FiST problems, fixes, warranty issues

Discussion in 'Fiesta ST Chat and Discussion' started by RDgolfer, Jan 14, 2014.

  1. RDgolfer

    RDgolfer Active Member

    I am buying in the spring, but in the meantime it would be nice to hear from everyone about any problems, fixes/solutions and warranty issues they have had with their FiST so far....Thanks
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  3. Mikeygti

    Mikeygti Active Member

    I've had mine since late September and zero issues with the car except for a "ding" in one of the wheels that the dealer fixed on their coin :)
  4. BRGT350

    BRGT350 Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Had the pre-production ST for 6 months and almost 15k miles. The only issue was a bizzarre SiriusXM update the froze MFT. The miles my brother and I put on the ST were very hard with aggressive street driving, autocrosses (close to 40 total runs), open track, gravel, snow, and ice. I would doubt most would drive their car as hard as we did for 6 months. It was an "acclerated" test :)
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  5. kamakazee

    kamakazee Active Member

    The only issue I have is this intermittent creaking/ popping sound that occurs when accelerating from a complete stop and coming to a stop. Also happens when the steering is close to full lock left or right. I was suppose to take in again today but the damn noise went away... this is my 2nd attempt. It is really strange and frustrating. When the noise does go away, it is as if nothing ever happened so this just a mystery to me. Seems like I'm the only one experiencing this. Oh well, I still love my car!
  6. Noah

    Noah Member

    Had a problem the first week with MFT and the keyless ignition bricking the car, but since then it's been 4 months problem free.

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  7. RDgolfer

    RDgolfer Active Member

    Good to hear...hopefully the good news keeps coming as the miles pile up...keep up with the posts:)
  8. marc89gti

    marc89gti Active Member

    I had a defective rear-wiper motor that worked about 10% of the time. It's been replaced with a new one and zero issues. The only other issue is snow and ice can get into the blower motor assembly causing in some cases no heat and the car un-drivable. However Ford has a fix for this, my car goes to the dealer tomorrow to get this fixed.
  9. AgentC

    AgentC New Member

    My car is due to go to another dealer to be checked for high oil consumption next week.

    The other issues I've had (not sure if related to the above) was initially a exhaust camshaft position sensor was replaced which lasted 6 miles before the CEL returned and then it was in for another 5 days when I was told they performed a crankshaft adjustment.

    I still love this car though. My biggest beef is the lack of information, almost secrecy, from the supplying dealer of what they actually did to the car.

    Off-Topic, but could I ask another fellow ST owner to check their oil level when it has sat for 5-6 hours and let me know how different a reading you get compared to a warm engine?


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