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irishfirepics

Electrical Problem

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hi all

i have a 2009 fiesta and am having a problem. over the past few days, i start the car fine and drive to the shops, when i get back into the car it wont start, i just get a radid clickng noise. i have to jump the car. then i drive home and when i go to use it again its fine. this keeps happening. i starts fine but after a drive it wont start again.

any one help?

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need to check for poor connection on battery/cables/starter/ignition switch

plus check battery condition and charge rate...may also be an internal fault in the starter motor itself

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Get the alternator checked out as well.

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I have had this problem now again since new on my 2009 Fiesta. Ford replaced firstly the alternator and then the batteryunder warranty but it still happens sometimes. It has been a complete mystery. I have installed a digital voltmeter plugged into the accessory socket so that I can monitor the battery state. I watch this topic with interest !

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