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Hi, I have recently purchased a 2008 FG XT.
A couple of days after purchasing it I had a message pop up on my central screen,
Low car battery.
Have taken it back 3 times to the dealership.
They said they have never heard of this problem before and ended up just...
I got a 2012 FPV 335 GT, sometimes the clutch feels good and other times its rubbish. Clutch pedal feels hard and springy at times. The thing that annoys me the most is that it feels like the point of engagement changes, sometimes its high and sometimes its low. When I give the car abit of stick,...
Probably a stupid question but does anyone know if 2012 fg xr6 sedan mkii with sports automatic transmission comes stock with a LSD or not?
I know this is crazy but can someone tell me where and how to change the spark plugs in my FG XR8.
Hey guys, well the Ecoboost is here to stay (for now anyway) so has anyone tuned these up yet/? I mean a simple computer flash should give some good gains.
Id be interested to see if anyone is doing it and if they have had any decent results??
The car goes well stock so a little boost should...
Does anyone have the cable colours for the rear speakers on a fg?
Wiring up a new subwoofer and am trying to avoid pulling the door trims off to identify the correct cables.
Any help greatly appreciated.
Are you hearing of any 2010 GF Anniversary rusting out it the point of unrepairable?
How can the passenger seat be raised and the seat angle be changed in a G6E? Can the stock seat have some attachments fitted to achieve this? Could I swap the seat for an older Falcon one that adjusts?
I have spoken to a few FG owners about fuel economy and to our surprise is the variance in readings which we know different driving habits and fuel octane will cause but in our case we got conflicting readings using same fuel and same driving habits.
Just out of curiosity what do you...
I am new to the forums and I have seen a bunch of threads about ticking noises but none of them seem to describe the issue I am having.
I have a ticking/rattle when I accelerate that is not there when idling. Its not a loud noise and its kind of a tinny hollow metallic sound.
Hi, I've got an 09 FPV FG GS not S/C. I've had this issue with the ETC light coming on on first start up. Been to Ford Several times, had Throttle Body replaced, Pedal sensor replaced, but no luck. Was told it's probably the computer. They had the car over night and it decided to not play up for...
I have noticed over the last few weeks that my xr6 has just not been running right. It has a very slight miss at idle and you can just see the tacho moving a little bit.....tiny ammount but it never used to do that. It also feels like it is surging a little bit and the miss appears...
I decided to buy a K&N panel filter today, from what I understand I made a good choice.
I am just wonder if anyone who has installed one into their FG would be able to post pictures up of the install. I've searched around but haven't been able to find any.
It looks straight...
Hi, I have a knocking noise on take off, I have the dealership look at and they replaced the tailshaft damper but the knocking is still there, I have been told by a few people that it could be the rear bushes as the car has only done 30000 kms, I'm wandering if any body has had the same problem and...
Hi, Love the XR6 so far but just a few months out of warranty, I am getting a DSC and ABS fault on my dash which disables both... not a good thing considering all the rain we are getting at the moment.
It comes up a few minutes after I start driving at no particular time i.e heavy breaking or...
Hi, Does anyone know how to remove the rear seat in a 2011 FG XR6?
I don't want to brake anything getting it out.
I want to make up some type of bracket to mount my Engel, if I put it in the boot, I can't open it.
We plan to do a big road trip early next year, and the Engel would be handy....
I was wondering if anyone could help. I am upgrading both back and front speakers in my XR6. Going on install amp.
I would like to tap into the speaker wires at the back of the icc. Does any one know what color the wires are or does any one have a photo of this ?
Any help wolpuld be...
hey guys please help!!
just this week had the abs light come on dash and also dsc light I have no traction control or cruise control and abs light and traction control light stay on dash and just today I have no brake lights at all I have checked fuses under bonnet is there another fuse box...
Ive just placed an order for an XR6T Ute and was wondering if anyone has done any stereo modifications. From what i hear and read the premium audio upgrade is a waste of money which leads me to believe the standard system cant be all that hot. Any Thoughts?
Anyone know how to remove the...
Has anyone used other types of synthetic trans fluid in their ZF 6 speed?
eg some other types I have found that may be suitable are Castrol Transmax import vehicle or Valvoline Maxlife.
Both these have similar viscosity characteristics to the ZF Lifeguard 6 fluid, also known as Shell M1375.4...
I bought a new FG G6 eco gas sedan a year ago at Ford dealership. All has been ok until I was driving along 3 months ago and I got a warning flash about some problem with the engine. All of a sudden I came to a stop as the car was spluttering and shaking.
Anyway I was told it was the throttle...
My 6spd auto shifter handle has broken. The trigger which allows you to move from drive to neutral and park has snapped one of the little plastic pins it pivots on. Does anyone know how to replace the shifter handle?
Just wondering peoples experiences with the tuner packages on the market
and how they worked to run a bit above the regular V8's output.
Hey, How's everyone going? Just a quick question, My FG XR6 has recently started having a popping noise coming through the speakers when listening to the radio, a CD or even when the unit is turned off. I originally thought it may be a faulty speaker and tried to isolate which one it was but it...
I've got a strange problem with my in-built ipod kit under the glove box.
When I connect my iphone 4 the cable start to charge the battery and show me on the display the songs on my iphone but no sound come out from the speakers....I also tried my Iphone on others fg and everything...
Just driven my 2009 XR6 5 speed auto some 1,700 KLM around Southern NSW and the South Coast and I just noticed that the coolant reservoir had dropped about 12 mm when cold.
From max to min.
There are no bubbles in the coolant tank when motor is running ( hot ) and the coolant looks the...
I have some FG Accessories for sale.
hi all I did buy the fg g6e t wow what a car very happy, now can you put 100/55 watt globes into the fg,s head lights without heating up or melting the plastic lenses
hi there finally getting rid of the ol au series 1 been the best car I ever had , seriously looking ay a 2009 FG g6e turbo with 65000 klms on the clock its got all the standard features including sat nav my question to you all is what klms woul d I expect out of a tank of fuel, country and city...
In last Friday's Melb Herald Sun a mother wrote in saying her son had an XR6 that the transmission cooler has blown costing $3000 in repairs and the car was just out of warranty.
Today she wrote back in clarifying that it as an FG XR6 3 months out of warranty.
She wrote "...about the...
Man I would love this car so much more if everything just worked as it should.
Ok I have read the other posts on common aircon problems but mine seems to be a little different.
As you know its been bloody hot lately and as usual when something is needed on my car it just doesnt work. (Aircon on...
I have an XR6 2010 ute...4 months old
Has any one experienced where the heater will not blow the air to the feet when selected... every thing else works ok.
Not sure vacuum servo is stuffed or sticking hose off or what ever, wont know know until I contact ford service department since under...
Hi all, has anyone changed the pathetic DRL lights on the MK2 FG to actual bright DRL lights?? Or on a territory for that matter??
The stock ones that come on when your lights are on are pathetic....I would like to change them to be bright on during the day and 50% dim when lights are on.
I have just bought a pair of G6E door mirrors with indicators to put on my XR6. Pulled the door panels of to do the swap over and discovered the electrical plugs are different. Does anyone know if there is a retro plug or bridging loom that can be purchased so that the two plugs can be...
We brought out first xr6 2009 model last October and love it. Just have have couple of questions if anyone could answr that would be great.
1. When opening doors when the car is off is the light meant to illuminate on the dash?
2. Went to use to window wipers the other day to clean...
Own a 09' FG Xr6 which has done 45,000k's and still has the Dunlop tyres from the factory which are basically had it.
Looking to get some decent rubber for it. 245/45 r17
What would be the best brands to look for at a middle of the range price as I don't need top spec tyres ??
Just curious because i have an x-force cat back exhaust on mine plus a ss inductions CAI and it made 227kw (304hp)
Ill throw some headers and a tune at it soon and see what it does then.
Hey friends, I just bought a xr6 08 auto 5 sp , 6 weeks ago , whn I chk the fual efficiency 267 km 52 ltr s with v power
It's means 17 to 18 ltr 100 km , thn I went to ford dealer in brookvale to chk up if if anything s wrong with car that dnt found any . So guys what can do u to get rite fual...
Hey just wanted to know if any of you guys have replaced the clutch in your V8 FG's. My original clutch was terrible, grabby jerky and the clutch peddle sometimes didnt even return which I found out is due to the self adjusting mechanism.....I tried for warranty on it but in the end gave up and...
I own FG 5Speed the auto lost 3rd gear the other day the car is out of warranty
so idid some ringing around to get quote to get this trans fixed they all come back from $2800.00 to $4000.00 for a full rebiuld
I did some re search and found the transmission come out of the Ford Explorer
FG ICC removal and dis-assembly.
Firstly disconnect the battery, shouldn’t have to post a pic on that one
Next remove the tissue box as shown in the pic below, grab it at the bottom and pull towards you. You will head a click and it will come out.
Remove the top cover. Place a...
Hi all. Has anyone replaced their L/H mirror glass in there FG. I am replacing the outside air temp sensor but cant get the mirror out and have cracked it rite through the middle. Does anyone out there work for FORD and is able to PM me the procedure. I would go and see my local dealer but that...
driver rang to tell me it was layed flat on a pothole the car bleeding all over the car park.
a short tow truck drive-rehab the car park.we now up to $1000 plus new rear disc.
Hey guys. So I have a 2009 Ford Falcon xr6 FG with 50,000km on the clock. When the car reaches warm temperate a ticking/chattering sound starts coming from the engine somewhere on the passengers side. It is very annoying ! The noise is constant and doesn't increase tempo when you press the...
I recently went to my local ford service place to get my car serviced. I was experience a chattering sound coming from somewhere in the engine usually when the car is warmed up and idling (e.g. at the lights).
The mechanic wrote "Idler pulley and belt intermittent " and quoted $350...
Looks like I might be getting a new company ute:cool:. Got the boss talked into a Falcon on gas but a little disappointed to find you can't get a manual with factory gas. Has anyone on here got a dual fuel fg ute? Or a dedicated gas one? Your thoughts & any regrets, please....
Hey guys just wanting to clarify the correct method for resetting the ECU. I have a 2009 xr6 FG non turbo 5sp automatic.
Ok here is my question. I have a 2012 fg Ute that went in for 30000service today. I told them that over the last 2 days I had noticed a slight grinding noise in left hand side rear. I was called during service that my rear pads and discs needed replacement as to shave the disc would make them below...
Hey guys just wondering on a full tank of fuel (Shell 98 premium) with urban driving, roughly how many k's would you get out ? I am getting only around 400km with only 40-50km left on the range...
Is this right =\
p.s i drive pretty easy.
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