Bantam cold start problem

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Asked by Jul 25, 2019 at 08:56 AM about the 2007 Ford Bantam

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 2011 1.3i Bantam
Battles to start cold, 8 or 9 turns and it eventually fires up, engine turns fine
Once its running its perfect, no misfires etc runs like a dream
Replace spark plugs/cords/petrol filter/water temperature gauge
Help!

1 Answer

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Check the Amperage draw on the main starter cable, between the battery and the starter. If the amperage draw is too high, you will have difficulty in starting. Check also the spark plug gap, it should be 1.00mm.

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