TDCi Starting Problem - Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars
Ford Fiesta Forum | Ford kA Forum Forum for discussion of the Ford Fiesta. From US to AU discuss this little car and the mods you have done.

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 1 (permalink) Old 06-12-08, 01:12 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
Join Date: Jun 2008
Posts: 1
Question TDCi Starting Problem

I have a 2005 1.4 TDCi which has a strange problem. Usually it will not start first thing in the morning or if it has been standing for a couple of hours. You have to bleed out the air from the diesel using the small hand pump under the bonnet, once started the car is fine and will turn off and start all day long. A mechanic told me that there was probably a one way valve in the fuel line somewhere which prevented the diesel draining back and this had become faulty, he said it was highly unlikely to be the fuel pump as these rarely fail. Is there a valve and if so where is it? Would it be easy to change or would I need to take it to a garage? Many thanks guys.

dantis is offline  
Sponsored Links

  Ford Forums - Mustang Forum, Ford Trucks, Ford Focus and Ford Cars > Ford Cars and PAG Vehicles > Ford Fiesta Forum | Ford kA Forum

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome