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Mike Kelly, Ford Mechanic
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Experience:  17 years experience as an auto mechanic, foreign and domestic. 5 years running my own repair business.
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2001ford fiesta 35 td diesel/ having trouble to start after

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2001ford fiesta 35 td diesel/ having trouble to start after new glow plugs fitted / turns over after white light shuts off fuel guage showing diesel/ is there an electric fuel pump fitted maybe at tank area / i am private disabled user / michaelk
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 4 years ago.


Hello, welcome. My name is Mike, I will do my very best to
assist you with your question.

The issue that you are describing is consistent with the fuel pump located inside of the fuel tank not priming correctly and bleeding down pressure which results in your symptoms.The first step that I would suggest is to have the fuel pressure monitored and tested.