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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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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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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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When driving car at 100-120km/h steering wheel starts to vibrate

I drive a Ford Fiesta which has clocked 110 000km total. When I cross 100-120km/h on a smooth road, the steering wheel starts to vibrate, and the vibration reduces when I reduce my speed. I guessed ...
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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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Intermittent starting trouble with new battery

I sometimes have problems starting my 2003 Ford Fiesta Diesel. When I turn the key it'll either start normally or just start to kick over then die. If I try again, the same thing happens. My battery ...
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Power steering doesn't turn on until gas pedal is depressed

Ford Fiesta 2003. I was told recently during a service that my power steering pump was leaking. I took it into the garage, they replaced it and the belt, steering was much smoother, but in doing so ...
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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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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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Ford Fiesta Mk6 Diesel Engine Fault [closed]

Upon acceleration the following lights illuminate once the engine reaches 3000-4000 RPM: A message; "Engine Fault" appears on the dash screen. Once this happens, the engine will no longer rev beyond ...
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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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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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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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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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Are my shocks bad?

My 2008 Ford Fiesta makes a sound like air coming out of a bicycle pump (in my opinion) when going over speed bumps. I noticed the rubber buffer on the back right shock is damaged. Can you help me ...
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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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Problem with Clutch or Gearbox

I'm having a bit of trouble with my car; it's a Ford Fiesta 1.4 Zetec (2008 model). These past few weeks when I accelerate hard the rev meter rises steadily up to a point and then shoots to the top ...
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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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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 engine component

I have a ford fiesta mk6. Can someone please identify the hose on the left (green square) ? It's cracked right now and it's leaking cooling liquid (I think). Here is a picture of the engine: PS: At ...
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Ford Fiesta - the colour of the water in the water container

I own a hatchback ford fiesta. I took my car out for a drive today for 10 minutes and when I came back, I opened the hood and checked that the water in the water container was quite hot (not ...
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Clutch pedal hard to push

We have a Diesel Ford Fiesta (Mk4) - manual transmission, and its clutch pedal is very hard to push after a short drive. I.e. in the morning it's ok, but later it becomes very hard to push. I'm no ...
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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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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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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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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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Electrical problem with Ford Fiesta diesel

While driving my Ford Fiesta Classic diesel engine car, I lose all the acceleration. The RPM meter gets stuck on 2 and all other readings were reset automatically in the speedometer? What could be the ...
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Draining wiper fluid

I've not been able to find a similar question on this topic, so apologies if it is a duplicate. I picked up a new car at the beginning of the week and noticed that after using the wiper fluid it ...
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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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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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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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I have a 2001 ford fiesta that when I brake the steering wheel vibrates up and down not side ways

I have a ford fiesta 2001 model and when I brake the steering wheel vibrates up and down not side ways I have had the alignment done and checked the ball joints and CV joints that is fine as well as ...
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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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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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Ford Fiesta MK6 front fog light

The glass cover of one of the fog lights has broken on my car. I thought changing it couldn't be too hard a job and so I already have a whole fog light part to replace it myself. The Haynes Manual I ...
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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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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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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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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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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/...
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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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Temporary repair for broken clutch pedal sensor

I have 2003 Ford Fiesta. My clutch master cylinder push rod came off of the pedal today. I put a cable tie on, it should hold it for a bit. But I also noticed a sensor for the clutch pedal that has ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Ford Fiesta and Focus Clutch Issues

I am in the UK and I am currently planning to get a Ford Focus/Fiesta depending on the budget and features. I have viewed 2 Fords so far - a Focus (100K miles, 2001 model) and a Fiesta (35k miles, ...
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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 ...