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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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Engine malfunction cuts out apparent reason. After a

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Engine malfunction cuts out for no apparent reason. After a short while roughly 30 minutes starts again.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 3 years ago.
Hi there good afternoon to you
Ok what year and engine size is your focus
Does the red light in the centre of the dash flash rapidly when this occurs
Or on trying to restart the vehicle
Regards Brian
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

No red light does not flash rapidly.


Not sure of engine size

Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 3 years ago.
Hi there sorry I have just received your reply.
I had to pull up the vehicle details
Ok does the engine crank over but not fire up when this fault occurs
Regards Brian
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

I'm driving and it suddenly cuts out

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

When i try to restart it , it does not do anything.

Expert:  Gallagher99 replied 3 years ago.
Hi there good evening to you and i sorry for the delay I have been having issues getting access to my replies
Ok if the engine malfunction message has appeared there will be diagnostic fault codes logged
The most common cause of this issue resulting in non Start (crank no fire )
Just to clarify the engine turns over or is there nothing at all
If there is nothing what does the red Immobilsor light do when you put the ignition on
Regards Brian