Ford Ka Alarm Keeps Going Off: Causes + How to Fix

Your Ford Ka’s alarm system is designed to detect potential intruders, keep its contents safe, and keep them from driving your car away. However, it is not uncommon for a car alarm to go off, or keep going off, for no apparent reason– also known as false or “nuisance alarms”.  This article will discuss some … Read more

Ford Ka Bad Fuel Mileage: Causes

If you’re filling your car up regularly and still getting crummy mileage, there are a few things that could be to blame. In this post, we’ll explore some of the most common reasons your Ford Ka is getting bad gas mileage. Before diving in, it’s important to note whether or not your Ka’s check engine … Read more

Ford Ka Metal Shavings in Oil: Causes

If your Ford Ka has metal shavings in the oil, it almost always indicates engine damage, but it’s not always easy to tell what is causing the issue. This article will help you figure out what’s going on with your car. Metal shavings accompanied by a knocking sound typically indicate your Ka has spun a … Read more

Ford Ka RPM Goes Up and Down While Parked: Causes

When your Ford Ka is in Park, its engine RPM level (revolutions per minute) should stay relatively even. If it doesn’t, there’s likely something wrong with your engine. If your car’s check engine light is on, we’ve provided the most common causes of RPMs going up and down while in Park and the common codes … Read more

Ford Ka: Symptoms of Bad Shocks or Struts

Shocks and struts typically don’t last for the lifetime of a vehicle, If your Ford Ka is experiencing poor handling, excessive wear on tires and suspension components, or a jarring noise, it likely has bad shocks or struts. If your Ka is experiencing any steering problems, it’s vital to check your car out immediately, as … Read more

Ford Ka Tire Pressure Light: Causes + How to Fix

The TPMS light indicates that your Ford Ka’s tire pressure is above or below the minimum threshold set by the manufacturer.   The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) light is the most common warning light on a modern vehicle. If you have a TPMS warning light, your car’s tire pressure must be checked. If your Ford … Read more

Ford Ka P0174: Meaning, Causes, How to Fix

One of the most common trouble codes with the Ford Ka is P0174. It indicates that your Ford Ka is running lean on the bank two side of the engine.  P0174 and P0171 (fuel trim lean bank one) are the most frequently seen air/fuel mixture-related codes. If they appear together, it reduces the list of … Read more

Ford Ka Horn Not Working: 5 Most Common Causes

A functioning horn is one of a vehicle’s most critical safety features. If your Ford Ka’s horn isn’t working, there are a few potential causes. We’ll cover each of them, starting with the easiest and most likely issues and working from there. A test light can make diagnosing a horn that isn’t working much easier. … Read more

Ford Ka P0100: Meaning, Causes, How to Fix

P0100 is a generic OBD2 trouble code that indicates an issue with your Ford Ka’s Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor.   This code is usually caused by a MAF sensor that is faulty, dirty or a wiring issue related to it. It may be tempting to replace your Ka’s MAF sensor without checking the electrical system … Read more

Ford Ka Windshield Wiper Fluid Not Coming Out: How to Fix

If your Ford Ka has washer fluid that is not coming out, it is caused by a few common issues.  This article aims to give quick practical advice to help you get your wiper/washer pumping fast. Ford Ka Washer Pump Not Working Quick Diagnosis Table Did You Hear the Washer Motor? Causes Yes No Fluid, … Read more