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aland

Member Since 04 Oct 2011
Offline Last Active Feb 23 2014 02:28 PM
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In Topic: Starting Problem

16 October 2012 - 09:05 PM

Hi,

Result back from the garage is they squirted some Easy Start into the air inlet and it fired up straightaway. Apparently no fault codes reported. The crankshaft sensor has been changed however. The immoboliser is OK so they say and fuel pump runs.Ford want 400 quid for a new fuel pump. So will not be changing that in a hurry. Don't think have got to the bottom of this yet. Could it be a dodgy air mass sensor or more likely the battery is on the way out.Its the original battery and car is 12 yrs old!! Lol.
I checked the battery volts in the morning from cold and it only read 12.4 V. When engine started running it went up to 14.25V.
Perhaps the volts drop really badly when turning over and its right on the limit for other stuff to work properly maybe.

Cheers Alan

In Topic: Starting Problem

14 October 2012 - 11:53 AM

Thanks for you reply mate.So hows does the immobilser work then ?. I thought it stopped the starter motor from turning. Or does it cut off the fuel then?