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  1. Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: Mechanical Difficulties? Please read.

    Are you having mechanical problems with your Mondeo, Laser or Telstar? I bet you've been to a handful of forums, posting up help threads on how to fix this, or where to find that. That's understandable - who wants to be paying on road costs for a broken car, right? Unfortunately, we cannot...

    Started by SlipStream‎, 19-01-2005 09:19 AM
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    1. 98 kj Laser bad Engine harmonics (after prang)

      Hi after repairing car following slight prang rh front, changed RH F engine mount that was damaged the car drives well except for very bad harmonics on de-acceleration, checked remaining engine mounts all appear sound. Please help me thanks. Filtanut

      Started by filtanut‎, 29-11-2016 09:32 AM
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    2. Need some help with wiring KE distributor

      I have a distributor from a KE, B6 carb, and coil. So the wiring from the distributor plugs into the coil. The wiring out of the coil to the old loom is a Blue and Yellow/Blue. There is also a Yellow/Green coming off the distributor wiring. Is the solid blue positive, the yellow/Blue negative...

      Started by Phizinza‎, 05-06-2016 07:03 PM
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    3. Wink new toy TX5 turbo

      hey guys have a new toy a 2.2L turbo TX5 with only 120XXX original ks got it cheap and i will need to do a service but thats all good haha just wondering what everyones experience is with them and what i should be looking for everything looks alright except the bonnet and the windscreen

      Started by Bgram‎, 17-03-2016 05:22 PM
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    4. Ford laser kq 2002 1.6l zm motor error codes

      Hi, I have an Australian KQ Laser 2002 (BJ ZM 1.6L Manual) which has the MECS II diagnostic connector under the bonnet (OBD0). No one has produced a service manual for the Australian model (Other than Ford which is unavailable) and it is different to the US model workshop manual which has OBD2...

      Started by Mikey747‎, 12-10-2015 02:47 AM
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    5. Paul Radisich Telstar

      I just found out about it a few minutes ago, doesn't anyone know any specs? Whats different to the normal one?

      Started by Zetec1‎, 13-08-2003 03:37 AM
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    6. 2002 laser - surging when fuel low

      Hi When the fuel level is down below 1/4 in my 2002 Laser, the car surges under full acceleration. It accelerates then dies, then accelerates again and so on. I think it might be the in-tank fuel filter which is partially blocked and won't let enough fuel into the pump when the fuel level in the...

      Started by richard S‎, 26-06-2015 07:26 AM
      fuel filter help, surging problem
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    7. KF distributor with dual diaphragms? why?

      The KF Laser has two diaphragms for its vacuum advance. One is above the throttle plates like usual and the other is on manifold.. Now I've confirmed it's not a retard and advance system as both diaphragms advance the module. So it will advance as usual under throttle but it will also advance...

      Started by Phizinza‎, 10-06-2015 04:26 PM
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    8. Overcharging Alternator

      Hi I've just been told by the 4th RAC patrolman that the alternator is overcharging in my AT Telstar. Shall I just replace it as the regulator is inside I suspect... It certainly is not an outside un-bolt unit like a Bosch. ...

      Started by martin weary‎, 24-05-2015 11:02 AM
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    9. Unhappy 89 Telstar Alternator Removal

      Hi There, I have taken the alternator off, ie removed all the bots and wires and removed the drive belt. however im not sure how to actually take the darned thing out of the engine bay.....i only have simple hand tools to do the job...so jacking the car up (apart from a simple wheel jack) is...

      Started by stagnant‎, 10-12-2005 02:15 PM
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    10. KH B6 distributor o-ring seal?

      Hi, just wondering if anyone knows the part number to this seal? Or if you know the dimensions it has to be? Thanks

      Started by Phizinza‎, 30-04-2015 09:12 PM
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    11. Sticky throttle

      Hello all, I've got a dangerously sticky & unpredictable throttle/accelerator cable in my 89 Tx5. Has anyone had any similar issues & if so how as it addressed. I think it could be the cable..?? Because when depressed it stays down and sometimes 'creeps' but when you operate the...

      Started by martin weary‎, 06-04-2015 09:59 PM
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    12. Question 1993 Ford Laser 1300 only Runs 98 Octane

      Hi For the past year if not longer I have had to run my Laser on 98 Petrol as running anything lower results in it pinking under load. I have tried 95 and that was somewhat better but to get no pinking at all it has to be 98 and here in New Zealand 98 is about $2.11 at the moment (was around...

      Started by malamute-5‎, 23-03-2015 08:11 AM
      adjustment, ford laser, pinking, timing
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    13. Persistant oil leak

      Hello all, Can someone in the know help me with a persistent oil leak in my AT Telstar. Just before Christmas I had to replace the front crankshaft seal (along with the water pump, T.belt & harmonic balancer..$225+) as it was so bad the alt & power steering belt were getting...

      Started by martin weary‎, 18-03-2015 10:26 PM
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    14. as turbo low voltage to fuel pump

      Hi guys as the title suggests I seem to be getting low voltage to the fuel pump in my 86 AS turbo Telstar and I cant find a workshop manual that covers the 2.0 turbo let alone anything on the net regarding AS turbo wiring diagrams? Its kind of doing my head in as there seems to be alot of wiring...

      Started by as turbo telstar‎, 28-02-2015 01:36 AM
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    15. 95 ford kj2 laser

      just bought a 95 kj2 ford laser, auto when its cold it will sometimes rev's but has no power when having foot on pedal, does it randomly, also once it warms up it drives fine also when its full lock there is a screeching noise

      Started by andy1987‎, 26-02-2015 07:22 PM
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    16. What if the battery in my 1998 Laser key fob goes flat.....

      If it does and you open the door with the key the alarm sounds and the car wont start. Is there any way of overriding the alarm system so the car can be driven. One of the cars I have owned had a small key that fitted a lock switch in the A pillar on the passenger side. Turning the key...

      Started by mg55za‎, 25-02-2015 10:30 PM
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    17. Laser tow bars

      Will a laser sedan tow bar fit the hatchback? I can get sedans bars but am having trouble finding a hatchback version, if they are different. It is for my 1988 model hatchback. Thanks Tony

      Started by mg55za‎, 05-01-2015 03:52 PM
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    18. Telstar timing woes

      Hello to anyone who can & is willing to help, I've just spent the last week & a half doing some extensive repairs to my AT 2.0 TX5. The primary job was plainly the front seal but because the timing belt had to come off first I thought to hell with it, I'll do...

      Started by martin weary‎, 27-12-2014 01:44 AM
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    19. newby brake question

      My friend has a 90 ford telstar and after a few minutes of driving the brake pedal seems to get stiff and the brakes begin to apply pressure. Anyone ever heard of this or suggest how to fix it? also we changed the brake pads and had to open the bleeder nipple to push the piston back in.. we...

      Started by telstar321‎, 11-04-2006 04:43 PM
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    20. Couldnt help myself :)

      As the tittle says, I couldnt help myself and brought a new toy today :) The price was right, needs a fair bit of work. Body is rough, I may end up just using it as a rally car/hill climb car. 1.8 twin cam turbo, pretty fun at only 8psi $500

      Started by Dan92KH1.6‎, 27-03-2011 06:12 PM
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    21. 92 Ford Laser, No spark

      Please help. My 92 laser has a gremlin in the ignition. So far i've done new leads, then coil then battery. It seems these have boosted the ignition each time and temporarily fix the problem. However intermitittently it wont spark on start up. especially when theres a big load on the battery like...

      Started by Warner_1975‎, 07-09-2011 06:42 PM
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    22. Smile Ford Laser 1995 KJ Rebuild for Racing

      Hello, I am new to this forum so here goes. I have just been given a Ford Laser as a project, mainly to keep me out of my wife's hair but as I am a Motor Mechanic by trade, I have been out of it for the past 17 years so I need some dirt under the nails. I am currently stripping down to a bare...

      Started by youngy‎, 19-11-2012 09:50 PM
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    23. My very first question, KJ LAser transaxle oil change.

      Hello. I am getting ready to replace the drive shafts on my 1988 KJ Laser 1.6L DOHC Manual. I have read all the info I can and I am informed I need to drain the transaxle oil. I am fairly sure I have found the drain plug, but everything I have read ytells me that to refill it I put the oil in...

      Started by mg55za‎, 01-12-2014 09:46 AM
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    24. Second question 1988 KJ Laser sceeching drive belt.

      A bit of background. I have just finished a timing belt change on my 1.6L DOHC Laser. All went very well, not as hard as I imagined, but being cautious I decided to change the water pump and the drive belts for the pump, alternator, aircon and power steering. After the first start up one...

      Started by mg55za‎, 01-12-2014 10:06 AM
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    25. Timing belt, water pump change.

      I'm replacing the above mentioned items in my '89 TX5 & was sailing along quite nicely disassembling it all until I'd got to the engine mount right in front of the timing cover. I've got the actual engine mount itself off but I require the mounting bracket (to the block) off as well as it comes...

      Started by martin weary‎, 10-12-2014 12:45 AM
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    26. Timing marks

      On my 1997 ford laser kj 1.6 dohc efi I found 2marks on my cams an E and I but there seems various locations for the B6 as far as I know the E and I set at 12 o'clock is for an earlier model the other setting I found is the E set at 4 o'clock and the I set at 8 o'clock there is a raised cross...

      Started by Johnf150‎, 14-10-2013 02:45 PM
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    27. Ford lazer GLXI do they have a timing chain??? 2001

      Hi does the 2001 KQ ford lazer have a timming chain???? I don't want to buy a car with one because they cost a bucket load to replace Thanks

      Started by Ef car audio tech‎, 17-08-2014 04:17 PM
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    28. kh front brake probs

      gday everyone ive gone to fit new disc pads to the front and they dont fit,the out side pad is about 4-5mm to wide ,has anyone else had this problem,its 1.6ltr 94 gl,what am i missing thanks

      Started by useit‎, 04-07-2014 11:10 AM
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    29. WANTED: 2.2L Extractors

      Want to buy extrators for 2.2l tx5 or 626 must be in victoria or willing to ship to victoria please post here if you have a set for sale and how much thanks =).

      Started by davo27‎, 05-05-2014 06:33 PM
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    30. 93 2.5L TX5 - Replacement air intake hose

      Hi all. My son has a 93 2.5L TX5 with a split in the air intake hose (the one between the throttle body and the mas airflow sensor). Has anyone replaced their stock intake and airbox setup with a replacement kit like the one in the pic below? If so, what benefit did you get and where did you get...

      Started by Stuey‎, 12-04-2014 01:53 PM
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    31. 94 laser tappets

      gday every one i got a 94 laser 1.6lt carby and have tappet noise and would like to know are they adjustable on this model and how do i go about adjusting them ,thanks for your help john

      Started by useit‎, 04-03-2014 07:29 PM
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    32. 91 laser hatch back

      can any one tell me where the starter motor is located on the 91 laser hatchback i need to replace it but i cant see the bloody thing and any advice on how to change it how many bolts what size etc would appreciate it thanks.

      Started by geoffro1000‎, 18-02-2014 12:18 PM
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    33. AT Telstar issues with starting

      I have an AT "89 Telstar and on most occasions when i go to start it, it makes a horrific grinding sound and i physically need to rock the car to get it to start, I've been told that its an issue with the Flywheel. Other than this, the car works perfectly fine. does anyone else have this issue as...

      Started by KurtyFresh‎, 01-01-2014 09:50 PM
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    34. wrecking 1991 laser and a 1993 ford telstar

      i am wrecking an 1991 ford laser and a 1993 ford telstar i have a huge range of parts for those two cars so just email me with the part you you need with a cash offer and ill let you know if i have the part and in what condition i can post items to you for a bit extra i also have a two litre twin...

      Started by brettharvey101‎, 28-12-2013 06:23 PM
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    35. Smile 2001 Ford laser Starting issues................

      Hi All, Just hoping someone can shed some light on what is going on with my daughters 2001 Laser. One day it just refused to start, it would turn over but with no spark, left it for a few hours and it fired up straight away, after having this happen a few times, one day we went to start it after...

      Started by Stickyalien‎, 09-12-2013 06:03 PM
      laser, starting problems, timing
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    36. Unhappy Ford ECU

      Hello guys, I am from Malaysia...new member in this forum. I am seeking help from all forumers, currently I am looking for ECU for my Ford Lynx KJ. My engine is BP 1.8 litre with manual transmission. I have been looking in local wreckers but can't find same ECU code as mine...mostly is BP3R.....

      Started by rodzi79‎, 17-12-2013 01:01 PM
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    37. AX Telstar head/gasket problem.

      G'day all, I have a 1992 telstar (AX) manual (well, my son does now). It has been losing coolant these last couple of days and it turns out that the bypass hose is leaking. To add to this, it seems that the cooling system is pressurisng. while running from cold with radiator cap off getting lots of...

      Started by baxtc1‎, 12-12-2013 01:32 PM
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    38. idle problems

      g day everyone new to the forum ,my kh laser carby model is cutting out when it gets to running temp, then if i let it cool it will start untill it gets hot agian has one else had this problem please help its our family car thanks for reading ...

      Started by useit‎, 24-11-2013 12:58 PM
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    39. Timing marks

      Ok my 1997 ford laser kj 1.6 dohc efi has 3 marks on the crank pulley There is an arrow and 2 separate groves so I have 3 close marks on my crank pulley which one is tdc I have checked the piston travel and none align on tdc I would like to know which mark to aline at 12 degrees btdc Or has...

      Started by Johnf150‎, 12-10-2013 09:41 PM
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    40. Idling Problem

      I have a 1988 Ford Telstar TX5 2.2lt Auto Ghia AT2 Series EFI and I'm having an idling problem. When I start my car up, my car idles to fast and after a couple of minutes when the auto choke cuts out, the idle does drop but after I have driven the car for about 15mins and I stop at a set of traffic...

      Started by ians‎, 31-10-2011 11:05 AM
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    41. Rough idle

      My 1997 ford laser kj 1.6 dohc efi manual wont start when cold it seems to be flooding as it cranks over there is plenty of spark It tow starts immediately but has a rough idle When it has warmed up it idles around 700 rpm but has a small amount of rough idle and will start easily when warm I...

      Started by Johnf150‎, 09-10-2013 10:08 AM
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    42. KC Laser Brake Caliper

      Hi looks like my brake caliper is dead where can I get new ones or what will fit Thanks Chris

      Started by esky64‎, 02-08-2013 12:45 PM
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    43. Ford laser KJ ECU

      My 96 Laser Lynx or Laser KJ as it is known in Australia has been giving me trouble for ages. My fuel consumption is crazy. For every 255 km that I travel I'm burning 27.778 liters of fuel. It's acceptable for a 13+ year old car. But I recently changed the engine with a recon mazda BP engine....

      Started by speedster‎, 15-06-2010 01:30 AM
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    44. kj laser fuel filter removal trouble

      hi does anyone know the easiest way of getting the fuel filter off a kj laser? i tried but sems to be really hard to get to? cheers

      Started by Te_11sec_6‎, 02-07-2013 10:23 PM
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    45. 87 laser KE wont start

      Hi I have a 87 laser and it will not start I have checked all the spark plugs and ignition leads and they all are sparking I also put fuel in the tanks just in case fuel gauge wasnt working and I also put fuel in carburetor and cranked over and it still wouldn't start I am unsure what to check or...

      Started by JAWS‎, 01-06-2013 03:30 PM
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    46. AX Telstar CREAKING steering

      Bought a 1993 AX Telstar last year, crappy paintwork, oil leaks and running fine other than high idle. One thing that was annoying was the steering creaking. I hadn't bothered about it at first, sorted out a few other things first, clutchmaster cylinder leaking brake fluid onto the floor, sorted...

      Started by baxtc1‎, 08-05-2013 09:15 AM
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    47. ford lazer lxi auto

      i have a lazer lxi 2001 the hold light on the dash keeps flashing it still runs ok any ideas what the problem is ? the light will not turn off even if the button on the shift is pushed in or its out.

      Started by vinyl‎, 18-04-2013 08:55 AM
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    48. Transmission replacement

      Hello all.. I have to replace the tranny in my Telstar do to reverse being increasingly difficult to select. My question is.. do have to remove the transmission as one or can the be split in situe? Any advice would be appreciated. Martin:thinking:

      Started by martin weary‎, 08-04-2013 10:09 PM
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    49. Anyone has Ford Laser KJ manual

      Anyone has Ford Laser KJ manual

      Started by Harsha gunarathne‎, 23-03-2013 12:50 AM
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    50. Ford laser KJ need to find the original part numbers of the ECU

      Hi to all. previous owner of my car change the ECU which is not fully compatible like the original ECU does. therefore the car is giving lot of troubles (random engine mis,high fuel consumption,etc) therefor i need to find the correct ECU (ECU which comes originally to the car) to sort out every...

      Started by Harsha gunarathne‎, 12-03-2013 02:48 AM
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