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Ford Focus Won't Start!

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Not really gone into it - trying to get something else going but this bugs me....I drove it into place back end of last summer, changed the clutch (after starting it) and now the bugger won't go! Any quick tips?

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Not really gone into it - trying to get something else going but this bugs me....I drove it into place back end of last summer, changed the clutch (after starting it) and now the bugger won't go! Any quick tips?

 

Try jump starting it, if that don't work chances are your battery has failed a cell or two , the computer etc wont allow the engine to fire unless the battery is 100%.

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Not really gone into it - trying to get something else going but this bugs me....I drove it into place back end of last summer, changed the clutch (after starting it) and now the bugger won't go! Any quick tips?

 

Engine derv or petrol ? dual mass flywheel ?

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Pete, have you connected the crank sensor back up after changing the clutch i know transits have them so the focus might have them too?

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Not really gone into it - trying to get something else going but this bugs me....I drove it into place back end of last summer, changed the clutch (after starting it) and now the bugger won't go! Any quick tips?

 

 

If none of the above works a lighted match should get it going...

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If none of the above works a lighted match should get it going...

 

Think the missus might suspect me of this!

 

Old style sprung clutch, never touched the flywheel, petrol, reconnected everything and it did start and run once! Now just turns over - the gas in the tank is a year old mind!

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Think the missus might suspect me of this!

 

Old style sprung clutch, never touched the flywheel, petrol, reconnected everything and it did start and run once! Now just turns over - the gas in the tank is a year old mind!

 

I have a car on my drive that had petrol in 08 still starts first time over so petrol is a really long shot. Take the plugs out and clean them, check you have a spark, check you have petrol getting through. Presumably you have an electric pump so carefully crack the line or perhaps the plugs are wet.

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