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Mate ive a 2005 mk2 focus 1600cc petrol 5speed manual and i

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hi mate ive a 2005 mk2 focus 1600cc petrol 5speed manual and i keep getting the red powertrain light up any idears
JA: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?
Customer: its a red circle witch looks like a cog and the letter i in the middle of it
JA: Are you fixing your Focus yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: throttle body the clocks have been checked for broken joints on the circit board and camshaft sensor
JA: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: thats it
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  CarDoc replied 17 days ago.

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Expert:  CarDoc replied 17 days ago.

That warning light is for the transmission. Have you connected a fault code reader to see what fault codes are stored?

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
its not automatic its manual
Expert:  CarDoc replied 17 days ago.

In a manual car, that warning could be related to anything; glowplugs, ABS sensor etc. The car has to be scanned for fault codes to move forward at this point, it's impossible to know without the help of a fault code pointing you in the right direction.