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Hi Everybody I have ford fiesta 2007 hatch back with a 1.4i duratec, it had overheating problem the top gasket was changed now the temperature looks fine but it has been showing the warning engine light, finishes the oil quickly when i check the dipstick and smokes a white colour when i rev or change gears ,can anyone help
Submitted: 18/01/2017 07:49:18 | ID: 138209
Good day my question is that what is the different between cvh 1.4i and 16i cylinder head.I want to replace my 1.4 with 1.6 after rebore my 1.4 block
Submitted: 14/01/2017 05:10:17 | ID: 138073
Hi. I have a ford fiesta 2000 model 1.4 I. CVH engen. I have picked up a heating problem with this vehicle. it overheats if i drive like 10 km distance. smoke / steam comes out the radiator cap. when switch off the water from the radiator disappear. when start up it comes up to the bottle abit but i have to top it up to the level. A mechanic told me it could be airlock coz the previous radiator had a leak. si its changed and still have the same problem. i cant find the nut which is used to blead the water pressure. can anyone help. Cheers Vikash.
Submitted: 08/01/2017 19:40:35 | ID: 137945
Passenger window has gone all the way down and won't go back up it's electric drivers side works fine
Submitted: 02/01/2017 11:15:19 | ID: 137727
power steering light comes on and engine stalls when slowing down and try to accelorate re start engine and all ok it normally happens when in low revs below 1000 its happened more than once
Submitted: 31/12/2016 08:39:56 | ID: 137693
When engine is cold start up is good. After travelling approx 5 miles engine is hot then won,t start have to wait about a hour for engine to turn over and restart what is the problem any ideas
Submitted: 24/12/2016 11:29:56 | ID: 137569
Please can you give me an idea on a 1. 6 ford fiesta when refuel on the speedometer how do you know when the fuel is about to finish or where it ends on the metre Kind regards Ransford
Submitted: 09/12/2016 21:23:48 | ID: 137279
The back lights on the right side (driving light, reversing light ,brake light) keep failing why?Is it a relay or fuse?where are the relays and fuses?
Submitted: 28/11/2016 16:08:34 | ID: 137015
Hi! There egine cutting off each time I apply brakes.
Submitted: 23/11/2016 10:01:39 | ID: 136892
2002 fiesta Zetec with 11,000 miles on the clock has developed a ver quiet high pitched beep which happens intermittently both when the engine is on and also strangely when engine is off. Can you tell me what might be causing it please and whether it is important to get it checked out
Update to my beep problem. It appears that my darling dad had put a smoke alarm with low battery in the boot and that was making the beep! So the moral is, before taking the car to the garage, check the boot?? Val Jefferys from Norfolk
Submitted: 21/11/2016 18:04:34 | ID: 136844
Just so we are clear my fiancée has a 2015 for siesta (sedan version) has now been ours for all of three days and the door light in the dash is staying on. What the heck is going on? Interior lights stay on unless you hit the switch in the lights due to this problem and I am really trying to figure out what to do and what's causing this.
Submitted: 21/11/2016 11:28:33 | ID: 136833
Just put a new battery on , drove into a fifty speed & both green indercater light came on followed by 2 clunk sound any ideas?
Submitted: 16/11/2016 15:23:25 | ID: 136737
Hie pliz help my ford fiesta 2007 model 1.4 duratec engine It cuts then pulls on but the engine doesn't go off .on high speed the car performs nice but when I slow down the car jacks especially in gear 2 and 3 .just changed spark plugs but no changes
Might be faulty ignition coils Hugh from City of Glasgow
Submitted: 25/10/2016 15:38:50 | ID: 136236
After changing to headlight bulb on the drivers side of my fiesta st, every time I brake the sidelights come on. Can anybody explain how this is happening please
Submitted: 09/09/2016 14:57:45 | ID: 135053
The car is overheating when the top radiator hose is hot and the bottom radiator hose is cold why? When both the top and the bottom radiator hose are hot then its not overheating, please help...
Submitted: 26/08/2016 17:01:13 | ID: 134671
Ford feista 1400 petrol Tituiam 10 reg blower will not turn right off ,it has climate control on the same knob
Submitted: 25/08/2016 18:39:01 | ID: 134643
is there anybody out there that can tell me why a auto fiesta 1600 , that drives perfect on the flat and on most gradients,will not change up gears on a very steep hill no clutch slip,very steep gradient if you know the area out of cymmer back toward maesteg thanks regards ian
Submitted: 04/08/2016 15:23:05 | ID: 134112
Hi just got a fiesta mk 6 and have noticed a few times when I unlock the car with the key fob that the front and rear side lights cime on and the light switch is set to off and it hasnt got auto lights. Is this normal or a fault
Submitted: 29/07/2016 07:47:55 | ID: 133933
My side lights are on all the time when I'm driving. Cant work out how to switch them off. They turn off when I turn the engine off and back on when \I switch engine on.
I would say they are the day time running lights. Mine is the same. I don't think you c an switch them off Lisa from Essex
Submitted: 25/07/2016 16:01:18 | ID: 133826
Hi gud pple I have 1.4i cvh ford fiesta 1999 2door. When I start whilst cold it start without a problem but when I rev it picks up but looses power and the engine stops running. When u attempt to start it again it has a hard start I must press accelerator pedal to assist it to start. What is the problem?
Submitted: 23/07/2016 18:54:34 | ID: 133764
will my audio system automatically connect by vin number when reconnected after battery change my car is fiesta 1.25 zetec 2011thank you awaiting your reply
Submitted: 21/07/2016 18:33:31 | ID: 133706
i am looking at buying a fiesta and i noticed the top of the dashboarb has a gap of about 4 cms , and there is a substance appearing looks like insulation could anyone please tell what it could be ps surely the dashboard should be flush
Submitted: 20/07/2016 13:13:05 | ID: 133675
Our 1999 Ford Fiesta fuel pump has switched off,car starts,but no fuel going in.Where can I find the petrol fuel switch,that has obviously switched off?
My car is switching off if it starts? email@example.com from North East Lincolnshire
Submitted: 19/07/2016 10:48:48 | ID: 133644
ASB light comes on and nothing has shown up.
Submitted: 06/07/2016 22:06:20 | ID: 133304
hi , could any body tell me were the idle air control valve is on my car , tried looking for it but can not see it , thanks
Submitted: 04/07/2016 14:50:55 | ID: 133236
hi i brought a ford festia yesterday with a afther market radio in it me and my dad took it out now where trying to put a new radio in it but what the problem is we linked the wires but but it is still not working any help
Submitted: 03/07/2016 17:40:25 | ID: 133220
Hi guys. I have just bought a ford 1.6 TDCI trend 2016 model. The car has literally got 13733 km on the clock that iv driven from new. When I pull away from a stop whether it's uphill,downhill or on flat road the car makes a whining noise as if you are opening a gate that is rusty at the hinge. Once I slowly start moving the noise goes and that's the end of the story but whenever I stop and go again the noise comes back. Almost like a whooping clutch or something to that effect. The car isn't even due for the first service and this noise appears. Please tell me it's something small.
Submitted: 29/06/2016 15:51:12 | ID: 133097
When waiting at traffic lights today I have noticed steam coming from top of bonnet near to windscreen on drivers side we have had an awful lot of rain here past week including flooding could it be down to this ?
Submitted: 17/06/2016 09:44:28 | ID: 132741
My car has no radio inside it,it. Shows a red light with a car and a lock on dashboard it dont want to start.please help
Submitted: 10/06/2016 13:58:27 | ID: 132527
the brake and clutch fluid check warning light comes on,But the reservoir is Full what else could it be ??
Submitted: 10/06/2016 12:48:03 | ID: 132524
I had a problem with water leakage and steam blasting from the water tank whilst driving. The themostat and some sort of sensor was changed and my car is now running fine but for some reason the water lights are all flashing the engine light is on and so is the warning light. Do you think it may just need reseting at a garage? Thanks
Submitted: 21/05/2016 13:45:03 | ID: 131811
Hi, I have just bought a Fiesta 1.4 Titanium 2010 and noticed that the interior light doesn't come on when opening the drivers door, but does when I open the passenger door . Also the "lights left on" door chime doesn't work. Also when the drivers door is open it doesn't display on the instrument cluster , but all other doors do display ok Please can anyone help?
Submitted: 14/05/2016 20:29:06 | ID: 131521
The radio/cassette has stopped working since yesterday and also the buzzer letting you know if the lights are on when stopped. We have just had it repaired when all the lights on the left hand side wouldn't work including the hazard lights. My husband thinks it may be a fuse but we cannot find any thing about it in the hand book
Submitted: 03/05/2016 11:26:43 | ID: 131107
Water leak above rear wheel arch in boot. Not related to window seal or washer bottle. Please advise
Hi I had a car once I believe it was a dodge.I had a water leak for a few yrs. The back seat floor would get wet then my right side seat would also get wet .I must have taken it in 30 times no one could figure it out . One day I took it in and a customer ask me if my spare tire cavity was wet I had never checked it but he was right it was full of water. We found the leak the seal on the taillight had separated so every wash ,rain it would leak. lee from Canada
Submitted: 28/04/2016 17:37:13 | ID: 130928
Radio code for 4500 RDS EON please. I don't see serial number handy.
Submitted: 19/04/2016 17:47:42 | ID: 130589
Radio Code please: 4500 RDS EON?
Submitted: 19/04/2016 17:46:20 | ID: 130588
My fan heater is only working on number 4 any help please
If your heater sustem is otherwise working fine.. i.e. hot and cold, but your blower will only respond to OFf and Full blast then you probably have a defective speed control resistor... or the connector plug to is is deteriorated. Many people have this issue and change the whole of the blower at great expense and a lot of work, when a resistor is always much cheaper and nearly always easier tto fit. Had this prob with my Citroen Relay and removed the resistor.. found the multiplug to it had one defective connection.. removed, cleaned and reattached connections and it now works fine.. turns out my resistor was good anyway.. cost.. ZILCH! R Evans from Caerphilly
just a quickie on 'popular auction site' .. all resistors less than £20 some less than a tenner!! R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 17/04/2016 00:07:35 | ID: 130477
I have just had a complete replacement of my exhaust system completed by ATS Glasgow, about 2 weeks after the work had been completed. I noticed a rumbling sound. I took it back to ATS and they changed the back box but it has made no difference. I was told by the technician the sound was coming from the engine and I most probably had a hole in one of the rubber pipes. I have checked the vehicle, I can;t find any holes in any pipes. The car just passes the M.O.T. and I asked the mechanic as i thought it may be the H.T. leads. He said it would have been picked up on the M.O.T if there had been a problem. The car still sounds like it has a hole in the exhaust. Anyone, any ideas? (Ford Fiesta Finesse MK 5 2004) Thanks J.K.
Submitted: 16/04/2016 22:21:59 | ID: 130474
1996 1.1 petrol. recent new clutch and rear brake shoes. Been running fine. Took it to Cardiff and journey fine. Running around town no problems. Journey home to Bournemouth; extreme lack of power on hills. Down through gears etc. Down to 10mph. Seems ok on flat. Could the new clutch be slipping or the new rear shoes getting hot due to binding?
Submitted: 09/04/2016 08:47:50 | ID: 130143
HI I AM DRIVING FORD FIESTA 1.4i CVH IT GIVES ME PROBLEM AFTER STARTING IT STARTS NICE IDDLE NICE BUT AFTER FEW MOMENT IT START STALLING THE IDDLING AND GOES UP AND DOWN I HAVE CHANGED THE IDDLING CONTROL VELVE STILL DOING THE SAME.WHEN ITS HOT ITS NOT BAD AND YOU CAN EVEN SEE THE IMMOBILIZER LIGHT FLASHING WHEN IT DOES THAT IT IDDLE FOR SOME SECONDS THEN CUTS AIR ON THE IDDLING VELVE. CAN ANY ONE HELP PLS
Where is the moderator? "Please do not submit questions featuring all upper-case letters as these will be immediately deleted." R Evans from Caerphilly
Submitted: 07/04/2016 17:35:52 | ID: 130074
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