Ford Focus Repair and Maintenance

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

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.

Broken motor mounts

All 3 motor mounts are broken and repair is expected to be around $800.

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Ford Focus Questions

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

Has problem starting (1 answer)

It was in an accident,wont start now ,it was minor damage to hood and bumper,found fuel cut off switch and reset it ,it has a code that says keep alive voltage to low ,what could this be?

i hear a grinding sound every time i brake to hard what is it? (1 answer)

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Ford Focus Recalls

Engine Hesitates Or Stalls

Wiring splices to the manifold absolute pressure sensor may be faulty and provide improper signals to the engine's processor. This can cause an engine stall or hesitation. Dealers will replace the current crimped splices with new splices free of charge to resolve the concern.

Engine Continues To Run When Set To Off

The engine may not shut off as desired when turning the key to off, or the on off button to off if equipped with that option. Dealers will update the body control module software free of charge to resolve the concern.

Vehicle Stalls From Fuel Pressure Loss

The fuel delivery module may crack, resulting in lower than needed fuel pressure. This can cause the engine to stall. Dealers will replace the fuel delivery module free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Ford Focus Reviews

I have a 2003 ford focus zx3 and bought it brand new. I would not recommend this car to anybody, ford made these cars cheaply and they are severely flawed. My car is almost 8 years old and only has 81,252 miles on it because i cant keep it running long to put very many miles on it. and repairs are costly. Not and ideal car for some one looking for something cost efficiant. My list of repairs ar...
Has anyone report an unsual increase in miles on the odometer
I have a 2010 Focus with about 45000 miles and the air conditioner when out. The ford services quoted app. $1900 to repair. Is anyone else experiencing problems with the air conditioner going out so early? Headlight had to be replaced at 40,000 miles. I bought the car brand new so I am the only driver. No accidents.

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