my 55 plate 1.6 focus is lacking power and making a loud popping noise at low revs. any ideas what could be causing it?

Asked by Jan 11, 2016 at 02:46 PM about the 2005 Ford Focus

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have replaced plugs and leads, checked each plug to ensure it is firing, its
reving ok, but has lack of power and misfires under load especially at low revs

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Sounds like it is missing a couple of teeth on the timing gear. Do not know on that vehicle it timing is adjustable but if so adjust timing.

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