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Ford focus estate 1.8 TDCI - Ford focus 1.8 tdci fuel pump replacment - Aidy

Hi,

My car has a bad fuel pump and I dont want to pay Ford for a new fuel pump. Can anyone tell me what part number I need for a replacement part or have any pictures of the one I need? Does this car need one for inside the tank?

I have bought one from a breakers yard online but before I take the car to the garage I want to make sure I have the correct part before they take it to bits.

The chassis number is WFOWXXGCDW5R2443.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Thank you

Aidy

Ford focus estate 1.8 TDCI - Ford focus 1.8 tdci fuel pump replacment - Aidy

sorry the vin is The chassis number is WFOWXXGCDW5R24943.

Ford focus estate 1.8 TDCI - Ford focus 1.8 tdci fuel pump replacment - Peter.N.

Is it the high pressure or in tank pump you need, what are the symptoms?

Ford focus estate 1.8 TDCI - Ford focus 1.8 tdci fuel pump replacment - Aidy

Hi,

I have been speaking with the garage and they are telling me its the high pressure pump I need as I have debris inside the fuel filter. I have purchased the in tank one which apparantly is the wrong one. Can anyone tell me what the likely cost of a replacement will be and if its a job which I could do myself?

Ford focus estate 1.8 TDCI - Ford focus 1.8 tdci fuel pump replacment - Aidy

Also the symptoms are; hard to start in a morning and when it first starts a lot of white smoke comes out of the back

Ford focus estate 1.8 TDCI - Ford focus 1.8 tdci fuel pump replacment - Peter.N.

I have recently changed one on my C5, I know the engine isn't the same but I would think the process would be similar.

You need to take then cam belt off as it drives the pump, remove the pump pulley and then the pump, being careful to keep the disconnected pipes clean, better to change the water pump as well while you have the belt off. A new HP pump will cost a fortune but I got one for mine off ebay for £55.00. Check your pump for make and type.

Ford focus estate 1.8 TDCI - Ford focus 1.8 tdci fuel pump replacment - Aidy

Thank you, I will have a look at it this weekend. How easy is it to take the cam belt off and eplace it? Do you hace any photos so I know what im looking for please?

Ford focus estate 1.8 TDCI - Ford focus 1.8 tdci fuel pump replacment - BenG

I used to have a Focus 1.8 TDCI and I understand the fuel pump is driven by a short drive chain from the crankshaft pulley, and then a rubber cambelt drives the cam from the fuel pump pulley.

I imagine if replacing the fuel pump you might as well change the cambelt and tensioner, water pump and perhaps the fuel pump drive chain at the same time.

I'd guess this is a fairly involved job, as you would need to ensure the timing is set correctly from the crankshaft via the fuel pump drive chain to the cambelt.

Suggest finding a good independent to do the work. New HP fuel pump will be very expensive so finding a good secondhand one would be necessary. Might also be an idea to get the fuel lines replaced (they cannot be re-used once removed) and injectors cleaned at the same time in case any metal fragments have found their way into the fuel system after the HP pump broke up.

Might be cheaper to just get a good secondhand engine fitted?

Ford focus estate 1.8 TDCI - Ford focus 1.8 tdci fuel pump replacment - Captaintess

The Ford Focus TDCI fuel pump runs off the timing chains that are connected to the crankshaft! I've replaced several of these units and take a good two days, parts needed for this replacement are Fuel Pump, Water Pump ( be naughty not to replace), Fuel pump oil seal, oil pump seal and front crankshaft seal, the new pump does not need to be coded in to the car as this is done via the electronis injectors. The problem you may experience; damage to the injectors especially if you have metal fragments in the filter. These will cost approx £500 to have rebuilt, on top of the £800 - £900 for the pump and seals.

It will be hard to find a second hand engine with all of these parts on them as they are well sought after.

When the pump is replaced you need to replace the filter and blow back all pipes to ensure that there are no metal particles left in the fuel system.

Hope this helps.

 

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