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Air is stuck In the defrost position
It is unfortunate that this has happened on such a new car. On the outside chance, it may just be a stuck button. If dirt or sticky liquids like soda or coffee ever got behind it, that could be making...
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My car has had trouble down shifting. Usually starts after a few minutes of driving. Codes: P07A4 and P2701
Hi there. On your transmission there is an actuator (solenoid) for the Overdrive clutch. The code is coming as P2701 for the Overdrive clutch actuator (solenoid) not working and is your main cause of the transmission shifting issue. The code...
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Heard loud noise, engine light turned on, the a/c stopped working and the car was very hard to drive. I saw a broken hose. Help!
Overheating can be caused by a number of issues. The hose blown off could be the cause as well as an effect. The engine could have begun to overheat before the hose blew off due to things like a stuck...
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My car makes several loud clicking sounds that go on for about 15 seconds, is it ok to keep driving the car?
There are a number of things that may cause a ticking sound, however one of the most common is usually when the vehicle is low on engine oil. This can happen when the engine oil is low and the lack...
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Wrench light and engine light on
Generally, the check engine light comes on when something fairly serious is going on with the vehicle. This can happen for many different reasons such as a faulty mass air flow sensor, a faulty O2 sensor, a bad catalytic converter,...
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Engine Swap 2013 Ford Fiesta
Hi there - if it is the same 1.6l as offered in your Fiesta, yes, it should bolt up without difficulty. It will require using your clutch assembly (good idea to freshen this up while you have everything apart), and...
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Is it possible to damage the compressor when replacing the clutch?
Hi there. To answer your question, it's virtually impossible to damage the AC compressor while servicing the clutch or transmission. It's more than likely that the compressor issue is not related to the transmission or clutch recall issue you're experiencing....
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What is the real problem with my car?
This is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission...
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Check Engine Code P0101
Hi there. You may want to read this article about the P0101 OBD-II trouble code to get some ideas as to what causes it and how to resolve this issue. Make sure you clear the error codes after completing this...
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Car starting slow
Hi there. If it takes a few cranks to start the engine it is most likely caused by a problem with the ignition or fuel system. Sometimes it can be due to clogged fuel injectors or a fuel filter that...
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There's a whining noise coming from the engine at idle and it goes away when you pull the oil dipstick out
If you are getting too high of suction in the crankcase what is happening is the engine is sucking in air through the crankcase ventilation hose in the air filter housing most likely due to an air filter that is...
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2012 Ford Fiesta turns over multiple times then starts
You have what is referred to as a "hard start" problem. The relevant service to request, to get your issue resolved, is a hard start diagnostic. The battery is easy to rule in or out as a "cause" if a...
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Fans working on 4th setting only
Blower speed in your application is controlled by a replaceable resistor block in the blower motor circuit. If various blower fan speeds have become unusable, and you are now left with only one speed, a common cause is the resistor...
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Should I limit any journey I make in my car before getting it looked at. Could this be a serious problem?
Even though the problem was intermittent, it is very serious because if a loss of power recurs when you are on the highway or crossing a busy intersection the consequences could be disastrous. Of note, I see at least two...
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How do I know if the motor is getting power? 2012 Ford Fiesta
Hi there - since it sounds like you have a voltmeter and know what you're doing with it, I am trusting that you have checked the fuses for the windshield wipers, and have made sure the switch was in the...
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2013 Ford Fiesta has some weird clicking noise.
Hi there. The clicking noise could be coming from the brake pads shifting around when the brake pedal is released. The fluid noise could be just fuel in the tank sloshing around if your fuel level is low. I recommend...
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My Ford Eco sport is jumping or not a smooth movement when i start driving or when stop and start to drive car. But ok just after 2014 Ford Fiesta
Hello - your Fiesta has a transmission which Ford calls the DPS6 (or DCT - Dual-clutch transaxle). This 6-speed transmission has 2 clutches, controlled by a computer, which allows selection of multiple gears at once (say 1st and 2nd), and...
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Instrument Cluster
This may be related to a short, a faulty gauge cluster or a faulty instrument cluster voltage regulator. The instrument voltage regulator regulates the voltage supplied to the various gauges in your vehicle’s dash. When this is not working properly,...
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Power train warning light displayed on my Ford Fiesta 1.5 . Only had it four months and done just under 2000 miles. ( 24000 miles
The best way to determine the cause of a check engine light is a check engine light inspection. This will include checking the vehicle for trouble codes with an OBD2 scanner. Once this has been done, the code that the...
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hi, what kind of steering problem will give that error
Hi there. Your car’s Power Steering system includes both the normal Hydraulic system used for many years now to make steering your car easier, as well as a Power Steering Assist system that augments the regular power steering. If a...

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