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theorangebandit
hello

a friend has asked me to look at her 06 plate ka , its constantly blowing hot even when selected to cold.

i know in most cases these can be solved with a simple dig out of the heater matrix.

my question is that i wonder if there are any common faults in these with ford as im not all to familiar with fords .

any help would be greatly appriciated by my self and my friend who has to drive around with her window down alot lol
stef123
a very common fault with most ka's is the heater control valve.
theorangebandit
oh dear

is this an expensive repair ?
stef123
[quote name='theorangebandit' date='03 May 2010 - 10:13 AM' timestamp='1272877434' post='80451']
oh dear

is this an expensive repair ?
[/quote]

have a search on ebay, probably cost you £20-£30 for the part and 20 minutes to fit. if you are going to a garage to have this changed i would expect to pay about £50.

have a look at these 'genuine' ones

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/BRAND-NEW-GENUINE-FORD-HEATER-CONTROL-VALVE-FIESTA-KA-/260594374537?cmd=ViewItem&pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item3caca29789

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Ford-Heater-valve-KA-Fiesta-Puma-BRAND-NEW-Genuine-/110433439270?cmd=ViewItem&pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item19b6588e26

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/NEW-Genuine-Ford-Heater-Control-Valve-KA-Fiesta-Puma-/370339111385?cmd=ViewItem&pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&hash=item5639ee61d9 (personally i would go with this guy)

there is also a guy on the forum who does genuine ford parts for a good price.
exile1
Had the same problem myself with my ka last year. Replaced the hc valve and was fine. However two weeks ago it happened again. I did the same repaire and it didnt work. Turns out its also common for the temperature control dial on the cars heating controls to fail (blower still works though). Found a replacement cheap control panel at a scrap yard and replaced it myself (four screws in dash) works fine now.
fiesta_lad
Ive had the same problem with my fiesta 1.3i few years ago the heater control valve went think i paid about 35 from fords something like that ka and fiesta do have common problems with there heater control valves.


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