Ford Car Problems & Fixes

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Constant screech noise

I am experiencing a squeeking noise from my mondeo. it seems to be coming from the rear wheels and tends to disappear as soon as I touch the brake pedal and in particular the handbrake. The noise leve...

2004 Ford Mondeo 2.0 TDCI
Posted: Dec 18, 2007
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Brake lights

Hello iam having problems with my brake lights. When the main head lights are on they dont come on, but they do when the main lights are off.

2003 Ford Fiesta 1.3 finness
Posted: Dec 17, 2007
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Chugging after not being used for few weeks

This is my daughter's car who is away at uni.It hadn't been started for 4 weeks, is kept in the garage and I took it out this morning having let it warm up on the drive for about 5 mins first. After a...

1998 Ford KA 1.3
Posted: Dec 9, 2007
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Constant squeeky/screechy noise

It started squeeking now again about a month ago when I was driving at low speeds (1st, 2nd, 3rd gear) but then seemed to go away. Now it's back and I've heard the screechy noise whilst going 70 on th...

2003 Ford Mondeo 1.8
Posted: Dec 6, 2007
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Speedometer not working properly

occasionally when i am driving the speedometer dial will flick back to "0" for a few secons then flcik back to the correct speed. there doesnt seem to be a pattern as to when it happens but lately it ...

1999 Ford Focus 1.8 manual
Posted: Dec 6, 2007
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Overheating

change thermostat but top half is still hot and bottom cold thermostat i took off had like a little hole in top but new one never i have been told to drill a small hole in it would this make a diffren...

2000 Ford Fiesta manual
Posted: Dec 3, 2007
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Engine

my car over revs at any time of day. also slow moving off after having to stop.

1999 Ford Escort flight
Posted: Nov 29, 2007
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Heater Problems

I have a lack of hot air blowing into the car. I find that the temp gauge always sits at the lowest position, while I am moving. When I am sat in traffic the temp gauge does move up and reaches the ...

2001 Ford Mondeo 1.8 LX
Posted: Nov 27, 2007
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Car Chugging

Car Chugging Hi, Hoping someone may help me wit ha problem i have with my ford fiesta zetec 1.4 on a 04 reg, i have noticed lately that it is developed a chugging motion in 2nd & 3rd gears at low rev...

2004 Ford Fiesta 1.4 petrol zetec
Posted: Nov 27, 2007
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Radiator blocked

top of radiator getting hot bottom half cold

2000 Ford Fiesta manual
Posted: Nov 25, 2007
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Flashing glow plug light

lost most of the power, feels like prob with turbo,no probs starting,but glow plug light flashing.

2002 Ford Mondeo 2.0tdci
Posted: Nov 24, 2007
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How to program a new key

hi does anyone know how to program a new key to the car i do have the original red key cheers

1996 Ford Escort 1.6 lx
Posted: Nov 22, 2007
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Radiator blocked

i think that my radiator on m fiesta may be blocked i have been told to take the thermostat out and run it without it would this be a safe thing to do

2000 Ford Fiesta manual
Posted: Nov 19, 2007
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Changing thermostat

to change thermostat do i need to take the alternator off or do i this need to loosen the two bolts off and pull it out

2000 Ford Fiesta 1.3 manual
Posted: Nov 12, 2007
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Speedometer Faulty

My speedometer stops working around 28mph and doesn't start again until around 68-69mph, it's a real problem with the amount of cameras around today. Anyone got any ideas???

2002 Ford Mondeo 2.0 TDCI
Posted: Nov 12, 2007
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Wont start

when i turn the car over it wont start or rotate the only thing that happens is the fans start turning all the rest of the car works it wont even bump start it sounds to other people that it might be...

2000 Ford Mondeo 2.5cc manual
Posted: Nov 9, 2007
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Cold start problem

i drive an r reg ford escort 18td that point blank will not start without a push first start every day, it turns over but doesnt start until we bump it, have had battery and alternater checked they ar...

1997 Ford Escort 18TD
Posted: Nov 9, 2007
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Heating

car is getting very warm within 5 minutes of running it the top hose is very hot while the bottom two are cold thermostat maybe any ideas thanks

2000 Ford Fiesta manual
Posted: Nov 9, 2007
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Filler

hi,is there an easy way of removeing filler from blast clean metal parts????

2000 Ford Escort
Posted: Nov 8, 2007
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TOWING EYE BOLT BROKE IN FRONT

ANY IDEA HOW IT COULD OFF GOT BROKEN AND ALSO WHERE I COULD GET A TOWING EYE COVER FROM CAR IS A FIESTA MK5 THANKS

2000 Ford Fiesta manual
Posted: Nov 8, 2007
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