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My 12 REG ford Kuga is have starting problems. The display shows, press clutch to start.

I figured out that if a also press the brake it will start on the second press of the start button. My local garage had a look and could find nothing wrong. Took it to the nearest Ford garage and the changed the two clutch switches and checked the wiring, also could not find why it was doing this. To make matters worse it somtimes takes 2-3 mins of pressing the start button before it decides to start.Neil

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I would let Ford back that up. Since u brought to them already and your problem wasn't resolved speak to the service manager (as a paying consumer!) I've seen it a million times.

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