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2009 Ford Focus repairs by problem area

Engine (27%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (8%)

Brakes and Traction Control (7%)

Suspension and Steering (20%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (9%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (21%)

Other (8%)

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2009 Ford Focus transmission repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (17%)

$100 - $499 (67%)

< $100 (17%)

Chart based on 6 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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2009 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

60000 mi

US $140
Clutch return spring failed. Took one day to get new spring. Quick install after that. 
33500 mi Clutch pedal return spring broke. Replaced spring. Had to keep car overnight to get parts. Repair took less them 2 hours once part arrived. 
22000 mi Clutch pedal return spring broke and was replaced. 
63000 mi

US $300
Clutch Slave Cylinder 
18000 mi Manual transmission. Was difficult to get into first gear or reverse. Master cylinder and clutch return spring replaced. 

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2009 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

140-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

125500 mi

US $300
issue with passenger cv joint 

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2009 Ford Focus 2dr Coupe

143-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

9500 mi Clutch position sensor switch has malfunctioned causing the idle to hang even with the clutch in. Switch squeaked since new, then started popping and the idle started hanging. Dealer doesn't have a clue what they're doing and replaced the spring. 

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2009 Ford Focus Transmission Problems

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