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Compact car made by the Ford motor company. Replacement for the well-known Escort.

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Is a burning rubber smell normal on a new car?

I am in the process of buying a new Ford Focus (7 miles on the clock). The first time I turned on the dash lit up with oil pressure warnings and the garage had to replace the Oil Pressure Switch (I ...
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Ford Focus SE A/C-Heater blower motor not working

Ford Focus 2008 SE Blower motor and resistor location?
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Ford Focus “hot in start” fuse for dashcam

I have a 2018 Ford Focus and want to install a dashcam that turns on when I start the engine and off when.. you get it. the diagram is like this: http://knigaproavto.ru/shemy/en/ford/focus/570-...
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Low beams won't work

I have a 2007 Ford Focus. For some reason my low beams won't work. I've checked the fuses, replaced the relay, replaced the bulbs, and replaced the headlight switch in the dash. Still nothing. All ...
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2010 Ford Focus - engine stalls with AC on

Year: 2010 Make: Ford Model: Focus SES Transmission: 5 Speed Manual Engine: 2.0L I-4 Mileage: 79K Last summer my Focus stalled while climbing a hill with the AC on. It was a hot day and I had ...
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My 2007 Ford Focus feels like an SUV going around curves. Why?

My wife has a 2007 Ford Focus and I have a 1997 Toyota Corolla. The reviews I read of the 2007 (and similar years) Focus say that it's actually pretty fun to drive, but personally I hate it. It just ...
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Ford Focus engine cuts out at 3000+ RPM

I should provide a little background to this issue as I believe the two are most likely related. The car is a Ford Focus 2008 1.6 TDCi Diesel (UK) which this year has had a brand new battery and ...
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2011 Ford Focus 1.6 (UK) stalling often

Over the past 6-8 months my 2011 (<40k miles on the clock) Ford Focus 1.6 Zetec has started to stall. A lot. It's worse in busy traffic with a lot of stopping and starting or at a slow speeds ...
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2018 Ford focus. First oil change

I purchased a 2018 Ford Focus and have drove nearly 8,000. It's over 7,500 for sure. The oil light hasn't turned on even once. I know these newer cars can go a lot longer between oil changes but I'm ...
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Cleaning behind the flywheel

My 2001 Ford Focus has been leaking oil at the rear main seal. I want to clean the engine plate with a degreaser (soapy water) and wipe it down. Is it okay to spray it with soapy water, or should I ...
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Brakes getting tight on their own

I own a Ford Focus ZX4 LE 2.0 engine. This is on my Android so bullet points are not available. But I would explain as good as I can. -The problem I have is when I drive anywhere either on the ...
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What should a normal fuel pressure reading look like?

Some quick background: While idling, my 2007 Ford Focus "revs" at about a 1-second cycle, you can hear the engine subtly go "wroom / wroom / wroom". It has issues with long crank times to start and ...
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Installing ISOFix mounting points in Ford Focus

I have a Ford Focus Mk2 and I wanted to install the mounting points for ISOFIX car seats and I have the needed part but where can I find the installation instructions?
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Fixing a trunk latch on a Ford Focus

If the latch on an '03 focus (not hatch back) just clicks at you 4 or 5 times and never actually closes what needs to be fixed? I can't close my trunk. The black plastic thing that the latch is ...
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Power steering issues

I have a 2007 ford focus and the power steering is making noises and after I shut off the car it starts to leak fluid around the cap. I have taken it to the shop and they changed the pump, resev., ...
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Low voltage to the pump thereby leaving pumps dead

my 2005/2006 Ford focus hatchback car developed a stalling, jerking and sudden stop problem for 3months now. I have changed the spark plugs, ignition coil, fuel relay, used 9fuel pumps, changed slow ...
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Too much oil; now white smoke [duplicate]

Ford Focus Sport SVT Manual 5 speed transmission. I think I put too much oil in my vehicle. When I started to drive it there was no issue. After about 10 minutes. I started to see a cloud of white ...
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Replacing a Ford Focus electric power steering pump

The electric power steering pump in our 2006 Ford Focus 1.8 TDCi 5 Door Hatchback (this is a UK car) has failed and I plan to replace this myself. The part in question looks like this: According to ...
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Engine fault service engine now

I have a 2014 Ford Focus I have been having issues with my horn not working and I called the place I bought my car they told me to check the relay so pulled it out put it back in and it worked. Fast ...
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How to disable rear window washing system on 2004 Ford Focus Turnier?

The pipe to the rear window washing system of my 2004 Ford Focus Turnier broke at the bend of the trunk door. Until I realised this, a decent amount of washing fluid went into the roof cladding. The ...
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Low beam headlights don't work. High work. Can't find the problem

Car: 2012 Ford Focus The fuse location under the passenger compartment works - I tested. I don't know if it's the headlight relay, but my car manual does not show a location. Unless it's listed under ...
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AC Compressor issues

My AC Compressor is bad. I work out of town and I can’t afford to have it fixed right now. Since winter is upon us do I need to have it fixed right away?
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2008 Ford Focus replacement passenger mirror

I'm trying to find a replacement passenger side mirror for a 2008 Ford Focus. I don't need the full assembly, just the actual mirror part. Here is an image of the back of the mirror part. The part ...
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Reversing Camera fitting Problems with Trigger supply

I am installing a reversing camera in my 2002 Ford Focus Automatic. When I connect to the reversing light wire by means of a piggyback fuse holder. When you engage reverse the camera works fine but ...
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Recommended brake fluid type for 2012 Ford Focus

My 2012 Ford Focus manual says to use DOT3 brake fluid, but the cap on the brake fluid reservoir says only use DOT4. Which one do I use?
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After about 10 minutes in car: throat burns; no smell

Ford Focus LXT DCI 1753cc Diesel Estate MK11. Mileage: 57000. P0489 Diagnostic code. EGR valve has been replaced. Vehicle drives beautiful. After driving for about 10 minutes, throat begins to burn, ...
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Ford Focus 2004 brakes

I was driving my focus and stopped at a store when I got back on the road my pedal was soft and car was not even stopping. I checked and the brake fluid was gone, I filled it back up and found out I ...
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Sputtering and jerking while driving

I have a 2003 Ford Focus and it started sputtering a month ago. I've put gas treatment in and if I keep a full tank it's fine, but once it gets around half a tank it sputters. Now it sputters the ...
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2006 Ford Focus always shows battery light after driving for 5 minutes

I have a 2006 Ford Focus. I got new battery and a new alternator two months ago. But it just started showing the battery light on dashboard few days back. The battery light shows always after about 5 ...
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Ford Focus lost chip key

I lost my key to my Ford Focus but only the chip key I still have a copy that unlocks it and gives my dash power just no ignition Can a locksmith make an ignition chip key?
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PCV Valve for Ford Focus 2009

I have a Ford Focus 2009 SE 4-Door (2nd generation) at 180 000 km. The maintenance schedule said I need to replace the PCV Valve. I went to the Ford dealer to buy the part but they told me my model ...
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2002 Ford Focus SE. Too much oil?

The car was making clicking sounds and I checked the oil. Seemed to not registered much on the stick. I added 3 quarts of the proper oil and drove down the road. Within 1/2 mile it was sputtering and ...
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rpm's drop when stopped

2000 SOHC automatic ford focus...new plugs wires coil pack oxygen sensor...IAC cleaned throttle sprayed with cleaner and seafoam used.....EGR checked. Car runs perfect except when I stop at lights (...
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2004 ford focus Dual Radio loses memory like the time every time the car is shut off?

I just replaced the radio in my 2004 Ford Focus to a Dual Radio and now every time the car shuts off. The time and memory erase and I have to program it again when the car is running. Please help?
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Ford Focus CC missing panel

I have a Ford Focus CC-3 2008 with a missing panel that I want to replace, however I don't know what it's called or where to find it (I'm in the UK). The panel is seen when the roof is down and it ...
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Trim around windshield is coming loose

Car: 2007 Ford Focus, 110,000 miles The trim around the outside of the windshield started coming loose when I drive at highway speeds. It doesn't appear to have been attached with adhesive, but ...
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A/C Not working

I drive a 2010 Ford Focus that blows warm air at full A/C. Today I purchased a A/C recharge kit, and attempted to recharge the A/C. Initially, when I attached the recharge kit (car running, A/C on ...
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How bad is it to drive very short distances with little to no coolant

I have a 2004 Ford Focus I bought cheap around September. I used the A/C like once or twice but mainly used the windows as I preferred it driving through town. One day I tried to use the A/CC again ...
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2010 Focus OEM satellite radio

I have a 2010 Ford Focus S. I noticed a Sirius radio button and phone button. The Sirius button will trigger a “no satellite radio” message, and the phone button triggers “no phone”. After looking ...
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Car runs for only 5 seconds after a jump start

I have a 2002 Ford focus and it keeps dying. When I jump it I can drive it for 5 sec and then shut down and I'm wondering if my radio has something to do with it because I have to twist my red and ...
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Ford Focus C-Max electrical problems

I've got a (UK) 2005 Ford Focus C-Max zetec with electrical problems. It started with intermittent wipers, indicator lamps, central locking and interior lights either not working or coming on/sticking ...
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Temporarily increasing electrical load almost kills engine

I have a 2001 Ford Focus that has some funky problems at idle under load. A nice high-load scenario is by abusing the windows motors (rolling them up while windows are up), which causes the RPM to ...
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p0104 MAF sensor

I'm having a P0104 error code, but there's no MAF sensor in my car (Focus mk2). There is a MAP sensor in it, but that should have another error code. Any idea how this is possible ?
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Ford Focus water in oil and is overheating

I have white smoke and water coming from my exhaust and car is overheating. Will bleeding make this problem go away?
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Safely washing engine bay of Ford Focus

I am trying to clean the engine bay of my 2002 Ford Focus SE, which is really grimy thanks to years of neglect, and a valve cover gasket leak that I recently fixed. I have been reading about how to ...
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Water Leak 2003 Ford Focus sedan

I noticed water inside the trunk saturating the carpet & went into spare tire wheel well. This morning I discovered a puddle of water in the rear drivers side floor saturating the carpet. I ...
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no crank, no start, no power

2016 Ford Focus. Ran when I bought it, but had been hit in the passenger side. While the doors were off, it randomly started acting funny when running. The display would start flashing then the car ...
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spark plug problem in service

I took my car in for a routine annual service at a local garage. During the service, a piece of debris from a broken spark plug fell into the engine. The garage says it was 'just one of those things' ...
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Torque specs for Ford Focus inner tie rod

What is the correct torque for the inner tie rod on a 2002 Ford Focus SE wagon?
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Will driving with damaged inner tie rod damage outer ends?

I have a 2002 Ford Focus and both the inner and outer tie rods need replacing. However, I'm on a short deadline because I'm moving at the end of the month and need to get this car working ASAP. I ...