ford bantum 1.3l not firing

Asked by nigelgillsa Oct 11, 2019 at 02:29 PM about the Ford Bantam

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

hi all
i have just swoped engines on my bantam but cant seem to get it started. the
motor swings and i have spark but still not firing. i have noticed the anti theft
light at the clock is permanently off. i have checked all plugs and wiring.

1 Answer


Did you put the original fly wheel on the new engine ? There is a difference between the 2007 onwards and the Pre-2007 engines. They have different engine management systems. The Flywheel for the 2002 to 2006 Crank angle sensor toothed rotor has 36 minus '1' teeth and the newer fly wheel Crank angle sensor has 36 minus '2' teeth.. Check also the starter relay has not a short circuit in it. Check the fuses and relays.

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