2009 Ford KA 1.2
Sometimes the mileage flashes , but recently when I turn the key to start the car, the time keeps flashing , I’ve tried restarting it and it’s permanently flashing . What could this be ?

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Treena
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Problem added: Oct 12, 2020 (1 week ago)
Sometimes the mileage flashes , not all the time , just occasionally. Now the clock is permanently flashing when I turn in the engine . The car starts perfectly, so I’m confused why this is happening . Can anyone help please?

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Car: Ford KA
Variant: 1.2
Model Year: 2009
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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whittingehame
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Oct 12, 2020 (1 week ago)
Can be caused by your car battery being low . Could get it tested at any fast fit centre or the likes of Halfords usually FOC and while you wait . May only need charging a bit or possibly replaced if any weak cells .
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whittingehame
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Oct 12, 2020 (1 week ago)
If battery , once rectified in whatever way , clock may need resetting .
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Treena
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Oct 12, 2020 (1 week ago)
Replying to post by whittingehame:
If battery , once rectified in whatever way , clock may need resetting .
Thank you 😊
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Treena
Driver
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Oct 12, 2020 (1 week ago)
Replying to post by whittingehame:
Can be caused by your car battery being low . Could get it tested at any fast fit centre or the likes of Halfords usually FOC and while you wait . May only need charging a bit or possibly replaced if any weak cells .
Thank you 😊 is that a free service ? Or do I have to pay?
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whittingehame
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Oct 12, 2020 (1 week ago)
It should normally be FOC ( free of charge ) to get battery LOAD tested , only takes a minute or two . Also gives you an indication of your battery condition for the approaching winter conditions which put a bigger load on it .
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Treena
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Oct 12, 2020 (1 week ago)
Replying to post by whittingehame:
It should normally be FOC ( free of charge ) to get battery LOAD tested , only takes a minute or two . Also gives you an indication of your battery condition for the approaching winter conditions which put a bigger load on it .
Aww thank you 😊 sorry, I didn’t realise F.O.C meant free of charge 😊
Will take it in tomorrow
Thank you very much
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