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Engine cooling fan works fully when it's cold
Hello. The cooling fan is activated when the temperature of the car reaches slightly above normal operating temperature. If the engine stays cool long enough, the cooling fans will not come on. If the engine gets warm but doesn’t overheat...
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Hello. It sounds like the central locking system for your car may need to be reprogrammed or reset. It is also possible that there is a problem with one of the components in the central locking system. I would recommend...
The car cannot be put in gear when the engine runs
Hello. It sounds like the clutch slave cylinder may not be working properly or has completely failed. The slave cylinder is what makes it easy for you to manually shift through the gears of the car. When the slave cylinder...
Door not closing.
Ford actually issued a recall regarding faulty door latches. I suggest calling your local Ford dealer with the VIN of your vehicle to see if it is covered. If not, a trained mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, can install a...
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Hello. When the airbag system warning light flashes and stays on, it means that an airbag system component has failed. When this happens the airbag system will become disabled and the airbags will not deploy if the car is in...
Fiesta mk7 zetecs power problem
If your vehicle is losing power, I would recommend having an engine diagnostic performed by a qualified mechanic. This inspection would run several tests including a scan of your vehicle for trouble codes and going from there depending on what...
How to jump-start ford fiesta 2005 model. Where to connect negative cable?
Hello. In order to jump start a vehicle you should connect the negative cable to the negative battery terminal, and the positive cable to the positive battery terminal. Alternatively you may also ground the negative cable to any suitable ground...
Battery is fine but car won't turn over?
Hello, thanks for writing in about your Ford Fiesta. You need to check to see if the clutch starter interlock switch is making contact. If the clutch switch is bad then you need to have it replaced. If you're unable...
Exhaust fumes
The flex pipe may not be properly sealed, especially if you are hearing noise and smelling the exhaust fumes. Return to the facility that replaced the pipe to see if there is anything they can do to correct the situation....
Coolant boils, not sure if overheating.
Hello. It does sound like a thermostat issue. If the thermostat is not opening as it should then this will occur. It also sounds like the radiator cap may not be holding pressure. I would typically test the thermostat and...
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Hello. There could be several things going on with your 2005 Ford Fiest. First, there could be a bad spot in your starter causing the intermittent start. You could also have faulty glow plugs causing the car to have a...
Door not closing
The door uses a striker and latch mechanism to close the doors tightly and securely. On the door side, these components often get dirty or the grease wears down. This part needs to be kept lubricated to work properly. Also,...
Sometimes I feel resistance from my gear shifter when shifting and need to use extra force in order to change gears.
Hello. From what you describe it appears that you may possibly have a worn out transmission shifter bushing. This is component serves as a linkage bushing for the shifter, to the transmission. It is made of plastic, and thus,...
Interchangeable Speedometer?
Hello. The two take different part numbers and if the numbers are different then most likely they are not interchangeable. If you need help installing a new speedometer your best bet may be to consult a local dealer.
There's a ticking sound by the engine, does the timing belt need replacing?
Hello there. The ticking sound coming from your Ford Fiesta isn't necessarily caused by the timing belt. In fact, most ticking sounds are caused by lubrication issues, when oil is having difficulty reaching the top of the cylinder head. The...
My car has a mass air flow circuit range issue
Hello. P0101 is the trouble code for an issue with the MAF sensor circuit range. This code is set when the computer detects an issue with the vehicle's MAF sensor signal. If the MAF sensor has been replaced, then it...
Why is my car overheating?
Hi there, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. The cooling fan in your car is electric. It is triggered by a relay and temperature sensor. If equipped with air conditioning, turn it on and see if the...
P0193 in Ford fiesta durateq
Hello. Trouble codes P0191 and P0193 are the trouble codes for issues with the fuel rail pressure circuit range, reading excessively high. It may be possible that the fuel rail sensor or circuit is having an issue. I would test...
Does my car have a timing belt or timing chain?
Hello there, thanks for your question. Your vehicle has a timing belt, not a chain. The recommended replacement mileage for the belt is 150,000 at which time related (nearby) components such as the water pump, thermostat, timing pulley bearings(s) and...

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