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stretch

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About stretch

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    Brian

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  • Ford Model
    SMAXX
  • Ford Year
    2007
  • UK/Ireland Location
    Essex
  1. I have an 07 smaxx zetec tdci and last week it failed to start it would turn over for about 5 seconds stop then 'click' then turn over again (not sure if this is a safety feature to stop the starter from burning out?) I left it went back an hour later still the same, left it about half an hour and it started fine. It had a new battery last month, no engine management light on or current/pending codes stored. It also had a new clutch and dmf about 20k ago. From posts i've read i've seen people mention the manifold butterfly flap? is this the throttle body? also read that fuel filter or starter could be the issue, can anyone help with this?
  2. I have an 07 smaxx zetec tdci and last week it failed to start it would turn over for about 5 seconds stop then 'click' then turn over again (not sure if this is a safety feature to stop the starter from burning out?) I left it went back an hour later still the same, left it about half an hour and it started fine. It had a new battery last month, no engine management light on or current/pending codes stored. It also had a new clutch and dmf about 20k ago. From posts i've read i've seen people mention the manifold butterfly flap? is there a part number for thus