Advised All Of This Is A? This Even Occurred Today And Left Us In Danger On The Highway While We Nervously Waited For Professional Assistance. Everything was much better but only for a short while, then got much worse. Luckily I Was In A Reasonably Safe Situation When The Failure Occurred. The vehicle failure mileage was 97,000. Keep in mind, with the charging system warning on the dash, there is a direct tie between the two components.
Ford Focus Problems With Valve Seats The valve seats failed, dropped into the engine and destroyed it. So I reluctantly pay the repair costs and ensured that the battery that I had in the car tested good because it was less than a year old, they assured me it tested good. Although not as consistent, the noise seems to intermittently come even if the car is turned off and the key not in the ignition. Oct 31, 2012 This Applies To The ford focus Electric. Radio has stopped working altogether.
We are very disappointed with Ford, with our dealership, and with the condescending attitude of the service people. July 01, 2014 Engine Started Idling Rough While Down Shifting, Once The Vehicle Came To A Stop The Vehicle Shuttered rpms And Then Stalled. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Brought into Ford dealer and was told car needed new clutch due to transmission never working correctly and was no longer covered under warranty. Pushing The Vehicle Was Very Difficult, As If The Brakes Were Engaged. Some days radio works, other days long stretches of crackling and then radio stops.
The recall began in october 2014. The display would work, and I could change the stations, inputs, and volume, but no noise would come out of the speakers. I Had To Waive The Drivers Behind Me To Go Around. I had just replaced the tie rods, struts, shocks, rotors, and other parts to make it a safe car for his commute from Alexandria to Quantico. I Got Out Of The Car And Called The Dealer 25 Miles Away.
When turning on the car ignition, the entertainment system screen will only display the time and date. In the Focus, for example, this commonly creates erratic dash instrument cluster operation. I have grandchildren that I pick up from school and day care, and will not subject them to this unsafe car. The Focus connector does not usually cause an alternator failure, but can cause a charging system problem. It is the same electrical harness recall that Ford released but only for the Ford Focus st models and not se. It Only Happened Once More In The Next Month And A Half, Then Happened Three Times Yesterday. Now A New Problem With The Car Not Starting With The Dash And Radio Turning On But The Engine.
This issue has been going on for almost a month. This is a record of safety issues for vehicles of this year, make, model and trim. Had it towed to Ford chantilly va. This is a know issue. Owners will receive a second notification when the remedy is available.
An Example The Car Down Shifted On Me And A Car Behind Me Almost Hit Me. I Told Her It May Be Glitch As It Had Happened To Me The First Time Around. Took the car in--it failed inspection. This is the 2nd time this year that I¿ve brought the car back to the dealer for major performance issues. When You Take Off Car Bogs Down And You Have To Mash Hard On The Gas To Get It To Move.
I believe it is fixed but sometimes goes 6+ months before issue presents itself. The Car Did Start Up Again, But It Struggled To Turn Back On And Some Dash Lights Flashed Up Me i Believe The Cel Flashed On. Note: Until the vehicle is serviced for this concern, owners are advised to keep the fuel tank at least halfway full. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Ford will probably come up with something to address the problem, whether it be improved batteries or new software to better manage the onboard computer systems draining all of that power. I Am Not Sure How Failing Transmissions, And electrical Issues Are Not Considered Safety Issues And Put On Immediate Recall But I Must Assume It Is Because I Am Not A Mechanic, But Stuck With A Lemon That ford Refuses To Acknowledge There Are Issues With.
The brake lights constantly go out. With all the complaints there should be a recall. In December 2014 had to have front wheel bearings replaced. Visit identified the problem as a failed module in the console. Was able to maneuver it on the shoulder before car completely stopped.
It is now followed by what can only be described as electrical current running throughout the car and speakers. After Complete Turn-off Restarted Normally. I should not have had to pay due to problem was from former repair under warranty. Only vehicles equipped with the vehicle rack system are affected. I have attached pictures of what I found. They must have a lot of onboard computers that stay on and draw power, even when the car is off. The vehicle failure mileage was 97,000.