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General Chat Thread, Car Problem ? Maybe ? in General; theres an issue on zetec engines theres a component iirc in the air system that over the years gets yucked ...
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    theres an issue on zetec engines theres a component iirc in the air system that over the years gets yucked up and needs cleaning with carb cleaner bit i cant remember the specifics edit iirc idle control valve that can cause idling/low rev issues. as to 5th above 35 depends on the car my last 3 did better mpg at that speed in 4th or even 3rd and i would be tempted to say the strain on the engine is more damaging long run

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    Hiss could be a hole in turbo pipe.
    I replaced mine at 93K on a 57 reg Focus. Easy to see/fix

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    Don't think his car has a blower.

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