As soon as you tune it to correct the line pressure and soft shifts, its like driving a whole new car. In terms of ford focus mpg, the 2017 rs gets an estimated 22 mpg combined 19 city and 25 highway, compared to the 2017 ford focus st with 2. Unfollow ford focus manual transmission to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. A page was devoted to milestone failures with 23 red alert issues related to calibration. I have a ford f150 2002 4x4 that i keep my jayco camper on. Misfires can be caused by many issues, but the most common are spark plugs, coil, fuel pump, fuel injectors, maf sensor, vacuum leaks, or a wiring harness fault.
Search used ford focus with manual transmission for sale nationwide. Used ford focus with manual transmission for sale on. The consumers vehicle has been in the shop for over a month. The more power the engine generates, the higher the workload on your transmission. Ford focus, fiesta owners with transmission issues still. Used ford focus with manual transmission for sale cargurus. Widespread ford transmission problems lehtos law ep.
The most recently reported issues are listed below. Jul, 2016 many ford fiestas built after 2011 and ford focuses built after 2012 have faulty transmissions. For instance, the focus is the first vehicle in its class to offer active park assist, which can actually guide and steer the car into a parking space if the driver moderates speed with the brake. There have been three generations, the first was built until 2004, and was available in 1. Ford focus and ford fiesta powershift transmission settlement. Focus st transmission cj pony parts ford mustang parts. The ford focus is a small car that offers a number of features otherwise seen in larger or more luxurious vehicles. The biggest problem with the 4f27e transmission is that it uses solenoids, the line pressure is kind of low and it has very soft shifts. Fiesta, focus, and ecosport all models had these issues. Bought this as a used car, started having problems.
Manual transmission reverse and first gear failed, causing car to over rev engine. I recommend you pull the transmission dip stick and see if the color of the atf is still a nice red or has it turned orange or brown. What this means is that in order to purchase fords most fuelefficient small cars in the us, the vehicles must be. The 20 ford focus has 14 problems reported for computer system for transmission. I bought my automatic focus used from a dealer in april of 2015. When i tried to accelerate my car didnt move but rpms went up. Dubbed focus was on sale since 1998 on the rest of the world, in a short period it became a star. To see how frequently 2004 ford focus problems occur, check out our car reliability stats. Doing my research, this is a manual engine and the computer tells it to shift. If you are a current or former owner or lessee of a 20112016 ford fiesta or 20122016 ford focus vehicle that was equipped with a powershift transmission and was originally sold or leased in the united states including territories, you may be affected by a nationwide settlement that has been reached in litigation concerning the. The worst complaints are transmission failure, grinding sound. Richmond gear is the leading manufacturer of professional quality, highperformance drivetrain products. It is now at a different ford dealership to have the transmission torn apart.
If you own a focus st, turbo is the name of the game. Car was taken to dealer where i was told a pin claimed lose in the clutch. Ford knew focus, fiesta had flawed transmission, sold them anyway. All the affected cars belonged to focus, fiesta, and ecosport models equipped with a powershift automatic transmission. We have 6,303 ford focus vehicles for sale that are reported accident free, 4,452 1owner cars, and 5,360 personal use cars. Also standard is a manual transmission and allwheel drive. These comments are right on target regarding my wifes 2009 ford focus. Get reliability information for the 20 ford focus from consumer reports, which. Manual transmission problems of ford focus ford focus owners have reported 18 problems related to manual transmission under the power train category. The inability to decelerate when approaching other cars, objects, or red lights is. The issue became so serious that the australian competition and consumer commission accc took the ford australia to the federal court in 2017. At a red light, make sure your foot is completely off the clutch, davis says. Ford fiesta, focus owners from all over america say they are grateful for renewed hope that federal officials may take action on.
Transmission does a hard job of delivering the engines power to the wheels. Ford focus transmission problems ford focus recall. Ford focus transmission problems page 15 car forums at. My car has done 48000 on clock when i started to notice a slight drag in gear changing. Wish it wasnt red, more eye grabbing and calls attention to getting pulled over by. Find great deals on ebay for ford focus manual transmission.
This was done, so that the engineers at ford could have better control over gas mileage. This car will not accelerate when a light turns red turning left and i need to get out of the way, it jerks and sputters, same problem at any stop. Fords fiesta, focus, and fusion lines have been plagued with transmission. From your description, it sounds like you are describing an engine misfire. Ford focus and fiesta owners from around the country say they experienced new rejection at ford. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of ford focus based on all problems reported for the focus. In the fall of 20, my wife started experiencing the exact problems listed in. The engine in your 2009 ford focus should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. Complete manual transmissions for ford focus for sale ebay. Our list of 5 known complaints reported by owners can help you fix your 2004 ford focus.
Drove it this morning and noticed the revs going up and engine struggling as it couldnt get into 4th gear. Ford focus transmission problems page 9 car forums at. If people drive one of these vehicles and theyre having these issues, contact your. To see how frequently ford focus problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.
Research, compare and save listings, or contact sellers directly from 104 focus rs models nationwide. If you are a current or former owner or lessee of a 20112016 ford fiesta or 20122016 ford focus vehicle that was equipped with a powershift transmission and was originally sold or leased in the united states including territories, you may be affected by a nationwide settlement that has been reached in litigation. I was at the red light and it turned green, the car wouldnt move, wouldnt go in reverse or drive. It was also the first ford compact car to feature a 4wheel independent. If the parking brake is fully released, but the brake warning lamp remains illuminated, the brakes may not be working properly. Jul 31, 2019 michelle hughes of flint discusses her frustration with transmission problems on 2012 ford fiesta. The most irksome of those is the powershift automatic transmission, which stumbles at low speeds. While driving i can stop at a stop sign or red light turn off the car put it into gear and crank it up again. We were curious about how the focus would drive with a manual transmission. Ford focus questions my car will not go into reverse. Or, if you dont this is why you should not buy one. Manual transmission parts for 20 ford focus for sale ebay. There is a shudder on take off and vibration while accele. What are the most common problems with manual transmission.
See our lemon odds and nada odds page to see vehicles with no repairs or vehicles with more than three repairs. This appears to be a common problem with ford focus manual transmission cars. However, nhtsa cannot become involved in individual problems between you. Search used ford focus with manual transmission for sale. The availability of a manual transmission on the focus. Remanufactured ford focus transmissions street smart. Check out 15 common ford focus problems and complaints so you may buy the right car. Manual transmission uses an advanced configuration that provides exceptional powertrain efficiency, along with a potential for unique. The 2012 focus is so excellent, in fact, that only one small car beats that comparowinning focus, and thats the one tested here. The 2004 ford focus has 7 nhtsa complaints for the power train.
Manual transmissions are more fuel efficient, which is highly attractive with fuel. Ford focus owners have reported 86 problems related to noises during shifting under the power train category. I thought, i shouldnt be having these transmission issues right now. Noises during shifting problems of ford focus part 1. Search new and used cars, research vehicle models, and compare cars, all online at. Approximately 5,300 modelyear 2016 ford focus cars equipped with the 1. Ford focus, fiesta owners deal with transmission repair nightmare. But this clutch, this transmission that they have now clearly doesnt work. 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. Wet clutch transmissions also use hydraulic actuation but the dry. This website provides information to consumers that can be used to alleviate the problems they may be experiencing with their 20 focus, andor legal remedies available to them under state lemon laws. The worst complaints are jerks, hesitates when you take off, transmission lags, shifts roughly, and transmission failure. Mar 05, 2020 ford focus and ford fiesta powershift transmission settlement.
Manual transmission now available on top trim focus. Dm5j 19a321 ab december 2012 third printing owners manual focus litho in u. Transmission fluid level check ford focus 20082011 2009. Ford hid focus, fiesta transmission problems then blamed customers. Our store carries ford focus performance transmission parts to dovetail your gearbox with engine upgrades. Ford focus manual transmission ford focus forum ford. The focus st transmission allows drivers to adjust the speed to. Come find a great deal on used ford focus in your area today. The ford focus transmission problems hit the vehicles marketed between 2010 and 2016. It is a sixspeed dual clutch semiautomatic transmission that acts like. The ford focus has gone from a solid reliable car to one of the absolute worst in the industry. Do not attempt to service, repair, or modify the air bag supplemental restraint systems or its fuses.
Ford focus transmission problems page 12 car forums at. What is surprising is that on the focus, the engine will only be available with a manual transmission in the united states. It is certified preowned and had roughly 15k miles on it at the time of purchase. The problems is that at 20kmh the car does not want to shift it will rev high if i press more on the gas pedal but if i just let it idle to 20 it will shift eventually then sometimes will do the same at 50 2nd gear i guess.
Clutch system shares brake fluid with brake system. Truecar has over 1,564,425 listings nationwide, updated daily. Ford sued over faulty transmissions in some focus, fiestas. The only remedy was to replace the clutch master cylinder. The owner comments describe problems respondents experienced with this vehicle. My exwife is having the same problem with her 20 ford fiesta, shes been back to the dealer. Shop millions of cars from over 21,000 dealers and find the perfect car. The 2014 ford focus has 22 problems reported for transmission slips. The video above shows where the transmission fluid dipstick is located in your focus and how to check the transmission fluid level. It concerns the 2012, and 14 ford focus and the ford fiesta. Launched just in time for the new millennium, the first generation ford focus was the blue ovals first world car, which could be built and sold in many different markets. Dec 04, 2012 the ford focus has been at the top of the sales charts since its introduction in 1998. The ford focus compact car has been sold for nearly 20 years, attracting firsttime drivers, citydwellers and those seeking the practicality of a hatchback or wagon. I was driving up my street one day and my car stopped accelerating, starting making a loud whining noise.
My concern is that if i cant accelerate to get out of the. To see how frequently 20 ford focus problems occur, check out our car reliability stats. This is a recall issue on the dual clutch transmission. Demand for the titanium model has especially exceeded fords expectations, selling at twice the rate the automaker predicted. The brief history of ford focus transmission problems. The transmission slips at every red light start up. Ford has extended the manufacture warranty on every male and model of the focus line up for a 6 year100,000 mile. Fluid drips on clutch pedal and floor creating a very slick surface and drop in fluid level in brake reservoir. Thinking about buying a ford focus 20 automatic looking at the. Transmission failure problem of the 20 ford focus 23 failure date. When the 2015 focus became available for sale, it brought about a revamp of the ford focus exterior, including the front and back fascia, hood and grille plus the rear tail.
Hi all, like everyone who has has transmission problems with their ford focus, i am also totally peeved. My 20 ford focus transmission issue and tips on how to take care of this issue. Ford says focus enjoyed its strongest january sales since 2004. The air entering your engine is measured by the maf mass airflow sensor and the onboard computer calculates the proper amount of fuel for that volume of air, as well as the position of the idle air control. Performance modifications should necessarily include transmission upgrades. The 20 ford focus has 14 problems reported for computer system for. Opting for the electrical version increases that number to 105 mpg.375 782 1382 447 1135 610 610 624 1430 403 60 73 179 1563 920 15 1440 1396 1301 73 1299 377 1217 1383 732 52 1219 575 1088 312 1204 196 396 380 1047 552 328