2005 Ford Focus Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2005 Ford Focus
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2005 Ford Focus Problemsrear door latch broken
The rear driverside door would not stay shut. We tried everything but the latch would not latch. We ended up taking it to our mechanic and he had to replace the entire latch mechanism. This should never happen considering that this door is hardly used and the car only has 37000 miles on it.
2005 Ford Focus QuestionsAt how many miles should I replace the timing belt and water pump? (1 answer)
In early March, I had a check engine light come on in my 2005 Ford Focus. I had code checked and they told it would go off by itself. I disconnected battery to make light go off sooner and ever since I have electrical issues, the common ones being my transmission having shifting issues and my clo...
The wheel starts to shake when i accelerate to certain speeds or pump the brakes
2005 Ford Focus RecallsFord Recalls 2000-2005 Focus Vehicles Due to Rear Door Latch Issues
Ford has recalled certain 2000-2005 Focus vehicles in states that use road salt because corrosion may build up at the pawl pivot area of the rear door latch. This may prevent the door from latching properly. If this occurs, an occupant could fall out of the vehicle. Dealers will install a lower rocker seal to the door to prevent corrosive material from entering and will evaluate the rear door latches, which will either be lubricated or replaced.