In 2005 and 2006, Ford recalled nearly 6 million vehicles because of problems with the cruise control cut-off switch. The fuel leaks out of the return line and drips on to the exhaus. It had 13 miles on the speedometer when I got it. Vehicle owners will have the cruise control switch, also called the speed control switch, deactivated as an interim repair. Hopefully you can get to the latch and release it.
None of the vehicles involved in this recall have experienced an abnormal number of fires, according to Ford. A series of quality glitches and recalls soiled its reputation for a while but were eventually overcome. It will end up costing close to a thousand dollars. The problem was never fixed in production. First started with plate lights blowing out. He was only asking Ford for the value of his 1994 Ford Explorer and damages to the driveway. Her air recirculation button also has stopped working.
The rear stabilizer bar also allows lower rear spring rates to be used for good ride quality. In certain frontal impacts, this system will turn the front-passenger air bag on or off after determining whether the seat is occupied by an adult or child. Customers already familiar with Focus' dynamic capabilities will notice an even higher level of braking performance. Jul 31, 2014 Hood latch or cable is frozen up rusted. Improvements for 2007 include an Interior Upgrade Package, optional leather-trimmed sport seats with contrasting inserts and an available Street Appearance Package. To make the matter worse, the dealer tells me that the connector that failed is not available from Ford as a replacement part -- the whole main engine harness has to be replaced, with more than eight hours of labor required, plus the cost of the harness.
To better resist dents and dings, a new harder steel alloy is used for the hood, and the plastic fascia is 11 percent thicker. Neither a police nor a fire report were filed. Vehicle Details Somewhat dated, the Focus interior is relatively roomy but bland and nearly monochromatic in most models. After the 2010 model year the Ford Focus coupe was discontinued due to slow sales. I am more concerned with Ford's refusal to issue a recall on a part that is faulty and that could cause injury or death. They are available for the following Ford Focus years: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 18, 17, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 07, 06, 05, 04, 03, 02, 01, 00. Please feel free to Comment, Like, Share and Subscribe to Driveway Dudes for more videos.
No engine light was coming on. The chassis was lightened and stiffened and overall weight is decreased by 30 lb 14 kg from the previous model. Following replacement of gasket, smoke was noted from the hood. To better resist dents and dings, a new harder steel alloy is used for the hood, and the plastic fascia is 11 percent thicker. The most dramatic design departure from the original Focus is the new car's interior. Where second generation North American Focus models continue with the beginning with 2008 — in and configurations — the introduced in 2005 employed the newer for , 3 and 5-door and configurations.
It can be acesssed with an arm extended under the front bumper. But for 2005, new brake linings are used and total brake swept area is increased by 17 percent, thanks to a 1-inch increase in front rotor diameter to 15 inches. My wife and I both bought new 2007 Ford focuses. The indicator light goes on, but the air continues to be drawn from outside. The Duratec 20 and 20E are available with a five-speed manual transmission or a four-speed automatic. When the contact releases the throttle, the vehicle continuously takes a long time to return to idle.
This one indicated it was for the fuse box. Got fire extinguisher and put it out, and called fire dept. No work was done to engine other than a new air filter 4000 miles ago. The oil filter on the 2007 Ford Focus is very conveniently located at the front, lower side of the engine. Chassis Refinements Build on a Focus Strength The soul of every Focus is its chassis. At ConsumerAffairs we love to hear from both consumers and brands; please never hesitate to.
The vehicle had not been repaired. On the resale side, predicted five-year residual values are just 29 percent for the Focus versus 28 percent for the Cobalt, 44 percent for the Corolla and 46 percent for the Civic. The latest recall covers 16 brands of cars, sport utility vehicles and trucks from model years 1992 to 2004. Customers already familiar with Focus' dynamic capabilities will notice an even higher level of braking performance. This needs to be a recall.
The oil filter on the 2007 Ford Focus is very conveniently located at the front, lower side of the engine. Ford told Shelton in a letter that there was nothing the company could or would do beyond the warranty period, according to a copy of the letter provided by Shelton: Dear Shelton, Our records indicate that you contacted the Ford Customer Relationship Center and our Customer Care Representative advised you that there is no assistance beyond warranty and there is no recall pertaining to the fire. I was driving approximately 30 mph in heavy traffic. I was not able to copy the the one for the relay box and post but you should be able to hit Ctrl +P and get it to print for you. Lift up on the inner lever. The current mileage was 14,701 and failure mileage was 300.
Car Will Still Crank And Drive But The Key Will Not Come Out! The fuel Leaks Out Of The Return Line And Drips On To The Exhaus. When the hood is up, find the hood prop and raise it, setting its tip in the hood-prop mount on the hood, to hold the hood up while you work in the engine bay. It is located near the middle of the , just beyond where the front of the hood meets the body. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer for diagnosis. The sensor went out and the car kept running.