Ford Car Problems & Fixes

Ford owner problems and repairs

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Engine keep stalling

everytime i have to go down gears mostly at junctions the engine will stall the battry and oil light will come on just before this happens i have got a standard injection engine can anyone help??

1997 Ford Fiesta 1.4 encore
Posted: Jan 8, 2008
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Clunking noise

Reversed off the drive this morning turning the steering wheel sharp right and there was a really loud bang (front passenger side). Didnt hear anything else until I went round an island and heard the ...

1999 Ford Focus 2L Ghia
Posted: Jan 7, 2008
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Chugging / poor starting

I have an ongoing problem of my car chugging for most of the time it's running and often feeling like it's not got all of it's power. Occassionally it appears to clear itself and has a noticeable spur...

1993 Ford Mondeo 1.8
Posted: Jan 6, 2008
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Battery

I bought a new fiesta freedom in September 2006 and the day after taking it home went to start it with no luck. The AA recharged the battery and i took it back to the dealer who said nothing was wrong...

2006 Ford Fiesta freedom 3 door
Posted: Jan 6, 2008
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Burning to much oil

The problem is my van uses to much oil. I drove 600 miles yesterday and used 5 liters of oil. It smokes blue smoke when being driven but black smoke when just ticking over. I only just bought the van ...

1998 Ford Escort Transit
Posted: Jan 6, 2008
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Starting

most of time car starts ok but sometimes it will not start first time it this seems to make a whinning noise the other day the battrey light stopped on for about 10 seconds then was alright any ideas ...

2000 Ford Fiesta manual
Posted: Jan 2, 2008
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Electrical

Engin starts and runs ok, but I have no Indicators, wipers, heater,washwipes.

1991 Ford Escort 1.3 Escort Ghia
Posted: Dec 31, 2007
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Battery light comes on.

battery light comes on every so often when driving,fan comes on when u first start the car even when engines cold,is that rite?? had new battery and allternator but light still comes on!only stays on ...

2001 Ford Focus zetec 1.8
Posted: Dec 21, 2007
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Battery light comes on.

battery light comes on every so often when driving,fan comes on when u first start the car even when engines cold,is that rite?? had new battery and allternator but light still comes on!only stays on ...

2001 Ford Focus zetec 1.8
Posted: Dec 21, 2007
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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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