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Ford Fiesta starting problem

2005 Ford Fiesta Problem

CarFord Fiesta 1.25
Ownertom bayford
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i have a problem starting my 55 plate 1.25 fiesta. when i turn the key the normal warning lights all come on but the car will not crank over. then the symbol of a car and padlock starts flashing. i try de activating it with the key but nothing happens. then after a few attemps the car starts. it will run for 30 secounds before cutting out. the symbol re appears and the car will not crank over again. anyone got any ideas.
Problem Category
Engine, Cooling System & Drivetrain

Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights

Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss

Solution 1
Witty | Driver | Since: Feb 2011 | Posts: 12 | Fixes: 718 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

The symbol with the padlock.sounds like its an immobiliser issue. Check in the owners handbook to confirm...

Posted on Saturday 28th of July 2012
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