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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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Ford Focus 2003 2.0 l SOHC new timing belt, plugs fire, will

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Ford Focus 2003 2.0 l SOHC new timing belt, plugs fire, will crank but not start.
JA: Does the engine turn over? How old is the battery?
Customer: turns no start, battery 6 months
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: new MAF sensor, new plugs, coil, wires
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: 62k miles, recently had new head gasket installed
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  HDGENE replied 1 year ago.

Hello, was there a failure of the timing belt? You have spark, do you have fuel pressure and injector pulse? Will it run if you spray some carb cleaner into the intake? ANy trouble codes stored if checked with a scan tool?

Expert:  HDGENE replied 1 year ago.

Do you need more help with this concern?

Expert:  A. Penland replied 1 year ago.

Do you still need assistance with your 2003 Ford Focus?