Hi there, I'm about to buy a Ford TX5 A/T... Did you manage to fix your problem? How is the car's performance and fuel use? The car has 203000 on the clock, is it a right buy? 0761147775
I have a 93 2.5 ltr V6 AX TX5 Ghia. I've had it for around 8 months now, and so far it's been a fairly reliable car.
I've had to change the top radiator hose and the oil sender unit.
I currently have a problem, where I have quite a bit of coolant running out of the front of the motor, does anybody have any suggestion? I have been told it could be my head gasket or possibly a Welch plug??? :/
Can you tell me where to get the aftermarket modules man? I've got the same rev cut and ticking before it starts problem. I have changed most other things, so that has to be it. Would be much appreciated if you could let me know.
Hey, I have a Ford Telstar 1994 station wagon. We had a slight leak into the spark plugs from the gasket. We have replaced the gasket, spark plugs, leads, rotor and distributor, but we still haven't had any luck. Can someone please give me an idea on what my next steps are to get it going, and possibly an order in which the leads are supposed to go into the distributor? Thanks.
Bought a Telstar TX5 Ghia 1986. Had it for 20 years now.
Overall, have found the vehicle to be reliable and fuel efficient.
Has traveled Australia, and have done many km and replaced many parts, due to the fact it is a machine and things generally need replacing at some point in time.
I am wondering, why not a new model for the turn of the century?
There is one - the spiritual successor to that car is currently the Mazda6. The Telstar was the Australasian equivalent of the Ford Sierra and Mk1 Mondeo sold in Europe, and was essentially a Mazda 626/Capella rebadged.
Hi, I have a 1992 Ford TX5 that will not start, battery fully charged and engine turning over. I am getting a good strong spark from the spark plugs, but they are very dry. I think the fuel pump has gone. Does anyone know where the fuel pump is?
It is in the fuel tank, which is in the boot or under the back seat.
The fuel pump will only run when it gets a signal from the air flow sensor, which is between the air filter and the inlet manifold.
You can check if the fuel pump is OK by putting a short jumper lead across the yellow plastic connector that is in the cable loom near the top of the left hand strut tower. With the ignition on, you should be able to hear the pump running by listening at the fuel filler pipe with the cap off.
If the pump then works, check the multi-pin connector on the side of the air flow sensor.
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