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Ford Ka 1.3 2012 over-revving when driving along

When I am driving along my car starts over-revving up to 4000 RPM randomly. I've carried out a slippage test and there is no clutch slippage. Any ideas guys?
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cigarette lighter is always on

In my 2006 ford ka the cigarette lighter socket is always on, which means that when I turn off the engine I have to unplug the USB thingy I've got in there. It's a bit annoying and I'm constantly ...
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Ford ka mk1 (2008) drivers side footwell leak

Water is leaking into the driver's side footwell on my 2008 Ford Ka. Any ideas on where to start looking to stop this happening? I assume it could be a bulkhead seal/grommet has failed perhaps ? ...
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Black soot on exhaust manifold 2015 Ford KA 1.2

Is this normal or does it need replacing?
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Change tyre size on mk1 Ford Ka

I've got a 2003 mk1 Ford Ka Style, 1.3 l. It's currently using tyres sized 165/65/R13 which, in my opinion, are really too thin. Looking around I've seen that it can also mount tyres sized 195/45/R15, ...
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Remove broken spark plug threads [duplicate]

So somehow, one of the spark plugs popped out while I was driving along. The thread snapped from the bolt and is now stuck. Is there a way to get the thread out without damaging the engine? Bare in ...
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Ford Ka mk1 stutters and dies

I'll start by telling that I've posted this very same question on another forum and I had no luck, so I'm trying here to get as many opinions as possible. Also, the car is waiting at the mechanic's ...
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Ford KA won't start

I tried to start my 2007 Ford KA this morning but it makes a very high pitched screeching sound. Almost like a grinding. The car won't start at all. Could you please advise on what this could be? ...
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Ford Ka 2006 revving on it's own

I've a we Ford Ka 1.3 2006. On first inspection no water in radiator, took two litres. Started it after few minutes. It started revving the nuts of it's self. I have not done any other tests as yet ...
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Ford radio unlocking

I have a Ford Ka and need to re-enter the code. I have removed the radio and have the code (some nice person wrote it on the top of the radio) but I cannot get the "Locked" message off the screen on ...
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Where is the alarm siren located in a Ford Ka 2010?

I have a Ford Ka 2010 and the alarm siren stopped sounding. The problem doesn't look related to the alarm central unit. The lights still flash and you can hear the relay clicking sound coming from ...
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how to temporarily fix a gasket leak?

My thermostat gasket is leaking on my 00 Ford ka. Is there I sealant I can put around it as a temporary fix for a week or two before I can get it fixed?
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Ford Ka - Passenger footwell water leak

Ford Ka 2005 - Has developed a water leak in the passeneger footwell. Car has been back to garage, couple of times now but problem persists. Edit I've lost count the amount of times the car has ...