Ford Focus Ford Focus won't start after changing injection pump

2000 Ford Focus Problem

CarFord Focus 1.8 TDDI
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Hi everyone,

Was wondering if anyone can help me with a problem. About a month ago my ford focus just cut out on me while I was driving, the oil light came on and the engine coil light (don't know if that's the right name!) started flashing. I pulled over and tried to start again but it just turned over and wouldn't start. I got the car towed and the mechanic put in a new cam sensor, timing belt and new diesel injection pump. He had the car running when I came to collect it, and I drove it a short while then stopped to get diesel and it started again no bother. I made a journey of about 100 miles in it and it was grand. Then the next day I go to start it and it just turns over but won't start!

Does anyone have any idea what might be wrong? I'm going to call a mechanic but seeing as I know nothing about cars he could tell me anything and I wouldn't have a clue. I just don't want it to be out of action for another month!!

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Engine, Cooling System & Drivetrain

Gearbox & Clutch

Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights

Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss

Solution 1
elannor67 | Driver | Since: Oct 2008 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 384 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

possible lift pump in the tank. have it checked to see if its powering up and pulling fuel to the injector pump!!!

Posted on Wednesday 7th of October 2009
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