Ford Owners Club - Ford Forums Messages
Ford Fair 2016: Tickets and stand passes are now available to purchase. More info here.
Review your Ford: Help others when it comes to buying a car like yours and review your Ford now
AdBlock WarningParts of this website do not function properly with AdBlock enabled on your device. To get the best user experience on our website, please disable Adblock for this website (domain) on your browser.
Hi all, this is an unusual problem on my ford bantam. Every morning it is very difficult to start. When activating the starter the relay comes in for a split second then drops out. If I remove the relay and short out the contacts to the starter, the starter engages but the engine will not fire. I check for spark and the spark is present. The earth on the start relay is present for a short duration when operating the start on the key. After a while I fiddle around with all the connections in the engine compartment and low and behold the car starts and everything works fine? During the day I have no problems. I am suspecting that the PTM may be messing around? If anyone could advise me I would be very grateful. Many Thanks, Roanantelope/Katanino.
Hi Fiesta experts, I recently bought a 2008 Ford Fiesta which is in excellent condition. The problem is that I have to go through security gates several times a day. This involves security opening my hatchback door every time I pass the gates. My dash board button does not work and I have to switch off the engine, remove the key and open the door manually. Is there some way I can check to see why the dash switch is not working. I am am a qualified electronics engineer so if I knew the circuit I am sure I could solve the problem. Can someone please help! Katanino.
Welcome to the Ford forums katanino :)
If you get stuck on how to post a question on the forums or trying to message a member then check out our video guides to help you get started!