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Ford Focus – Common problems

Common problems for the Ford Focus

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Ford Focus, for which Ford has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Ford Focus. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your Ford Focus have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.



Latest Focus’s Issues in the EU

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23 January 2020

The pins of the Power Distribution Box (PDB) might have been defectively manufactured and cause an intermittent or poor connection. Consequently, … .

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21 January 2020

The engine wiring loom may be damaged by a stud on the transmission housing. This could lead to reduced engine power … .

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7 December 2019

The clutch pressure plate may break while the vehicle is in motion. This may lead to a malfunction of the transmission … .

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Latest Focus’s Issues in the UK

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