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Old 08-07-2013, 11:55   #1 (permalink)
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hi iv a ford focus 1.6 petrol 99 reg its starting an ticking over an all but as soon as i put my foot on the trottle it starts to splutter an den conks out changed the coil pack put new air flow meter in an a new trottle body any 1 any suggestions
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Old 08-07-2013, 13:22   #2 (permalink)
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Better to get it scanned and see what shows rather than replace parts not needed.Has the riming belt ever been replaced ? Check plugs and timing for a start , also compressions if still not right.
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Old 08-07-2013, 15:56   #3 (permalink)
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timing belt only changed less dan 6 mts ago wat u mean by compression had the car on 2 different computers it not showing up any faults really puzzled wit it
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also checked plugs
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Old 08-07-2013, 18:20   #5 (permalink)
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You may have a plugged catalytic converter. If the exhaust gets hot on the engine side of the cat, but cooler on the downstream side, is a good indicator. Also if you tap it with a mallet and you hear rattling.
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takin it off as we speak fingers crossed dis time
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Old 08-08-2013, 09:46   #7 (permalink)
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checked cat its not problem either any other sugestions please
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Old 08-08-2013, 10:01   #8 (permalink)
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Cyl compressions .As already suggested , I would take cover of and check timing setting / belt hasn't jumped , eliminates one possible cause .
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timing is perfect just eliminated it ????
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Old 08-08-2013, 11:44   #10 (permalink)
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Check / test plug leads in case breaking down under load .
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