Jump to content


Photo

TDDi Focus wont start when parked uphill


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 sharky620ti

sharky620ti

    Newbie

  • New Member
  • Pip
  • 1 posts
  • Ford Model: Focus TDDi Estate
  • Location:

Posted 07 July 2009 - 06:09 PM

Hi all, I'm new here... I signed up as i have a problem with my Ford Focus.

Its a W/2000 1.8 Tddi with 115000 miles.

Basically it wont start very easily when its parked uphill. If its on a flat or parked facing downhill its fine and fires up instantly, yet when facing uphill it only just starts after turning it over for about 20-30 seconds.

Any ideas?


Chris

Have something to contribute?

Sign in or register to start a topic...

Sign up to FOC Premium Membership To Remove These Ads

#2 mintalkin

mintalkin

    Ford Enthusiast

  • True Ford Enthusiast
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,480 posts
  • Name: mintalkin
  • Ford Model: mondeo tdci 130
  • Year: 2006
  • Location: Staffordshire

Posted 07 July 2009 - 08:30 PM

it sounds like you have air getting into the fuel line allowing fuel to syphon back to the tank, check for any sign of leakage at the fuel filter its the most common place for air to get in.


Not what you're looking for?

Register now, we have a huge community of enthusiasts to answer any questions you might have



0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users