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As the title says once i fuel it cranks but struggles to start, after about 7-10 attempts barely starts up then rough idles. i scheduled to have it taken in but had to schedule out a while. for the first time it almost wouldnt start at all but after hanging out at a sketchy gas station for 30 minutes it eventually started. Just wondering if this is a defective part (as my car has been driven less than 2 years). Also when i first got the car like clockwork every time i hit exactly 35 mph there was a banging on the gas peddle and it sounded like i ran over a stick, i brought my car to the dealership to have them look at it and at first they said they didn't notice anything, i took them for a drive in it and pointed it out and they said this "wasn't a feature" (lmao) but would not cause any issues. Just seeing if any other 2018 fiesta owners have had these problems. also i've recieved multiple letters in the mail from law firms wanting me to take them to court and offering me to not have to pay out of pocket at all.
 

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It would help if you said what engine in the Fiesta , gas , diesel , Ecotec . What engine size , what mileage , service history etc. Certain models and not only Ford , other car makes too , have a relatively simple fix for this problem which is often a common fault .

" i scheduled to have it taken in but had to schedule out " If you dont take the car in and give them the chance to diagnose / confirm any fault , you have no chance in getting it fixed .As for your banging on the gas pedal , you should have pursued this till it was resolved .

When I read this " i've recieved multiple letters in the mail from law firms wanting me to take them to court and offering me to not have to pay out of pocket at all. " I'm not getting involved in helping or advising you on this matter . How did they know about this with your car and to to contact you in the first place ?
 

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It would help if you said what engine in the Fiesta , gas , diesel , Ecotec . What engine size , what mileage , service history etc. Certain models and not only Ford , other car makes too , have a relatively simple fix for this problem which is often a common fault .

" i scheduled to have it taken in but had to schedule out " If you dont take the car in and give them the chance to diagnose / confirm any fault , you have no chance in getting it fixed .As for your banging on the gas pedal , you should have pursued this till it was resolved .

When I read this " i've recieved multiple letters in the mail from law firms wanting me to take them to court and offering me to not have to pay out of pocket at all. " I'm not getting involved in helping or advising you on this matter . How did they know about this with your car and to to contact you in the first place ?
I just meant a few days, i just took it in today it was their earliest opening. they're charging me 430$ to change the vapor fuse. it's a 1.6L 4 cylinder gas engine.
 

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My 2018 Fiesta just started doing this too. The ONLY time it doesnt want to start is right after I put gas in it, I sit there for 10 minutes, trying to check different fuses, then it'll start. This is the only time it will not start. It starts up fine every time if I didn't just get gas.
2018 Ford Fiesta
1.6L 4 cyl. Engine
Regular 87 Gas
Currently at 51519 miles
Regular on time maintenance (changing fluids, tune up, etc..)
 

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I am having the same issue with mine, Where you able to figure out the issue? I have been trying to find what the issue is, and yesterday my check engine light has come on
My engine code was reading catalytic converter so it most likely has something to do with the catalytic converter in my situation, but every situation is different so you will have to go get your car scanned. The first time I went to get my car scanned, was at AutoZone, it was just throwing out the cat code but then I actually went to my husband's old employers shop (because I don't really like going to AZ for scans ) he has a better scanner and it was a code for the catalytic converter and a code for the throttle positioning sensor. I highly suggest you go to a shop that has a scanner and have it scanned, preferably an exhaust shop, if the main problem is the cat. If it has anything to do with the exhaust system, it'd be a bit cheaper also because they will fix/replace exactly what it is, small or big, on my car the whole assembly would have to be replaced (header and all) at a regular shop because it's all one piece, but an exhaust shop can cut just the cat out and put a new one in properly. So engine scan would be your first step and whatever code it is throwing, go from there.
 
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