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Monday, September 16, 2013

2003 Ford Focus will not start unless I hit the gas.

Hi i have a 03 focus..when i go to start it first thing i turn key and it will not start unless i hit the gas and keep it reved a little..after its warm it runs fine and starting it for the rest of the day does not require me to hit the gas ..any ideas?

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  1. This Sounds like a Sticking IAC or bad ECT Sensor.

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  2. It doesn't happen all the time but mostly when I accelerate. It coming from the left side when I am driving and it sounds like its coming from the tire area. this page

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  3. Hi i have a 03 focus..when i go to start it first thing i turn key and it will not start unless i hit the gas and keep it reved a little..after its warm it runs fine and starting it for the rest of the day does not require me to hit the gas ..any ideas? Winfred Alston

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