Questions tagged [fiesta]

The Ford Fiesta is a supermini car manufactured by Ford since 1976, lasting seven generations. The Fiesta has been manufactured in Europe, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico, China, India, Taiwan, Thailand, and South Africa.

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Mk6 Fiesta erratic idle and poor throttle response when engine is warm?

I have a Mk6 Fiesta 1.4 petrol that's about 17 years old but has only done roughly 55,000 miles. It's currently experiencing issues that I'm having a very hard time diagnosing. To summarise the ...
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Does a 2004 Ford Fiesta need bleeding for coolant change?

i need to change a cracked expansion tank and so will drain the coolant and replace it as i think that the previous owner was topping it up with neat water for awile. Does the coolant system need to ...
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Reversing camera

My wife owns a Ford Fiesta 1.6 d it has factory fitted reversing camera with the monitor being interior mirror however the last 6 months we have been getting a blue screen when going into reverse.so I ...
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Ford Fiesta Transmission Shifts Itself to Neutral

So I'm having a transmission problem with my 2012 Fiesta. Sometimes (not always) after I've just turned the car on and have only been driving for a few minutes, the transmission will shift itself into ...
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Motor mount went

Aftermarket rear motor mount went on my Fiesta. Reason I knew right away was driving along a lot more vibration and banging on downshifts. As I pulled up, 2 miles later, I left the car overnight and ...
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Replacement ford fiesta radiator has extra hose

I own a ford fiesta mk6 car. I recently bought a replacement radiator. Unfortunately I think its for an older model or different variant (ST150?) Is it possible to use the new radiator in my old ...
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2010 Ford Fiesta Mk7 diesel single click/tick instead of starting, eventually starts

I have a 2010 Ford Fiesta Mk7 diesel that clicks/ticks once when I turn the key. This will happen a few times (say, between 3 and 10 times), and then (usually) it starts. It's getting worse and today ...
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ford fiesta vechie speed sensor

After a lot of sweat and searing I have finally got the pin out, So I thought the hard bit was over but no. I cannot get the sensor out I have pulled so much that ive only about 5mm of the plastic ...
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Why does my car slip from drive to neutral by itself?

Hello my name is Evelyn and I have a 2015 Ford Fiesta SE that I bought new. When I first got the car is had trouble shifting, it acted like a 4 speed car. What I mean is it would whine when it changed ...
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My lighter fell into the hole at the handbrake

my lighter fell into the hole at the handbrake and I cannot see it in order to remove it, will this cause any damage if I drive the car?
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What is normal timing advance as seen from my ECU via OBD2?

I am looking for help with my timing advance. I have just got the Torque app and am reading the data from my Ford Fiesta WS Petrol 1.6L 2010 model. This is the graph here. As you can see, RPM is ...
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5th gear not working

I have a Ford Fiesta 1.4 Diesel that required a clutch change. Everything seemed fine with the car until about a week after the change. I was driving on the motorway in 5th gear and was getting off at ...
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Low biting point after clutch change Ford Fiesta

Background story So, long story short my clutch went one day whilst I was driving on the motorway. The car hit about 60 and wouldn't drive faster and gradually slowed down. I pulled in at the next ...
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Smoke from passenger back wheel

Ford fiesta finesse 2003. I just got my car out garage yesterday having a cylinder fixed and couple leaked, one being brake fluid which went on my brakes. Anyway everything got fixed and today I ...
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Where is the Ford Fiesta 2011 speed sensor located?

I have a Ford Fiesta 2011 and the speed meter was sporadically failing (speed would drop to zero with the car moving and sometimes get back to normal). The yellow warning lamp was lit and I could ...
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Gray smoke went black and then impossible to start the engine

I just had a breakdown of my car, I was driving on the highway at 120km / h for about 15 or 20 minutes when I saw gray smoke emerging behind from the rear, I stopped right away, when I came out of ...
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Car not accelerating and over revving

I have a Ford Fiesta 2010 Diesel 1.4. Recently the car has been struggle to accelerate when the gas pedal is being pressed. The engine still roars and the indicator will shoot up, but the car just ...
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What are these Ford Fiesta buttons?

I'm renting a Fiesta, not sure which year. It has these buttons on the dash, what do they do? I already figured out that another button changes the color of the mood lighting nonsense.
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No voltage on injector lines following engine rebuild

I have a 2012 Ford Fiesta 1.4 L TDCi. It was starting normally but the engine had major mechanical problems so I have rebuilt it and put it back in without touching any electrical part. Now I'm ...
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2013 Ford Fiesta - Climate Control Problems

I've got a problem with a 2013 Ford Fiesta's climate control. The choices between the system are you freeze or roast. The system is the standard Ford one - options: "Lo" - 15.5-29.5 celsius - "Hi". ...
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Help on diagnosing positive Long term fuel trim

My vehicle (Ford Fiesta 2014 Petrol) always have a positive long term fuel trim, which means its running lean mostly. The log data that I recorded using torque pro can be downloaded here : Torque Pro ...
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2012 Ford Fiesta - New Engine, Harness, Sensors, and PCM - Still Crank, No Start

I am desperate need of some advice on what to do next regarding this issue so I am going to include as much detail as I can. I have a 2012 Ford Fiesta, with 98k miles, and an automatic transmission, ...
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Ford Fiesta MK6 deep moan with release of accelerator

While driving my Fiesta on the motorway I noticed that at around 3000rpm/70mph that if I release my foot off of the accelerator completely (I just let the current momentum propel me forward) the ...
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Parking brake sensor?

I have a '16 Fiesta ST 6-speed. Particularly in cold weather before the car has warmed up, I'll release the parking brake and start driving, but the brake light will come back on at the slightest ...
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Ford Fiesta while driving wheel pulls to one side, either right side or left side

I have an issue with ford-fiesta EXI 1.4 variant, When I drive for a while and if I keep steering straight car pulls to one side, either right side or left side. Few things I have checked Wheel ...
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Clutch Fault, Ford Fiesta ST 16 Plate

I need some advice please regarding my Ford Fiesta ST-3 2016. I had a problem about 3 months ago, I was driving and the clutch randomly slipped causing the revs to shoot up. It was on a Saturday so ...
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Rumble when turning engine off with aircon on

I have a 14 plate Fiesta - the air conditioner in the car seems to be linked to the main air intake so if you turn the aircon on it sounds like the fan is working really hard (which I guess is because ...
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Ford fiesta diesel brake pedal hard

I have ford fiesta diesel 1.4. I am facing a problem. Month ago I felt that when i apply brake fast in an emergency pedal got hard. It took some time to get normal. Today when i start the car, feel ...
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Fiesta 1.4i lx Zetec engine 2002 model Mk6 - Misfire on cylinders 1 & 4 only

Fiesta 1.4i lx Zetec SE / 1st reg 2002 / manual Hi There, I have just cleaned and replaced the throttle body and renewed the spark plugs, coil, air filter and HT leads and on start up the vehicle now ...
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Ford Fiesta 2001 1.25 Zetec won't start, stumbles/stalls

My grandmother's 2001 (mk4 facelift) Fiesta is underused these days, but I ran it on Saturday without problems. On Monday, presumably after getting fully hot, it stalled out and had to be limped home. ...
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Why does my car sound more laboured and vibrate more when I switch my front windscreen demister on?

I was driving back home from work today when my windscreen started getting misty so I switched the electric demister on. In the past it has caused the car to sound slightly more laboured than normal ...
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UK - Fiesta 2001 1.25 P0302 Cylinder 2 Misfire Detected

My little car is running roughly. Mainly during acceleration once at cruising speed say 55mph is fine, just the odd little "cough". The second you try and accelerate it isn’t happy and loses power. ...
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Ford Fiesta Oil Separator

The check engine light recently came on in my 2011 Ford Fiesta. I took it to the dealer because the local mechanic said it seemed to be an issue with the catalytic converter, which is under warranty. ...
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Engine gradually loses power while driving highway speeds

When driving my 2006 Ford Fiesta continuously for 6 to 7 hours, maintaining an average speed of 100-120km/h, i can feel the engine gradually gives less power, and it shuts down after. There is no ...
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What causes a 20% difference in fuel economy between winter and summer?

I've been keeping track of the fuel my car, a Ford Fiesta Ecoboost 100 hp, uses since the day I got it. In the last three years I've owned it, I've noticed a large (>20%) difference in fuel ...
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Ford Fiesta 2001 1.25 engine issue

ok got a problem bought an old 1.25 zetec fiesta all seemed to be ok with it however - engine warning light is on after i got to work today, oil level was low (i never checked it to be honest) but ...
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FORD FIESTA 1.4 YEAR MODEL 2013

We vacuumed the car with a lighter-connected car vacuum cleaner- all of a sudden wipers and dash light went grazy- unplugged vacuum cleaner but now although dash lights come on- car wont start
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2001 Ford Fiesta Stalling

I've recently bought a 2001 Ford Fiesta Flight 1.3 Petrol, having learnt to drive in a Diesel Corsa. I've noticed that in order not to stall, I have to give it a lot of gas. Whilst I know that ...
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Oil leak: any idea of the likely source?

The oil leak is slow and builds up after time. Seems to get worse if driving over 70mph. Car is ford fiesta 1.4 tdci. The picture where i've highlighted red circle - the oil seems to build up here, ...
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2012 Ford Fiesta S speedometer calibration

I just got a 2012 Ford Fiesta S (5-speed manual) a couple days ago. It's running great, but I noticed the speedometer reads about 3 MPH too high at around 55 MPH when comparing to the speed on my ...
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Waterbottle cap still poping off

I have a 2008 Ford Fiesta 1.6i. The car heats up and builds pressure in the water bottle that causes the cap to pop open and boiling water to come out. I have taken it to Rord where they have done ...
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Ford Fiesta Mk6 heater blower fan motor resistor location?

Does anyone know the exact location of the heater blower fan motor resistor on the Ford Fiesta Mk6 (JH1/HHJB1) ? A picture will help a lot.
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How much extra should I expect to pay to have a Turbo replaced at the dealership as opposed to at a garage? [closed]

The turbo on a Ford Fiesta 2008 TDCi is bust. How much should I expect to pay?
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Is the Ford Fiesta 2008, style climate D, 1.4 TDCi engine made by Peugeot?

Is the engine made by Peugeot or Ford? Apparently if it's Peugeot, it could be prone to the turbo failing due to engine fault.
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What “type” of engine does a Ford Fiesta, 2008, style climate D, 1.4 TDCi have? [duplicate]

a mechanic asked me this and I didn't know the answer.
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How do old cars actually lose horsepower?

I have heard that when a car gets old it slowly but surely loses its horsepower to some degree. For example, I used to drive a 1997 Ford Fiesta with a 1.25L 1242cc engine that supposedly produces a ...
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1997 Ford Fiesta Strange Ticking Noise

The 1997 Ford Fiesta I sometimes drive has started to make a strange sound. It has started to make a ticking sound after I was pushing the tiny little 1.25L engine very hard on the way up North with ...
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Diesel engine suddenly doesn't start and returns to normal without aparent reason

I have a Ford Fiesta 1.4 tdci 2003 that was working without issues since yesterday. Just stopped at house after work to eat, 2 hours later I went to the car and it wouldn't start. I tried hard but ...
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How much should it cost to change to brake fluid on a ford fiesta 2012 Hatch [closed]

How much should it cost to change to brake fluid on a ford fiesta 2012 Hatch, I believe that I may be being overcharged.
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Replacing the 2015 Fiesta S's ugly chrome grill with a Euro kit?

So I have a 2015 Fiesta S (the one with the chrome braces) I'm hoping that the kit that I found on fordpartsuk will work, as it seems like it's the same shape... http://www.fordpartsuk.com/shop/...