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Old 08-02-2010, 05:25 PM   #13
ligardner
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What I Drive: 02 Focus LX; 05 Focus ZX4; 02 Wago

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Originally Posted by WRXDK View Post
Sorry to bring up an older thread but my 2005 zx4 has started acting the same way in the last month. Some times the radio will forget what time it is but remember the presets. There was alot of clicking under the dash last night and the car was very unresponsive. I am looking at the battery connections today along with ground connections, anything else?
I need to add my 05 ZX4 to the cars that have this weird electrical problem. When my daughter is driving the clicking will start, the clock and radio stations will reset and the engine acts like it wants to turn off, lurches etc. This continues till she parks and then after letting it cool off the car will start and not do this. Sounds to me like a really bad ground. I will check the fuses when she brings the car to me on Friday. But if the car ain't acting up when I pull a fuse or tweak a ground wire, how am I going to know the culprit?
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