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Old 13th April 2005, 19:12   #1
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Default Help: Problematic Ford Ikon

guys i have a very very serious problem with my ford ikon 1.6 . the problem is that when i give it a self the car starts up but after 2-4 seconds the car turns off even after hard acceleration . i had called up a couple of mechanic s and nobody could just rectify the problem . they checked everything right from all electric stuff to mechanical stuff they even checked the fuel pump many a time s . both the mechanic said that there could be a problem of the ecm box and one of them has taken the ecm box to be checked upon . the mechanic said that if that is a problem it cannot be repaired and has to be replaced with is quite expensive help
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did you go to authorized ikon workshop?? they will give you correct answer, if its not in warranty take an extra warranty if possible.
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my guess is its the fuel pump. go to the authorised dealer, ask him to put a diferent fuel pump and check. i think that should do.
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Apart from the fuel pump...also check the injectors...they maybe clogged and check the fuel filter.

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spark plugs get them checked....or injectors have to be cleaned ..i doubt it is a fuel pump prob....i strongly suggest that u check your electricals
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Even I have a feeling its a problem wid the ecm unit...and if it is dude u are in grave problem!!!unless its still running under warranty...Also chk the electronics,,may be some capacitor,coil problem.
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Old 13th April 2005, 23:40   #7
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no my car is not under warranty and every other think is checked and now the ecm box is to be checked . if the ecm box has a problem then it is going to cost a bomb say some 25-30 k in the local market
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how old is your car bhp?? and how abt a review on it?
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how old is your car bhp?? and how abt a review on it?
I think his is a 2001 ikon.

He Bhp I suffered the same problem some years back there was bit of dirt on the fuel pump.
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25-30k for an ecm that to by ford in the local market......man thats expensive!!!
please recheck...for that price might as well spend a little more and buy a stand alone engine management
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take it to a ford authorised service center instead if relying on zillions of door step mechs and if its ecm and under warranty u will get a free replacement..
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well jaggu he mentioned it that it is not covered under warranty..hence he is going to after market mechanics and parts...
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yeah iceman.. its better u go for stand alone than to spend that much to get the o g ecm...
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oops i read it wrong.. lol...

either ways get it checked by authorised guys (worth it), i wouldnt risk my cars with local guys.. it can be as simple as a failed ignition coil or coil wire also.. the ecm cars are funny when it comes to trouble shooting..
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Hey bhp when your car shuts down, do the revs climb up on their own always? If thats the case it could mean the timing belt or timing mechanicals are faulty.
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