2003 Ford Fiesta Zetec 1.6

4 points

Problem added: Apr 27, 2009 (12 years ago)
I start the car which is fine the starter motor is fine. then almost immediately the engine gives out almost as though it has no petrol in it even though it has. Once its been running for 5 minutes its fine. I can stop the car turn it off and restart again with no problems its just the first 5 minutes while the engine is cold.Please help

Car details
Car: Ford Fiesta
Variant: Zetec 1.6
Model Year: 2003
Category: Engine & Drivetrain
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mr suzuki
Top Fixer
694 points

Apr 28, 2009 (12 years ago)
iacv idle speed control valve the zetec has many different types on or under the inlet manifold.needs to be removed and cleaned with induction cleaner
jake 1
37 points

Apr 29, 2009 (12 years ago)
Get the coolant temp switch checked as well as this could cause you similar problems.
4 points

Apr 29, 2009 (12 years ago)
thank you
Jason Casburn
1 points

Jul 5, 2009 (12 years ago)
my car is a 2005 Ford fiesta flame. 1.4... and i bought this from the show room about 6 weeks ago, the water pump went last week so had that repaird, then it wudnt turn over .. so i got a mahanice to have a look and i discoverd that their was 6 valves snapped.. what could of coursed this?? any tips?

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