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#1 riadach

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 06:38 PM

I've a ford puma, 00 reg. The car won't start and there's no power to the plugs. A new coil and ignition sensor has just been fitted, yet there's still no power.

Does anyone know what could be wrong?

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#2 btmaldon

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 07:27 PM

Sounds like it could be the crankshaft sensor. Is it a 1.4, 1.6 or 1.7?

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 07:44 PM

It's a 1.4, but there is a new crankshaft sensor fitted.

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 07:53 PM

Hats the immobiliser doing when you try to start?

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:43 PM

The engine is turning over to start but won't.

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 08:52 PM

The engine is turning over to start but won't.


depending upon manufacturer and model, the immobiliser wont necessarily stop the engine turning over

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 09:34 PM

Does the immobiliser stop the pump from working because the fuel pump still works?

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Posted 15 February 2013 - 09:50 PM

Does the immobiliser stop the pump from working because the fuel pump still works?


its probably not the immobiliser then as it would stop fuel and spark.

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Posted 16 February 2013 - 10:53 AM

When I disconnect the immobiliser from the steering wheel and I switch on the ignition the pump works.


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