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02 focus 1.4 zetec.temp & fuel gauges flick up and down intermittently with ign. off . speedo stops working occassionally for a few seconds. revs at 1500rpm after starting from cold.Also wife's 97 fiesta 1.3 ohv revs too high from 1st start in morning for few seconds before the oil can get around ,then comes down to normal . I fear this will knock the bottom out of the engine if left.Need to know cyl head bolt torques and valve clearances for son's pajero 2.5 diesel turbo.Hope you can help thanks in anticipation.

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  • desylake May 14, 2009

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That means that the the voltage regulator on your speedo cluster is busted. You can replace the whole cluster quite easily. Pretty much unscrew and unplug the cluster and install a new (or good used one.).this will solve the problem.

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Hi,

Please refer to the bellow mentioned links:

http://www.aa1car.com/library/2005/eb70536.htm

and

http://www.intekdb.co.uk/Pajero%20Manuals/Engines%206G7,%204D5,%204M4/Manuals/General.pdf

or

parang mahirap explain kung ano itsura nun ah... well it is simply the gap between valve and adjust screw or in some other engines valve rod and adjust screw.

The clearance na 10, 12, 14, 16, 18... 25 eto yung feeler gauge measured in millimeters ie; 0.10mm, 0.12mm, 0.14mm so on and so forth.


A mechanic told me once that it is better to adjust it when the engine is cold. May metal expansion daw pag warm ang engine and adjusting it would get different results.

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