Ford focus is a small family car from ford motor company since 1998. Drove it this morning and noticed the revs going up and engine struggling as it couldnt get into 4th gear. There are a few mostcommon causes you might encounter in a. Ford focus transmission problems, overview and recall the 2000 th came and the ford company has decided to refresh the market by replacing the ford escort with an entirely new offering from europe. Narrow your results brand midwest 2 autozone rewards. We have a 2009 ford focus manual transmission that will not shift into reverse or 1st when the temps are below 50 degrees. Ford focus problems 2008 ford focus power train problems. Its the worst car ive ever had, and its a complete nightmare to own, because in. Ford strongly recommends that drivers use extreme caution when using any device that may take their focus off the road. I queried ford when i had just bought the car and never heard back from them. Problems with 2014 ford focus transmission duration. Where is a reverse light switch located on a 2008 ford focus. To see how frequently 2008 ford focus problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.
The issue became so serious that the australian competition and consumer commission accc took the ford australia to the federal court in 2017. Ford focus transmission problems page 9 car forums at. It felt as if the clutch wasnt engaging, even when pressed to the floor, which would result in the shifting not being as free and smooth as it should. I have had problems shifting the car, ever since it was new. Please also check out the statistics and reliability analysis of the 2008 ford focus based on all problems reported for the 2008 focus. It is now at a different ford dealership to have the transmission torn apart. Ford knew focus, fiesta models had flawed transmission. A nostart problem in your vehicle may be caused by one or more systems in your car. Brought ford focus trend 2014 as brand new in november 2014. Ford focus powershift automatic transmission problems. Find a high quality auto repair shop or dealer near you. The brief history of ford focus transmission problems.
I dont know anything about cars, but i have a 2008 ford focus that my husband and i bought in september 2011. Bannister law alleged the ford focus dualclutch transmission officially called the powershift presumably because powershit was already taken is defective owing to. I used the manual push button override, but the car. I knew the focus had problems, but didnt know the fiesta did as. C346 debuted at the 2010 north american international auto show as a 2012 model. There have been three generations, the first was built until 2004, and was available in 1. The cars shown were a 4door sedan and 5door hatchback, also debuting a new 2.
All the affected cars belonged to focus, fiesta, and ecosport models equipped with a powershift automatic transmission. See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. Automatic transmission problems of the 2008 ford focus. The worst complaints are transmission failure, problem staying in. Its the worst car ive ever had, and its a complete nightmare to own, because in the. Ford said the warranty was now good for seven years or 100,000 miles on clutch and related hardware for 201416 focus and 201415 fiesta vehicles assembled after july 4, 20. Not long ago, i went to have the fluids changed and now the car had difficulties going into reverse. Ram 2500 and 3500 lead latest round of safety recalls. Ford focus transmission problems page 15 car forums at. The consumers vehicle has been in the shop for over a month. The worst complaints are transmission failure, problem staying in gear, and knocking sound from transmission. Driving while distracted can result in loss of vehicle control, accident and injury.
It also appears on the drivers side of your vehicle, between the windscreen and the dashboard. Dubbed focus was on sale since 1998 on the rest of the world, in a short period it became a star. Ford focus transmission problems auto expert by john. Auxiliary input jack line in auxiliary input jack line inif equipped warning. The highperformance svt model special vehicle team was available as a two or fourdoor hatchback from 2002 to 2004. Hi, i have a 2001 ford focus zx3 with a manual gearbox. I have a problem with my 2002 ford focus transmission.
I have a 2009 ford focus with a manual transmission that is just 300 miles or so from having the warranty expire. Vehicles impacted are the ford fiesta model years 20112016 and the ford focus model years 20122016 equipped with a powershift transmission. If the total number of problems reported by ford focus owners in the last 10. Drivers across the country have faced problems with the automatic transmission in their ford fiesta, focus and fusion. Car was taken to dealer where i was told a pin claimed lose in the clutch. Amid concerns over the dualclutch automatic transmission in its fiesta and focus sedans and hatchbacks, ford announced plans to extend warranty coverage on key hardware for a wide swath of owners. Ford focus problems and reliability issues carsguide.
Fords powershift dual clutch transmission was used in 2010. The powershift transmission is basically a manual transmission controlled electronically by a computer while using a dry clutch rather. The 2006 ford focus offers a 2l engine bolted to a 4speed automatic torque converter transmission, they are a strong reliable car, they offer a decent amount of room for a car in this class and have fairly cheap service intervals. Your 17 character vehicle identification number vin is listed on numerous documents, including your vehicle title, registration, finance statement and insurance documents. Share your car problem with the repairpal community. More than 60,000 ford focus transmission problems could be solved if a successful class action lawsuit from attorneys bannister law is successfully prosecuted. The problems specifically occurred in the powershift transmission of ford fiesta from 20112016 and ford focus from 2012 2016. The number of vehicles in australia suffered the problems was around 68,000. Ford focus powershift automatic transmission problems and owner complaints. This website provides information to consumers that can be used to alleviate the problems they may be experiencing with their 2011 2016 focus, andor legal remedies available to. I dont know anything about cars, but i have a 2008 ford focus that my husband and i bought in. Available with myriads of engines options and trim lines, the focus is one the bestselling cars from ford both in america and europe.
This latest ford focus is the best small car for sale in america today. Ford focus transmission problems ford focus recall. If the total number of problems reported by ford focus owners in the last. The total sales of the 2010 ford focus in the united states are 176,688 units.
The ford focus third generation, also known as the focus mk iii, code name. The vehicles affected are 20102016 ford focus, fiesta and ecosport models fitted with a powershift automatic transmission. Fords transmission problem ford transmission problems. The worst complaints are jerking into gear, difficulty shifting, pops out. Since that time, i have had 4 or 5 instances where when i engage the clutch to start the car, the car wont start. The ford focus has been at the top of the sales charts since its introduction in 1998. An airbag mishap during crash tests triggered a safety recall by hyundai for its new santa fe suv, but still scored a five star ancap safety rating. To check for problems affecting your car, select your make and model below. In our research we use the ppmy index to compare the reliability of vehicles. Three problems related to automatic transmission have been reported for the 2008 ford focus. My car has done 48000 on clock when i started to notice a slight drag in gear changing. I think the transmission in my 2011 ford fiesta is shot.
We successfully solved the problems with the powershift automatic transmission of a ford s max, the car had serious problems of slow, rough and harsh shifting. View recall reports to see if the 2008 focus was recalled for safetyrelated defects or noncompliance with u. Unfollow ford focus manual transmission to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Ford extends warranty on more focus, fiesta transmissions. The ppmy index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per year. Ford transmission problems presented by stern law, pllc. The total sales of the 2007 ford focus in the united states are 231,577 units. The most recently reported issues are listed below.
Manual transmission reverse gear 6speed transmission e75052 see manual transmission page 154. Hi all, like everyone who has has transmission problems with their ford focus, i am also totally peeved. The automatic transmission in my 2009 ford focus was locked in park for six months. When the engine is started, the brake pedal and the selector lever button must be depressed before the selector lever can be moved from the park position see transmission page 154. The first indication was that it would not shift right and the transmission. The 2008 ford focus has 8 problems reported for transmission failure.548 128 4 234 699 703 530 760 604 854 1512 1511 296 709 252 866 1351 1303 1330 785 842 511 1576 1494 665 1322 725 1325 1335 794 691 1161 1051 836 413 277 970