Hi all, I have a 2008 Ford Focus SES that is having some problems starting. The vehicle started to intermittently struggle to start with the problem slowly worsening until the vehicle just will not start currently.
The best I can describe it is a stutter when starting that has slowly gotten...
Disconnect both of the battery cables.
Disconnect the MAF sensor connector
Take off the air cleaner and hose to the throttle, then take off the air cleaner box. Just gently pull it up, it's got tabs in 3 holes.
undo the hose from the valve cover to fully remove the air cleaner box.