Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - starting problems
View Single Post
Old 12-16-2010, 01:03 PM   #8
Focus Rookie
steve113's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2010
Fan#: 81184
Location: uk, United Kingdom
What I Drive: 1.8 lx 16v Zetec 1999 silver

Posts: 16
FF Reputation: 1 steve113 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Originally Posted by iroc34 View Post
The IAC ( idle air circuit or control) valve is under the intake manifold. You can remove it and clean it with carb and choke cleaner. Easiest way is from under neath the car. Jack the front end up and put on Jack stands. If I remember there are two 10 mm bolts holding it to the intake. And you can reuse the gasket again if you are careful. But it would be good insurance to get a spare. Before you disable the car. It wont run with the iac out..
I have noticed a breather pipe seems to be all flat squashed and perished the one back of inlet manifold would that have anything do with it ?
steve113 is offline  
    Reply With Quote