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    Started by PaulST‎, 26-12-2010 06:51 PM
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    1. Engine acceleration issue

      Hard one to explain, but i will give it a go. On acceleration, lets say, in second gear, it seems to normally accelerate, then seems to slightly die and then pickup again. It is as if the car is changing to 3rd, but it is definitely not.. Plus I have gone from 9ish kms per litre to about...

      Started by Monners‎, 28-04-2017 09:22 PM
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    2. 2014 FGX XR6 Newbie

      Hi guys Just looking at advice, hints, tips re my new XR6, November 2014 model with 7500kms on it. Gone from owning cars that I drive until the next lease, to actually wanting to own and look after this baby.... Never owned a Ford, so all very exciting

      Started by Monners‎, 23-03-2017 01:22 PM
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    3. Falcon 5 Speed Auto Service

      I have a well kept 2009 XR6 Falcon 5 speed auto with 78,000 Klm on it. I am thinking the transmission should have a service ( new Mercon 5 ). Been to two local ( SW Sydney ) automatic transmission specialist. One quote $480 the other $250. The cheaper one, surely they would use the...

      Started by Pierre‎, 14-03-2017 06:49 PM
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    4. 2011 G6 Falcon Bluetooth / Ipod issues

      Hi Guys, Have had several fords before this G6 and I am currently having issues trying to get the bluetooth / ipod connectivity to work. I have done some googling and gone through the suggestions to fix the issue, with pulling fuses out to try and reset the systems but they haven't appeared to...

      Started by Kappage‎, 09-03-2017 12:21 AM
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    5. Mk II Sat Nave Update

      So, my FG Mk II G6ET Sat Nav map is over two years old and there don't appear to be any updates available. It seems the Mk II only Sat Nav system where the updates are done via the ICC USB port has been left out as there are updates available for other models. Does anyone know if it's possible to...

      Started by Stevo‎, 27-02-2017 11:21 AM
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    6. Outside Temperature Display

      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...

      Started by Stevo‎, 16-07-2014 01:46 PM
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    7. XR6 rear suspension question.

      Hi Folks, I have noticed with my 190,000km 2010 XR6 that the rear end has started to wander on high speed bends, such as entering or exiting a motorway. It's a funny cyclic wobble that is definitely comming from the rear end. Does anyone have any ideas? My dealer checked it a few months ago...

      Started by DesEng‎, 08-02-2017 07:30 PM
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    8. fg dash change to xr

      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

      Started by mike40sydney‎, 10-04-2012 05:04 AM
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    9. Automatic transmission cooler

      I have noticed on my XR6 the Automatic transmission is hooked up to a Heat Exchanger bolted to the side of the engine. The only confidence I have in this set up would be that it beats the radiator set up where it can fail and mix trans oil with coolant My understanding is ford do not provide an...

      Started by PD56‎, 04-07-2010 10:08 PM
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    10. Workshop manual

      Can anyone tell me where I can buy on line a workshop manual for a 2008 FG ,GT . Boss 315 FPV Auto . please

      Started by watersnake‎, 10-09-2016 03:55 PM
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    11. fg 6 speed over 100 klm transmission drops back to 4th

      Hi everyone, new to this. Spent days researching to make sure I don't double up. I have a 2011 fg mk1 xr6 tray ute dedicated gas with the 6 speed. Just recently it has started to play up. It has my mechanic / transmission joint scratching their heads. Up until 100 car is perfect as can be. Go over...

      Started by Bloodybigrob‎, 03-01-2017 11:43 PM
      ford fg, transmission
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    12. LHS Indicators not working

      Well I have checked all 3 globes on the LHS and all are OK. Anyone got any ideas?

      Started by Spike 1911‎, 11-12-2016 02:35 PM
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    13. how can i make more KW on the fg strait six

      g/day guys i have a 2011 ford fg 6spd il6 non turbo and my question how can i make more power without going the turbo option. i just want to maybe boost power from 205kw on 98ron too around 225-230kw and was wondering what do you think my best options are. i have up to maybe $4000-5000 to play...

      Started by coltpeacemaker‎, 18-06-2016 08:44 PM
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    14. IRS wheel alignment ?

      Just a little confused with Toe in on IRS rear I would have thought a small amount of Tow out would have been required to bring wheels to a zero reading while driving under load being RWD.

      Started by hawk‎, 08-12-2016 07:39 PM
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    15. Question Adding footwell lights to fg xt?

      Hi all. I have been looking for ways to add LED strips to the footwell of my XT but every tutorial and resources I find is for the models that already have the Wires. If anyone could give me any advice on how to... That would be highly appreciated :)

      Started by DarkBTC‎, 07-01-2016 10:54 AM
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    16. Engine mounts - Ute vs Sedan

      2016 FGX CC EcoLPI. I'm trying to find the difference between the Ute engine mounts and the Sedan types. I know they're hydraulic and the part numbers differ, but that's all. Is the rubber harder, fluid different, valving different? My car is noisy and I think part of it may be the mounts. Just...

      Started by GrantCC‎, 29-11-2016 06:36 AM
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    17. fg 1 bonnet lever removal from fuse box, power blade

      BF bonnet release how the hell do I remove the lever assembly from fuse box without busting it. urgent road worthy issue

      Started by powerblade‎, 29-10-2016 10:02 AM
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    18. Fpv logo

      I have a 2008 FG GT 315 FPV .Can anyone tell me if there should be a FPT logo on the grill with the GT logo please

      Started by watersnake‎, 14-09-2016 06:05 PM
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    19. FGX Grille replacement

      Hi, Just got a new FGX Cab Chassis and I'd like to change the grille to an XR 'mesh' type. Is there an easy way to go about this? Thanks Grant

      Started by GrantCC‎, 12-09-2016 08:38 AM
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    20. FG 09 XR6 - Knocking sound

      Hi all, Lately I have been hearing a slight knock/cracking sound in the front end of the car only sometimes when going over bumps or when turning the steering wheel left and right at slow speeds. Anyone else ever had this issue or know what it could be? I've been told possibly a loose ball joint.

      Started by sirxr6‎, 08-07-2016 10:39 AM
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    21. Talking Abs dsc fault fixed (fg)

      Hi guys and gals. Lots of talk about this on here but no reposts to say what definitely worked. I had the beep of death and DSC/ABS fault showing simultaneously on my FGXR6, it was intermittent and annoying. It appeared under light braking and that alone made me think it must be electrical but no...

      Started by North_‎, 23-08-2016 08:51 PM
      abs, abs dsc fault, dsc
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    22. fg ford gas problem

      hi everyone.to anyone that can help.i have a 2014 fg sedan,dedicated gas and when I turn the ignition on and it starts to prime before starting I get a load noise from the gas tank.its been back to ford,still under warrantyand they have replaced the gas primmer unit in the tank and the noise...

      Started by shayne neve‎, 31-08-2016 08:57 AM
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    23. DSC and ABS Fault

      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...

      Started by simonvaf‎, 14-06-2012 09:14 PM
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    24. Service Recommendation Please?

      Hi all, I've been away for quite a while but back in the frame now as I'm waiting for delivery of a new XR6T Sprint. I'm hoping someone can offer me a recommendation to a good, trustworthy servicing mechanic for my new baby so I don't have to return to the dealer (or any ford dealer) for...

      Started by GTHO-Alive!‎, 16-07-2016 11:27 PM
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    25. Blinker wont stop blinking!

      Hi Guys, Ive got a weird one. My left blinker is blinking all the time even when the indicator stalk is in the middle. Does anyone have any idea as to what the problem could be and how I could fix it? Im not in the mood to take it to a mechanic as I have spent enough money on repairs in the last...

      Started by simonvaf‎, 08-06-2016 10:13 PM
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    26. 2009 FG XR6 Error Code P1131

      I have been getting this error code for a while now and it is doing my head in. My mechanic has not even been able to diagnose the problem, his idea was for me to go see an auto electrician.. Things I have changed in this car is the air filter changed to K&N, both O2 sensors changed, fuel filter,...

      Started by sirxr6‎, 02-06-2016 04:02 PM
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    27. Sound system install

      Hey guys, so doing an audio install and wanted to know a few things. I've got a 5ch Pheonix Gold amp with 6.5" PG front components and a 12" PG sub in a box all to be run off the standard icc (not premium sound). Don't have rear speakers to suit the system yet but have some nice 6x9 pioneer...

      Started by Rhys J L‎, 01-06-2016 11:43 AM
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    28. BA electric seat in a FG

      Hi all, i have acquired a electric passenger seat base which i want to install in my 2011 FG XR6 so that my wife can see over the dash. I believe the seat is from a BA Fairlane which i am assured will fit but it didn't come with a switch. Can anyone help with what sort of switch i require, or...

      Started by Markey62‎, 31-05-2016 06:22 AM
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    29. fg noise under middle of car

      Hi all our 2009 fg xr6 just started with this strange noise in the middle of the car it sounds like a chocalate wheel turning u know how that little flap on the wheel hits those spikes as it is spinning it happens when we are going around 20kph it does it in neutral and drive and goes away if you...

      Started by dcjacko‎, 21-03-2016 05:53 AM
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    30. Question Paint Code

      Does anyone no what colour the paint code "SL" is? It's for a 2008 FG XT.

      Started by chris64‎, 29-04-2016 08:51 PM
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    31. Falcon XH not starting - driving me nuts

      Hey Guys, 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...

      Started by swalz‎, 21-04-2016 10:59 AM
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    32. ZF6HP26 Transmission Problem

      Hi everyone, I have a 2008 FG XR8 with the 6 speed ZF6HP26 transmission with 88000km. I have noticed that while driving at around 50 to 70 Km/h the revs seem to bounce while im trying to maintain my speed and hold the accelerator steady. The revs bounce anywhere from 1000 RPM to 1500 RPM. I...

      Started by Branko‎, 18-07-2012 09:39 PM
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    33. FG Dash Removal

      Hi 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...

      Started by Tinkie9901‎, 19-05-2014 03:30 PM
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    34. Question FG Rear Bumper

      Does anyone know or have a diagram of how to replace a rear bumper on a 2008 FG XT falcon?

      Started by chris64‎, 03-04-2016 09:56 PM
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    35. L/H mirror replacment

      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...

      Started by Colesy‎, 22-07-2013 03:26 PM
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    36. didnt want to fire

      hi everyone, I have a FG GS MK1 with a boss 302, I only drive this car in summer except last summer due to family probs so didn't bother, the car has only done 19,000KM and still runs like new, however I have been driving it the last couple of weeks and all good till this week, was a hot day and...

      Started by fg gs mk1‎, 21-11-2015 09:07 AM
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    37. Question Rear Bumper

      Hey guys,had to have a new rear bumper fitted to my 2008 FG XT Falcon sedan.I have noticed that gap between the bumper and rear quarter panel on the drivers side is wider than it is on the left hand side.I know there is a scrivet just behind the wheel arch that holds the end of the bumper in...

      Started by chris64‎, 14-03-2016 08:19 PM
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    38. FG Falcon XR6 cold start issue

      G'day everyone, I have a 2008 Falcon XR6 FG and when the engine is cold e.g. when starting in the morning or after not driving it for a day or so its harder to start. It turns over, then stops, then starts turning over again and then fires up. When the engine is warm, its starts perfectly. It has...

      Started by cj1996‎, 15-02-2016 10:46 AM
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    39. FG XR6 Popping Noise Through Speakers

      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...

      Started by Ci0wni3‎, 09-08-2012 10:48 AM
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    40. Question Door Trim (FGX)

      So over the weekend I changed my car a tiny bit. Took the passenger door trim off no issues, but the drivers took a bit and after putting it all back together I realized the knob that controls my mirrors is way to loose, anyone know how I can fix that? It moves the mirrors no problems it just...

      Started by Danii1‎, 04-01-2016 03:22 PM
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    41. FG series 1 E-gas transmission

      I was looking around for a used LPG Falcon, then I discovered they only had the 4-speed slushbox. Why did the old LPG donk only get the 4-speed automatic? Is it because the E-gas had 20 Nm less torque, allowing them to get away with the cheaper gearbox?

      Started by Marc Bolan‎, 04-01-2016 12:17 AM
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    42. DSC fault FG MK2 XR6

      Newbie here Have a FGMK2 XR6 which every now again creates a DSC then ABS fault at start. Motor will not even turn What I have noticed is the temp guage go to max before the fault codes show up. I now know that I watch the temp at start and if it goes to max I back the key off to acc and no...

      Started by Rodnar‎, 14-09-2015 03:00 PM
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    43. Sticky F6 Clutch (FG)

      I have a 7 year old FG F6-310 that has done 70k and recently the clutch is 'sticky' each time I go to use it. The 1st time you depress the clutch it is quite hard and it sticks for about 1 second before it will return. Once you have pumped it about 3 times it returns to normal and is OK then for...

      Started by Oilman66‎, 20-11-2015 01:02 PM
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    44. Minor oil leak found around timing case

      April 2010 FG XR6T, minor oil leak detected around sump/timing case - thought the blue oval team would have rectified most of these niggling issues after 2 years. Booked back in for a warranty repair -(

      Started by lUkEsTuRbO‎, 10-01-2011 09:24 PM
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    45. rear trailing blade arms

      hi there rear trailing blade arms are these a easy job or sh*t of a job to replace complete arm

      Started by outbackman59‎, 09-10-2015 10:10 PM
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    46. 2010 FG XR6 Tension-er pulley replacement

      Can any one tell me how to remove tension-er pulley, there feels like there is a bolt on the other side but I just can't seem to get a spanner on it, I dear not undo the bolt at the top to remove the arm as I am afraid that that holds the tension spring and I may never get that back in if it...

      Started by oldguy‎, 03-08-2015 03:30 PM
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      04-10-2015, 07:34 PM Go to last post
    47. New XR8

      Hi Guys Currently have a 2010 G6et and looking to upgrade to the new XR8, any one know if the dreaded diff clunk is still a problem, I had to change diff bushes to Super pro but still chunks when backing off quickly so if the problem still exists might have to look at something else. Appreciate...

      Started by Gemms61‎, 07-08-2015 10:41 PM
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      03-10-2015, 06:10 PM Go to last post
    48. Angry (FG) 5 Speed Auto transmission Problem

      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 Pulled...

      Started by kempcomp‎, 31-07-2011 11:12 AM
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    49. fuel tank

      or is there a way I can use the electric pump to pump out the contents then add proper fuel would this be enough to dilute the diesel enough for it to run properly any suggestions more than welcome

      Started by outbackman59‎, 01-09-2015 08:33 PM
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    50. Angry fuel tank

      hi everyone went away for weeks holiday and the son found my keys to my fg g6e turbo now they decided to put fuel back into car out of a 20 litre drum I use for cleaning but there is also a 20 litre drum of diesel there also need less to say about ten litres of diesel has got into tank and car...

      Started by outbackman59‎, 01-09-2015 07:17 PM
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