Ford

Have Ford Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Ford

I have a 2012 Ford Fiesta with 53K miles, bought 2.5 years…

Customer Question
I have a 2012...

I have a 2012 Ford Fiesta with 53K miles, bought 2.5 years ago. It won't start this morning..the fan goes on intermittently, and there's a clicking sound, but nothing else.

Mechanic's Assistant: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?

Just started today. The fan sounds like it might be in the front dash, though I'm not sure.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Fiesta yourself? What have you tried so far?

Disconnecting the battery (because headlights were staying on even when I used the key fob to try and turn them off). Beyond that I have no idea.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

It's an automatic push-button start with Powershift transmission...I've been hearing about a lot of issues with these.

Submitted: 1 month ago.Category: Ford
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Ford Question
Answered in 6 minutes by:
1/8/2018
Ford Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 month ago
David Craig
David Craig, Auto Mechanic
Category: Ford
Satisfied Customers: 4,699
Experience: owner/mechanic at 3D Automotive
Verified

Hi my name is ***** ***** I'll be more than happy to assist you. Please allow me a few minutes to review your information. Thank you

Ask Your Own Ford Question
Ford Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 month ago

how old is the battery?

Ask Your Own Ford Question
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I have not replaced it since owning the vehicle.
Ford Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 month ago

ok, its time.

Ask Your Own Ford Question
Ford Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 month ago

that's going to be the issue. a battery lifespan is 4-5 years and if you've never changed it then we have no idea how old it is.

Ask Your Own Ford Question
Ford Mechanic: David Craig, Auto Mechanic replied 1 month ago

hows it going?

Ask Your Own Ford Question
Ask Ron Your Own Question
Ron
Ron
Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
Satisfied Customers: 24,320
24,320 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs

Ron is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

AlvinC answered a question about my Ford truck that only someone with an in-depth knowledge of his subject would have known what was going on.

Rich DUSA

Because of your expertise, you armed me with enough ammunition to win the battle with the dealer. They are installing a fuel filter and fuel pump at no charge to me.

MollyUSA

I needed help with my car on Saturday morning....got a response in 5 minutes, and it was the perfect solution. Thanks again to your service.

Jason V.Kirkland, WA

I do know, after going though this with JustAnswer, that I can somewhat trust my mechanic but I will always contact you prior to going there.

BRNew Jersey

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ron

Ron

ASE Certified Technician

24,320 satisfied customers

23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs

Chris (aka- Moose)

Chris (aka- Moose)

Technician

28,139 satisfied customers

16 years experience

John Mc

John Mc

Ford Technician

5,495 satisfied customers

19 years Ford Lincoln Mercury experience

Chuck

Chuck

ASE Certified Technician

1,685 satisfied customers

33 Years Experience,Ford Senior Master,ASE Master,L1 Advanced Engine Performance

Cam

Cam

Journeyman Automotive Technician

10 satisfied customers

GM Grand Master Technician 2007. 14 years Automotive experience.

Richard

Richard

ASE Certified Technician

1,524 satisfied customers

12 years at a Ford Lincoln/Mercury and Jaguar dealer as a technician and shop foreman.

Mike V.

Mike V.

Auto Service Technician

1,380 satisfied customers

25 years experience on all makes and models, Licensed NYS Inspector.

< Previous | Next >

Related Ford Questions
My headlights do not eork. I have checked the fuses, all are
I have checked the fuses, all are good. bulbs are good, replaced the headlight switch. Runnung lights tail lights work but no headlights … read more
APenland
APenland
Ford Senior Master Technician
Associate in Industrial Management
3,186 satisfied customers
Shifter will move but vehicle will not move. Transmission
Shifter will move but vehicle will not move. Transmission gauge also shows hot … read more
Mechanic01
Mechanic01
1,976 satisfied customers
I have one Ford Range 2015 2.2 with headlight not working. I
Dear Bod, I have one Ford Range 2015 2.2 with headlight not working. I already checked fuse and scan by IDS software. The sigal from headlight switch ok Can you send me the diagram of this headlight t… read more
Kenny Z
Kenny Z
Ford Senior Master Technician
High School or GED
16 satisfied customers
Driver side headlight high/low beams are reversed compared
Driver side headlight high/low beams are reversed compared to passenger side … read more
Michael
Michael
Automotive Technician
High School or GED
257 satisfied customers
The Overdrive light is flashing and the Transmission is not
The Overdrive light is flashing and the Transmission is not shifting properly on my 2007 Escape, 2.3L I4 engine/ automatic transmission. What can I do ? … read more
Kenny Z
Kenny Z
Ford Senior Master Technician
High School or GED
16 satisfied customers
2013 ford explorer the drivers side headlight stays as a
2013 ford explorer the drivers side headlight stays as a high beam when switched to low beam. I believe that there is a shutter that is suppose to close when switched to low beam. I can hear it functi… read more
Michael
Michael
Automotive Technician
High School or GED
257 satisfied customers
My ford edge wont start, headlights work, dash lights up
My ford edge wont start, headlights work, dash lights up then turns off, … read more
Daniel
Daniel
Manager
47 satisfied customers
No headlights, checked the fuses and there's no power to the
No headlights, checked the fuses and there's no power to the low (L or R) or high beams. The running lights work fine. Can't find decent wiring diagram but looks like it's could be the multifunction s… read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
28,139 satisfied customers
I want to change headlight bulb, and I think I need to
I want to change headlight bulb, and I think I need to remove airfilter box housing and I don't want to damage or break anything while trying to take that housing out … read more
APenland
APenland
Ford Senior Master Technician
Associate in Industrial Management
3,186 satisfied customers
1994 ford f350 headlights do not work all other lights work
1994 ford f350 headlights do not work all other lights work just not headlights. bulbs are good ( itested them) I have no power just ground going to the harness… read more
Joecamel90
Joecamel90
Technician
Associate Degree
24 satisfied customers
No headlights working (high or low beam) but high beam
No headlights working (high or low beam) but high beam indicator works. Fuses seem to be fine … read more
Jared D
Jared D
Shop Supervisor
Bachelor\u0027s
3 satisfied customers
Can not find fuse in panel for 2005ford ranger headlights.
can not find fuse in panel for 2005ford ranger headlights … read more
Jaybird61
Jaybird61
Master Automotive Mechanic
2,270 satisfied customers
I have a 2013 for explorer the rt headlight is not working.
I have a 2013 for explorer the rt headlight is not working. … read more
Dan
Dan
Automotive Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
25 satisfied customers
There is something going on with my tail lights headlights
There is something going on with my tail lights headlights and so forth when I hit my brakes I don't have any lights and if I'm not hitting the brake I do have lights I also hear some sort of a clicki… read more
Chris (aka- Moose)
Chris (aka- Moose)
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
28,139 satisfied customers
EXPERIENCING PROBLEMS WITH THE TRANSMISSION ON A 2009
I AM CURRENTLY EXPERIENCING PROBLEMS WITH THE TRANSMISSION ON A 2009 LINCLON MKS 6 SPEED TRANSMISSION FWD … read more
Ron
Ron
ASE Certified Technician
24,320 satisfied customers
Headlight will not turn off and turn signal lights are not
Headlight will not turn off and turn signal lights are not working … read more
Jared D
Jared D
Shop Supervisor
Bachelor\u0027s
3 satisfied customers
Headlight turns on after the engine is turned off. The fuses
fixing myself checked all the fuses suspect the alarm going on and turning on the headlights … read more
roy
roy
Associate Degree
3 satisfied customers
Transmission seems to be stuck in neutra. Transmission will
Don't know. Tried changing fuses, disconnecting battery, checked fluid. … read more
roy
roy
Associate Degree
3 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x