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#1 dibbles

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 08:11 PM

I have a 2004 ford mondeo lx I have tried everything and I'm baffled,I turn the key and it stalls but starts always on 2 nd turn of key ,the I get erratic rev counter where she will rev quite wildly,plus my mph never seems to go up or down can someone shed some light on the problem Many thanks

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#2 stooge75

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 08:29 PM

mph? you mean your speedo clock needle doesnt move?if your needle aint moving,then could be speed sensor. to be honest you're better off getting an obd test from dealers.sounds like you have couple a things occuring there



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Posted 25 March 2013 - 11:25 PM

I reckon your throttle body needs a good clean.



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Posted 26 March 2013 - 09:23 PM

Sorry meant to say my mpg on the digital doesn't change the rev counter just seems to be very lively

#5 Gareth Prosser

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Posted 31 March 2013 - 12:24 PM

Idle control valve? Get under the bonnet and unplug it, then start it up, any difference?


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