for the day. Only after sitting for several hours or overnight it slips in the first 5 to 10 minutes. Does it need a new filter? There is...

      Started by lortron‎, 12-06-2016 03:14 PM
      2009 bf falcon, slipping, station wagon, transmission
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      28-07-2016, 07:35 PM Go to last post
    45. Testing BA coil packs

      Hi All In the last couple of days my wagon has developed a slight stutter under load (mainly going uphill) around the 2000rpm mark. I guess the most likely cause would be a coil pack needs replacing as they haven't been replaced in the 9 years i've owned it and now has 330K on the clock. ...

      Started by filfido‎, 04-07-2016 08:55 PM
      • Replies: 4
      • Views: 1,809
      22-07-2016, 07:51 PM Go to last post
    46. Cool Ba xr8 engine rattle NEED HELP

      All good don't worry about it anymore engines gone now aha it blew up the other night

      Started by Aldia‎, 02-03-2016 09:15 PM
      260 boss, ford falcon, rattle, revs, xr8
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      18-07-2016, 07:06 PM Go to last post
    47. 5.4 Fuel rail routing question

      Hey guys from the other side of the world. Have a question for you about fuel rail on a 5.4. Could someone tell me which line is supply and which one is return? When I initially put my motor together and started the car my fuel pressure regulator popped out of the rail and created a fuel...

      Started by bignslow‎, 15-07-2016 09:57 PM
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      15-07-2016, 09:57 PM Go to last post
    48. 2004 ba GREEN STRATEGY learning mode

      Just wondering if your able to disable Green Transmission Strategy (Retraining for new Automatic before completing the 1500km that it stays on for?

      Started by Mdawe‎, 04-07-2016 06:58 PM
      ford, green, transmission
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    49. Ford Falcon towbar connector.

      Hi guys, first post. I installed on my BA towbar today and was wondering about the electric plugs, one of the plugs is connecting by the right light wiring, but where goes the other plug? T hanks guys. Roy.

      Started by rrroy21‎, 03-07-2016 07:44 PM
      • Replies: 1
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      04-07-2016, 05:52 PM Go to last post
    50. BF 260 surging issue

      I'm having an surging issue with my 260 boss engine (BF MkII) Its most noticeable on light throttle use, like 60 to 100kph cruising and gentle acceleration. While holding the throttle steady, the tacho will dip about 250rpm, accompanied by a notiable dip in engine speed. On heavy acceleration,...

      Started by EB dan‎, 13-06-2016 08:20 PM
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      • Views: 1,036
      13-06-2016, 08:20 PM Go to last post

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