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Focus Mk3 1.6 105Ps Power Drop Cold Engine

cold engine low power sluggish

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#1 DaveNAC



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Posted 23 October 2012 - 02:25 PM


I own a MK3 Focus Zetec, 1.6L Manual. When the engine is cold and I pull away the revs drop incredibly low and I have to dip the clutch to prevent it from stalling and sorta balance the clutch and accelerator until the power comes back and I can drive like normal, I have never had this sort of problem before with any other car when the engine is cold.

I just want to know if anyone else has this problem or if there could be anything wrong with the car such as the electronic accelerator control?

Thank you.

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#2 artscot79


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Posted 23 October 2012 - 05:13 PM

the engine power is limited whilst the engine is cold to prevent damage to the engine until it warms up it may just be that difficult to say from a description

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