Inconsistant idling & jerking at take off

Asked by GuruJG5J2 Aug 12, 2020 at 09:14 AM about the 1995 Ford Bantam

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Ford Bantam 1600i idling not constant. At take off it jerks until you reach around
40km and it consume more petrol than usual

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Check the spark plug gaps and the resistance in the Spark plug leads. On the 1995 model check the coil. If its a solid state coil, fit and oil filled coil.

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Good day I have ford bantam 1300 when the engine is hot it jerks and switches off then I must wait 10 to 15mins then it drives again what could be wrong

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If you try and start the engine, The light next to the clock should come ON and go OFF after a second or so. This sounds like you have a computer box problem. When you switch the ignition to the ON position the Light next to the clock (Immobilizer Warning light) comes ON and then goes OFF. This shows that the system is OK If the Light flashed quickly and then switches OFF and starts flashing a "1" or a "2" and switches OFF and the starts to flash um a "1" to "6" , or say 1 3 or 86. We repair these computer boxes. Phone or Whatsapp : 0820606425

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