Re: Focus Zetec oil & cutting out problem, 1.6 V Reg
"Paul Giverin" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> In message <Pomlf.firstname.lastname@example.org>, Sandy Nuts
> <email@example.com> writes
>>"Paul Giverin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>>> In message <KOydnVZ2qNkZeQjeRVnytQ@pipex.net>, SteveB
>>> <sbrads@nildramDOTcoDOTuk.?.invalid> writes
>>>>I reckon you've got sticking valves due to using the wrong oil.
>>> Nah, that was only with the early Zetec E's with the hydraulic lifters.
>>> This is a Zetec SE with solid lifters.
>>The Zetec-E had solid lifters. The Zetec had hydraulic.
> No, the original Silvertop Zetec E (1.6, 1.8, 2.0 Escort, Mk1 Mondeo) had
> hydraulic lifters. The later Blacktop Zetec E (1.8 & 2.0 Mk2 Mondeo,
> Focus) had solid lifters.
> I know what you are saying. Some folks only refer to the Blacktop as the
> Zetec E but if you look at the Ford TIS CD, it refers to the earlier
> Silvertop as a Zetec E also.
The Zetec-E was introduced post 97, spotted with "16v Zetec" in the rocker
cover, and the inlet pipe going straight to the throttle body. This had a
The Zetec prior to that with the hydraulic lifters had "DOHC 16v" cast into
the rocker cover, and the inlet manifold/throttle body consisting of a big
"EFi" cast block, with an inlet chamber running from the nearside front of
the bay, along to the middle then up the centre of the rocker cover.
Black top Es weren't found in Escorts, just Mk2 Mondeos and Foci.