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Ford puma 1.7 16v 1998 2 axle petrol, failed to start.

Stared one day. failed to start the next day.
all lights on, engine not turning over. my fault i lost manual to check the 'fuel cut off'? system. could it be that? if not appreciate suggestions before i call garage to the house. in my youth could fix petrol engines and i have a few tools. thanks fiona moore

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  • mark_moore06 Oct 06, 2009

    sorry so thick, normal start up lights on plus a circular light to left of display, but I'm snot seeing the light I believe you refer to, also having lost hand book ,not helpful .thanks fiona moore

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The fuel cut off would not trip on it's own unless the car was hit by someone overnight hard enough to trip it, the switch works by inertia of impact, the purpose is to shut the engine down in a crash, the next step here is to get some starting fluid from a local parts store and spray it in the intake, if it starts u have lost fuel pressure and most likely the fuel pump is defective inside the gas tank.

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Is there a service engine light on?

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