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2003 focus 2.0 zteck

Parked it 8hrs later big winter storm came through coldnt get out car sat 4 two days went to start it all it will do is turn over. put new battery in it and plugs still the same just turns over

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  • dug7069 Dec 29, 2008

    ive got compresstion ive put the plugs in and out 10 times and nothing

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Were the plugs wet with fuel? These motors are prone to valves sticking in cold weather and causing problems. I would suggest you remove plugs and check the compression you can buy one at an autoparts store make sure its the screw in the hole type. If the plugs were wet with fuel and no compression shows take and oil the cylinders with a teaspoon of oil then spin it over (cover holes with rags) then recheck compression. If you got compression now put plugs in it and try and restart.

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  • dp1mat Dec 30, 2008

    Were the plugs wet with fuel? If they are dry then you may not be getting fuel to it. Take carb cleaner spray down the air snorkel and have someone spin it over while checking if its got fire and its timed it will run. If it dont run then you need to check and make sure you got spark. Just unscrew a plug and lay it on the metal part of engine and crank and see if its blue flame. If its flaming then you prob got a timing issue with the motor.

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