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My FG XR6 is now 8 months old (25,000km) and has the following faults.
1, Drivers seat squeaks, has already been attended to once at an earlier service.
2, Rattles under front guards. Was looked at during a previous service, where they managed to fix drivers side only.
Now both sides noisy...
Does anyone know how to a just the wiper washers on a 2008 Fg falcon? Mine are only hitting the bottom part on the windscreen.
My apologies for my noob termanology but have ran into a problem. I bought the car about a week ago and never noticed it until last night when I was driving. But the lights on the buttons (volume knob etc) don't light up at all.
Regardless whether or not the headlights are on and it's...
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...
I have an FPV F6 with the early model Factory Sat Nav. It is controlled by a remote. Up until today it has run without a problem but when I went to turn it on today, nothing happened. I thought it might be the batteries in the remote so I changed them but still nothing. I removed the fuses and...
Hi Team...2008 FG XR8 ute...getting a clicking noise..engine not cranking over...figure Starter Solenoid at fault...does the Starter motor come out easy.
Cheers for any info
Need Help please 2010 FG XR6 Ute, Ive got a slow leaking Tyre so want to put the spare on, I just can't figure out how to remove spare wheel from under my Ute,:slaphead: can anyone help?
Just bought a 2010 FG and the accelerator pedal seems very sensitive at the initial application making it hard to drive smoothly.
It’s almost like a sticky cable but that is not possible.
i have a 5 week old fg xr6 whose air con decided to pack it in yesterday in mid 30 heat! instead of blowing cold it was pumping stinking hot air out. rang the service dept of the dealer who didnt seem to be in the know but then after putting me on hold came back saying that they had received an...
Anyone experienced their dealer overfilling the sump on their fg? My mk2 xr6t just went in for its 15 k service and the oil level is about twice the height on the dipstick to what it should be. I can't believe they could be that sloppy!
Hi I've got a 2011 FG XT and intend to do some trim upgrades including a higher spec dash cluster. I've worked on plenty of earlier Falcon dashes but at a quick glance I can't see how to remove the existing cluster - before I break something can someone give me some advice please??
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...
Firstly, Mum's G6E has finally spat out a fault code for the MIL light coming on. It is P0443 which signifies evaporator purge valve circuit malfunction. Is there a common cause for this fault?
Secondly, the power mirrors have quit working on both sides. The fuse is ok and I have power at the fuse...
I was driving my wife's FG xr6 (2010) with 50k on the clock. When all of a sudden the dash lights up with "fuel system fault" press select. So I did. Lights dissapeared. Any ideas what this is about?
Hi, I have a 2010 FG XR6 ute, the fan belt broke on the way to work, so its sitting in the work carpark, I managed to get a new Belt, but wondering how easy is it to install and does anyone have a diagram of the belt layout. thanks John.
Have a 2010 fg gt boss 335 which randomly displays a "system comms failure" in the dash. When the fault comes p the boost gauge swings all the way to max boost, even though the car is not on boost. No real trend as to when it happens. Anyone got any leads on the problem ?
I plugged the OBD 2 tool I bought off ebay into Mum's G6E today, the MIL light had been coming on. The tool showed no current or stored codes but the display for one of the O2 sensors swung to and fro in the 0.2-0.8 volt range while the other sensor stayed pretty much stable at 0.8 volts. Would it...
My air con isn't kicking in at all.Does anyone know what this problem maybe?I have read through all posts about air con and there's only questions about climate control issues.The fan is working ok,and the heater is working ok.There's is no usual click from the compressor that starts it...
I have a 2010 FG XT that has the full gas engine. I have had this car for a few months now and it runs fine, however I have always had this situation:
The first time I start the car in the morning, it seems that it has a bit of trouble to start. (You can't just turn the key like...
My Mum's FG G6E has the MIL light lit. I did the disconnect battery to reset thing but it came back on the next time the car was driven. Can anyone recommend a scanner I can buy to get the fault code? I have a Windows 8 laptop and an android phone, if that helps. Cheers.
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 have a March/2010 FG XR6 Sedan
I wish to play my music thats on my i phone 5 through the sound system of my car.
Can some one assist please, sorry I'm not savvy with the modern techo thing
Thank You in Advance
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...
Hey guys been a member here for awhile but never posted. I own an 09 fg na xr6. Bare with me it is gonna be a long post.
So I had a 90000km service today and tye dealership recommendation was to get front upper control arm bushes replaced, at a whopping $1200.
Now the previous service they...
2008 FG Falcon XR6 Ute manual 120,000k's
I am getting the engine light come on under high speed load (also amplified by the 1tonne plus trailer wagging on the back)
Also at the same time it feels like a mis fire and acceleration is very hesitant. It sort of feels like a plug...
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
I've step out of diesel 4wd's as such ,and now own a 2010 Fg XR6 ( 6 speed Auto),58,000 km.
Wondering which grade of fuel best suits this vehicle. I'm not concerned about $$$, merely keeping this cars fuel system in good condition,
which in turn ,no doubt ,assists performance and economy in the...
I just went to start my car this morning and it came up saying system comms error. When I press select and make the dialogue go away, it comes up with a 1 next to the triangle at the top left. I checked all the oils and liquids in the engine bay and they are all fine. It just clicked 14000 km so...
Hi can someone tell me if you can reset a fg boss motor back to factory settings mick
hi all just picking your brains does any one know what these ecoboost cars go like as in power ,fuel range, reliability,service costs, costs to repair etc looking at buying one but don't know or heard much about them all thoughts appreciated
I have had a rattling noise coming from around the glove box area for a while now.
I was advised in a previous post to clean out the filter just underneath the glove box because there may be leaves inside.
When I took the filter out, it was absolutely clean, but I still tried...
hi everyone new to the forum. I have a fg mk1 xr6 and was just wandering if someone could tell me the best & worst place in Toowoomba for a wheel aligment thanks.
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...
Are you hearing of any 2010 GF Anniversary rusting out it the point of unrepairable?
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 everyone, have to replace the interior drivers side door handle, pulled everything apart and it looks like the original one is plastic welded in. What gives? I have looked all thru for this topic and can't find a thing. I am thinking that others must have replaced them. HELP. Thanks in advance....
My fg f6 has no spark. It tries to turn over however theres nothi g. Fuel supply is good everything else seems to work. Wondering if anyone elses zf goes into 3rd when you push the gear shifter to tiptronic and then push it forward. Mine goes to d first then 3rd gear and cant change down with the...
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...
I'm just wondering whether the upper G6E grille will fit on my FG XT?
Some people are saying that it wont fit and I'll have to get another bumper bar?
If thats the case, then I'll forget about it.
Hi guys I would like to ask for some help:
Currently on my FG XT, there is only 1 horn and I wanted to add another one.
I bought an additional horn and I tried to connect it to the original horn.
This is what I tried to do:
I connected one wire from the new horn to the bracket of...
I'm just wondering what I have to do:
My car was pulling to the left, so I got a wheel alignment.
The car is driving a lot better now but sometimes I think its still pulling very slightly to the left.
But what I'm worried about is that the steering wheel is off centre to...
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.
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...
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