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Old 06-02-2011, 14:40   #1
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Default escort rs turbo s2 ignition problem

just put a new engine in my rs turbo turned the ignition on but dont get no dash lights or when you turn the key to start it doesnt turn over but the indicators and heater vents work fine could this be a fuse?
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Old 06-02-2011, 14:46   #2
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Check all the fuses in the fuse box? Are all the earth connections okay?
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Old 06-02-2011, 15:21   #3
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i checked the earth from the chassis to where the engine lift point is near the engine mount thats fine, and the earth from near the battery box to the negative lead this is also fine. all the fuses are ok havent check relays tho
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Def sounds like connections to battery alternater/starter
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Def sounds like connections to battery alternater/starter
Agree, sounds daft have you connected all the negative lead to the battery ok, I'll admit I missed one once took me an hour to realise too
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thanks for all the replies. was an earth cable and the starter switch on the starter motor wasnt making a very good connection runs like a treat first turn of the key now thanks again
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Glad to here its running again mate!
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thanks for all the replies. was an earth cable and the starter switch on the starter motor wasnt making a very good connection runs like a treat first turn of the key now thanks again
Good news matey
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Glad it's sorted mate
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