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Old 10-17-2012, 11:53 PM   #1
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01 Focus won't crank

I just bought an 01 focus with a Zetec and 11200 mi. Brought it home, it started running crappy. I discovered that the valley where the spark plugs are was full of coolant, which I discovered that was coming from one of the threaded freeze plugs. I cleaned that all out and now the car all of the sudden wont crank, when I turn the key the relay under the dash clicks but I don't get any power at the starter. I have jumped the starter at the starter relay and got it to crank, but still won't start. Although I did get it to start yesterday and ran fine but today won't start again. Any suggestions? I was a mechanic for a few years out of high school, now I'm a electrician. Never worked on one of these before though. I'm assuming its something electrical, but not sure where to start, I've checked all the obvious, fuses, relays etc. I there sensors that are in line after the starter relay that won't send power to the starter?

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