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Ford focus 1.6: the speedo stops working at times why? ford

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the speedo stops working at times why? ford focus 1.6
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: UK Ford
Expert:  Billy replied 2 years ago.

Billy :

Hello and Welcome! I'm Billy and i will assist you with your inquiry. Feel free to ask if any further info is needed.

Billy :

Please confirm the year of your focus, as you say it is a 1996 (focus started in 98)

Billy :

do you have any other symptoms or warning lights getting on...etc...?

Customer : Sorry 1998 model. No speedo just stops then starts again Somtimes needle goes up and down
Billy :

needle goes up and down, meaning it fluctuates?

Billy :

and do you have any warning lights on, or flashing?

Billy :

Are you still there?

Billy :

There are two very common issues, causing this problem. So common that Ford issued a bulletin. The engine wires and ground points in engine bay need cleaning and tightening. I will include the bulletins so you check the details and proceed accordingly to get your fix:

Billy :

click here1 and here2 for details

Billy :


Thank you for your trust! Get back to me if you need more info..if not, Thank you in advance for the positive rating...
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