Jun 23, 2010 i have a 2009 ford focus with a manual transmission that is just 300 miles or so from having the warranty expire. Mine was built on the 15th of august 2015 but yet no recall was accompanied with my vin. Manual transmission reverse and first gear failed, causing car to over rev engine. User manuals, ford automobile operating guides and service manuals. Manual workshop manual workshop manual workshop manual.
Sep 07, 2014 i bought my wife a brand new 2012 ford focus sel in the fall of 2011. The worst complaints are jerking into gear, difficulty shifting, pops out of gear, car bucks, and transmission died. If the total number of problems reported by ford focus owners in the last years is 459, and the age of the vehicle is, the ppmy index can then be calculated as. At 42,000 miles the clutch went out without any warning. Dec 05, 2018 the ford focus transmission problems hit the vehicles marketed between 2010 and 2016. It is a common problem, and ford doesnt make a replacement collett anymore. The 2005 ford focus has 5 nhtsa complaints for the power train. Problems with the dualclutch powershift automatic transmission overshadowed an otherwise good and reliable car, and damaged the image of the focus. Many owners experienced problems with the powershift transmission, some many times, and ford often treated them poorly. Dubbed focus was on sale since 1998 on the rest of the world, in a short period it became a star. The issue became so serious that the australian competition and consumer commission accc took the ford australia to the federal court in 2017. The most recently reported issues are listed below. Available with myriads of engines options and trim lines, the focus is one the bestselling cars from ford both in america and europe. Car complaints, car problems and defect information latest news.
Automatic transmission problems of the 2005 ford focus. Its been a few years since ive driven anything with ford s powershift dual clutch transmission, which launched in 2010 with more problems than an algebra book, some of which were real. Clutch system shares brake fluid with brake system. This appears to be a common problem with ford focus manual transmission cars.
Some of the safety features available with ford focus are frontimpact airbags, occupancy sensors, sideimpact bars, front seatbelt. The brief history of ford focus transmission problems. The problem related to the clutch packs, and the transmission computer. More than 60,000 ford focus transmission problems could be solved if a successful class action lawsuit from attorneys bannister law is successfully prosecuted. Get reliability information for the 2005 ford focus from consumer reports, which combines extensive survey data and expert technical knowledge. All the affected cars belonged to focus, fiesta, and ecosport models equipped with a powershift automatic transmission. Fords transmission problem ford transmission problems. Access a large inventory of quality used 2005 ford focus transmissions online. The powershift transmission is basically a manual transmission controlled electronically by a computer while using a dry clutch rather. The ford focus transmission problems hit the vehicles marketed between 2010 and 2016. The only remedy was to replace the clutch master cylinder.
Fluid drips on clutch pedal and floor creating a very slick surface and drop in fluid level in brake reservoir. My 2005 ford focus has a problem on transmission, its hard to put on reverse and grinds. She said theyve all had problems with the transmission. Get detailed information on the 2005 ford focus including specifications and data that includes dimensions, engine specs, warranty, standard features, options, and more. Ford focus transmission problems auto expert by john. Drivers across the country have faced problems with the automatic transmission in their ford fiesta, focus and fusion. Please also check out the statistics and reliability analysis of the 2005 ford focus based on all problems reported for the 2005 focus. I have driven manual cars since first getting my license over 20 years ago, so i know how to drive a manual transmission. Get reliability information for the 2011 ford focus from consumer reports, which combines extensive survey data and expert technical knowledge. The ford focus transmission problems hit the vehicles marketed. The following chart shows the 22 most common problems for 2010 ford focus. Vibration fix replacing motor mount on a 2005 ford focus. The number one most common problem is related to the vehicles vehicle speed control with 43 problems.
The second most common problem is related to the vehicles engine and engine cooling 42 problems. The worst complaints are difficulty shifting into gear, clunking noise from transmission. Vehicles impacted are the ford fiesta model years 20112016 and the ford focus model years 20122016 equipped with a powershift transmission. I dont know anything about cars, but i have a 2008 ford focus that my husband and i bought in september 2011. 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. Unfollow ford focus manual transmission to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. To check for problems affecting your car, select your make and model below. Bannister law alleged the ford focus dualclutch transmission officially called the powershift presumably because powershit was already taken is defective owing to. Our 2005 ford focus transmissions come with a 1year warranty, free shipping and 30day money back guarantee. We have gathered all of the most frequently asked questions and problems relating to the ford focus in one spot to help you decide if its a smart buy. Ford gets the powershift dual clutch transmission right. To see how frequently 2010 ford focus problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.
The ppmy index of a certain model is defined as the problems reported per thousand vehicles per year. Do these two things before you attempt to replace the alternator on a 2005 ford focus duration. Transmission problem 2005 ford focus 4 cyl front wheel drive manual my daughter was driving my car when the clutch peddle want go all the way down. Ford focus questions 2005 ford focus manual transmission.
The worst complaints are difficulty shifting into gear, clunking noise from transmission, and downshiftsupshiftsgoes. Excursion expedition explorer explorer sport trac f100 f 150 f250. Four problems related to manual transmission have been reported for the 2005 ford focus. Five problems related to automatic transmission have been reported for the 2005 ford focus. Dec, 2017 more information on what causes shaking and vibration rattles on a ford focus 2002. Your 17 character vehicle identification number vin is listed on numerous documents, including your vehicle title, registration, finance statement and insurance documents. Manual transmission problems of the 2005 ford focus. The brief history of ford focus transmission problems car. The dual clutch transmission works similarly to two conventional manual gearboxes. Better understand the issues surrounding the powershift dual clutch transmission in the ford focus and ford fiesta, as well as ways in which the system is. Firstly, the information below is in addition to your consumer rights. Ford nz lost in transmission over australian class action.
Ford focus questions my car will not go into reverse. Manual transmission problem of the 2005 ford focus 2. The consumers vehicle has been in the shop for over a month. Manual transmission problems of the 2005 ford focus four problems related to manual transmission have been reported for the 2005 ford focus. How to fix a shift tower 2005 ford focus richard lantz. Share your car problem with the repairpal community.
There was a recall for the 2014 ford focus manufactured in august between the 8th and the 15th for steering gears incorrectly placed. Find a high quality auto repair shop or dealer near you. The total sales of the 2007 ford focus in the united states are 231,577 units. Upon its debut in 2000, the ford focus made a name for itself among economy cars with its superior chassis tuning, and its rather tall body, which creates a roomy interior. Search new and used cars, research vehicle models, and compare cars, all online at. Its been a few years since ive driven anything with fords powershift dual clutch transmission, which launched in 2010 with more problems than an algebra book, some of which were real. Since the day weve bought the car, its had strange transmission issues. If you have a ford focus car with the spi sohc engine and the ib5 manual transmission, your shift cable collett may have gone bad. There have been three generations, the first was built until 2004, and was available in 1.
Ford focus problems and reliability issues carsguide. Since buying this car new i have had the following problems. Fords powershift dual clutch transmission was used in 2010. I dont know if my transmission is broken or my clutch slipped. Ford focus is a small family car from ford motor company since 1998. The vehicles affected are 20102016 ford focus, fiesta and ecosport models fitted with a powershift automatic transmission. Its the worst car ive ever had, and its a complete nightmare to own, because in the. Ford transmission problems presented by stern law, pllc.30 1527 149 867 37 393 719 967 1449 92 136 877 1253 159 913 1014 113 400 1253 1483 1442 851 253 932 1160 29 570 1207 945 68 1324 1149 927 1111 1463 934 861 7 539 452 444 128