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2001 Ford Focus w/166K miles; check engine light came on. Changed filters, spark plugs added fuel injection cleaner to gas. Ran smooth and great for about 8 miles. Now will not stay started and running extremely rough when it starts.

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Gas Filter? Then scan tool on it,to look for codes set when check light came on. Most likely a senor is old and out of range.

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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uhhh...fuel filter???? the rest of the maintenance in a 30, 60, or 90K service??? plugged injectors, weak fuel pump, secondary ignition breakdown, TP sensor?? you have alot of years on it. any codes stored in memory????

Apr 17, 2014 | 2001 Ford Focus

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1988 Ford F350 460,fuel injected, Wont start,,, Coil only sends spark once per revolution of the rotor


Hello Donn,

UN-fortunately 1988 is WELL before the OBD
(on board diagnostic)... DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE
Codes (DTC) got standardized...

So DAYS can be wasted looking for commonality...
(troubles).

Rather than assuming your spark, timing, fuel, ECU...
Oxygen Sensors. INJECTORS are all askew...

I would suggest that if you SATURATED YOUR
HEADER BOLTS with LIQUID WRENCH...

and opened you EXHAUST ahead of your catalytic
converters... ahead of your mufflers... you engine would run...

Obviously DANGEROUS to operate in that condition... at
least you would know what had to be REPLACED before
you can operate your vehicle SAFELY.

If you decide the job is a bit too much... at least
check out your PURCHASE cost of a replacement
CAT and/or MUFFLER...

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Mar 16, 2017 | Cars & Trucks

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GMC 2001 W3500 truck run great during the year but is getting hard to start with the winter cold weather . I just have the spark plugs changed but now it did not start. What else could be the problem.


check your air filter and your fuel filter when you start it dont push the gas down its injected. A block heater can help. It might have one there is a plug near the front bumper inside if it has one. Try running some fuel injection cleaner through it. I like Techron Make sure you check your air filter and clean the screen in your mass air flow sensor with the special aerosol spray

Dec 08, 2010 | 2001 GMC W3500

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2002 ford focus is geting poor gas milage


Tune Time.
1)new spark plugs properly gapped.
2)new air filter (check every 35000 miles)
3)new fuel filter (every 35000 miles)
4)1 bottle of STP fuel treatment (red bottle) 4x a year.
5) oil and filter change (castrol or another good quality oil every 3-4000 miles.
6)proper air pressure in tires (check every 2 months
7) service transmission every 40000 miles or less.

New oil and filter
8) new plug wires every 80000 miles.

Nov 07, 2009 | 2001 Ford Focus

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When starting engine it runs rough for 35 to 45 seconds then smoothes out,also check engine light is on. I changed oil and spark plugs with no problems for a week,then problem returned.Car has 60000...


SOUND LIKE DIRTY FUEL INJECTORS.FILL GAS TANK UP.POUR A BOTTLE INJECTOR CLEANER IN GAS TANK.DRIVE CAR AROUND.SO THE CLEANER CAN CLEAN OUT INJECTORS.ALSO REPLACE FUEL FILTER.HEY YOU CAN GO TO AUTO ZONE OR ADVANCE AUTO THEY WILL SCAN YOUR CAR FOR FREE.

Sep 06, 2009 | 2005 Nissan Sentra

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Treated gas for moisture. Got high octane additive.


Even a small amount of bad gas can cause your problem.
So the first thing you need to do is remove your fuel tank so you can drain all of the old fuel out,then remove the fuel sending unit and fuel pump assembly thats in your fuel tank and clean the filter screen, after that you can reinstall the fuel tank,replace your fuel filter and I would have a fuel injector sevice done.
Unless you are very skilled in automotive repair, leave this one to a pro.

Jul 24, 2009 | 2001 Chrysler Town & Country

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2001 ford focus jerks when gas applied while driving


Safely, take your car on a highway or street ( dry pavement ) with no cars or other persons around. Stop the car,proceed to approx. 20 Km/h. Then push the gas pedal down close to the floor, if the car bucks and chucks change the fuel filter and retest. If the problem is still present, I recommend the fuel pump. Have it checked first.
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Jul 23, 2009 | 2001 Ford Focus

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