Ford Falcon 2004 Problems

No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Ford Falcon 2004 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.

Ford Falcon: Indicator failure

Answered by CarsGuide 5 Aug 2016

When a globe in one of the indicators goes out the other indicator on the same side as the one that has failed will flash quickly. At the same time the indicators in the instrument cluster will flash quickly and the audible indicator will click quickly. Turn each of the indicators on and check that they are working. If they aren't it suggests a deeper problem, which could be a fault with the cluster. One thing for sure it won't fix itself. If you want to get a second opinion take it to an auto electrician.

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Ford Falcon 2004: Noise over small bumps

Answered by CarsGuide 3 Jul 2015

It's not possible to say with any certainty without inspecting the car, which is what you should have done. But on what you have told us I'd be looking at the suspension bushes and shock absorbers in the front-end.

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Ford Falcon 2004: Shuddering

Answered by CarsGuide 9 May 2014

I suspect you have a vacuum leak, probably caused by a cracked or split vacuum fitting on the brake booster.

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Installing traction control or ESC to my car

Answered by CarsGuide 15 Mar 2013

I'm not aware of any aftermarket systems that you could have fitted to your car. The best and cheapest way to get the safety the systems provide is to update to a later model already fitted with them.
 

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Falcon using fuel

Answered by CarsGuide 19 Apr 2012

Based on your figures it's consuming about 50 percent more LPG than it should. It should be doing around 17-18 L/100 km on LPG, not 24-25. I would have the LPG system serviced, and the spark plugs and plug leads changed.

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Ford Falcon 2004: Fuel consumption

Answered by CarsGuide 12 Apr 2012

Ford's claimed fuel consumption for that model was 11.4 L/100 km overall, which means you should get 550 km or so from a tank of fuel. Regular unleaded was Ford's recommended fuel for your car, that's 91-  octane. They also gave the tick of approval for E10.

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