9 1 9 0 1

Follow TrueDelta

TrueDelta at Facebook TrueDelta at Google+ TrueDelta at Twitter

Ford Focus Electrical and AC Problems and Repair Histories

1534 TrueDelta members own a 2000 or newer Ford Focus. 313 of these members (20.4%) have reported electrical and air conditioning repairs for their car. A total of 362 electrical and air conditioning repairs to Ford Focuses--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently Ford Focus problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the Ford Focus problem descriptions below.

Don't infer Ford Focus problem frequency from what you see on this page. Many lucky owners have had no repairs, and their cars are not shown.

Percentage of Ford Focus repairs by problem area

28% of the Ford Focus repairs were to the engine, 10% to the transmission, 7% to the brakes, 17% to the suspension, 25% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 9% to the body and trim, and 5% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 1472 repairs.

Ford Focus electrical and air conditioning repair cost distribution

Of the Ford Focus electrical and air conditioning repairs that were not covered by warranty and were not do-it-yourself repairs, 23% cost less than $100, 49% between $100 and $499, 17% between $500 and $999, 8% between $1000 and $2499, and 3% more than $2500.

Chart based on 281 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
Non-members can see only ten Ford Focus Electrical and Air Conditioning problems and repair histories. Log in or join us to see them all.
Repair costs are in local units.

2007 Ford Focus 4dr Wagon

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in British Columbia, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2008 13020    
13020 0 Interior ceiling light works sporadically, 2nd time in shop for same problem. Replaced whole assembly, works fine. 
39060 0 driver's side mirror no longer heated to remove moisture & frost. dealer repaired, works now 
50220 0 window motor, repaired under extended warranty 
 

Return to top

2007 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

151-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Pennsylvania, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jan 2008 18000    
23000 0 Electric Lock assembly defective Installed new power lock assembly. 
32000 0 Another door lock assembly required replacement. 
 

Return to top

2006 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in Tennessee, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 34000    
35000 0 Radio antenna cable. 
53000 400 making noise on left side of engine alternator was bad 
 
Ford Focus in New Brunswick, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 19220    
21080 0 Stereo speaker located in driver's door stopped working. 
66340 100 airbag light came on. Code revealed high circuit resistance. A connector was removed and cleaned. Problem has not reoccured. 
81840 100 Airbag light came on. Same issue as diagnosed before. However, this time the mechanic showed me the steps required to fix the issue should the problem reoccur. 
114700  

Return to top

2006 Ford Focus 4dr Hatch

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in Wisconsin, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 20000    
21000 0 Airbag light came on and stayed on after starting the car. I was told a "clock spring" had to be replaced in the steering column. 
 

Return to top

2005 Ford Focus 4dr Hatch

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in Texas, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2007 35000    
52000 25 Replaced a burnt out blinker bulb. 
105000 525 The alternator began to stop charging the battery. Nearby Midas shop was able to get one quickly and replace it the same morning. 
137000 715 Replaced alternator. 
145000  
Ford Focus in Manitoba, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2007 19220    
19840 0 Air Conditioner tensioner rattling, berring shot. Service guy did not think it was a problem. I called over one the mechanics who indentified problem in 30 seconds. This was after they had my car all day. Had to go back for another appointment to have fix Fixed air conditioner tensioner. 
 

Return to top

2002 Ford Focus 2-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

Ford Focus in Florida, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Mar 2008 92000    
103000 325 AC blowing hot. Don't remember what problem was but it wasn't as bad as the compressor or as simple as the fluid. Motor for driver side window broke. 
 

Return to top

2001 Ford Focus 4dr Wagon

130-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
May 2008 89000    
90000 250 AC system leaks, so needed fluid recharge; decided not to fill due to cost 
105000  

Return to top

2000 Ford Focus 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

Ford Focus in Ontario, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Feb 2008 62620    
65100 75 AC was weak, checked for leaks, none found. System was recharged and works fine. 
 

Return to top