Ford Fiesta Problems
No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Ford Fiesta reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.
Ford Fiesta 2011: When should I change the timing belt?
At how many km should the timing belt be changed in a 2011 Ford Fiesta? Read more
Ford Fiesta 2010: Where to buy a spare tyre?
I would like to purchase a spare tyre for the car as it did not come with one, and it was something I overlooked at the time. Where can I get one from? Read more
Ford Fiesta: Key fob replacement
I need a replacement key for my Ford Fiesta. I called the dealer and it will cost me too much, is there somewhere cheap I can go? Read more
Ford Fiesta 2011: Broken transmission
I think the transmission in my 2011 Ford Fiesta is shot. I queried Ford when I had just bought the car and never heard back from them. I knew the Focus had problems, but didn’t know the Fiesta did as ...Read more
Ram 2500 and 3500 lead latest round of safety recalls
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued its latest round of safety recalls, led by American Special Vehicle’s converted Ram 2500 and 3500 pick-ups. ...Read more
Ford Fiesta 2011: Is a transmission malfunction covered by Ford?
Four months ago I bought used 2011 Ford Fiesta from a private seller. It’s got 156,000km on the odometer. I recently got a transmission malfunction, service now message the gears now don’t shift ...Read more
Which hatchback should I buy?
We are buying a new car soon, and have a few key questions. We are buying around December this year, is December the best time to buy, or is January better? We plan on having the car for at least ...Read more
My Ford Fiesta's transmission is making a bad sound
About a year ago we purchased a 2012 Ford Fiesta from a Toyota dealership. It had 60,000 km on the clock and is now up to 100,000. The transmission has recently starting making a very horrendous ...Read more
How to get Ford to buy back my 2012 Ford Fiesta
I've been reading up on the Ford Fiesta and its transmission/gearbox/shudder issue. I've had this replaced three times now. I am nervous to drive my car and waiting for it to start happening for a ...Read more
Is my car leaking oil?
I took my 2012 Ford Fiesta for COR and it passed, but they mentioned that I have an oil sweat on the gearbox. Could you please tell me what that means, is it something to be worried about? Read more
Ford recalls Fiesta ST, Kuga over engine fire risk
A safety notice regarding a potential oil leak has been issued by Ford in Australia and concerns 4450 of its Kuga SUVs. Read more
Does 2010 Fiesta have a spare wheel?
Does the 2010 Ford Fiesta have a spare wheel? I have looked at one and it only seems to have some inflatable puncture thing and no spare wheel at all? Read more
2013 Fiesta gearbox shuddering
I have a 2013 Ford Fiesta that has had one clutch replacement and many 'software updates' and supposed fixes, and while the shuddering and jerking subsided for a couple of months after the new clutch ...Read more
What's a good car to replace a Holden Cruze?
Your reader Gordon James asked about replacing his Holden Cruze SRI 1.6 Turbo hatch and definitely not wanting CVT or dual-clutch type automatic. Why not a Ford Focus? The auto is no longer a ...Read more
Fiesta going into limp mode
While driving up even the gentlest of hills, my wife's 2010 Ford Fiesta diesel displays an engine malfunction message and goes into limp mode. The dealer we took it to said that replacing the ...Read more
Fiesta clutch replacement
I have a Ford Fiesta which is going to need yet another clutch change less than six months after the last clutch was replaced. Not only does this mean that my vehicle will be on its fourth clutch but ...Read more
Fiesta noisy transmission
My 2012 Ford Fiesta with 55,000km is another one with dual-clutch gearbox problems. I’ve ostensibly had the recall issue fixed, only to have the car returned worse than when I handed it over. It is ...Read more
Fiesta transmission problems
I've got a 2012 Ford Fiesta with massive transmission issues. It has 55,000 km and had the dual clutch recall allegedly done. I got it back and now the transmission feels and sounds like it has rocks ...Read more
Fiesta shuddering and noises?
The auto in my 2013 Ford Fiesta started shuddering between the 15,000 km and 30,000 km services. I have so far taken it in twice and both times I've been told that no issues were found and that it is ...Read more