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Old 03-12-2003, 18:03   #1 (permalink)
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AUIII XR8 Problem

This is pretty strange. I have a mate who bought a brand new au3xr8, he takes it to tickford and gets a better exhaust (apparently) and now it is totally screwed. Supposedly it ran well for 2000kms and now, buggered.

Says it is hard to start, almost stalls on takeoff, amoungst other stuff. Anyone come across this ? Reset computer ? Ford won't cover it because it isn't stock or something.
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Old 03-12-2003, 19:06   #2 (permalink)
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Ford has to cover it unless the non-factory exhaust is causing the problem, which I can't see would be the problem.
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He hasn't dented one or both cats has he? This could cause the symptoms you describe.
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Re: AUIII XR8 Problem

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This is pretty strange. I have a mate who bought a brand new au3xr8, he takes it to tickford and gets a better exhaust (apparently) and now it is totally screwed. Supposedly it ran well for 2000kms and now, buggered.

Says it is hard to start, almost stalls on takeoff, amoungst other stuff. Anyone come across this ? Reset computer ? Ford won't cover it because it isn't stock or something.
Hangon, your saying that he took it to Tickford now Ford Performance Workshop in Cambelfield. Well your in for a suprise as Tickford/FPV have and still does only new vehicles. Sounds like the exhaust shop or where ever he got it done must of done a bodgy job.
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New as in, before it gets to the customer ?
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New as in, before it gets to the customer ?
Yeap, only brand new vehicles. They do not do aftermarket modifications.
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horus14, tell your mate to join the forums, then he can tell us first hand what the probs are.
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Yeap, only brand new vehicles. They do not do aftermarket modifications.
Will back stryder on this one

Looks like he may have some other problems
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