Ford Owners Club - Ford Forums Messages

Club Announcements

Ford Fair 2016: Tickets and stand passes are now available to purchase. More info here.

Review your Ford: Help others when it comes to buying a car like yours and review your Ford now

Ford Car Parts: View All ford car parts by category. Look for Ford Car Parts now!

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.


lucas1787

Starting Troubles

4 posts in this topic

Hi, Went to start my Focus this morning and nothing.Lights on dash, but not even attempting to turn over. Try several times and then suddly it started. Appears to be ok at the moment, but concerned as to why this happeaned.Has anyone got any ideas?

Its a 1.6 Zetec on a 1999yr Petrol.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 

Hi, Went to start my Focus this morning and nothing.Lights on dash, but not even attempting to turn over. Try several times and then suddly it started. Appears to be ok at the moment, but concerned as to why this happeaned.Has anyone got any ideas?

Its a 1.6 Zetec on a 1999yr Petrol.

Hello have had the same problem

would not start at all this morning called RAC out and he said it`s the starter motor

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Hello have had the same problem

would not start at all this morning called RAC out and he said it`s the starter motor

Never give that a thought. Have you got yours sorted now?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

yep, starter actuator....give it a wack with a mallet or a hammer and a piece of 2x2 whilst someone is trying to start the car and it usually goes...I did this for 3months before I gave in and bought a new starter!!

:)

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