What would cause a loud popping or puffing noise when trying to start a car?

Asked by Aug 09, 2015 at 07:30 PM about the 2000 Ford Focus ZX3

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Sounds like the engine is back firing could be the timing is off or a fouled spark plug , spark plug wire anything dealing with the firing of the plug.

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Agree with firebird,

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