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2015 Ford Focus repairs by problem area

Engine (24%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (21%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (9%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (26%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (15%)

Other (0%)

Chart based on 34 repairs.
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2015 Ford Focus repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (10%)

< $100 (90%)

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Chart based on 21 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 123hp 1.0L I3 6-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Wisconsin, United States
Jan 2016 - Jun 2018
Nov 2017

25600 mi
Cooling fan running even on cool days. Shutter assembly defective cutting off air flow. Shutter assembly replaced under warranty. No further cooling fan issues. 
Mar 2018

33000 mi
Thermostat housing defective. Part on national back order for 60 days. Repaired under warranty at no cost. Car now reaches normal operating temperature. 
Ford Focus in Texas, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Dec 2015

5000 mi
The electric power steering unit failed. However, the dealer said it was safe to drive, just hard to steer. 

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2015 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in Kentucky, United States
Jun 2015 - Apr 2017
May 2016

16000 mi
AC fuse blown 
Mar 2017

29000 mi
AC failed. They thought that compressor died( said there was a defective batch and they are back ordered). They have replaced 2 compressors, had problems programming some control module( maybe got it replaced too). It ended up being defective connection harness. We had rental car provided. 
Apr 2017

30000 mi
Radiator fan stopped working not long after previous AC repair. Car gave "overheat warning light" in slow moving traffic. 
Ford Focus in Virginia, United States
May 2015 - Jan 2017
Nov 2016

29300 mi
Experienced some bucking. Sent for a recall, which the dealer resisted performing. Mechanic found clutch assy needed to be replaced. Replaced said clutch assy. All under warranty. 
Ford Focus in North Carolina, United States
Sep 2015 - Jul 2018
Dec 2017

28000 mi
The Clutch Was Slipping. The car has the manual/automatic transmission 

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2015 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

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

Ford Focus in North Carolina, United States
Nov 2015 - Mar 2018
Sep 2017

70000 mi
Transmission could not find gear, I believe it was a control module 

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2015 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

160-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Saskatchewan, Canada
Jul 2016 - Jul 2018
Aug 2017

7440 mi
Right side inner CV joint boot was leaking grease. Had to take back they did not adjust wheel bearing proper, wheel is lose. Car was at 12000km date Aug 24 2017 

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2015 Ford Focus 4dr Hatch

turbocharged 252hp 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Rhode Island, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2016

14000 mi
rough starting with hesitation and ocassional stall 
Ford Focus in Colorado, United States
May 2015 - Sep 2017
Jun 2017

18000 mi

US $90
A/C belt was torn; replaced with new belt 
Ford Focus in Virginia, United States
Aug 2015 - Apr 2017
Mar 2017

25000 mi
Electrical issue with steerable headlamps. Warning light and right front headlamp not steering properly. Was not corrected. Required additional dealer visit in April. Second attempt at repair in late March 2017. Same issue. Warning light in dash for steerable headlamp malfunction. Not repaired on second visit. 
Ford Focus in Illinois, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Nov 2016

16700 mi
Check engine light on for misfire. Known issue being worked by Ford engineering. Code cleared, told to check back in two weeks on status of fix. 
Ford Focus in Virginia, United States
Sep 2015 - Jun 2018
Dec 2015

2000 mi
The headliner rattled badly, it drove me crazy. The headliner was replaced, It took two trips, one to gather the info required for Ford to approve the repair, then a break for the parts to arrive and a second for the work to be done. 
Ford Focus in Colorado, United States
Feb 2016 - Jun 2016
Jun 2016

8000 mi
Car would stall out and loose power in any gear at any speed. Dealer said it was a sensor issue. Kept throwing sensors at it. Got fed up traded in the car for a GTI 
Ford Focus in Colorado, United States
Mar 2015 - Dec 2015
Oct 2015

3000 mi
Front grill did not stay attached to bumper retainer clips. Dealer replaced grill/clips 
Nov 2015

3000 mi
Grill was popping loose from bumper trim. Dealer removed bumper and re seated grill. Noticed they did not plug in the driving lights so will be returning to dealer. 

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2015 Ford Focus 4dr Hatch

160-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in California, United States
Jun 2017 - Jun 2018
Sep 2017

10000 mi
Excessive noise coming from front drivers side at 45+ mph. Wheel bearing replaced. Stuttering of transmission. Clutch bearing replaced. 

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2015 Ford Focus 4dr Hatch

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

Ford Focus in New Jersey, United States
Jul 2015 - Oct 2017
Oct 2017

63000 mi

US $110
Radiator cracked leaving my wife stranded and requiring a tow. When received car back the fans did not work as the car overheated. Dealer never plugged the fan module in. 
Ford Focus in Wisconsin, United States
Apr 2015 - May 2018
May 2016

10400 mi
The seat belt height adjustment would not go up into it's highest position. the height adjuster also rattled. I was told a piece of foam insulation from the headliner had come loose and slid down. It was re-glued in place. Problem solved? 
Jul 2017

20000 mi

US $100
Four wheel alignment. The alignment had been off since the car was new. I finally had it fixed. 
Aug 2017

24000 mi
Transmission shifting poorly, jerking. Replaced clutch pack 
Ford Focus in Connecticut, United States
Sep 2016 - Jun 2018
Jul 2017

35000 mi
Performed Pinpoint TE. Performed update to PCM/TCM. Performed adaptive learn. 
Ford Focus in Massachusetts, United States
Mar 2015 - Mar 2018
Apr 2017

9000 mi
Door locks would click on and off constantly. Doors would open and lock constantly while driving. It was repaired on the second visit. 

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2015 Ford Focus 4dr Hatch

160-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Virginia, United States
Dec 2015 - Jun 2018
Jul 2016

6200 mi
Lane Keep Assist panel on windshield rattling. Dealer replaced cover 
Mar 2017

15000 mi
Navigation system, maps, Travel Link failed to work with SD card error. Replaced SD Card, Card reader, and sync module. 
Ford Focus in Ohio, United States
Nov 2015 - Feb 2018
Jun 2016

9000 mi
Sync system started connecting to phone intermittently. Software update installed. 

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2015 Ford Focus 4dr Hatch

143-horsepower Electric 1-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in California, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

24500 mi
Replace 12 volt battery under warranty 
Ford Focus in Vermont, United States
Mar 2015 - Mar 2018
Aug 2015

3700 mi
Brakes would skip or slip when applied. TSB repair involved an actuator. 
Nov 2015

7100 mi
Brakes or traction control slips when slowing down at certain speeds and when slight turn in wheel. Possibly not a repair issue but condensation on the brakes that slip at the right speed or scenario? Could not replicate, hasn't recurred. 

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