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#16 btmaldon

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 01:10 PM

Its usually the simplest of things. Thats why its always worth starting at the free or cheap fixes and working your way up. Glad its sorted.

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#17 soulman123

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Posted 06 December 2012 - 01:57 PM

Safe to say I would be a useless AA man lol


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Posted 08 December 2012 - 03:06 PM

out of interest would low oil stop a car from starting?


Yes, the ECU may detect low oil pressure (via a sensor) and prevent the car from starting to protect the engine
- this would normally flag up a fault code

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Posted 08 December 2012 - 09:49 PM

Interesting, the oil was fine in this focus but was just something I came across while solution hunting. I wonder if the focus has this sensor.

Someone said to me the cold makes oil thicker which gives same problem as above, is this so ? ... if it was would we not all have trouble starting in the morning.

All well with his focus but I can't help but wonder what caused the issue, perhaps all the fiddling found something loose or aggravated something. Curiosity I guess working on my mind.

Forgot to mention I put the multi meter on the battery whilst running and its giving me over 14 volts. battery alone is 12.4v. I can help but think the all night battery charge and having it in a warm house all night may have helped.




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