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2007 Ford Focus repairs by problem area

Engine (19%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (10%)

Suspension and Steering (23%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (31%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (3%)

Other (8%)

Chart based on 223 repairs.

2007 Ford Focus repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (8%)

$500 - $999 (14%)

$100 - $499 (60%)

< $100 (16%)

Chart based on 73 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2007 Ford Focus

Engine not specified

Ford Focus in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2016
Mar 2016

70000 mi

US $3000
Transmission went bad at 72000 miles 

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2007 Ford Focus 4dr Wagon

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Indiana, United States
Jan 2015 - Jun 2016
Apr 2015

230700 mi

US $7
Engine's having issues with starting. Replaced spark plugs. 
May 2015

231300 mi
Replaced thermostat Replaced motor mount 
Sep 2015

234000 mi
Replaced sway bar links Replaced struts 
Dec 2015

236000 mi

US $40
Gas pedals was getting sticky. Cleaned throttle body. Afterwards, the long crank/hard start issue just about disappeared. Replaced reverse switch on transmission. 
Feb 2016

237300 mi

US $25
Rear hatch struts were bad. Replaced with new ones from Amazon. 
Mar 2016

238000 mi

US $115
Replaced bad battery. Bad alternator replaced. Slight belt squeak, so while I was replacing my alternator, I replaced the belt, tensioner, and idler. 
Ford Focus in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2013 - Jun 2016
Jun 2013

37200 mi

C $120
Replaced passenger side liquid filled motor mount 
Mar 2014

44640 mi

C $80
Left motor mount 
Oct 2014

59480 mi

C $400
Ball joint failed on one control arm. 
Dec 2015

80600 mi

C $15
Replaced one sway bar end link. 
May 2016

90940 mi

C $1000
New pads and rotors all round, 2 rear cylinders, 1 front caliper. New front control arm because ball joint was worn excessively 
Ford Focus in Maryland, United States
Oct 2010 - Jun 2016
Dec 2010

81000 mi
The engine was suffering from excess vibration when I bought it (used). The dealer promised to repair it after purchase. The invoice description says "install engine and transmission mounts." Rear seat was loose when I bought the car (used). Dealer promised to repair it after purchase. The seat is now secured, but it's misaligned and no longer folds, and will need to go back for Take II. 
Jan 2011

82000 mi
A loose rear seat, present when I bought the car used, was inadequately repaired in a previous visit. It was re-done correctly. 
Apr 2012

87000 mi
Interior release for the back hatch stopped working. I elected not to repair it and will just use the remote. 
Nov 2012

89500 mi
Passenger side rear brake light housing had deformed and needed to be filed down to get the burned-out bulb out. 
Jul 2014

95500 mi

US $350
Passenger-side rear brake locked in place after the car was sitting outdoors for over a month. (Not sure if the car should be faulted.) Drum replaced, along with the rotors and pads. (I've tried to make the cost reflect only the drum.) 
Dec 2014

102000 mi
The back hatch isn't reliably staying all the way up, especially in cold weather. Not worth the cost of repairing, but I'm now being more careful to watch my head. 

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2007 Ford Focus 4dr Wagon

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in Michigan, United States
Aug 2012 - Aug 2016
Apr 2014

132700 mi
Every wire in hatch harness was frayed (one had disconnected completely). Cut all wires, soldered them back together, and wrapped them in heat-shrink. 
Nov 2014

138000 mi
Engine required long crank times to start. Cleaned crankshaft position sensor and haven't had problems since. 
Mar 2015

140000 mi

US $155
Charge warning light came on. Checked current and found battery was draining. Replaced alternator, with no problems since. 
May 2015

142000 mi

US $100
Mounting bolt for idler pulley broke off in engine block. With much work, removed portion of bolt in engine block, replaced the bolt, and replaced idler pulley. 
Aug 2015

145700 mi
Charge warning light came on. Checked current and found battery was draining. Replaced alternator (under warranty from previous repair), with no problems since. 
Oct 2015

147700 mi
Excessive vibration noticeable from inside the car, and clicking noise occasionally during acceleration. Replaced engine mount, transmission mount, and torque strut mount, which fully resolved the problem. 
Feb 2016

150300 mi

US $200
Car had issues starting. Replaced PCV valve, which solved the issues. Cabin heat was not very hot. Replaced thermostat with much fanfare (breaking a bolt off in the engine block in the process). New thermostat fixed the heat issue. 
Ford Focus in Alberta, Canada
Jul 2012 - Mar 2016
Aug 2012

42120 mi

C $5
Replaced light bulb for licence plate, interesting took bulb for 06 although 07 model. Took a whole hour as I wound up taking the whole light out because I couldn’t get my hand on the bulb holder. 
Jun 2015

68200 mi
rear drum brake squeaking 
Ford Focus in Ontario, Canada
May 2008 - Jun 2011
Aug 2008

27280 mi
Clicking Noise from steering column. Steering shaft replaced. 
Apr 2009

37820 mi

C $250
Engine has not warmed up adequately in my opinion since new. I have complained about this a couple of times over the last couple of years but the dealer would not do anything about it. Decided to replace thermostat on my own. Now heating up OK 
May 2009

39060 mi
Fuel Line blew off fuel filter. The plastic hose clamping part was broken. As the plastic part was not available. the fuel line from the filter was replaced.  
Dec 2009

49600 mi

C $300
Routine Check of brakes. Front pads replaced & rotors resurfaced. 
Sep 2010

60140 mi

C $12000
Brakes were sqeaking, Cleaned rust buidup on drums & rotors 
Dec 2010

63860 mi

C $75
Heater Recirculation Damper not operating 
Jan 2011

64860 mi

C $90
Heater/A/C Recirculation Damper repaired 
May 2011

69440 mi

C $220
Replaced Front Control Arms (Bushings were worn) 
Ford Focus in Minnesota, United States
Jun 2012 - Mar 2014
Jun 2013

47000 mi

US $600
Passenger side rear door would not lock 
Ford Focus in British Columbia, Canada
Apr 2008 - Dec 2012
May 2008

13020 mi
Interior ceiling light works sporadically, 2nd time in shop for same problem. Replaced whole assembly, works fine. 
Jul 2008

25420 mi
Bolt holding transmission assembly in place had loosened off and transmission was lurching underneath the car. 
Sep 2009

39060 mi
car wobbled if brakes applied firmly, warped rotor driver's side mirror no longer heated to remove moisture & frost. dealer repaired, works now 
Sep 2010

48980 mi

C $150
The bearings in the transmission went bad. Dealer covered under the drivetrain warranty. No cost to us. picked up from shop after transmission repair, week later, front wheel bearing and accelerator cable had to be done. 
Dec 2010

50220 mi
window motor, repaired under extended warranty 
Ford Focus in Quebec, Canada
Aug 2013 - Dec 2013
Nov 2013

209220 mi

C $160
Excessive engine vibration. Replaced right-hand engine mount with Motorcraft part 5S4Z6038CB. 
Ford Focus in Michigan, United States
Jan 2008 - Jun 2016
May 2009

48000 mi

US $235
Air bag warning lamp on, replaced clock spring in steering column. Warped rotors causing shimmy upon braking, replaced rotors and installed new pads. High-speed shimmy caused by worn sway bar links, replaced and problem fixed. 
Sep 2009

53000 mi

US $685
Air conditioner condenser leaking, replaced by dealer. 
Aug 2011

84000 mi

US $310
Airbag clock spring failed again, dealer repaired at my expense. 

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2007 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

151-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in California, United States
Feb 2015 - Jul 2016
Jul 2016

78000 mi

US $170
Alternator failed. Replaced with new alternator. Replaced belt as preventative maintenance. Air conditioner was not cooling well. Added 12 oz of R134a. Used Factory Service Manual with manifold gauges to diagnose and refill. 
Ford Focus in Oregon, United States
Nov 2010 - Jun 2015
Aug 2011

45000 mi
Noise from brakes/suspension. Diagnosis unclear 
Feb 2013

59000 mi

US $80
Clunk from front end--unable to diagnose despite reproducing problem--not fixed 
Sep 2014

81000 mi

US $100
Tensioner pulley replacement 
Jun 2015

90000 mi

US $600
intermittent battery light/loss of power steering Replaced alternator 
Ford Focus in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2011 - Dec 2015
Aug 2012

78360 mi

C $85
Sway bar links had worn bushings and were clunking when driving over undulating pavement at low speeds. 
Jun 2015

115320 mi

C $150
Replace parking brake cable which was not returning after application (cable would not slide in sheath). 
Ford Focus in Florida, United States
Jul 2009 - Sep 2013
Aug 2009

32000 mi
turn signal stopped making clicking sound, but lights still worked 
May 2010

44500 mi

US $630
right rear hub bearings went bad 
Aug 2013

92500 mi

US $60
replace replace pads cut rotors 
Ford Focus in Pennsylvania, United States
Jan 2008 - Jan 2014
Feb 2008

19000 mi

US $1100
Transmission burned up at 18,036 miles- Ford said warranty exp at 18,000 miles- Sorry. 
May 2008

23000 mi
Electric Lock assembly defective Installed new power lock assembly. 
Mar 2009

32000 mi
Another door lock assembly required replacement. 
Apr 2009

35000 mi

US $60
Thumping noise in front suspension. Dealer advised nothing was wrong. 
Jun 2009

36000 mi
I went back again and requested that another service tech. look at the car with better hearing. At that time they discovered and replaced the Suspension Control Arm.  
Nov 2009

40000 mi

US $400
Pwr Steering pump- Third attempt to repair by Dealership. Could not find problem until car was out of warranty. Hummmm. 
Sep 2011

62000 mi

US $300
Rear Wheel Bearing 

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2007 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Connecticut, United States
Dec 2010 - Mar 2013
Jan 2010

17000 mi

US $80
Warped rotors. Replaced front pads. 
Ford Focus in North Carolina, United States
Feb 2012 - Mar 2016
Apr 2013

87300 mi

US $390
Intermittent failure to start.Starter replaced. Problem still not solved. Focus returned to shop. Waiting new outcome. 
May 2013

87700 mi

US $55
A safety switch activated by the clutch. A much earlier repair was done in a slipshod fashion. 
Ford Focus in Indiana, United States
Apr 2008 - Mar 2015
Apr 2009

34000 mi
Power steering howl. O-ring between reservior and pump replaced. Headrest moves up when getting into car. Drivers seat belt adjuster stuck in full up position. Told by dealer that it was caused by owner. Noise coming from rear of car. Sounded like a hammer tapping on the brake drum. E-brake cable clip replaced with revised clip. Horn quit working. Electric trunk release would usually buzz but not release the trunk latch. Worked occasionally or if lifting the trunk while buzzing. New trunk release installed. 
Nov 2011

83000 mi

US $40
Replaced headlight bulb and instrument panel lights. 
Aug 2013

120000 mi

US $40
Replaced front strut mounts. 
Sep 2013

122000 mi

US $57
Replaced leaking driver's side rear wheel cylinder. Wheel bearing started making noise. 
Dec 2013

126000 mi

US $45
Wheel Bearing noise Clutch Master Cylinder leaking. 
Aug 2014

133300 mi

US $145
Replaced front struts, strut mounts, strut bearings and stabilizer bar links. 
Nov 2014

136000 mi

US $50
Replaced leaking master cylinder 
Ford Focus in New Brunswick, Canada
May 2008 - Sep 2010
Nov 2009

13020 mi

C $150
problem discovered during yearly safety inspection. Had to replace rear sway bar links. Common problem in this area (bad roads). 
Dec 2009

13020 mi
Clutch travel had changed, with very narrow catch threshold. Shop inspected clutch and bled the system and problem appears to be better now. However it still feels different than it used to. May require another trip. Squeaking when hitting bumps. E-brake cable was making noise. Shop installed plastic clips to keep it in place. Issue resolved. 
Ford Focus in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2012 - Jun 2016
May 2013

57000 mi

US $275
Alternator replaced, also a new battery. 
Jun 2014

70000 mi

US $160
Wheel bearing starting to fail, making a noise. 
Ford Focus in Ohio, United States
Dec 2010 - Mar 2015
Jul 2013

89300 mi

US $400
Knocking noise going over bumps and holes in road. Noticeable whirring noise turning right. Replaced both wheel bearings. Had to take rotors off to fix wheel bearings. Had mechanic do a break job as I was nearing the useful life of breaks and rotors. Was getting some pulsation when stopping. Had another 5k miles on existing break pads. 
Ford Focus in Florida, United States
Sep 2010 - Feb 2013
Jun 2012

38000 mi

US $98
Intermittent Airbag Light. Extra electrical resistance was detected with clockspring/airbag system. Electrical grease was applied to wiring. 
Sep 2012

41000 mi

US $170
Needed new brake pads and rotors. 
Oct 2012

41700 mi

US $235
Needed and received a replacement alternator. 
Ford Focus in Rhode Island, United States
Nov 2010 - Sep 2011
Jan 2011

118000 mi
Heater did not switch to floor or panel vents. Heat came out of the defrost vents only. Electric motor was replaced. 
Sep 2011

121000 mi

US $1300
The door handle no longer opened the door from the outside. I could open from the inside. The mechanic said the interior would soon fail to work as well. The mechanic had to take the door apart to replace two parts. The door works fine. My HVAC stopped working again. It was stuck in panel mode. The cables were fine, but something is wrong in the heater box. Mechanic said it needed replacement. You can't buy parts for the box, you have to buy the whole box for $500. 

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2007 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in Michigan, United States
Feb 2013 - Mar 2015
Jun 2013

98000 mi

US $245
FRONT DOOR LOCKS NOT WORKING 
Oct 2014

102000 mi

US $270
BACK DOOR LOCKS NOT WORKING. I have had the Focus in 2 shops and they both clame that it will cost over $400 to replace the bad parts in the doors. That is too much money for a car I keep in the locked garage.  
Mar 2015

102000 mi
Back door locks not working. New owner fixed them himself. 
Ford Focus in Texas, United States
May 2015 - Jun 2016
Jun 2015

121000 mi

US $150
After 7 years of owning this car the first actual repair I have had to perform other than typical scheduled maintenance, tires and batteries was the alternator. I haven't even had a light bulb burn out in almost 8 years. Amazingly reliable. 
Apr 2016

125700 mi

US $30
P0456 Fuel cap was no longer sealing. Replaced fuel cap. 
Ford Focus in British Columbia, Canada
Sep 2010 - Jun 2016
Mar 2016

75020 mi

C $50
The gas cap tether strap was catching on the gas cap causing the cap not to seal properly. This caused the check engine light to come on. Solution: remove the gas cap tether. 
Ford Focus in California, United States
Sep 2015 - Jul 2016
Jul 2016

60000 mi

US $300
Door lock not functioning 
Ford Focus in Manitoba, Canada
Apr 2011 - Jun 2016
Jan 2011

C $400
replaced 2 links,2011, 2016 replaced 2 links again and 1 outer tyerod, 
Apr 2016

62000 mi

C $160
inside part broke for door,could not open door. reinforcement part for door handle 
May 2016

65100 mi

C $160
electric locking mechanism broke 
Ford Focus in Georgia, United States
Aug 2009 - Jun 2016
Sep 2015

73000 mi

US $275
Replaced alternator after test revealed it was failing. 
Ford Focus in Oregon, United States
Feb 2009 - Jun 2016
Sep 2015

77000 mi

US $500
Door locking mechanism not working on driver side for keyless entry. Have to lock and unlock that door manually until fixed. 
Ford Focus in Oregon, United States
May 2014 - Mar 2015
May 2014

109000 mi

US $300
Strut bearings worn out. 
Sep 2014

112000 mi

US $100
Loose subframe bolts. Replaced bolts and nuts. 
Ford Focus in Oklahoma, United States
Mar 2013 - May 2013
Apr 2013

68000 mi

US $450
trunk latch broke, rear spoiler came off when closing. dealer unable to reattach spoiler. unable to replace spoiler, replaced deck lid and painted to match car. trunk latch repaired, works 70 percent. 
Ford Focus in Arkansas, United States
Jan 2008 - Oct 2010
Feb 2010

41000 mi

US $75
Ignition key lost communications with ignition. Spare key worked. Got new key cut and programmed at dealership. 
Mar 2010

44000 mi

US $340
Replaced front engine mount. Causing vibration in reverse. 
Ford Focus in Ohio, United States
Mar 2009 - Apr 2011
Feb 2010

25000 mi
Air bag light on. Secured clock spring connector. 
Ford Focus in Kansas, United States
Feb 2012 - Mar 2012
Mar 2012

35000 mi

US $707
Tie rods were broken on both ends. Now I knew why my car made a snapping sound a year ago. Local Ford Dealer was taking too long so I went to an auto shop. Axle Half Shaft broken, was replaced. 
Ford Focus in Iowa, United States
Feb 2012 - Jun 2012
Apr 2012

103000 mi

US $440
Alternator died, needed replacement. Front strut mounts worn. Replaced all strut mounts, front shocks, rear struts. 
Ford Focus in Maine, United States
Jul 2012 - Jan 2015
Feb 2013

136500 mi

US $421
alternator needed to be replaced- 2 hour job 
Jul 2013

144300 mi

US $125
Broken door handle- could not open from outside 
Jan 2014

152000 mi

US $360
Replaced rear shocks replaced belt pulley 
Jan 2015

169000 mi
Was told it needed brake shoes, drums and maybe a wheel bearing 

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2007 Ford Focus 4dr Hatch

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2008 - Mar 2010
Feb 2008

3100 mi
Squeaky door hinge. 
Ford Focus in Nova Scotia, Canada
Nov 2015 - Jun 2016
May 2016

154800 mi

C $75
rear sway bar bushing and bolt was replaced 
Ford Focus in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2008 - Aug 2016
Sep 2009

39000 mi

US $450
Steering wheel and car were vibrating annoyingly around 65-70 mph. The front sway bar needed to be replaced, and also the tires were pretty worn. Replacing these items fixed the problem. 
Nov 2009

39000 mi
Check engine light came on, wife had simultaneously noticed some kind of transmission hiccup. Took it to shop, code said there was an intermittent problem with transmission position sensor. Cleared code, has not recurred. 
Aug 2011

75000 mi

US $250
The trunk latch was not working reliably--it often required multiple attempts to get it to latch securely. The latch was replaced and that fixed the problem. 
Jun 2016

153000 mi

US $400
The heating control was sticking a lot, making it very hard to change the settings (between defrost and the various other ventilation positions). 
Aug 2016

154000 mi
Ventilation deflector no longer working. Replaced heater control assembly, which fixed the problem for less than 24 hours. 

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2007 Ford Focus 4dr Hatch

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in Kentucky, United States
Oct 2013 - Jun 2016
Feb 2016

95000 mi

US $15
Headlamp failure, replaced but did not fix problem. Apparently a short in the system 
Ford Focus in Washington, United States
Aug 2014 - Jun 2016
Aug 2015

160000 mi

US $1600
Small oil leak. Replaced gaskets ($650) Replaced all 4 shocks / struts. Small leak in one shock. 
Oct 2015

162300 mi

US $90
Replaced battery 
Ford Focus in New Hampshire, United States
Jul 2014 - Oct 2015
Feb 2015

36700 mi

US $300
Brakes were 'soft' and failed inspection. Pads and rotors were replaced. 
Ford Focus in Michigan, United States
Aug 2012 - Dec 2015
Sep 2012

106000 mi

US $170
All three motor mounts replaced to eliminate noise and vibration. 
Jan 2013

107700 mi

US $8
Accelerator pedal sticking. Throttle body needed to be cleaned with throttle body cleaner to stop the air intake valve from sticking to throttle body. 
May 2013

111500 mi

US $270
Replaced altenator and battery. 
Ford Focus in Quebec, Canada
Jun 2010 - Mar 2015
Apr 2011

52700 mi

C $475
Front left tie-rod. Replaced rear drums due to bearings. 
Jul 2013

78100 mi

C $296
To much noise in the front end.Changed linkage. Plus rear bearing. 
Apr 2014

83700 mi

C $119
Tie rod and alignment. 
Nov 2014

86540 mi

C $300
Power steering pressure hose. 
Jan 2015

90240 mi

C $800
Power steering pump. And still isn't working properly. 

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2007 Ford Focus 2dr Hatch

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in California, United States
Jul 2011 - Jun 2016
Feb 2012

90000 mi

US $425
Front left caliper was sticking, both calipers were replaced and rotors turned. 
Nov 2015

115000 mi

US $40
Replaced engine and transmission mounts (3) Replaced reverse light switch (manual trans). 
Feb 2016

116000 mi

US $700
Replaced dead power steering pump and line that had a leak in it. 
Ford Focus in Maryland, United States
Jan 2009 - Jun 2016
Dec 2013

108000 mi

US $80
Self repaired/replaced engine mount (passenger side) due to excessive vibration transferring to car body. Issue resolved successfully. 
Ford Focus in Ohio, United States
Jan 2008 - Dec 2009
Nov 2009

72000 mi
TPS sensor. 
Ford Focus in New Jersey, United States
Jun 2007 - Jun 2016
Jun 2007

500 mi
Warranty repair, wheel speed sensor for ABS and traction control 
Apr 2013

52000 mi

US $200
Front brake pads replaced, and rotors machined Rear wheel bearings replaced because of failure on left rear 
Jun 2015

73000 mi

US $35
Headlight socket failed, had to be replaced 
Aug 2015

76000 mi

US $1200
Replace struts and shocks 
Ford Focus in North Carolina, United States
Nov 2008 - Apr 2013
Jan 2008

10000 mi

US $250
Foam bolster inside driver seat wore through. Metal seat frame could be felt through fabric. Seat foam replaced by dealer. 
May 2010

60000 mi

US $500
Clutch master cylinder began leaking into drivers floorboard. Fluid shared with brake system, causing brake light to turn on. Replaced by dealer; brakes and clutch bled. 
Ford Focus in Pennsylvania, United States
- Apr 2007
Mar 2007

98 mi
Warranty repair - Head Restraints not staying up 
Apr 2007

1280 mi
Warranty repair - car does not consistently start, and will occasionally stall immediately after starting. 
Ford Focus in Pennsylvania, United States
Oct 2010 - May 2014
Feb 2011

46200 mi

US $105
Replaced upper motor mount 
Dec 2012

54000 mi
Sticking accelerator pedal (on down-stroke) in cold weather. Corrected by cleaning throttle body valve and lubricating accelerator cable. 
Apr 2013

56500 mi

US $100
Replaced rear shocks and mounts to correct excessive wheel hop and crunching noises in rear suspension when hitting a bump in a corner. 
Nov 2013

62000 mi

US $25
Backup light switch failed 
Ford Focus in Manitoba, Canada
Feb 2008 - Nov 2015
Feb 2008

9157 mi
replaced both axle shafts due to noise when turning as per TSB07-18-6 
Jun 2011

112220 mi

C $220
alternator failure-brush stuck, worn stator slip ring beyond repair. Reman alternator installed. 
Jun 2012

142600 mi
AC intermittently quit. Checked out sensors and system, found high resistance thru AC clutch coil (14 ohms) Removed connector at AC coil and cleaned, problem fixed. 
Aug 2012

148200 mi

C $300
left rear wheel bearings were loose, new bearings installed and wheel alignment 
Mar 2013

164300 mi

C $550
shift linkage inside transmission failed. Roll pin failed causing trans not to shift into gear. 
Jun 2013

173600 mi

C $1550
noisy power steering, oil in reservoir was foaming. Cause was a crack oil reservoir. AC clutch would not work. Clutch coil was weak. Replaced AC compressor and clutch as it was less expensive to replace complete unit. 
Sep 2013

182900 mi

C $47
dampener control failed, cable broke. Replaced cable assbly, found cause was dampener door would stick in defrost or floor position. Door was travelling too far and would jam against plenum. Installed homemade stops to limit door travel 
Dec 2013

191580 mi

C $342
slowly lost electrical on dash, eventually engine died, no warning lights. Alternator brushes worn out (150k km on alternator) clutch master cylinder was leaking at input rod seal. Replaced clutch master cylinder 
Feb 2014

194060 mi

C $150
blower motor failed 
May 2014

201500 mi

C $615
replace rear shocks and front struts system low on freon, leak tested, no leak found. charged up with 1.6lbs freon 
Sep 2014

211420 mi

C $350
Replaced rear brakes. Wheel bearings on both sides were failing. 
Sep 2015

235600 mi

C $229
battery light on intermittently. Replaced alternator, alternator harness connector and repair damaged wire. air bag light was on intermittently. Had 3 fault codes for airbag system. cleaned ground on restraint module and applied di-electric grease to air bag module connector 
Ford Focus in British Columbia, Canada
Feb 2010 - Feb 2016
Jul 2010

56420 mi

C $230
slightly sticky accelerator pedal going down, not up. Dealer lubed pedal/cable/linkage. Problem solved. 
Mar 2012

83080 mi

C $300
Previous sticky throttle body, would stick at random time when applying accelerator pedal. Replaced with aftermarket throttle body from CFM. 
Jul 2012

88040 mi

C $100
alternator packed it in, had car towed to dealer. Had extended warranty on vehicle, only had to pay $100 deductable. 
Nov 2013

112200 mi

C $1200
Code P2004 Intake manifold Runner control stuck open. Had to replace manifold including tumbler flaps, Vacuum and solenoid. 
Nov 2014

126760 mi

C $440
Clutch master cylinder leaking. Replaced, all good 
Mar 2015

131440 mi

C $1200
Clutch and slave cylinder replaced. Front wheel bearings and brake pads. 
Nov 2015

142600 mi

C $1010
Car died going down hwy. Electrical all died then car shut down. Towed to closest dealer. This is my 3rd alternator 
Dec 2015

143220 mi

C $600
Cv boot blew open. New one installed. 
Feb 2016

143220 mi

C $300
Coil pack on Cylinder 3 stopped working. Replacrd coil pack and spark plugs 
Ford Focus in Georgia, United States
May 2007 - Aug 2015
Sep 2007

5457 mi
Rail dust on paint and droppings from the plant on the driver side door. 
Mar 2013

155000 mi

US $405
the rear breaks were replace including the drums 
Jan 2014

172300 mi

US $591
had to replace the alternator 

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2007 Ford Focus 2dr Hatch

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in Ontario, Canada
May 2014 - Oct 2015
Sep 2014

62620 mi

C $1250
A spring in the steering column broke, activating the Airbag light. diagnosis took over an hour and repair took 3 to disassemble steering column and dash and then to reassemble Exhaust leaking form muffler and the resonator 
May 2015

65720 mi

C $50
Paint peeling of fenders at bottom of wheel well. No major rust so repait was simple sand prime and paint to prevent rust from eating the car next winter 
Ford Focus in Texas, United States
Nov 2009 - Mar 2016
Jul 2015

110500 mi

US $1200
Replaced Engine Mounts Valve cover gasket Replaced Spark Plugs Replaced injectors replaced alternator 
Ford Focus in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2014 - May 2015
Apr 2015

55180 mi

C $75
Hood Latch cable snapped. Upon inspection it appeared to have deteriorated. Replaced hood latch mechanism cable. 
Ford Focus in Colorado, United States
Jul 2008 - Jun 2014
Apr 2010

34000 mi

US $22
I noticed a loud buzzing sound when shifting the ATX into gear. Dealership replaced #1 shift solenoid. They were not sure that solved the problem, so they replaced the entire valve body. Mechanic told me that the inside of ATX was clean, no shavings. 
May 2014

97000 mi

US $125
PVC hose assembly was cracked. Hose was found during 100,000 mile service. 
Ford Focus in Illinois, United States
Sep 2010 - Jan 2012
Mar 2011

68000 mi

US $25
rear windshield wiper motor stopped working,  front right stabilization components need tightening. 
Ford Focus in Wisconsin, United States
Sep 2008 - Mar 2010
Oct 2008

6000 mi

US $2
Replaced left backup lightbulb. Entire assembly must be removed to replace the bulb. Dealer showed me how. 

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2007 Ford Focus Repair Histories

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