• Huge Range of Ford Parts
      Huge Range of Ford Parts
    • Get Your Club gear
      Get Your Club gear
    • Savings Up to 15% Off For Members
      Savings Up to 15% Off For Members
    • 1000's Of Fords For Sale
      1000's Of Fords For Sale
    • Join Premium & Save
      Join Premium & Save
    • Share Your Car Experience
      Share Your Car Experience

AdBlock Warning

Parts of this website do not function properly with AdBlock enabled on your device. To get the best user experience on our website, please disable Adblock for this website (domain) on your browser.


Starting Problem Mk2 2Ltr Ghia Late Mk2

Recommended Posts

Hello new on this board yet have owned 3 or 4 Mondeo's in the past and also have a 65 Ford Tbird, now if any one can point me to solving this problem please!

Car ran from picking up had work on rear callipers so sat for a few days moved on to driveway then Nothing!

Batt recharged holding 13+v all earths cleaned up, no real fuse (Aux) layout plan but have checked them all, the starter solenoid clicks when turning the key but no crank at all! I have removed and tested starter which spins and solenoid throws, cleaned commutator etc. and tried another working starter motor and solenoid still the same result. will throw and spin when bridged off the car. the engine is not seized ive turned it over, any suggestions Thank you.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

It's a petrol 2.0Ltr Zetec W reg 1st reg 20/07/2000, I have tried the starter back today checked supply cable it runs on the bench test NOT in the car tried to "jump" with my Tbird no joy and removed the Alternator lead no joy either! not sure if there is an immobilizer factory fitted or even a fuse to disable my Haynes manuals are very vague on this subject as always!

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Although the battery is showing 13 volts it may not have the amperage necessary to turn the engine over. It could have a dead cell or two but still show the voltage. I would try it with a different battery or get the battery checked properly before throwing any money at it. If you do find you have to replace the battery, make sure its a silver calcium one and not lead acid. The Ford Smart Charge system will kill it in no time.

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

If ur gettin 12 volts down to heavy constant live it ain't immobiliser issue u wouldn get any juice down if was pats problem so with starter in car ignition on u have 12 volts to heavy wire with help of a friend crank engine are u gettin voltage goin from solenoid across the small wire to motor

Share this post

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now