Below we have listed a few of the most
common problems the Ford Fiesta
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Stalling at junctions.
A very common problem on the Fiesta but easily cured and no setting up
Another common problem but slightly trickier to cure the the concern above
but well within the capabilities of most people.
Loud tappet noise.
The tappets on this slightly outdated engine tend to be a bit noisy,
however, if you feel they are too noisy then adjust them with our "easy to
adjust method" and if the problem still occurs we have the answer.
Knocking noise from dash area.
If a vehicle emits a knocking noise from the dash area find out how to cure
it, with a little effort we can save you an expensive repair bill.
Damp musty smell from air conditioning.
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If the blower inop on settings 1,2,3 and is accompanied with a
burning smell, find out how to cure it and what is needed. A fairly simple
task and shouldn't take too long to do.
If the heater remain on hot or cold a few checks can be made to isolate the faulty
component. A common problem and easily cured. We can talk you through the
Brake fluid loss.
Brake fluid should be checked on a regular basis and if you find it is low
we can tell you the common problems and the likely causes. Work on brakes
should only be attempted by competent persons.
Poor running / lack of power / white
smoke from exhaust.
We have had a few cases of the above symptoms and we have managed to cure
the problem without the need to replace expensive components.
Poor Steering action.
On classic fiesta the steering may exhibit poor action whereby the steering
will not centralize or will feel tight in certain places. This isn't as bad
as it may seem and can easily be cured, just a few tools and a little effort
and it'll be as good as new.
1.8 Diesel oil light flickering
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Knocking from the front suspension
There are various causes for
knocks from the suspension we can help isolate which component is the likely
cause and help you fix it.
Zetec SE engine oil leaks
Some Zetec SE's can have what looks like a
front crankshaft oil seal leaking. Before ripping the belt off sign up and see
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Fiesta CFi's with poor hot start
There are various possible causes,
we can list the common and often over looked ones
Fiesta 2002 EAC failure
Fiesta's showing EAC (Electronic
Accelerator Control) failure are usually accompanied with poor throttle and poor
driveability. There are three main causes.
'96 Fiesta's Over heating
If all the usual possibilities haven't
Zetec engined Fiestas over heating
We've started getting a lot of Fiestas
with the zetec engine, showing signs of over heating!!
1.3 OHV Fiesta running rough
When all the usual checks have been had
for rough running it's worth getting our opinion on this one
Squealing noise from the Water Pump
area on the Zetec SE engine
Before paying out for a water pump we may
have a cheap cure
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