Fiesta running rough and cutting out
2002 Ford Fiesta lx

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ian1976
Driver
2 points

Problem added: Nov 19, 2012 (8 years ago)
my wifes fiesta, has started running awful and cutting out at lights or junctions or basically whenever she is slowing down. the engine feels rough when sat in the car and sounds it... any help would be greatly appreciated..

Car details
Car: Ford Fiesta
Variant: lx
Model Year: 2002
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
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bustedknuckles
Legend
2,304 points

Nov 19, 2012 (8 years ago)
When did you last change the spark plugs ? Assuming its petroleum powered .as common for faulting on that model year ,also grease the plug to lead connections lightly.you may find they are rusty ,and other basic is thrtottle clean ,Other than that you would have to check for codes to guide you ,
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paulieone
Legend
1,786 points

Nov 19, 2012 (8 years ago)
check the ICV thats Idle Control Valve as this may be sticking.
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ian1976
Driver
2 points

Nov 20, 2012 (8 years ago)
The engine management light has know come on... The car is going back to the garage that allegedly repaired it last week. All leads and plugs have been changed. Oil fine and coolant fine. Only got the car back Friday so has lasted all of two days before doing the same again... Coil pack been changed as well... Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated... The car is petrol

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