Car won't turn over
2000 Ford Fiesta 1.3 finesse

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Twinnyc
Driver
2 points

Problem added: Sep 26, 2011 (9 years ago)
My engine is letting in too much fuel and flooding the engine.

When I take out the fuse to the fuel pump and turn the key a few times the engine turns over then runs out of fuel. But when I put the fuse back in and turn the key for the first time the engine floods with petrol. And same process over again.

How do I stop this from happening.???

Car details
Car: Ford Fiesta
Variant: 1.3 finesse
Model Year: 2000
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
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whittingehame
Legend
20,190 points

Sep 28, 2011 (9 years ago)
If you take the fuel pump fuse out the engine WILL stop due to lack of fuel as normal .How do you know the " engine floods with petrol" ? Is there a leak or are the plugs wet ?Could try changing the engine coolant temp sensor which lets the ECU know how much fuel engine needs .

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