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service the works FG LPi last week. 75000Km.
serious knock in left front, took two test drives before it started.
replaced front shocks and upper control arm bushes.
left top front bush had loads of movement and had scratch marks on the arm from touching the brackets bolt heads. when I...
Does anyone know what could be the issue with my car?
When I fill my car up, for the 1st 3 quarters of the tank, everything is fine.
However, when I get to the final quarter, I get a really bad smell coming from my car.
It smells like a sewer/ or "egg fart"..haha.
I'm new to this forum so Id first like to say thanks for allowing me to join.
I have just bought my 1st falcon and its awesome, its a 2010 FG XT on gas, i drive quite a lot for uni (from Warrandyte to Footscray 4 times a week).
I wish I bought this car earlier! I get around 500...
hi all just wondering did fg g6e turbos come out with hi flow cats or standard restricted ones
Hi- does any body know wether the rear spoiler on the FG is the same, or same part number as the rear spoiler on the BA-BF falcon XR6... as they sure do look the same.. cheers
hi all.can anyone tell me what involved with swapping a standard dash to a rx6 dash???ive been told it has to go to ford to be activated is this true or is there an alternative? regards mike
Does anyone know if the hydraulic fluid in the power steering on an FG Falcon lasts indefinitely ?
Ford list this fluid as ESN-M2C134D of Ford R1-424
Looking on the net for specs, it appears to be a tractor hydraulic fluid, and not Dexron III based.
There is some squeaky noise coming behind the dash board when the car runs on bumpy roads and IT DRIVES ME CRAZY!
I am trying to hunt for the source of noise. From what I can hear most likely it comes from behind the instrument cluster.
Now the questions are
1 how to remove the...
Help Please. New to this forum. Have 2009 Falcon g6e airconditioning blowing cold on passengers side. Taken to Ford NZ - horrendous quote. Have commenced dismantling dashboard, but major job. Does anyone have detailed instructions or advice (other than dont start it!). Appreciate any...
I have very recently bought my Mum (with her money) a very nice '08 G6E. So far everything is great with the car except the Outside Temperature display on the lcd screen is showing the outside temperature as -4 degrees in the morning and never gets above 1 or 2 degrees. Is there a common fault with...
I was hoping someone could help me on this.
I want to install 100 watt headlights (hi/lo and fog) in my fg xr6 as I am sick of not being able to clearly see at night.
I have heard that these could melt the plastic lens.
Is this true?
(I know the 100's are illegal but i want to try...
Hi my fg xr6 is reaching 90,000 km and it getting the shuttering in the brake pedal because the disc are warping. Iím thinking of replacing them with DBA rotors $65 each, Iím wondering if they are any good or any recommendation on replacement discs.( I have a set of Bendix brake pads already).
I have a 2009 g6et 75000klms my mechanic at last service tells me I have a water leak at back of motor and above the bell housing leaking when under pressure test he cannot see where it is coming from and wants to pull the auto out to see were it is coming from before pulling auto out was wondering...
Has anyone done a mk1 icc upgrade to mk2 icc upgrade?
I have a mk1 ute and a mk2 icc in my shed all I can find online
is somone selling a icc and a adapter loom ( for drug money! !)
Has anyone seen that loom or patch as he calls it ?
I just brought a used fg xr6 and am very happy with with the way it drives and looks.
That being said there is a strange knocking noise that can only be heard in the cabin. The noise only happens when the car is at normal operating temp and doesn't change when more revs are applied...
Hi Would anyone tell me the wiring Codes for a FG Falcon Thermo Fan (Single Fan)
the 3 Colours i can See are:
-Grey Wire with a Yellow Trace
Im trying the retro fit these, trying to work out if one of these is for a low speed and high speed
thanks in advance
Iíve always been a Ford fan, but after this I will never own another Ford again. My FG ute will be on its third diff with under hundred thousand ks. (and I donít even have a tow bar)
The service at Bremer Ford in Ipswich QLD is rubbish. The ute went in for warranty check and it was...
I have an 08 FG and my heater core has let go, went from a slight coolant smell in the cab to a puddle in the footwell in under a week..... yay me. I've done the bypass of the heater core for now but I do want to replace the core. I know it is a dash out job unfortunately :( Does anyone have...
hey there i have a ford fg 09 and was running perfect locked it up for the nite and came bak in the morning went to start it and noticed that the air bag light was on and i had no reds.. even wen i lock the car the air bag light stays on so i got a auto elec to have a look at it and to put scan...
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...
Hi Guys, Just bought an FG G6 2009 drives well, took it out last night in the evening for the first time and found the dash lights were all off. Can any
one tell me how to turn them on, I've looked through the manual and couldn't really work out how, couldn't find a switch any where on the dash...
Hi all,i have just picked up a 09 g6e falcon,problem is on the passenger side of the air con it will only blow out cold air no matter how high you raise the temperature knob,works perfectly on the drivers side but cannot control the passenger side at all.Basically on a freezing night,lovely warm...
Hey guys i have a really weird issue with 2010 fg, i was randomly driving a few months ago and it came up with a fuel system fault so i changed the fuel filter, fixed an air leak in the exhaust and all was good, now just recently everytime i fill my car up it doesn't register the fuel i put in...
Does anybody know how to remove the speed limiter from FG XR6 auto?
Hi,im going to buy a 09 xrs falcon and found out they came with 3 different auto gearboxes.I would love any feedback on which box I should be looking for.Thank you for any advice.Darren
Do the Ecoboosts have the "same" transmission issues as the "sixes" do, re: the heat exchanger?( is the setup the same?) cheers:)
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...
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?
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