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  1. Electrical (Ka Mk2)
    Hello. I had the alternator replaced on my Ford Ka 2009. Now it does not charge when the engine is cold. After 5 to 10 minutes the charging starts. I have measured the voltage over the battery to try to figure out what's wrong. Cold engine: Ignition off - Lamp off - 12.8 V Ignition on -...
  2. Electrical (Ka Mk2)
    Hello, probably being really dumb but the car was advertised as having an AUX connector but it doesn't it just has a USB but I was told I can still connect my phone and play my music through it. How do I actually get this to work?! I connected my phone but no music was playing and I can't see...
  3. Electrical (Ka Mk1)
    Hi guys, so after recently purchasing my 2008 Ka, I started to experience something odd with the passager side door. When unlocked with the key, it will automatically relock instantly. However if I'm fast enough I can open the door, but the locking mechanism just wurs, and the inside handle...
  4. Ford Ka Mk2 Forum (2008+)
    Hi there. I own a 2009 Ford KA Zetec 2009 petrol model. Yesterday a warning light came onto my dashboard that, when looked up, applies to the diesel models? *see attached pictures* Could anyone tell me what this could be due to? Whether it's an electrical fault or whether the warning light has...
  5. Interior / Exterior (Ka Mk2)
    Apologies if this is not the correct section to post this question in. I am looking for some inspiration to carry out a few mods, currently I have changed the majority of bulbs as the stock yellow ones look naff and debadged the KA logo. Any ideas are appreciated especially pictures of what you...
  6. MultiMedia
    Hi, I'm hoping for a point in the right direction. I have an after market fascia and an older iso aftermarket CD/radio in my 2003 1.3 Ka. It has an adaptor for the loom so its iso. However, I've been given a more up to date mp3, Bluetooth unit, but its audio connectors on the back of the unit...
  7. Mechanical (Ka Mk1)
    Hi guys! Im new here but been driving my KA for about a year and I have been looking around at gaining a few more ponies! Now i have seen ford puma conversions and just wanted to see if anyone has done it? Was it hard and your thoughts on doing it? Can i do it myself? Cheers, Milo
  8. Interior / Exterior (Ka Mk1)
    The drivers wing mirror popped out and broke when someone clipped my car. I've got a replacement glass and backing, but I can't get it to clip back on. One side of the backing clips on OK, but I can't get the other edge to go... Am I missing something? Is there a trick to it? I feel like I'm...
  9. Mechanical (Ka Mk1)
    I wonder if anyone might help me diagnose an overheating problem with my 2002 KA. Here are the clues... overheats after 10 miles or so, pipe from water tank hot, both pipes into heat valve hot, pipe into rad hot, air out of cabin heater vent cold, idling with cap off water holds a level above...
  10. UK and European Ford News
    Fiesta Zetec Black and White Editions launched for winter 2016 to replicate this year's striking Ka special models B-MAX Zetec Colour Editions to offer red, white and silver body colours with contrast black roof, door mirrors and wheels from spring Sporty Focus Zetec S Red and Black Editions...
  11. General Car Talk
    Hi Guys, I've just joined as I really need some advice about my girlfriends car that is starting to drive me MAD. She has a 1.3 ford KA, registered in 2006 so it has the duratec engine. ever since she owned it the thing will randomly start to surge, usually when you dip the clutch after...
  12. Fuels / Oils / Additives / MPG
    G'day All, I recently bought a dirt-cheap 2000 Ford Ka which was a non-runner, but which I got up and running with a bit of help from a friend and an infusion of cash. However, I do notice that, although the engine is running smoothly and doesn't seem to lack power (only Ka I've ever driven...
  13. UK and European Ford News
    Ford increases insurance contribution on selected Fiesta models now up to£2,240, purchased through Ford Options*, so for most customers there will be no additional insurance costs Insurance partner Marmalade uses 'black box' technology to help young drivers develop safer driving skills. Ford...
  14. Ford Streetka and Sportka Forum
    Hi all, I wanted to know if anyone has had their reverse light removed and fitted a centre exit exhaust system through the reverse light hole? If this is possible does anyone know where we can purchase parts from? I can't find one place that sells centre exit exhaust systems. I know the tyre...
  15. Ford Ka Mk1 Forum (1996-2008)
    Hi, today I took my car in for a free health check with Ford. They turned around and said to me that my horn is inoperable, which I laughed at because I've used it so many times before, however when I got home I pressed it and it didn't work, about 10 minutes later I tried again and it worked...
  16. Interior / Exterior (Ka Mk1)
    So I have my 05 Ka and it has an awful dint just next to the door causing the door issues opening and closing! Got the door off no problem and the bumper but now unsure with the wing, I realize it is welded but I am unsure how to get it off as I cant see all of the spot welds! Also when it...
  17. UK and European Ford News
    Ford launches Ford Fiesta and Ford Ka Black and White Editions, offering an eye-catching colour combination for the popular small cars Fiesta Black and White Editions offer Panther Black or Frozen White body, roof and mirrors in contrasting colours, black alloy wheels with white wheel inserts...
  18. Mechanical (Ka Mk1)
    Hi I have a ford ka zetec 2008 There is a grinding noise when I am driving, sounding worse when I go right, particularly roundabouts and full look on the right is very bad. Can also hear it going straight line, nothing to hear on left. Took to ford who said it was warped discs which have been...
  19. What's it Worth...?
    Hi, I'm looking to get a used ford ka, to learn to drive in and for my first car. I've found a V reg 1999 ford ka, with 55000 miles on the clock. It has a service book with ten stamps, and is taxed and mot'd till later this year. It's in reasonable condition, and would be perfect for my first...
  20. Mechanical (Ka Mk1)
    does anyone know anyone who has a turbo kit for sale for the 1.3i endure -e engine as ive seen a few on youtube and there are some people with van aaken kits and I really want one didn't know wether they were any good and if anyone either had a turbo kit or a 4-2-1 manifold for the endura
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