Ford Fairmont Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Ford Fairmont reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Ford Fairmont 1997: What oil should I use?
What is the correct oil to use in the auto transmission in my 1997 Ford Fairmont? Read more
Ford Fairmont 1990: How much oil should I use when changing the oil?
How much oil should I put in my 1990 Ford Fairmont when changing oil? Read more
What's a reliable car to replace my Ford Fairmont?
What is a reliable car that will get me to work and back, a trip of 500 km a week on the freeway? My BA Ford Fairmont has just given up the ghost unexpectedly and I need a replacement. My budget is ...Read more
Weird sound when I crank the engine
When I turn the ignition on in my 1997 Falcon Fairmont there is a clicking sound in the motor. My brother seems to think it's either the distributor or spark plugs? Read more
Fairmont clicking noise?
When you turn the steering wheel to go around a corner in my 2007 Ford Fairmont it makes a clicking sound, but only when the blinker is on. It doesn't make the noise if you turn without the blinker. Read more
Why digital speedos are important
I hope you all applauded the Ford XF Fairmont Ghia which had a nice big digital speedo. Why this sudden obsession with the device? Read more
Does Fairmont ED share Falcon EB problems?
I have read the review of the 1993 Ford Falcon EB and the issues it has. Do these same problems apply to the 1993 Ford Fairmont ED 4.0 automatic sedan? Read more
Fairmont shuts down on hot days
My 2001 Ford Fairmont just stops in traffic on warm to hot days after two to three hours driving. Wait 10 minutes and it starts, but it stops again after 200 metres. Imagine this happening in peak ...Read more
BA Fairmont Ghia transmission ECU
I have bought a 2002 BA Fairmont Ghia that's done 145,000 km. It is in good overall condition and has a good service history, but has an intermittent transmission problem. It sometimes jerks into ...Read more
Battery is draining extremely quickly
If my 2003 BA Ford Fairmont Ghia is left unused for about five days, the battery goes flat. I have disconnected the electric brake controller, checked for a drain from the alternator, also the glove ...Read more
Ford Fairmont struggling in the cold
My EF Ford Fairmont struggles to idle while it's cold. After it's been running for a couple of minutes it idles ok. Any suggestions? Read more
The Shockwave paint on my BA Fairmont is coming away from the primer and I'm making a claim against Ford to rectify the fault. Twice I have been assured by my dealer that approval was a only a mere ...Read more
Fairmont ECU problems
The body electric management system on my 2003 BA Ford Fairmont V8 has failed three times in 12 months, resulting in me not being able to lock the car or turn the interior lights off. The replacement ...Read more
Ford Fairmont overheating
Until recently my 1996 EL Ford Fairmont has been reliable, but it has recently been overheating and using coolant. I was advised to replace the radiator, which I did and the overheating stopped, but ...Read more
Broken climate control in Fairmont
My wife has a 1995 Ford Fairmont, which she loves, and it is still going really well. But the heating side of the climate control does not seem to work anymore with only cold air being blown out ...Read more
Cabin sensor for Ford Fairmont
We are having trouble sourcing a cabin sensor for the climate control air-conditioning in our 1993 Ford Fairmont. The local Ford Dealer tells us that this part is no longer available, and I have also ...Read more
AU Ford Fairlane fuel economy
My 1999 six-cylinder AU Ford Fairlane Ghia has done just 100,000 km and is in superb condition. I love it, but the fuel usage around town is terrible. According to the trip computer it is averaging ...Read more
Ford Fairmont reliabilty
Is it worth buying a 2007 V8 Ford Fairmont Ghia BF Mk II that has done more than 125,000 km? The car drives well, but I want to know whether it will be good for another 10years. Read more
My 2002 Ford Fairmont Ghia recently overheated and when I checked the coolant I found it was very low and added 10 litres of water. My mechanic pressure tested it for several hours and there was no ...Read more
Ford Fairmont headlight issue common?
I have just had to replace the headlight switch in my 2006 BF Ford Fairmont at a cost of $530. My mechanic tells me that it is a common failure, one that he encounters almost every week, and he says ...Read more