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1996 Fiesta lx 1299cc engine problem

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#1 becnmeg



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Posted 13 December 2009 - 02:47 PM

My daughters push rod 1299cc no te 59961 Fiesta suddenly stopped with a small bang the crank turns but the top end does not it was running fine but as these engines are it was tappendey i cant believe the chain has broke any ideas and and what damage to look for regards Rob

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#2 mintalkin


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Posted 13 December 2009 - 03:20 PM

it does sound like the chain has broken, sticking camchain tensioners are common on the Fiesta engine which might have been the rattle, what milage on the car i have known chains go from 90000 miles if the tensioners are not looked at and left to rattle.

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