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 Post subject: see if you can see why the fairmont was missing on idle
Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2009 7:08 pm 
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my car has been missing whilst idling in drive for the last 80,000km.
this afternoon i pulled the head to find this in number 5 and to a lesser degree 6
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 Post subject: Re: see if you can see why the fairmont was missing on idle
Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2009 7:12 pm 
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time for a new head/gasket

 

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 Post subject: Re: see if you can see why the fairmont was missing on idle
Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2009 7:19 pm 
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im wrecking her .
its ok i got another one :)
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 Post subject: Re: see if you can see why the fairmont was missing on idle
Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2009 8:26 pm 
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Yep! That'd do it :wink:
How often were you needing to top up the coolant?

 

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 Post subject: Re: see if you can see why the fairmont was missing on idle
Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2009 2:08 pm 
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every 5000km but wasnt noticing any missing and i was under the bonnet every day wierd
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 Post subject: Re: see if you can see why the fairmont was missing on idle
Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2009 2:38 pm 
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green car wrote:
time for a new head/gasket


dont thik he's gunna use the old one :shock: lol

 

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 Post subject: Re: see if you can see why the fairmont was missing on idle
Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2009 2:36 pm 
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What as the oil like? Milky colour?

 

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 Post subject: Re: see if you can see why the fairmont was missing on idle
Posted: Thu Oct 08, 2009 10:00 am 
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lol nice one mate.

 

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