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2012 Ford Focus Electrical and AC Problems and Repair Histories

246 TrueDelta members own a 2012 Ford Focus. 50 of these members (20.3%) have reported electrical and air conditioning repairs for their car. A total of 84 electrical and air conditioning repairs to 2012 Ford Focuses--an average of 0.3 per vehicle--have been reported.

See our lemon odds and nada odds page for more details. To see how frequently 2012 Ford Focus problems occur, check out our car reliability stats.

Want to read about specific problems behind these stats? Jump to the 2012 Ford Focus problem descriptions below.

Don't infer 2012 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 2012 Ford Focus repairs by problem area

7% of the 2012 Ford Focus repairs were to the engine, 28% to the transmission, 1% to the brakes, 8% to the suspension, 33% to the electrical or air-conditioning systems, 20% to the body and trim, and 2% to other areas of the vehicle.

Chart based on 252 repairs.
Non-members can see only ten 2012 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.

2012 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed automated manual FWD

Ford Focus in Iowa, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2011 0    
5000 0 Various performance issues with My Ford Touch software, discussed by email and phone with Ford. They will supposedly be resolved by the Jan. 2012 software update to be sent by mail. 
11000 0 My Ford Touch new software installation. 
54000  
Ford Focus in Minnesota, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2011 0    
1000 0 MFT locked up. Pulled 7.5 amp FUSE to MFT per SYNC tech support line. Dealer replaced MFT Screen & reprogrammed. 
4300 0 MFT issuses.... updated to latest software, still locking up. Radio loud when reentering the car, GPS not responding, blank display. 
15000 0 Replaced driver side door hinge and handle for keyless entry not working all the time. 
40000 0 MyFordTouch control module 
44000 0 The last software update resolved all MyFord Touch issues. 
 

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2012 Ford Focus 4dr Hatch

160-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed automated manual FWD

Ford Focus in Washington, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Sep 2011 0    
3000 0 MSFT sync system is very buggy, latest TSB applied to sync system. 
26000  
Ford Focus in California, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2011 0    
8000 0 SYNC system always starts in LINE-In with a humm / buzz. Goes away when 1/8" plug inserted into jack. Dealership stated - NO PROBLEM FOUND. SYNC in other family vehicle starts in the state it was left in. No buzz. SYNC system selectively inoperative after vehicle start up. Only radio button works. Dealership stated: NO PROBLEM FOUND. Could likely not duplicate. 
53000  
Ford Focus in New Jersey, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2011 0    
9000 0 Front passenger door speaker booms and vibrates much more than any of the other speakers. I have the Sony system. Mechanic stated speaker was installed correctly and did not fix. 
12000 0 I finally got them to replace my speaker. 
23000 0 Body Control Module reflashed to fix intermittent keyless entry problem. 
49000  
Ford Focus in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2011 0    
0 Car said hood was open intermittently while driving even though hood was closed. Alarm also went off at night. Dealer replaced hood latch and hood latch sensor. 
3000 0 Update of MFT/Snyc due to the fact that the previous version was not stable 
8400 0 Reflash of MyFord Touch. Still terrible 
12000 0 Myford touch still buggy 
16000 0 Self install of MyFordTouch update. Done via USB stick, and took about 50 minutes. 
 
Ford Focus in Michigan, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Apr 2011 0    
1000 0 Auto parking buttons were not connected when arrived from factory. 
63000  
Ford Focus in Alberta, Canada
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2011 0    
4960 0 Ford MyTouch system freezing up and rebooting 
17980 0 Low washer fluid warning light would not activate. Speakers on front driver-side door and rear passenger-side door buzz when outputting low frequency sounds. This occurs even when bass is set below zero. 
24180  
Ford Focus in Ohio, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Aug 2011 0    
2000 0 My Ford Touch system: slow response, navigation GPS slow to initiate. 
12000 0 Windshield washer fluid sensor 
20000  

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2012 Ford Focus 4dr Hatch

160-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Missouri, United States
Date Odometer
(in miles)
Cost Problem/Repair Description
Jun 2011 5000    
6300 0 gas gauge does not read properly reads full for over 150 miles same as before Dealer didnt fix it, still broken 
7000  

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