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MY FORD FOCUS TDI FAILS TO START

Hi there I was wondering if anyone could help me. I have bought a focus 1.8 tdi 1999 v reg. The car is now failing to start at all. It turns over and has good compression but not sure if it might be a fuel problem. Is there any was I can test this PLEASE HELP.

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  • peterbuffam Dec 28, 2008

    Hi there no the gar has got a 1/4 tank of diesel in it. What should I spray in the throttle body, thanks for your reply.

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Spray ether in the throttle body and see if it tries to start,,,,could the car be out of gas maybe?

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  • Ronnie Houston Dec 29, 2008

    you can spray a bit of ether in it to get it to start...try it until it starts and then let it run awhile

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