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Ford Focus LX: hi i have ford focus 2007 12.6 tdci cut out

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hi
i have ford focus 2007 12.6 tdci
cut out while driving
got codes p0087 ,p1180 both ref. low pressure
got car started with easy start and did leak off
there is alot of air coming through when doing leak off test (all injectors seen even/ok)
car could drive fine when started but will cut out agian at some stage maybe 10mile or could be 2 miles
any ideas
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: UK Ford
Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 2 years ago.
Hi there , good afternoon to you

Ok do any warning lights come on the dash when this fault happens

Does the vehicle ever struggle to start after the fault has happened or does it sart off the key
regards Brian
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

hi

think i found problem

a small snail shell blocking the hole in the fuel sender in the tank???

just going to fit back and test drive now.

thanks anyway

 

Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 2 years ago.
Hi there , good evening
No worries if you need anymore help or advice on this issue please let me know

I have had a few of these 1.6 TDCI. Vehicles with debris /grit clogging the fuel port in the tank sender
Also the fuel filters are probe to becoming partially blocked under demand
Causing a low fuel pressure code to be set and the vehicle to cut out

These should be replaced every 37.5k

Regards in advance

Brian

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