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2007 Ford Focus repairs by problem area

Engine (20%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (26%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (32%)

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

Other (7%)

Chart based on 258 repairs.
See TSBs and recalls for the 2007 Ford Focus.

2007 Ford Focus repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (7%)

$500 - $999 (9%)

$100 - $499 (39%)

< $100 (45%)

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Chart based on 210 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2007 Ford Focus

Engine not specified

Ford Focus in Tennessee, United States
Jan 2011 - Mar 2011
Feb 2011

75000 mi

US $618
EXHAUST FLEX TUBING NEED TO BE REPLACED CAR WAS DRIVABLE BUT MUFFLER SOUND LOUD 
Ford Focus in Florida, United States
Jan 2018 - Jan 2018
Jan 2018

101000 mi

US $50
O2 Sensors 

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2007 Ford Focus 4dr Wagon

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2013 - Jun 2018
Jun 2013

37200 mi

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

44640 mi

C $80
Left motor mount 
Oct 2014

59080 mi

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

80600 mi

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

91040 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 
Apr 2018

125860 mi

C $20
Replaced front sway bar link. 
Ford Focus in Maryland, United States
Oct 2010 - Jun 2018
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

89200 mi
Passenger side rear brake light housing had deformed and needed to be filed down to get the burned-out bulb out. 
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. 
Oct 2016

110000 mi

US $45
Windshield washer wasn't spraying. Lines flushed. 
Jun 2018

111000 mi

US $150
Airbag warning light came on. Mechanic adjusted/lubricated the connections on the driver's side per a TSB. 
Ford Focus in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2016
Mar 2016

70000 mi

US $3000
Transmission went bad at 72000 miles 
Ford Focus in Indiana, United States
Jan 2015 - Jun 2018
Apr 2015

230300 mi

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

231100 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

237100 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. 
Apr 2017

249000 mi

US $800
CV axles were starting to click, so I replaced those. Also changed trans fluid, axle seals, front wheel bearings, tie rod ends, control arms, and rear (underside) motor mount. Also took it to a shop to have an alignment done. Replaced wheel bearing Replaced with Motorcraft tie rod ends Replaced rear (underside) motor mount. Greatly improved shifts. Replaced control arms. Alignment 
Nov 2017

254450 mi

US $115
Changed yellowed headlight assembly, both sides. $80. Replaced headlight bulbs $35. 
Mar 2018

260000 mi

US $85
Replaced worn-out aftermarket motor mount with Ford brand part. 
May 2018

262000 mi

US $29
Replaced blower motor Replaced valve cover gasket 
Ford Focus in Nebraska, United States
Dec 2015 - Mar 2018
Mar 2016

72000 mi
Air intake flapper plastic material swelled and stuck in the aperture. 
Jun 2016

74000 mi
Air intake flapper valve sticking. 

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2007 Ford Focus 4dr Wagon

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

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
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

208620 mi

C $160
Excessive engine vibration. Replaced right-hand engine mount with Motorcraft part 5S4Z6038CB. 
Ford Focus in Alberta, Canada
Jul 2012 - Jul 2018
Aug 2012

41620 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. 
Apr 2017

99200 mi

C $100
replace skirting beneath engine that fell off 
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 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 2010

63860 mi

C $75
Heater Recirculation Damper not operating 
Jan 2011

46720 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 Michigan, United States
Aug 2012 - Aug 2016
Apr 2014

132300 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

137100 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

144700 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

147300 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

149900 mi

US $100
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 Michigan, United States
Jan 2008 - Jun 2018
May 2009

48000 mi

US $50
Air bag warning lamp on, replaced clock spring in steering column. 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 Ontario, Canada
Sep 2011 - Sep 2018
Aug 2012

77160 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). 
Jan 2017

80960 mi

C $135
Replaced original battery 
Jun 2017

136400 mi

C $100
Replaced original spark plugs 
Oct 2017

146940 mi

C $65
Replaced both light bulbs (9007 Nighthawks) when one low beam burned out. 
Jan 2018

151280 mi
Muffler seam rusted out but was able to get some muffler cement in the crack for now, until I can get it replaced. 
Jul 2018

149420 mi

C $85
Replaced brake pads and cleaned discs. 
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

43500 mi

US $630
right rear hub bearings went bad 
Ford Focus in Oregon, United States
Nov 2010 - Sep 2017
Aug 2011

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

59600 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 California, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
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 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 
May 2013

84000 mi

US $200
Other service shop cracked plastic power steering fluid storage container. 

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2007 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2012 - Jun 2018
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. 
Oct 2017

95000 mi

US $60
Replaced rear wheel bearing. 
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 $1000
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. 
Ford Focus in North Carolina, United States
Feb 2012 - Mar 2016
Apr 2013

87200 mi

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

87900 mi

US $55
A safety switch activated by the clutch. A much earlier repair was done in a slipshod fashion. 
Ford Focus in Alabama, United States
Nov 2017 - Jun 2018
Oct 2017

116000 mi

US $800
Radiator thermostat replaced 
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. 
Oct 2012

41300 mi

US $235
Needed and received a replacement alternator. 
Ford Focus in Connecticut, United States
Dec 2010 - Mar 2013
Jan 2010

17000 mi

US $80
Warped rotors. Replaced front pads. 
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

133400 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 Ohio, United States
Dec 2010 - Mar 2015
Jul 2013

88800 mi

US $400
Knocking noise going over bumps and holes in road. Noticeable whirring noise turning right. Replaced both wheel bearings. 
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. 

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2007 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

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
Vibration in reverse spooked daughter at college. Mechanic isolated problem to front motor mount. Replaced front engine mount. Causing vibration in reverse. 
Ford Focus in Oregon, United States
Feb 2009 - Feb 2017
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 Ohio, United States
Mar 2009 - Apr 2011
Feb 2010

26100 mi
Air bag light on. Secured clock spring connector. 
Ford Focus in British Columbia, Canada
Sep 2010 - Sep 2018
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. 
Apr 2018

89280 mi

C $800
Replaced rear swaybar bushings as suspension was squeaking every time you drove over a bump. Air bag light came on, diagnosed as a faulty clock spring. Replaced clock Spring. 
Jul 2018

96720 mi

C $450
Power door lock on drivers side front door would not work. Replaced power lock assembly 
Sep 2018

98580 mi

C $7
Replaced drivers side rear taillight bulb 
Ford Focus in Georgia, United States
Aug 2009 - Nov 2020
Sep 2015

73000 mi

US $275
Replaced alternator after test revealed it was failing. 
Ford Focus in Maine, United States
Jul 2012 - Jan 2015
Feb 2013

136200 mi

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

143200 mi

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

137700 mi

US $360
Replaced rear shocks replaced belt pulley 
Ford Focus in California, United States
Sep 2015 - Apr 2018
Jul 2016

60200 mi

US $300
Door lock not functioning 
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 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 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 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 Arizona, United States
Jan 2017 - Jun 2018
Jul 2017

97000 mi

US $200
Head seal failure due to system over pressure. Rebuild compressor with new head seal. Replaced clogged orifice tube due debris from prior compressor failure. Replaced accumulator as a prophylactic measure being the head seal had been damaged for some time. Evacuated and recharged system. 
May 2018

99000 mi

US $400
Orifice tube clogged as result of prior system failures, restriction caused over pressure and compressor failure. Replaced all lines, compressor and orifice tube. 
Ford Focus in Iowa, United States
Feb 2012 - Jun 2012
Apr 2012

103000 mi

US $280
Alternator died, needed replacement. Front strut mounts worn. Replaced all strut mounts, front shocks, rear struts. 
Ford Focus in Manitoba, Canada
Apr 2011 - Sep 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

63100 mi

C $160
electric locking mechanism broke 
Ford Focus in Texas, United States
May 2015 - Sep 2017
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

125300 mi

US $30
P0456 Fuel cap was no longer sealing. Replaced fuel cap. 

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2007 Ford Focus 4dr Hatch

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Nova Scotia, Canada
Nov 2015 - Jun 2016
May 2016

153100 mi

C $75
rear sway bar bushing and bolt was replaced 
Ford Focus in Massachusetts, United States
Jan 2008 - Jun 2018
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. Right front control arm was loose. Replaced control arm including ball joint. 
Oct 2016

155200 mi
Ventilation deflector not working. Replaced heater control assembly for the second time, which basically didn't fix the problem. Then tried cleaning part of it and reducing the travel of the control, but that only worked for a day. 
Dec 2016

156000 mi

US $1250
Heating/cooling mix could not be changed because of stuck knob. Knob was stuck because the heater box needed to be replaced. 
Jul 2017

162000 mi

US $450
Lost most braking overnight. Turned out to be rotted brake line. Replaced both rear brake lines. 
Ford Focus in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2008 - Mar 2010
Feb 2008

3100 mi
Squeaky door hinge. 

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2007 Ford Focus 4dr Hatch

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in Washington, United States
Aug 2014 - Jan 2018
Aug 2015

160000 mi

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

162200 mi

US $90
Replaced battery 
May 2017

175000 mi

US $500
Replaced engine mounts 
Ford Focus in Michigan, United States
Apr 2018 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

148000 mi

US $250
Bearing noise on passenger side. but not the wheel bearing. 
Apr 2018

148500 mi

US $30
Drivers side Wheel Bearing 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

130700 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

111000 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

77700 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

86840 mi

C $300
Power steering pressure hose. 
Jan 2015

89340 mi

C $800
Power steering pump. And still isn't working properly. 
Ford Focus in Kentucky, United States
Oct 2013 - Jun 2016
Feb 2016

99300 mi

US $15
Headlamp failure, replaced but did not fix problem. Apparently a short in the system 
Ford Focus in Iowa, United States
Mar 2017 - Feb 2019
Apr 2017

122000 mi
Replacement of reservoir as an attempt to resolve a fluid leak. This was not successful. Seller just replaced the least expensive part of the system as an attempted resolution. 
May 2017

122000 mi

US $125
Seized lug nuts on two wheels. Had to drill out wheel studs on one front and one rear wheel. Replaced stud on front. Replaced both rear drums and brake shoes. Replaced all lug nuts. 
Jun 2017

122000 mi

US $1976
Replacement of leaking high pressure line. Steering rack is still leaking, so that repair is scheduled next. Severe power steering rack leak. Rack replaced. Broken front passenger spring. No idea how old struts are, so replaced both front assemblies with quick struts. Replaced worn passenger tie rod end. Passenger side CV boot missing clamp, no grease, joint looseness. Exhibited severe vibration on road after reassembly from strut replacement. Due to the large amount of passenger side suspension damage, I assume previous owner damaged the car in a accident. Passenger side axle replaced. 
Aug 2017

123000 mi

US $125
Seized lug nuts on one front and one rear wheel. Drilled out studs. Replaced both rear brake drums and shoes. Replaced drilled out wheel studs on front. Replaced nuts on all wheels with new solid nuts. Replaced lug wrench with breaker bar and socket. 

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2007 Ford Focus 2dr Hatch

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

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. 
Jan 2014

156100 mi

US $591
had to replace the alternator 
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

147800 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 $1000
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 $75
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 $180
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 $9
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 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
Oct 2010 - May 2014
Feb 2011

46200 mi

US $105
Replaced upper motor mount. 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

56300 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 Ohio, United States
Jan 2008 - Dec 2009
Nov 2009

72000 mi
TPS sensor. 
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

110600 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 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 California, United States
Jul 2011 - Apr 2017
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 New Jersey, United States
Jun 2007 - May 2018
Jun 2007

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

51500 mi

US $200
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

75700 mi

US $1200
Replace struts and shocks 
Dec 2016

93000 mi

US $300
Clutch master cylinder started leaking, and return spring also broke while the mechanic was replacing the cyclinder 
Mar 2018

102000 mi

US $562
Bearings in alternator were load, indicating need for repair, although otherwise it was working fine. Replaced alternator and belt tensioner 
Ford Focus in Maryland, United States
Jan 2009 - Jun 2018
Dec 2013

108000 mi

US $80
Self repaired/replaced engine mount (passenger side) due to excessive vibration transferring to car body. Issue resolved successfully. 

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2007 Ford Focus 2dr Hatch

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

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. 
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 Texas, United States
Nov 2009 - Jul 2018
Jul 2015

109700 mi

US $1200
Replaced Engine Mounts Valve cover gasket Replaced Spark Plugs Replaced injectors replaced alternator 
Jul 2018

124500 mi

US $1100
Replaced evaporator & condenser 
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 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 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
PCV hose assembly was cracked. Hose was found during 100,000 mile service. 

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2006 Ford Focus

Engine not specified

Ford Focus in Michigan, United States
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
Jul 2010

60000 mi

US $50
Burning oil smell. Running an oil consumption test. 

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2006 Ford Focus 4dr Wagon

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Montana, United States
Sep 2010 - Apr 2017
Oct 2010

47000 mi

US $165
Replaced fan control switch. Old one burnt up with smoke and electrical smell. Could be dangerous and possibly start a dash fire. Replaced fan contoll switch. Old one burnt up with smoke and electrical smell. Could be dangerous and possibly start a dash fire. 
May 2011

49300 mi

US $20
Replaced sway bar end links account making rattling noise. Replaced with after market end links which also allow for greasing. 
Sep 2014

65000 mi

US $315
Alternator quit working and battery went dead. Was in their shop for better part of two days account having to wait for correct alternator to be delivered. 
Sep 2015

70000 mi

US $225
Replaced fan motor for heater and ac. 
Ford Focus in Michigan, United States
Nov 2012 - Dec 2012
Dec 2012

99000 mi

US $270
Wires in the electrical harness had broken and were popping fuses. 
Ford Focus in Alberta, Canada
Sep 2012 - Dec 2013
Jul 2013

82140 mi

C $200
Clunking in front end. Stabilizer rocker arms replaced. 

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2006 Ford Focus 4dr Wagon

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in Puerto Rico
Jun 2010 - Apr 2014
Sep 2010

57000 mi

US $600
A/C evaporator replaced. The floor on the front passenger side has been wet. The mechanic said that the a/c drain was clogged and this was causing the problem, so we hope it is now resolved. 
Apr 2011

59000 mi

US $200
Engine code indicated an air leak. Mechanic discovered pinched hose under the transmission. Replaced it. For some unknown reason, the cooling system was almost empty of water! The engine overheated. There don't appear to be any leaks. Maybe mechanic disconnected a water hose when fixing previously reported problem of a pinched air hose. Socket for rear right brakelight was melted. Had to replace enclosure. Then found taillight socket was loose. Had to replace taillight socket. Had a difficult time extracting defective socket. Wire connector also partially melted. 
Nov 2013

61600 mi

US $100
Reconnect shift linkeage. 
Apr 2014

64000 mi

US $245
Replaced the electric starter switch because the ignition key couldn't be pulled out. 
Ford Focus in Alabama, United States
Jul 2013 - Sep 2017
Apr 2017

99000 mi

US $792
worn out rear drums, warped front rotor Front strut blown out/leaking, both front strut inserts replaced. Both rear shocks replaced Alignment and wheel balance. 
Ford Focus in Virginia, United States
Dec 2013 - Jul 2016
Jan 2014

108300 mi

US $550
Rt front axle replaced. Engine seal at axle also bad. Repair facility failed to replace. 
Feb 2014

109100 mi

US $700
Both front wheel hub bearings replaced Noises when turning Replaced both front struts 
May 2014

111100 mi

US $200
Alternator went bad. Replaced. 
Ford Focus in Florida, United States
May 2011 - Aug 2012
Jul 2011

132500 mi

US $444
Alternator failed which caused ABS light to turn on. Alternator was replaced. 
Jun 2012

162000 mi

US $460
Bearing noise from rear end. Both rear bearings/hubs/drums replaced. 

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2006 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

151-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Arizona, United States
- Aug 2007
May 2006

6 mi
Replaced fuel injector. 
Jul 2006

3100 mi
Alternator, battery. 
Nov 2006

14900 mi
Alternator. 
Jan 2007

18200 mi
Trunk latch. 
Feb 2007

22400 mi
Pressure plate defective. Replaced entire clutch with new design. 
Jun 2007

31000 mi
Battery cable snapped. 
Aug 2007

33700 mi
Alternator. 
Ford Focus in Wisconsin, United States
Dec 2008 - Sep 2011
Feb 2009

62000 mi

US $100
MIL came on and radio shut off. Alternator tested bad and was replaced. Ford ESP covered repair, I only paid the deductible. 
Ford Focus in California, United States
Jan 2006 - Jun 2011
Jul 2006

1399 mi
replaced under warranty the starter cause crank but did not want to start vehicle 
Sep 2007

27111 mi

US $155
replaced 2 air condition hose due of leaking 
Dec 2008

31500 mi

US $57
replaced radiator filler tank reservoir due leaking under pressure 
Jan 2009

32858 mi

US $201
replaced lower water hose due of hot leaking oil from the reservoir of the power steering, replaced the power steering reservoir, also replaced radiator filler tank cap 
Sep 2009

49993 mi

US $238
star ford of glendale, ca did check engine lights showed, clean the mass air flow sensor (maf), reset power train control module, update the latest software, road test 
Dec 2009

57800 mi

US $100
diagnostic fee, cause at ford of montebello said need to replace radiator, radiator fan, thermostat, water pump due over heating symptoms will cost estimate $2000 
Feb 2010

58308 mi

US $126
Replaced cap from the radiator filler - radiator fan did not activate, pressure was missing from the radiator cap. replaced cap from the radiator filler due radiator fan does not activate, pressure was missing from the radiator cap 
Mar 2010

58308 mi
need to replace tensioner pulley assembly due making grinding noise when vehicle are running or on the move 
Ford Focus in Vermont, United States
Mar 2009 - Apr 2009
Apr 2009

66000 mi
Needed new transmission. Needed suspension work. Needed new fusebox. 
Ford Focus in Massachusetts, United States
May 2010 - Aug 2013
Dec 2011

106000 mi

US $150
Left front wheel bearing noise and vibration 

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2006 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Saskatchewan, Canada
Jan 2012 - Feb 2012
Feb 2012

68820 mi
The Air bag light was going on and apparently off. This is a continuous problem. Replaced alternator. 2nd time. 3 months after earlier replacement. 
Ford Focus in Nevada, United States
Mar 2015 - Dec 2017
Jan 2017

US $230
Replaced intake manifold due to rattling IMRC flaps aka "tumble flaps" 
Ford Focus in Ontario, Canada
Sep 2009 - Mar 2011
Mar 2009

46500 mi

C $200
Wheel Bearing 

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2006 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in British Columbia, Canada
Sep 2012 - Sep 2015
Oct 2014

83280 mi

C $1000
The compresser was broken 
Jan 2015

84520 mi

C $700
Alternator replaced Axle replaced 
Ford Focus in Utah, United States
Dec 2012 - Jan 2018
Aug 2014

74000 mi

US $380
Struts were leaking, and led to uneven wear on rear tires. 
Jun 2017

106000 mi

US $300
Brake rotors 
Ford Focus in California, United States
May 2014 - Feb 2018
Apr 2015

97000 mi

US $300
The Check Airbag light came on. Some old spilled liquids in the console needed to be cleaned and several connections lubricated in the steering column. All of the charge was for diagnosis and analysis. 
Ford Focus in Indiana, United States
Mar 2018 - Sep 2018
Apr 2018

191200 mi

US $110
Replaced alternator myself. 
Sep 2018

194000 mi

US $31
Intermittently, the speedometer would cease to function and/or fluctuate for a portion of my commute. Occasionally it was accompanied by rough shifts, but then normalized within about 2-5 minutes. A code of P0720 was given after the problem persisted through multiple drives and ultimately was self-diagnosed (Googled) to be a problem with the output speed sensor. I was able to find a speed sensor from NAPA that fit the car for $32, which was better than most other stores (at around $50) and online retailers didn't carry many options. 
Ford Focus in California, United States
May 2014 - Sep 2014
Jun 2014

196000 mi

US $900
Dead Alternator 
Ford Focus in Washington, United States
Oct 2017 - Jun 2018
Oct 2017

154000 mi
Ground cable no longer well grounded to chassis. Sanded terminal and chassis to create better electrical contact. 
Mar 2018

160000 mi
Sealant around trunk had split, had to be caulked. 
Ford Focus in Maryland, United States
Jun 2012 - Feb 2013
Feb 2013

102000 mi

US $100
replaced one broken engine mount 
Ford Focus in Missouri, United States
Apr 2009 - Dec 2009
Dec 2009

129000 mi

US $200
tail light would not work 
Ford Focus in Victoria, Australia
Nov 2009 - Mar 2010
Dec 2009

18600 mi
Issue with fuse box and fuel pump relay. 
Ford Focus in Ohio, United States
Dec 2009 - Oct 2015
Oct 2010

96000 mi

US $35
Sway bar end links wore out and started to clunk when going over bumps.Installed 2 new ones about an hour to change and cost around $35.00.Nice and quiet now. 
Aug 2015

147000 mi

US $30
Replaced sway bar end links. 
Ford Focus in Alabama, United States
Jun 2008 - Sep 2014
Jun 2010

37000 mi

US $570
alternator failed and was replaced 
Ford Focus in Nebraska, United States
Apr 2008 - Jun 2017
Sep 2010

33000 mi
The airbag light remained on. 
Jan 2017

65000 mi

US $1500
needed new power steering pump 
Ford Focus in New Brunswick, Canada
Feb 2008 - Apr 2016
Mar 2008

21080 mi
Stereo speaker located in driver's door stopped working. 
Apr 2008

23560 mi
Both front sway bar end links were replaced. 
Sep 2009

47740 mi

C $160
On routine inspection, both end links on the front sway bar were loose and had to be replaced. This is the second time they required replacement in the past 16 months. 
Apr 2010

59060 mi

C $100
Both check engine light and check gas cap light were on. OBD revealed EVAP leak caused by the gas cap. O-ring on the cap was greased, and the code was cleared. Was told to buy a new gas cap if the problem returned 
Aug 2010

66340 mi

C $100
airbag light came on. Code revealed high circuit resistance. A connector was removed and cleaned. Problem has not reoccured. 
Jun 2011

81840 mi

C $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. 
Jan 2012

94240 mi

C $100
Clunking noise from the front suspension. Front sway bar end links were replaced. 
Feb 2015

120160 mi

C $17
right headlight replaced 
Dec 2015

125860 mi

C $100
Speaker in the driver side door quit. Neighbour and I replaced both front door speakers with aftermarket units. 
Ford Focus in Tennessee, United States
Mar 2008 - May 2013
Apr 2008

35000 mi
Radio antenna cable. Driver seat. 
Sep 2009

53000 mi

US $400
making noise on left side of engine alternator was bad 
Ford Focus in Texas, United States
Jan 2010 - Sep 2015
Feb 2010

56000 mi

US $250
Alternator burned a Diode and had to be rebuilt after only 50,000 miles! This is rumored to be a heat-related problem since the alternator is right beside the exhaust (first catalytic device) system. BAD Engineering, IMHO! 
Aug 2010

61000 mi

US $200
Harmonic balancer separated from (belt) pully. Dealer would NOT repair under 5yr/100,000 mile powertrain warranty! 
Oct 2012

86200 mi

US $150
Outside driver's door handle broke with user unable to open door from outside. We understand that this is common to this model... 
Ford Focus in North Carolina, United States
May 2010 - Jun 2011
Jun 2011

148000 mi

US $78
rear torque mount 
Ford Focus in Virginia, United States
Sep 2011 - May 2014
Apr 2013

64800 mi

US $180
replaced all 3 motor mounts to stop excessive vibration; recommend Motorcraft as OEM will prematurely fail... parts were $180 
Ford Focus in Nova Scotia, Canada
Jul 2011 - Sep 2013
Aug 2011

78120 mi

C $100
the air vent was blocked thus when you turned the switch to move the air to each position it was blocked and caused the cable to fray and break. disconnected the cable and will have to take the dash apart next month to remove the blockage  
Jun 2012

97340 mi

C $120
pealing around the wheel well's 
Jun 2013

111600 mi

C $50
lost power, would not start. when turning on the key the fuel pump did not operate. when we opened the hood and checked the fuses the 30 amp fuse had blown. replaced and discovered that the grounding wire for the fuel capacitor was broke 
Sep 2013

111600 mi
wheel bearing neede to be replaced. TRADED IT IN FOR ANOTHER VECHALE pealing paint 
Ford Focus in California, United States
Mar 2012 - Dec 2012
Nov 2012

99600 mi

US $700
Would not pass smog throwing codes for MAF sensor and other codes too. Running extremely rough and very very loud upon acceleration. 

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2006 Ford Focus 4dr Hatch

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2016 - Dec 2016
Dec 2016

141980 mi

C $225
when locking doors with key or with remote, right passenger door was not locked. Replaced door lock mechanism to new one. 

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2006 Ford Focus 4dr Hatch

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in Wisconsin, United States
Feb 2008 - Oct 2009
Mar 2008

21000 mi
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. 
Jun 2009

35000 mi
Driver's side door is sticking and hard to open. I've been forced to crawl out of car on the passenger side three times. Problem is far worse in hot weather. I was told that since it was cool, I should live with it or they'd replace the door handle. 
Oct 2009

35000 mi
Dealer never could replicate problem with sticking driver's door, so car sold with this problem. 
Ford Focus in Ohio, United States
Feb 2008 - Jul 2012
Oct 2011

78000 mi

US $400
Replaced rear wheel bearings on both sides 
Ford Focus in Alabama, United States
Mar 2011 - Apr 2011
Apr 2011

92000 mi

US $250
Alternator went out. 
Ford Focus in Indiana, United States
Nov 2012 - Jul 2018
Dec 2012

73000 mi
Vibration at idle. Body squeak 
Mar 2013

73000 mi

US $250
Severe vibration at idle; traced to failed passenger-side motor mount. Replaced it; vibration disappeared. 
Feb 2014

89000 mi

US $450
Power steering pump failed. Replaced pump. 
Mar 2014

89000 mi

US $390
Thermostat failed. Had to replace thermostat and housing as that's how it goes on these cars. 
Apr 2014

89500 mi

US $600
Alternator failed. 
Nov 2014

97000 mi

US $300
Hole in exhaust component; replaced. 
Mar 2015

99000 mi

US $100
Leaking valve cover gasket; replaced 
Aug 2015

106300 mi

US $35
Heat shield under car partially disintegrated. Mechanic cut it the rest of the way off. 
Nov 2015

111000 mi

US $130
Dashboard switch that controls whether air blows on floor, through panel, or onto windshield broke internally. YouTube video showed me how to repair. Bought replacement part and paid aspiring young mechanic to do the job in my driveway. 
Apr 2017

130000 mi

US $750
Rebuilt rear brakes. Both wheel cylinders and drums/shoes. Also "wheel overhaul" (whatever that means) plus flush/fill brake fluid. 
Apr 2018

144000 mi

US $250
Serpentine belt broke. Was replaced. 

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2006 Ford Focus 2dr Hatch

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in New York, United States
Sep 2008 - Jun 2018
Aug 2012

133000 mi

US $135
AC system lost refrigerant. Shreader valve replaced. System recharged. 
Dec 2012

140000 mi
Secondary emissions air pump failed. Replaced under PZEV 150,000 mile warranty by Ford dealer. 
Jan 2014

176700 mi
Alternator failed. Dealer also found broken engine mount. Replaced alternator, engine mount, battery, and serpentine belt. 
Ford Focus in Ohio, United States
Nov 2012 - Dec 2015
Aug 2013

97600 mi

US $56
Stabilizer links found to be bad at dealer while in for oil change, took it to friend's house for repair. 
Ford Focus in Connecticut, United States
Dec 2011 - Jun 2014
Dec 2012

64000 mi

US $1100
Dampers and endlinks were in really poor shape after 60,000 miles. I decided to replace springs, dampers, endlinks, etc with an Eibach Kit. 
Oct 2013

72500 mi

US $100
I noticed the car was pulling to the left under braking. Decided to do the rear drums when I discovered a blown drum piston. So aside from shoes, I replaced the piston as well. 
Jun 2014

85000 mi

US $250
Bad end link and broken strut tower mount. 
Ford Focus in Georgia, United States
- Jun 2006
Jun 2006

2000 mi
noise coming from rear of car(struts), hard start issues car stalling out 7 days nothing got fixed 
Ford Focus in Montana, United States
Feb 2013 - Sep 2018
Feb 2013

119000 mi

US $80
replaced sway bar end links 
Apr 2013

120800 mi

US $516
Replaced shocks and struts. 
Jun 2013

125000 mi

US $450
Front disk brakes, replace rotors, remanufactured calipers, disc pads.  Replace right rear wheel bearing. 
Oct 2014

135200 mi

US $80
Replaced V-C gasket 
Jun 2017

156000 mi

US $160
Replaced rotors Alignment 
Apr 2018

160000 mi

US $258
Muffler replaced 
Ford Focus in Michigan, United States
Jul 2016 - Nov 2017
Aug 2016

106200 mi

US $700
Replace intermittent clutch interlock switch, intermittent ignition switch and worn ignition lock cylinder. 
Dec 2016

107000 mi

US $200
Replace right side engine mount. 
Sep 2017

109791 mi

US $35
Intermittent thumping and scraping sounds from rear of car when in motion. Remedy: clean and adjust rear brakes. 
Ford Focus in Missouri, United States
Feb 2007 - Mar 2009
Nov 2007

19700 mi
Replace one foglight assembly. The silver coating behind bulb had bubbled and peeled 
Ford Focus in North Dakota, United States
Mar 2011 - Dec 2012
Dec 2012

114000 mi
Cruise control will not engage. Failed in September. 

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2006 Ford Focus 2dr Hatch

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in Wisconsin, United States
Apr 2010 - Mar 2012
May 2010

80000 mi

US $150
sway bar bushings replaced 
Jul 2010

87300 mi

US $100
automatic transmision did not shift into top 2 gears. repaired with the 5 year 100,000 mile waranty that came with the vehicle at time of purchase of this vehicle when new. 
Aug 2010

89000 mi

US $100
new seal installed 
Ford Focus in Kansas, United States
- Oct 2007
Jul 2006

800 mi

US $85
the original key broke off in the ignition switch. 
Aug 2006

1250 mi
trim pieces falling off 
Nov 2006

2000 mi
trim pieces falling off again, rattle forming, was not discovered 
Mar 2007

8500 mi
rattle intolerable, finally found and repaired 
Jun 2007

15800 mi
fuel pump #2 gave up. 
Jul 2007

15850 mi
fuel pump #3 gave up 
Aug 2007

16400 mi
went through 4 more fuel pumps before car was finally right. 
Oct 2007

17800 mi
interior rattling again. worse then before. think, toyota. 

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2006 Ford Focus

4-cylinder manual 2WD

Ford Focus in South Africa
Dec 2009 - Jun 2011
Jan 2010

28520 mi

R 2600
interior air vents above the radio can not redirect the air from left to right, the clip broke on the inside of the vent. 

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2005 Ford Focus

Engine not specified

Ford Focus in New Jersey, United States
Feb 2010 - Jun 2011
Mar 2010

108000 mi

US $1100
dash gauge went dead, radio flashed Low Batt and went dead, car surged too dangerously to drive, then went dead. replaced battery, alternator, serpentine belt, antifreeze. 

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2005 Ford Focus 4dr Wagon

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Quebec, Canada
Jan 2009 - Oct 2014
May 2009

45260 mi

C $380
exhaust shield rattling since 60k km low oil pressure, low batt light flickering on. Found faulty ground in rear hatch harness. Not replaced due to high cost 
Mar 2010

57040 mi

C $100
Fix of rattle heard during idle when listening outside the car. Concerned of an engine problem, finally discovered as a vibrating heatshield hitting the exhaust manifold. Shield was bent. Mechanic repaired by unbending and refastening it. 
Nov 2010

65720 mi

C $300
front suspension links changed 
Jan 2013

56700 mi

C $200
Internal short causing quick batt. discharge. typical of Focus SW, rear hatch harness shorted. 
Jun 2013

76880 mi

C $50
damaged side light (from a block of ice) + internal short diagnostic (no side door locks work):no success yet.. 
Sep 2013

78120 mi

C $200
Exhaust system noisy. Found rear muffler brackets failing. Needed to be re-welded and attached with adhoc brackets. Estimate also on rest of aftertreatment. Decided to continue without major repairs.. 
Oct 2014

81220 mi
Never located short. Used a small battery charger. 

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2005 Ford Focus 4dr Wagon

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in Illinois, United States
Nov 2009 - Jun 2018
Dec 2009

85000 mi

US $650
Fuel pump replaced 
Jun 2010

87000 mi

US $130
Electric tailgate latch replaced 
Sep 2010

89000 mi

US $100
Turn rotors, replace anti-rattle clips 
Apr 2011

94000 mi

US $25
Headlight dimmer switch repaired--stuck on high beam so headlights burned out 
Jun 2011

97000 mi

US $400
Replaced front sway bars and rear shocks. 
Nov 2011

105000 mi

US $470
Alternator replaced along with original serpentine belt 
Aug 2012

115500 mi

US $100
Replaced engine mount 
Jan 2013

119000 mi

US $55
Faulty headlamp socket replaced 
Jul 2013

125000 mi

US $40
Replaced both taillight sockets and modified taillight housings with a Dremel tool due to heat from the lamps warping the housings, causing the sockets to freeze inside and become inoperative. 
Feb 2016

148000 mi

US $900
Leaking steering rack replaced 
Sep 2017

166000 mi

US $120
Broken rear sway bar replaced. 
Ford Focus in California, United States
Mar 2011 - Aug 2019
Jun 2013

105000 mi

US $260
Rear right (passenger) side wheel bearing went bad and made lots of noise. Two hours labor plus parts for repair. 
Jul 2013

105500 mi

US $50
Recharged the air conditioning. It was barely cooling. 
Apr 2017

163000 mi

US $50
rear brake lights and reverse lights. had to diagnose the problem. worked when the headlights were off. brake lights did not work when headlights were on. 
Apr 2019

199000 mi

US $500
Hubs and bearings went bad. Hub assembly is built into brake drum. Replaced entire brake drum. 
Aug 2019

208000 mi

US $531
Oxygen sensor - center Oxygen sensor - downstream Thermostat replacement Air pump vacuum hose leak repair 
Ford Focus in Prince Edward Island, Canada
Nov 2012 - Dec 2012
Dec 2012

75020 mi

C $500
Tire technician beat on rear hub with a hammer. Shattered wheel bearing in doing so. Brought vehicle to another shop. Rear wheel bearings, drums and shoes replaced. 
Ford Focus in New York, United States
Jul 2010 - May 2013
Nov 2010

111000 mi

US $160
Intermittent position on wiper switch not working - relay replaced. 
Feb 2011

115000 mi

US $175
sway bar links replaced 
Jun 2011

120000 mi

US $350
Ignition would not go into lock position, transmission shifter did not go fully into Park. Ignition lock cylinder rebuilt, transmission linkage adjusted on 2nd trip. Problem solved. 2nd trip was gratis. 
Sep 2011

125000 mi

US $25
Exhaust hanger at muffler broke: repaired/rewelded at dealer. 
Ford Focus in Quebec, Canada
Oct 2007 - Aug 2009
Oct 2008

19220 mi
Center console armrest broke off pivot by owner. Decided not to have it fixed at dealer due to cost estimate being high. Decided to try fix myself first. 
Ford Focus in Indiana, United States
Jan 2017 - Jun 2018
Mar 2017

115000 mi

US $180
Right rear wheel bearing was going out. Just so happened I already had the drums on hand, so I replaced both sides. (The bearing is in the drum.) Noticed a vibration in the brake pedal, so I replaced the front rotors and pads. $100, four hours. Replaced tie-rod ends and sway bar links. $80, two hours. 
Ford Focus in Michigan, United States
Nov 2008 - Apr 2013
Feb 2011

86500 mi

US $116
worn RF sway bar link 
Jun 2011

94000 mi

US $220
Replaced left front sway bar link and left front tie rod end. 
Oct 2011

100000 mi

US $500
Replaced front struts and rear shocks. When attempting to do alignment mechanic could not adjust rear. Adjusting bolt was seized up on left rear control arm. Only way to remove was to cut off control arm and replace. 
Mar 2012

112000 mi

US $115
Right stabilizer link replaced for 2nd time, also checked for other snapping, clunking noise (loud) coming from front end. Could not determine where it was coming from. 
Ford Focus in New York, United States
Sep 2009 - Apr 2017
Dec 2009

64000 mi
Rear electric defroster not working; mech. traced short, and got it working. After one or two days, it stopped working again. Mech. fixed problem; no cost, but no explanation of fix. 2 wks later, it has stopped working again! Have Not yet sched. job. 
Jan 2011

100500 mi

US $10
Tailgate license plate lights: poor weather sealing-awash with salt/road water; plastic bracket in tailgate has broken two of three brass-in-plastic bolts; bulb terminals BADLY corroded, 1 completely gone VERY FLIMSY DESIGN: LIGHTS ARE OUT 
May 2011

111400 mi

US $450
"Accumulator" in AC system required replacement; works fine now. 
Aug 2011

113800 mi

US $336
Bad ball joint Stabilizer link(s) replaced. Second time since purchase! 
Apr 2012

131000 mi

US $413
The top brackets that secure the struts were rattling, and needed to be replaced. As an aside, the stabilizer links have had to be replaced twice on this car, once because of hitting a bump in the road. My Fords:'glass jaws' suspensions. 
Oct 2012

142000 mi

US $100
Master control switch for power windows replaced 
Jul 2013

157500 mi

US $200
The center dial for climate control- direction of vented air- is not working properly. A mechanical cable and another part were ordered, and I expect the repairs to take another day (1 + 1 more will = 2 days). 
Aug 2013

161000 mi

US $70
Two dials are "frozen" - dials will not turn. The temperature dial and the selector dial. This is a continuation of a prior condition/repair. Mechanic suspects the problem is farther down in the plenum. 
Sep 2013

165000 mi

US $473
Replaced front left wheel bearing Replaced alternator 
Jan 2014

148500 mi

US $170
The license plate lamp at the rear of my Focus wagon has been a problem for years. Poor design allowed salty water to collect in the socket. I switched to LED circuits twice before they failed. Ford now has replacement kit for problem. 
Sep 2014

187000 mi

US $170
Ball joint replaced. Replaced axle shaft 
Oct 2014

187700 mi

US $296
Rear door on driver's side has failed again: won't latch. Part ordered during ball joint repair. 
Mar 2015

193000 mi
spark plugs, and something that looks to read, "rotors" - the service of which was only $14.10. This was an attempt to remedy a "rough" engine at all speeds, but was not successful. 
Jul 2015

197000 mi

US $110
I had managed to douse my serpentine belt with power steering fluid, which made belt slip and pump groan. Shop replaced belt: problem fixed. One could argue that this belt replacement is only scheduled maintenance, since I had 196K miles 
Ford Focus in British Columbia, Canada
Feb 2015 - Sep 2016
Aug 2016

88040 mi

C $40
noise from front left on firm braking, then again when starting. Diagnosed as upper strut mount bearing seized, and common with these vehicles. Not a major problem. Not a safety issue. Left as-is. 
Ford Focus in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2017 - Jun 2018
Mar 2017

109740 mi

C $85
Heat shield had come loose, repaired by shop. 
Jun 2017

109988 mi

C $162
Brake pads loose in mounts, required lubrication. 
Mar 2018

115809 mi

C $530
Idler pulley failed, also replaced the tensioner pulley assembly due to failing bearings. 
May 2018

114700 mi

C $1308
Check engine P2004. Manifold valve solenoid replaced. Cylinder in rear driver side drum ruptured. Mechanical actuators for parking break seized. 
Ford Focus in Georgia, United States
Feb 2016 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

89000 mi

US $135
Replaced passenger side motor mount 
Jan 2018

107000 mi

US $500
Thermostat Car began making noise which increased as time went on. Problem was defective Rear wheel bearing. Replace bearing and OK 
May 2018

114000 mi

US $185
Replaced Driveshaft bearing 

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2005 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

151-horsepower 2.3L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Ohio, United States
Jan 2005 - Mar 2010
Jul 2005

3200 mi
Multi-Disc changer jammed, replaced under warranty. 
Nov 2008

37000 mi

US $376
Clutch and flywheel replacement due to early failure, covered 75% under warranty. 
Feb 2009

45000 mi

US $100
Both front sway bar end links failed. 
Ford Focus in Indiana, United States
Sep 2010 - Oct 2013
Oct 2010

68320 mi

US $22
Replaced stabilizer bar end links (both sides) Replaced stabilizer bar end links (both sides) Replaced instrument cluster housing due to scratches on clear plastic 
Jan 2012

87900 mi

US $270
Diagnosing problem of bad ignition coil. Then I purchased coil myself and installed myself 
Feb 2013

93900 mi

US $50
Car was missing and had very poor drivability. I had the fuel filter replaced. It had been less than 30K miles since last replacement. May have used bad gasoline. Similar issue has occured since then, but works itself out. 
Oct 2013

97000 mi

US $50
The engine will not idle. This is still a work in progress. 
Ford Focus in Iowa, United States
Nov 2008 - May 2011
Dec 2008

39000 mi

US $137
Anti-sway bar links were worn out and needed replaced. 
Jul 2009

47000 mi

US $421
Returning problem of the AC intake manifold hose leaking. Second time this has occured first time occurred under warranty. 
Sep 2010

71000 mi

US $500
Carrier bearing. Passenger wheel bearing. 
Jan 2011

76000 mi
ABS sensor from earlier repair of carrier and wheel bearing on passenger side was chewed up and replaced. Sensor that was replaced went faulty and was replaced under warranty from repair done back in Sept. 
Feb 2011

78000 mi

US $102
While returning from Florida, rear brake calipers seized up destroying pads and rotors. Calipers were freed up to work again. 
Apr 2011

81000 mi

US $161
Front brake rotors warped, unable to turn due to being drilled and slotted. New pads, rotors and brake flush done. 
Ford Focus in Maryland, United States
Apr 2009 - Jun 2013
Oct 2009

100000 mi

US $15
Burned out headlight. Replaced both myself. Due to very little room to work under hood, took over an hour and multiple scratches on hands. 
Nov 2010

113400 mi

US $350
Front wheel bearings. 
Jan 2011

115300 mi
Front wheel bearings. 
Jun 2011

120000 mi

US $540
MacPherson struts replaced 
Feb 2013

136000 mi

US $360
New alternator. Seals for cam. 
Ford Focus in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2013 - Aug 2016
Feb 2013

186000 mi

US $100
I could hear a noise. Car felt like I was driving on snow/ice, on DRY pavement. Mechanic found driver rear bearing failed. Wow.. 186000 miles and a bearing failed. sheesh... I couldn't get 200000? (joking) I Love This CAR! ... Very Reliable! 
Mar 2013

193000 mi

US $115
Right Outer TieRod and Oil/Filter Change $115. 
Oct 2013

204800 mi

US $150
Replaced the rear rotors, pads, and the front pads. The OEM lugnuts were in poor condition.I have 16 new. Total cost for pads, rotors, lugs $150.Self Install. Next brake job,replacing calipers& front rotors. Semi-Metallic Pads. Need 2 Tires. 
Dec 2014

234000 mi

US $65
Both front sway bar linkage(s) were replaced for a reasonable fee. 
May 2015

245000 mi

US $15
Hood latch needed replaced. - changed oil. Still running great after 244,444 miles. No mechanical problems to report.  The cable for the vent/floor/defrost selector needs replaced next payday (If I can remember) I love this car!!! 
Jan 2016

259000 mi
After almost 260,000 miles - I finally needed to replace the original muffler. Still a strong little car. Did I ever say I Love This Car??? 11 Years old she is... She is still as happy as I am. :) 
Apr 2016

263000 mi

US $400
Replc'd 2 axles 1st time in 262k. Replaced wheel bearing, lower control arm and sway bar. This is the 2nd time for bearing and sway bar. This car has done well for 262k. Still going strong. Needs a rear tire. All work on Front Drive Side. ILoveThisCar!! 
May 2016

263700 mi

US $150
After 267,300 miles - the original starter konked out. Imagine that!!! 267300 MILES! Fast and easy repair. Did I ever mention that I LOVE THIS CAR??? 
Aug 2016

268000 mi
Engine bit the dust. Rocker panel rust. 
Ford Focus in Iowa, United States
May 2007 - Oct 2010
Jun 2010

84000 mi

US $80
Replace window switch for driver's side window. 
Ford Focus in California, United States
May 2007 - Mar 2010
Oct 2008

26000 mi
Both tail light signals went haywire.  

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2005 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2016 - Jun 2018
Sep 2016

105400 mi

C $300
Replaced alternator 
Oct 2017

124000 mi

C $500
Replaced 2 wheel bearings 
Apr 2018

139500 mi

C $300
replaced right side wheel bearings CV joints replaced 

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2005 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in California, United States
Jun 2009 - Nov 2014
Nov 2014

124000 mi

US $1000
New shocks, struts, tires, and engine mounts. 
Ford Focus in South Carolina, United States
- Jun 2010
Jun 2010

40000 mi
Dealer had to repair loose Airbag sensor on Drivers side. Covered under warranty of used car. 
Ford Focus in Georgia, United States
Nov 2011 - Oct 2014
Dec 2011

152000 mi

US $350
TRANSMISSION REBUILD! Cooling fans went out. Sensor replaced. 
Ford Focus in Florida, United States
Feb 2012 - Mar 2012
Mar 2012

90000 mi

US $300
Alternator needed replacement. 
Ford Focus in Arkansas, United States
Nov 2017 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

159351 mi

US $90
mian motor mount had broken, replaced all three mounts at same time, easy repair for DIY'ers. 
Ford Focus in Michigan, United States
Aug 2007 - Sep 2014
Aug 2007

25557 mi
Front swaybar links replaced 
Nov 2007

30100 mi
Idle Air Control valve was stuck closed; engine would not run at 0% throttle position until engine completely warmed. Idle control valve replaced 
Apr 2008

36000 mi
Replaced broken air deflector that covers lower right radiator hoses. Ignition lock cylinder replaced; key would not turn in ignition to start car. 
Ford Focus in Alberta, Canada
May 2007 - Oct 2007
Mar 2007

8990 mi
Trunk would not release with key fob or with dash button. Had to use key. Repaired under warranty. Works fine now. 
Ford Focus in New Jersey, United States
Jun 2008 - Jun 2018
Dec 2010

40000 mi

US $1600
Transmission "hanging up" in first, abruptly shifting into 2nd, other gears normal, shop said problem caused by failure of seal between engine and transmission 
May 2011

43800 mi

US $3
Accessory port failed, fuse replaced 
Jan 2013

60000 mi

US $200
Emission control sensor 
Jun 2014

70000 mi

US $900
Band broke which controls 2 and 4 speed in auto trans After band replaced, car developed a harsh 1 - 2 shift, which shop could not diagnose or repair 
Aug 2014

71000 mi

US $700
Problem diagnosed to be a bad valve body, replaced and car runs perfectly. 
Mar 2015

77000 mi
Fan switch failed, replaced 
Sep 2016

86000 mi
Catalytic converter hat shield rattling 
Ford Focus in Delaware, United States
Aug 2012 - Jan 2018
Oct 2012

120000 mi
door handles stick so i sprayed some lube in/on them. 
Sep 2013

146000 mi

US $150
replaced a/c condenser and accumulator small coolant hose was leaking 
Nov 2013

148000 mi

US $110
replaced passenger-side engine mount-- a common failure point for these vehicles. 
Jan 2014

150000 mi

US $126
tension pulley was weak, letting belt slip. tension pulley was weak, letting belt slip. 
Mar 2014

152000 mi

US $192
alternator started making grinding noises, and only charging occasionally. 
Apr 2017

180000 mi
Front brakes were making a grinding noise; however they were in fair shape, only about half gone. Never buy cheap pads, although they did have 80,000 (mostly highway) miles. 
Ford Focus in Florida, United States
Jun 2011 - Dec 2014
Jun 2012

68000 mi

US $200
O2 sensor replaced. 
Dec 2014

91000 mi

US $120
Senor 
Ford Focus in Connecticut, United States
May 2009 - Mar 2011
Mar 2011

103000 mi

US $674
Replaced transmission mount to fix vibration, but this made it worse. Told needed engine mount, decide to trade car. 
Ford Focus in Pennsylvania, United States
Aug 2008 - Jul 2016
Apr 2009

88000 mi

US $83
The front sway bar bushing was loose. It was making a "crunching" noise when the car was turned. The dealer repositioned the bushing. The noise is gone.  
Jan 2010

98000 mi

US $120
The seal on the inside of the driver's side rear door came loose. It was put back into place by the dealer. (The amount for the repair listed above included an oil change and tire rotation.) Replacement of the right rear brake light/turn signal. The door ajar light kept coming on, even when the doors were all shut. The sensor was replaced. 
May 2010

106000 mi

US $359
The car's air conditioining needed to be recharged. This was done by the dealership. It marked the first time that the air conditioning needed to be recharged since the car was bought brand-new in November 2004. 
Jun 2011

127000 mi

US $110
The light bulb behind the speedometer was replaced.  The fuse for the power outlet was replaced. 
Aug 2011

131500 mi

US $3
The car would not shift out of park. This refers to the transmission shift lever, not the transmission itself. A brake light fuse was replaced, and the transmission shift selector now works. 
Sep 2012

154000 mi

US $80
The car would not shift out of park. This refers to the transmission shift lever, not the transmission itself. A brake light fuse was replaced, and the transmission shift selector now works. 
Jan 2013

164000 mi

US $80
The fuse for the brake lights burned out again. This prevents the car from being shifted out of park. 
Jun 2013

167000 mi

US $50
The rubber strip on the inside of the passenger side rear door opening was coming loose. The dealer reattached the trim. 
Feb 2014

182000 mi

US $900
The alternator needed to be replaced. As a result of the alternator failure, the battery and battery cable also had to be replaced. 
Jan 2015

131500 mi

US $504
The passenger's side rear-wheel bearing needed replaced. This, in turn, required work on the rear brakes. The weather stripping around the rear passenger side door was reattached. 
Feb 2015

202600 mi

US $400
The idle air control valve needed to be replaced. The car was stalling after a sudden stop, and the idle was very rough. 
Jun 2015

209000 mi

US $90
A bracket holding the exhaust pipe had broken. This was causing the car to rattle. The bracket was replaced. 
Jun 2016

230000 mi

US $150
An exhaust pipe was replaced. 

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2005 Ford Focus 4dr Hatch

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in Manitoba, Canada
Apr 2009 - May 2013
Jul 2009

39680 mi

C $100
Wiring harness assembly for hatchback needed replacement due to short, rendering brakelights inoperable. Cost for parts and labour was $440.00 which was covered by extended warranty, less $100 deductible. 
Jul 2010

48980 mi

C $154
Creaking noise from rear suspension - bushings were replaced 
Apr 2012

63440 mi

C $256
Rear wheel bearing needed replacement Relay for reverse indicator lights failed - replaced. License Plate light failed - assembly was replaced 
Apr 2013

71920 mi

C $100
Heater fan bearings failed - replaced under extended warranty. 
Ford Focus in Ontario, Canada
Dec 2008 - Oct 2014
May 2009

29760 mi

C $60
Car very hard to start when cold. 
Apr 2012

62800 mi

C $500
Worn driveshaft bearing. Worn front sway bar links. 
Mar 2013

75640 mi
Muffler hanger broke resulting in muffler hanging by exhaust pipe. Replaced hanger with clothes hanger. 
Feb 2014

87420 mi
Parking brake won't hold car. Cables diagnosed as stretched. Did not repair at time. 
Jul 2014

90400 mi

C $730
Parking brake cables fixed when rear brakes replaced. Plus oil change. Total $730. Front sway bar links. 
Sep 2014

93000 mi

C $100
Rust repair 
Ford Focus in California, United States
Apr 2009 - Sep 2014
May 2009

46000 mi
Cruise will not activate periodically. Cruise control module replaced, but problem remains. 
Jun 2009

46000 mi
Second unsuccessful repair trip for cruise control. 
Aug 2009

48000 mi

US $350
Front wheel bearings had gone out 
Jan 2010

65200 mi
Dead battery- battery cables were also corroded and new battery did not work initially 
Nov 2011

61000 mi

US $400
Two engine mounts replaced 
Dec 2012

65000 mi

US $290
Upper engine mount had worn out 
Sep 2014

70000 mi

US $220
Control switch for driver power window was replaced; all four windows were not operating from driver's controls Clutch issue never resolved, however we did find out what was causing it: although the clutch was not engaged, the pedal was occasionally sagging enough to fool the cruise control unit that it was. Just had to lift the pedal up a little with my foot. 
Ford Focus in Missouri, United States
Feb 2014 - Mar 2014
Mar 2014

139000 mi

US $450
Oil pan replacement 
Ford Focus in Alberta, Canada
Jul 2011 - Jun 2018
Mar 2017

63240 mi

C $160
Replaced tie-rod end on passenger front. 
Ford Focus in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2015 - Aug 2018
Nov 2015

97200 mi

C $350
Front link kits. 
Jan 2016

98360 mi

C $750
Wheel started wobbling on long highway trip, and ABS/traction control warning lights went on. Replaced both rear wheel bearings / brake drums. 
Apr 2016

100440 mi

C $275
Replaced front passenger-side brake caliper 
Jun 2016

102300 mi

C $1000
Exhaust pipe and muffler rusted through. Replaced exhaust (incl muffler and resonator). 
Dec 2016

108500 mi

C $130
Replaced reverse light switch 
Apr 2017

110980 mi

C $115
Replaced front sway-bar links, both sides. 
Jun 2017

111600 mi

C $200
Replaced brake rotors because of warping. Exhaust was leaking from rust hole and was very noisy. Replaced flex pipe. 
Nov 2017

117180 mi

C $1100
Replaced warped rotors and burnt pads from stuck caliper Replaced seized caliper Replaced worn ball joints 
Mar 2018

119040 mi

C $70
Replaced broken seat heater switch 
Aug 2018

122140 mi

C $150
Replaced failed starter Check engine light went on, code P2004. Vacuum hose connected to Intake Manifold Runner Control actuator had popped out. Reattached hose. Hose may have come out either from messing around under hood while fixing starter, or from pressure spike during push-start. 

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2005 Ford Focus 4dr Hatch

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in Manitoba, Canada
Aug 2007 - Mar 2010
Sep 2007

19840 mi
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. 
Ford Focus in Michigan, United States
May 2007 - Dec 2013
Oct 2012

83300 mi

US $320
Rear alignment knocked out (for third time), chewed up tires 
Ford Focus in Texas, United States
May 2007 - Aug 2014
Jun 2008

52000 mi

US $25
Replaced a burnt out blinker bulb. 
May 2009

66000 mi

US $621
Replaced front right drive axle due to boot leak. Possibly was due to hitting a curb as wheel showed damage also but did not leak air. I would have remembered hitting a curb that hard so I suspect another family member did it but would not fess up. 
Jul 2010

89000 mi

US $300
During a previous oil change, I was told that I needed to have an engine mount replaced. I waited until the next oil change to have it done. Engine is much smoother now. 
Mar 2011

100000 mi

US $629
Engine light came on. Car would occasionally stall when coming to a stop. Problem was diagnosed as a leaking vacuum hose and defective PCV valve which was replaced. Repair was successful but the cost was more than expected. 
Jun 2011

105000 mi

US $525
The alternator began to stop charging the battery. Nearby Midas shop was able to get one quickly and replace it the same morning. 
May 2013

128600 mi

US $285
Check engine light came on. Had to replace 2 O2 sensors. 
Oct 2013

136000 mi

US $715
Replaced alternator. 
Aug 2014

156000 mi
The controls for the a/c and heater ceased to work and I was told it would cost over $1,700 to replace the parts. I was planning to drive the car for another year but I was not going to spend that much money to fix a 9 year old economy car. 
Ford Focus in Newfoundland / Lab., Canada
Sep 2008 - Jul 2010
Nov 2008

26660 mi

C $65
Rattle in rear passenger side of car. Was loose seat bracket.  
Feb 2009

29140 mi

C $50
Hand brake was not providing much hold. 
Feb 2010

34100 mi
Knocking sound from Driver's Side rear Suspension 
May 2010

34720 mi

C $150
warning light for traction control and abs illuminated. Traction control and ABS warning lights illuminated. 
Jul 2010

35960 mi

C $60
warning light for ABS, traction control and brakes were on. 
Ford Focus in Ohio, United States
Oct 2013 - Dec 2014
Jan 2014 Headlight Bulb Change 
Aug 2014

157900 mi
Replaced Front Sway Bar End Links 
Ford Focus in California, United States
Jun 2010 - Jan 2013
Sep 2010

30000 mi
Rough idle, possible due to all-city driving, lack of maintenance by previous owner. Cleaning throttle body reduced roughness about 80 percent. Improving further with highway driving. 
Mar 2011

35000 mi

US $420
electric door locking actuator for drivers door became inoperative. would not operate either manual or elect. 
Ford Focus in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2010 - Aug 2010
Jul 2010

68200 mi

C $800
Alternator & Battery 
Ford Focus in Michigan, United States
Jan 2012 - Mar 2012
Mar 2012

94000 mi

US $625
Replaced fuel pump and filter. Also had trans fluid an filter changed. 
Ford Focus in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2010 - Sep 2011
Mar 2010

65100 mi

C $50
replace CD player right front seatbelt slow to retract 
Sep 2010

71300 mi

C $60
Replace ignition cylinder. Key was stuck in it. 
Nov 2010

71920 mi

C $50
replace radio 
Sep 2011

78740 mi

C $300
replace outer tie rod 
Ford Focus in Washington, United States
Nov 2010 - Dec 2013
Jun 2013

85000 mi

US $2900
Entire transmission rebuilt due to failed parts. 

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2005 Ford Focus 4-door

4-cylinder manual 2WD

Ford Focus in Missouri, United States
Jul 2007 - Jun 2008
Aug 2007

35000 mi
Leather on drivers seat cracking. Ordered seat cover 
Jan 2008

40000 mi
Replaced leather seat cover. Oil change. Lubricated shift linkage, hard to shift into 1st gear. 

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2005 Ford Focus 2dr Hatch

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

Ford Focus in California, United States
Sep 2016 - Dec 2016
Dec 2016

144000 mi
Car began missing then went into safe mode, but made it home. Diagnosis- 90%leakage in #4 cylinder. Donated car as repairs would be more than car worth. Had salvage title from earlier car accident, although we had repaired it to origin 
Ford Focus in Maryland, United States
May 2007 - Jun 2018
Apr 2010

66000 mi

US $240
Oil change tech spotted a bad front-passenger hub bearing. Another shop replaced the bearing assembly after quoting $100 less. 
Jun 2017

148000 mi

US $350
Car was vibrating. In addition to replacement of a bent rim and two tires, and a four-wheel alignment, shop replaced the rear shocks. (The cost for this trip reflects only the shocks.) 
Ford Focus in New York, United States
Feb 2010 - Oct 2015
Aug 2014

146600 mi

US $200
Starter lost teeth on gear. Replaced. 
Aug 2015

150300 mi

US $240
Cracked hose housing 
Ford Focus in Florida, United States
May 2007 - Jun 2011
Sep 2007

29000 mi
rear hatch would not close unless door was slammed otherwise hatch would bounce off striking plate. problem was found to be a faulty hatch lacthing mechanism. replaced under warranty 
Ford Focus in Minnesota, United States
May 2007 - Sep 2011
Ford Focus in New York, United States
Jun 2007 - Aug 2009
Jan 2007

41759 mi

US $628
1700 miles over warrantee car failed to start. Towed to dealer. It started there but the fuel pump made a knocking sound. Replaced fuel pump. This corrected the missing previously reported, but Ford would not cover this repair. 
Jan 2009

28758 mi

US $50
Hard starting, occasional missing while driving. Starting issue requires turning the key off and retrying at which point it will start and the exhaust smelled bad. Fuel filter replaced but no problems found. The trouble continued. 
Ford Focus in Connecticut, United States
Aug 2005 - Mar 2010
Aug 2005

28000 mi
Replaced passenger side drive shaft due to noisy axle bearing. Also replaced stereo due to defective CD insertion motor. Both repairs covered under original warranty. 
Ford Focus in New York, United States
May 2006 - Mar 2010
Jan 2006

5000 mi
Door not sealing properly -- whistling sound in windy condition -- had to be adjusted 
Ford Focus in Wisconsin, United States
Aug 2016 - Mar 2017
Aug 2016

142000 mi

US $136
Replaced starter due to solenoid failure 
Oct 2016

143300 mi

US $45
Replace Mass Airflow sensor, fuel filter, oil, and oil filter. 
Mar 2017

145000 mi

US $55
Vehicle inspected. Cost of repairs exceeds value of vehicle: PCV hose,  exhaust resonator,  speedometer cluster. Vehicle sold 

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2005 Ford Focus 2dr Hatch

136-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

Ford Focus in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2007 - Mar 2010
Jun 2008

48000 mi

US $100
Two kick down bands in the transmission sheared off. The bands were replaced under warranty. 

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