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Steve Lennon, Stoke-on-Trent

Ford Fiesta

Does a Fiesta Zetec S 57 Plate lock automatically?

Submitted: 30/01/2015 10:09:16 | ID: 110537

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kieran, Staffordshire

Ford Fiesta

Hi i recently brought a fiesta zetec s 1.6 x reg. For some reason the indicators and hazards dont work. Everything else on the stick.works i.e lights so it isnt the stick ..when i lock the car and put the alarm.on the indicators and lights flash so they work accept the front left. Possibly a bulb. The fuse has been changed . Could it be a relay ?? Also when i get above speeds of.60 it tends to get really hot but the oil level is low . Could that be the problem?? Thanks

Submitted: 23/01/2015 08:39:09 | ID: 110149

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michael curley, Oxfordshire

Ford Fiesta

My Ford Fiesta 1.4 tdci strats runs for 10 - 20 seconds then stops. Plenty of diesel, light flashes on the dash. I have no handbook

Submitted: 22/01/2015 12:09:18 | ID: 110094

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stephen bloggs, County Londonderry

Ford Fiesta

Does anyone have the fault code for wheel speed sensor FRONT RH on a 2008 Ford Fiesta 1.25i Zetec?

Submitted: 21/01/2015 21:09:01 | ID: 110058

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jacqui, City of Glasgow

Ford Fiesta

My car is makibg a flapping noise when being driven? It has been stationary for 3 days in freezing temperatures

Submitted: 20/01/2015 13:28:05 | ID: 109932

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Jason, West Midlands

Ford Fiesta

When reversing my Fiesta at very low speed the car stalls and a loud bang sounds. The vehicle stalls and sticks in reverse gear. To get the vehicle out of reverse I have to re-press the clutch and force it back into neutral. If I then restart the vehicle and drive as normal it`s ok. I'm worried this may turn into something serious? Many Thanks Jason

Submitted: 14/01/2015 18:01:13 | ID: 109541

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lorrikerr, North Lanarkshire

Ford Fiesta

My S reg Zetec won`t stat and have no dash lights. Lost the keys so the man reprogrammed scrappy barrel and key. It was working but cut out 3 times, no lights flashed?

Submitted: 11/01/2015 13:05:08 | ID: 109354

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nick ryan, Essex

Ford Fiesta

I changed my headlights for drls but I now cannot use the headlight adjuster. Does anyone know what I need to do?

Submitted: 09/01/2015 10:21:31 | ID: 109202

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Steve, West Yorkshire

Ford Fiesta

Hi, I have a problem with front wipers. When the engine is started from cold, the wipers do not work. I continue to try them whilst driving. They only start to work once the engine is up to working temperature. Any ideas apart from scrap the car?

Submitted: 06/01/2015 10:31:47 | ID: 109016

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Helene, Greater London

Ford Fiesta

I drove my car for about 15 minutes and after coming to a stop and getting out I couldn't lock the door with the fob. There was no response from the key fob at all. I got back into the car and noticed the car was completely dead, I couldn't start the engine and the radio that normally work on its own also wouldn't work. I left the car for about an hour and tried again and everything was fine and back to normal. Worried that this could happen again especially if I am far from home. Any ideas why this happened?

Submitted: 03/01/2015 18:17:53 | ID: 108847

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Peter, Kent

Ford Fiesta

Won't start.amber warning light on.engine & transmission.no previous problems or warnings

Submitted: 03/01/2015 07:03:52 | ID: 108791

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Dion evans, Denbighshire

Ford Fiesta

I went into my car i turned the lights on then i started the car, o then realised that my dashboard light insturment light or number plate light, it says in the manual that all these are a 7.5A fuse ive checked the fuse and its fine ive even swapped it with a new one but its still not working, anyone know whats wrong with it? Thanks

Submitted: 02/01/2015 14:32:20 | ID: 108767

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stewart, Nottinghamshire

Ford Fiesta

If whan your driving and the battery light and abs light come on the dashboard then the car just cuts out and dont start but starts fine after 4 hrs is it that I need to get a new battery :)

Submitted: 01/01/2015 08:57:38 | ID: 108710

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chris, Norfolk

Ford Fiesta

WHen you go to lock the door it want lock. Even whenyou put key in door.

Submitted: 24/12/2014 16:01:28 | ID: 108417

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kevin, Essex

Ford Fiesta

i don't usually use the steering lock on my fiesta, having applied it accidentally i can't take it off or start the engine, i've tried pressing the clutch pedal

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Try best you can to pull the steering wheel up or down at the same time put the key in the luck hope it helps :) stewart from Nottinghamshire

Submitted: 24/12/2014 10:04:18 | ID: 108399

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stewart, Nottinghamshire

Ford Fiesta

Can anyone help was driving my fiesta fine till I want over a bump for my battery light and ads light to show up 1 min later car cut out on me now it not start at all just makes a ticking sound whan I try to start thanks

Submitted: 24/12/2014 08:21:42 | ID: 108396

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Luke, North Yorkshire

Ford Fiesta

Hi, my dashboard lights and side lights have all gone out and I have checked every fuse on the car and not a single problem with any of them. I really don't know where to look? Any help would be appreciated, cheers.

Submitted: 17/12/2014 17:13:35 | ID: 108048

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Amy, Lincolnshire

Ford Fiesta

Can anyone help? I have a 59 plate ztec and ever since I've bought it, the car alarm is continuously going off from the second day of purchase. I took it back to the dealership and they kept it for a week claiming at first they couldn't find a problem with it. Towards the end of the week they phoned to say they has fixed the problem. It was fine for about a month but now it has started doing it again to the point where I have to leave my car unlocked all the while. It's out of warrantee with the dealership. Any ideas ?!?

Submitted: 13/12/2014 05:00:32 | ID: 107812

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George will, Aberdeenshire

Ford Fiesta

Steering won't work till a clicking sound stops after ten seconds when the engine`s switched on?

Submitted: 12/12/2014 08:19:06 | ID: 107755

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richard defty, Suffolk

Ford Fiesta

low idle revs (500) on car when idling , what can be done ?

Submitted: 07/12/2014 15:15:24 | ID: 107525

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john whitbread, Derbyshire

Ford Fiesta

My indicators flash in bursts when I first unlock the car. They dip after a while but then start again as soon as I turn off the engine. I think it could be something to do with an alarm? Any suggestions where ishould start? Thank you

Submitted: 07/12/2014 11:19:38 | ID: 107514

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Paul Hutchinson, Rhondda Cynon Taf

Ford Fiesta

2009 Fiesta Titanium. Buzzing noise from clock and clock date is 2 days slow. What is problem and solution?

Submitted: 05/12/2014 22:58:46 | ID: 107444

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Matt rodgers, City of Glasgow

Ford Fiesta

Car showing abs warning light . Safe to drive at all. Likely cause ?

Submitted: 04/12/2014 20:53:27 | ID: 107395

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tom smith, Merseyside

Ford Fiesta

Heated front screen - Switch light comes on but screen does not defrost. When engine is first turned over it sounds like there is a slight delay before it actually turns over. Back sceen comes on.

Submitted: 03/12/2014 20:21:15 | ID: 107343

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Jerry, United States of America

Ford Fiesta

How do I adjust my headlights, I have the driver side way to low?

Submitted: 01/12/2014 16:22:25 | ID: 107193

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farzana khan, Greater London

Ford Fiesta

when the switch to the headlight is on zero i still get the headlights on only at the front ones and not the back if i switch the light on the next switch the very small dim lights come on and if i switch the 3rd dial then the light is full beam, what is wrong why do the lights not switch off when on zero dial. when i lock the door by pressing the key lock why don't the headlights and back lights flash.

Submitted: 30/11/2014 21:36:22 | ID: 107167

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nathan, Cardiff

Ford Fiesta

Hi there. I have a 2000 fiesta zs and it does not beep when the lights are on and i open the door. Any ideas please.

Submitted: 30/11/2014 16:01:07 | ID: 107139

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D. Veal , Rhondda Cynon Taf

Ford Fiesta

Top water hose on my car. Is hot and bottom hose is cold car is boiling over when car is ticking over for about 15 to 20 min

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Check near the top of the radiator core, if it`s cool then it sounds like the radiator could be blocked. I would also check your water pump and thermostatken from Australia

Submitted: 30/11/2014 14:26:59 | ID: 107137

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George will, Aberdeenshire

Ford Fiesta

What is clicking sound you here when ignition first switched on

Submitted: 28/11/2014 18:50:08 | ID: 107046

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George will, Aberdeenshire

Ford Fiesta

What is clicking sound you here when you switch on ignition

Submitted: 28/11/2014 18:43:20 | ID: 107045

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George will, Aberdeenshire

Ford Fiesta

What is the Clicking sound coming from engine when ignition turned on

Submitted: 28/11/2014 18:41:00 | ID: 107044

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George will, Aberdeenshire

Ford Fiesta

What is the clicking noise coming from engine when ignition turned on

Submitted: 28/11/2014 18:35:31 | ID: 107043

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Denise, Northamptonshire

Ford Fiesta

My car only blows cold air I think its the thermostat but I can't locate the thermostat to be able to test it what else could it be, the car runs fine also is this an expensive job is it an easy or hard job any advise would be grateful

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Have you checked your oil levels? john whitbread from Derbyshire

Have you checked your oil levels? john whitbread from Derbyshire

Submitted: 24/11/2014 11:38:42 | ID: 106773

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andrew, Peterborough

Ford Fiesta

was running okish wen get but was backfiring and very airy put in 2nd and fooot to the fllor and sounded like there was air block got it home changed the ht leads and never changed the spark plug but now it wont stat it just cut out on me n now it wont run trying to turn over but sounds like theres no compression to it so i may have to change the spark plugs as it was only firing on 2 pistons any answers cheers

Submitted: 23/11/2014 23:33:52 | ID: 106752

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Virginia Ncube, Lancashire

Ford Fiesta

I opened the driver's window and now I can't close it. Any ideas?

Submitted: 23/11/2014 16:40:39 | ID: 106720

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enright, Isle of Anglesey

Ford Fiesta

the front side lights do not work however the rear side lights work correctly. checked relevant fuses and earth connection, all o'k looking for assistance regards sha

Submitted: 23/11/2014 15:42:44 | ID: 106719

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irene donald, Cardiff

Ford Fiesta

when i start my car first time and try to turn the steering wheel the wheels are so stiff i cant move them but if i put the car into reverse and then move a little it releases and then its fine the rest of the day until it sits overnight again .. what could the problem be i have checked the fluid and its fine

Submitted: 20/11/2014 20:58:34 | ID: 106562

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Liz, West Yorkshire

Ford Fiesta

The audio system on my fiesta has stopped working. It's stuck on one radio station which cannot be changed. Nothing happens when you press the menu, radio, phone, aux etc buttons. Controls for radio on steering wheel also not working. Anyone else had this problem? Basically I'm stuck with Heart radio to listen to and that's it........help!!!

Submitted: 18/11/2014 21:38:56 | ID: 106449

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Louise, Essex

Ford Fiesta

Hello, I have a 53 plate fiesta zetec 1.4 petrol. A couple of months ago my engine management light come on on my dashboard I ran a diagnostics on it and it come up with the crankshaft sensor circuit A we cleaned the sensor and put it back no problems for a week then the light come on again and the diagnostics said the same thing, so brought a new sensor and put it on today before putting it on the light was on when I started it up, after the new sensor was put in turned the car on and still the light had come on again and still is now! I'm not sure what the problem is with the car it also doesn't want to turn over but that isn't all the time only now and again same with the light it comes on for a few hours and then goes off and can be off for about a week sometimes. Please help I'm baffled of what it could be. Thanks in advance

Submitted: 16/11/2014 21:16:42 | ID: 106299

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michael, Wexford

Ford Fiesta

In the last few weeks my car has been doing some odd things. 1. It would not start but was turning over. I left it for an hour, came back to try it and it started okay. This has not happened since. 2. I now notice the central looking makes a noise as if it was locking but the car starts ok. When it makes that locking sound I let the window down to see if it has locked from the outside but it has not. Would be obliged if I can get help? thank you.

Submitted: 09/11/2014 22:55:36 | ID: 105960

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