Ford Falcon 1997 Problems

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Ford Falcon: Broken wheel bearing

Answered by CarsGuide 28 Jun 2012

It's not a problem with the bearings, there is something else wrong, perhaps with the axle as your mechanic has suggested.

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Ask Smithy Xtra EL Falcon auto jamming

Answered by CarsGuide 19 Jul 2011

By locking in third gear it’s going into ‘limp home’ mode, probably because the computer has identified an electrical problem with the gearbox. A diagnostic check should identify the fault.

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Ford Falcon 1997: Surging under acceleration

Answered by CarsGuide 11 Nov 2010

Have the injectors cleaned to make sure it isn't a partly blocked injector, if that doesn't fix the problem replace the injectors.

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Ask Smithy Xtra Brake shudder Falcon EL

Answered by CarsGuide 9 Nov 2010

There are a number of factors that could contribute to causing brake shudder, and you’ve highlighted another one. Finding the cause on an individual car can be frustrating.

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Ask Smithy Xtra Falcon in neutral

Answered by CarsGuide 3 Nov 2010

I would suggest that you replace the transmission fluid. That might be enough to fix your problem, but it sounds like the transmission needs a full service.

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Running on petrol, lpg

Answered by CarsGuide 21 Jun 2007

RUNNING on petrol once a month is enough to keep the fuel-system seals and fuel pump from drying out and possibly failing.

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