2008 Ford Focus Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Ford Focus

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2008 Ford Focus Problems

rear 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.

Warped Front Brake Rotors Can Cause Steering Wheel Shimmy

Warped front brake rotors may cause the steering wheel to shimmy when the brakes are applied. Our technicians tell us the brake rotors and pads should  be replaced to correct this concern.

Worn Motor Mounts cause Vibration

As the motor mounts break down or wear, additional noise and vibration may be noted when the vehicle is at idle. Replacement of the motor mounts would be required to remedy this condition.

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2008 Ford Focus Questions

How long can I let my squeaking alternator squeak? (1 answer)

I have a progressively (getting louder) squeak from the passenger side of my car. When I had my oil changed, Quick Lubes, told me that it was a bearing or two around the alternator. And it is a 5 hour labor job. I am trying to save up the money, I am just not sure how much time I have. It has 204...

How to change a shifter knob (1 answer)

Want to change my shifter knob need to know how to do it

My coolant light is on, can't afford coolant. Can I put water in it? (1 answer)

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2008 Ford Focus Reviews

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based on 1 customer reviews
Mileage so far is 20K. The only problem was replacing two tires at 18K due to broken cords within the tires, could not balance them.

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