WikiWirral is where great friendships are made.
Forum Statistics
Posts1,031,382
Topics76,002
Members13,973
Forums65
Posts in last 24hrs7
Most Online14,906
Nov 23rd, 2019
Who's Online Now
29 registered members (4 invisible), 1,243 guests, and293 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
New General Forums
Booster jab
by casper. 25th Sep 2021 4:28pm
Can anyone recommend an experienced Physio Wirral
by Longnails. 17th Sep 2021 5:41pm
The CB Radio Wirral FB Page
by TheGodSplinter. 14th Sep 2021 3:04am
Our Earth
by granny. 8th Sep 2020 10:02am
New Wirral History
Aerial Archaeology Mapping Explorer
by diggingdeeper. 24th Oct 2021 5:18pm
Mersey Park Primary School
by Maisie. 12th Mar 2011 2:14pm
1970s flats on the noctorum
by mark64. 13th Aug 2010 11:47pm
holy trinity church.
by cathcart. 1st Jul 2010 7:19am
Highfield School, Oxton,
by . 10th Jun 2007 10:49pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
Cruise liner Anthem of the Seas
Tram by the Penny Bridge
Topic Replies
Old Car Photo
by granny. 26th Oct 2021 4:04am
Road Repairs
by granny. 25th Oct 2021 10:51pm
Aerial Archaeology Mapping Explorer
by granny. 25th Oct 2021 9:23pm
Our Earth
by granny. 25th Oct 2021 9:17pm
La Plama Volcanic Eruption
by granny. 25th Oct 2021 9:07pm
Car Park in New Ferry
by cools. 24th Oct 2021 11:58pm
holy trinity church.
by diggingdeeper. 24th Oct 2021 5:31pm
Wanted 1hp single phase electric motor
by spider. 22nd Oct 2021 12:52pm
Hedgehog Rescue
by granny. 21st Oct 2021 12:54pm
October
M T W T F S S
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Royden Hall Christmas Fair
by Greenwood. 28th Sep 2021 10:59am
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rate Topic
bonnet catch on ford focus #861706
2nd Mar 2014 8:42am
2nd Mar 2014 8:42am
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 3,793
Home
AX_125 Offline OP

Forum Guardian
AX_125  Offline OP

Forum Guardian
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 3,793
Home
I am currently unable to open the bonnet on my 2006 ford focus. I can turn the key to theLeft which released the bonnet but turning to the right does not release the main catch. I have watched a few videos on you tube and although it looks easy enough, I don't have the tools. Could anyone do this for me and I will pay you


[Linked Image]
I am a signature virus, copy me into your signature to help me spread.
Google Ads
Re: bonnet catch on ford focus [Re: AX_125] #861709
2nd Mar 2014 8:59am
2nd Mar 2014 8:59am
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 1,026
wirral
T
turnip Offline
Forum Guide
turnip  Offline
Forum Guide
T
Joined: Dec 2011
Posts: 1,026
wirral
What tools are required? Although I've never done it on a ford I have sorted bonnet release catches before.

Re: bonnet catch on ford focus [Re: AX_125] #861743
2nd Mar 2014 11:06am
2nd Mar 2014 11:06am
Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 235
wirral
P
pegsgirl Offline
Addict
pegsgirl  Offline
Addict
P
Joined: Oct 2011
Posts: 235
wirral
When you turn the key to open it you have to hold it over and press the latch under bonnet at same time.

Re: bonnet catch on ford focus [Re: pegsgirl] #861744
2nd Mar 2014 11:17am
2nd Mar 2014 11:17am
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 2,518
Merseyside
Willo_ Offline
Forum Master
Willo_  Offline
Forum Master
Joined: Jul 2012
Posts: 2,518
Merseyside
Originally Posted by pegsgirl
When you turn the key to open it you have to hold it over and press the latch under bonnet at same time.
There is no latch to hold.

you turn key to left to unlock and then turn to right to lift bonnet.

I had to get something from a scrap yard from a focus, and they did not have key to bonnet, it took me over 45 mins to hammer and chisel the barrel to get it open.

Where your barrel pushes into the lock there is a white piece of plastic that wears down, and when you turn key it just does not catch.

I really dont fancy your chances of getting it open without causing damage.
[youtube]uOLQ6MD3D58[/youtube]

Off topic, but I dont suppose you want a petrol tank with fuel pump do you for focus, FREE or it will be going to tip tomorrow, nothing wrong with it.

Last edited by Willo_; 2nd Mar 2014 11:21am.

..
Re: bonnet catch on ford focus [Re: AX_125] #861789
2nd Mar 2014 2:22pm
2nd Mar 2014 2:22pm
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 3,793
Home
AX_125 Offline OP

Forum Guardian
AX_125  Offline OP

Forum Guardian
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 3,793
Home


[Linked Image]
I am a signature virus, copy me into your signature to help me spread.

Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Car Park in New Ferry
by Excoriator. 24th Oct 2021 11:28pm
Aerial Archaeology Mapping Explorer
by diggingdeeper. 24th Oct 2021 5:18pm
Road Repairs
by granny. 21st Oct 2021 10:59am
Hedgehog Rescue
by BultacoAstro. 21st Oct 2021 9:12am
Sir David Amess
by cools. 18th Oct 2021 1:41pm
For Sale & Free
Wanted old unloved gas patio heater any condition
by spider. 12th Oct 2021 6:43pm
Arm chair / 2 seat sofa
by Peter0787. 5th Oct 2021 12:31pm
Wanted Yellow Enamel Paint
by BultacoAstro. 30th Sep 2021 12:58pm
Samsung NC10 10" screen Notebook
by gerrymoore. 30th Sep 2021 10:17am
Wanted 1hp single phase electric motor
by spider. 6th Aug 2021 2:42pm
Member Spotlight
Nigel
Nigel
Wirral
Posts: 852
Joined: March 2010
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
Mikew2207, GaryD, DaveSwanage, OscarFelixJake, Owlsofwirral
13973 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Road Repairs
by granny. 21st Oct 2021 10:59am
Royden Hall Christmas Fair
by Smeeble. 27th Sep 2021 7:50pm
Temporary relocation of Birkenhead Market
by mikeeb. 29th May 2021 1:01pm
Dock Branch Park
by mikeeb. 6th Feb 2021 1:03pm
News : New Topics
Car Park in New Ferry
by Excoriator. 24th Oct 2021 11:28pm
Hedgehog Rescue
by BultacoAstro. 21st Oct 2021 9:12am
Sir David Amess
by cools. 18th Oct 2021 1:41pm
Panic buying
by mikeeb. 25th Sep 2021 10:47am
Energy firms going bust
by cools. 23rd Sep 2021 8:49pm
New Enthusiast Forums
Fluoridation
by diggingdeeper. 26th Sep 2021 2:42am
Bultaco pursang
by Bultaco. 13th Mar 2019 12:43pm
Old Car Photo
by petzl. 5th Mar 2015 9:30pm
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Tue 8:01am
Sunset Tue 5:50pm
Local Time Tue 4:35am
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1