Ba Big Problem!! - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Forum Ford Forum

» Auto Insurance
» Featured Product
» Wheel & Tire Center

Go Back   Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Australian Ford's Discussion > Australian Falcons
Register Home Forum Active Topics Photo Gallery Auto Loans Garage Mark Forums Read Auto Escrow

Australian Falcons Discuss the australian born and bred models here. Includes the 80's 90's and present day Falcons offered by Ford Oz.

FordForums.com is the premier Ford Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-01-2003, 21:44   #1 (permalink)
Otherwise known as Robbo
 
XRSIK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 421
confused Ba Big Problem!!

Look i dont want to alarm any fellow BA owners but ive got quite a problem with my XR6!

It seems sometimes when i take off from the lights, there is this strange burning smell, followed by some smoke from somewhere near the rear tyres. It really is quite annoying. However it only seems to hapen when there is a fully sik bro toting a hyandai excel with monster tacho sitting next to me at the lights. Strange huh? Also when turning corners i seem to get this strange drifting sensation - i think there may be something wrong with the rear suspension??

Urgent help needed!
__________________
2003 BA XR6, T5, Blueprint. Herrods exhaust, unifilter ,painted calipers.
0-100 in 6.55 secs.
Forever to live in the shadow of its big brother!
Also - Kawasaki ZZR, soon to be Kawasaki ZX6R.
XRSIK is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 04-01-2003, 21:57   #2 (permalink)
Ford Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Posts: 259
Yes -I have heard of this before too.

I think it is a parts problem - ie right foot being too close to the firewall.
__________________
"Non-Engineer - Guinea Pig Type" - aka Wavy Gravy
Bluey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-01-2003, 22:01   #3 (permalink)
Chasing 500rwkw
 
DansEdgli's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 3,176
Sounds nasty,
Your best bet would be to give the car to me and recieve my XF as a straight swap cos im so generous. Really i dont mind.

Dan
DansEdgli is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-01-2003, 22:05   #4 (permalink)
Pursuit Reincarnation Dog
 
Aussie Pete's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Melbourne VIC
Posts: 7,777
I'm gonna have a severe problem with my Pursuit then!
__________________
BA'1.5' Pursuit 290
Lightning Strike / Reflective Orange Stripes

'General' Dog - AP's German Shepherd and Best Mate - 02Dec1998-15Dec2003.
'Pepper' Dog - General's and My Little German Shepherd Sweetie - 1996?-02Apr2006.

'Sako' Dog - My Beautiful and Pretty German Shepherd - 2001?-23Aug2006.
Aussie Pete is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-01-2003, 22:32   #5 (permalink)
T/Control for sheilas
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Melbourne
Posts: 416
Yes thats right ford are recalling all BA's and replacing all falcon engines with the Ecotec V6. Yes thats right, the Ecotec V6. A Ford spokesman alledgely claim that it was the high torque outputs of the entire Falcon range that is causing this problem. Which is why they seeked the help of General Motors Holden as they are the only manufacturers that can produce such a high capacity engine without delivering significant torque outputs. There you go. Gadgetman with some ground-breaking news.
__________________
BA XR6 Turbo Ute: Citric Acid SSS With Leather, Prestige sound and Sports Steering Wheel.
gadgetman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-02-2003, 02:36   #6 (permalink)
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Warrnambool
Posts: 117
To fix the smoke problem adjust your mirrors, it'll also fix the look of those pox monster tacho's.
steed is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Australian Ford's Discussion > Australian Falcons



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
BA Idoling problem fordfair General Tech 4 10-13-2003 02:17
BA Falcon Interior Reveal RPO83 Ford Worldwide News 5 09-16-2003 18:12
GoAuto tests BA ute FPRXR-6 Ford Ute Forum 2 07-31-2003 16:03
BA I6 Head Problem? corbz Inline 6 Tech 8 04-01-2003 22:35
SHO stopper: Engine problem in high-performance Taurus angers fans Stacy94PGT Ford Worldwide News 0 10-23-2002 21:39

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:06.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.