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1999 Ford Focus

Hi i have a problem can some one help me. will not start off the ignition whith key.

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  • jimmycol May 24, 2008

    hi the key is not stuck it turn`s all the way round but will not start up and all the lights ar ok

  • jimmycol May 25, 2008

    hi it`s not a automatic

  • jimmycol May 25, 2008

    hi when i turn the kay all the light`s go on but it will not start the car it`s dead it dosn`t turn over

  • jimmycol May 26, 2008

    hi it was the starter

  • jimmycol Jun 23, 2008

    hi it`s ok now

  • Anonymous Aug 12, 2008

    A friend has a 92 Ford Escort has the same problem. He turns the ignition on and the dash lights come on but will not start. If he hot wires it ,it will start. Any comments?



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Hi it sounds if the key is no longer being recognised by the cars computer. You will have to have the key/keys reprogrammed by a Ford service depot.You require Two working keys to able to program a third.
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Is the key stuck ? will it turn but no cranking ??
what are the sympthoms

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    francisco navarro May 24, 2008

    is it automatic ??

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    francisco navarro May 24, 2008

    if your car is automatic, try to put it on " N " and start it.

    if it starts you have a bad shifter position sensor.

    if that doesn't help. then you may have a bad ignition switch.

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    francisco navarro May 25, 2008

    ok, i know now. you have to press either the clutch pedal or the brake pedal to rtart your vehicle, right ??

    if so your switch is bad in the pedal, you can find that switch at any autoparts store. and very easy to install

    hope this helps

  • francisco navarro
    francisco navarro May 25, 2008

    yes, there is a safety switch that if you do not press either the clutch or the brake pedal it wont start, all lights but no cranking

    so that system is not receiving the signal from the switch in the pedal.

    is very easy to replace, i think is the brake switch but i am not 100 % sure.

    it's located above the brake pedal.

  • francisco navarro
    francisco navarro May 25, 2008

    ok, i checked and there is a switch on the clutch and is located by the brake booster.

    open the hood and should be by the drivers side on top of the fender, somewhere in there. it probably got water or moisture. have somebody help you, you can see in the engine compartment and other person pressing and depressing the clutch pedal so you can see it.

    i am pretty sure that that's your problem

  • francisco navarro
    francisco navarro May 27, 2008

    wow that's weird, but if it fixed it then that's good news



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