Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Three weeks later we are still waiting. It was causing a shuddering when moving from stop. Noise coming from under the hood. The description of the locations of those are below. Aug 15, 2001 No Summary Listed For Above Vehicle. After The Check Engine Light Came On I Took It To Another Dealer And He Put It On The Machine And 2 Cylinders Were Stuck.
When they drove the car with the replacement transmission it slipped and also when parked would not go into reverse. Vehicle was purchased on 20011220. The car shifts nicely now, but who knows 6 months down the road, which is when the last clutchpack began misbehaving. Vehicle was purchased on 19991201. I would have remembered hitting a curb that hard so I suspect another family member did it but would not fess up. Aug 01, 2003 Has Been To Shop For 26 Days In The Past 4 Months.
But Said Nothing Was Wrong With It. Now fixed but still shudders sometimes in reverse, and ascending hills at slow speeds e. Vehicle has not been driven in a manner to abuse the clutch. Vehicle was purchased on 20000820. Is a common problem with this car.
Hood rattled, dealer adjusted and lubed the hood stops. Pin 3 at the connector on the alt. When you put your foot on the brake, the solenoid should retract. Dealer replaced dual clutch under recall. No Summary Listed For Above Vehicle.
The dealer replaced the clutch packs an reprogrammed the transmission. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Problem detected and still waiting for backordered parts. Could be related to an earlier bearing replacement of the half shaft support, but I believe it is a separate issue 92235 km 2nd gear grind 12903 km ford tech service bulletin, replace motor mounts, no charge 72581 km 2nd gear synchro failure, transmission replaced under warranty 12903 km Tsb for shudder on take off 12903 km Still shudder in Trans. Aug 26, 2000 2002 focus With With 5-speed Manual Transmission And Less Than 33,000 Has A Failed Clutch. I Have Complained Over And Over Again That I Fear For My Safety, And That I Want ford To Either Fix My Vehicle Or Give Me A Safe Car. Took to 2nd Ford dealer down the same St.
Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. While driving 55 mph, the contacts son noticed smoke rising from under the hood, followed by flames. It's a fairly common problem, so I'm posting the symptoms, codes and instructions here to help others. The tranny was brought in to Ford which overhauled the tranny. Wind rush is noticeable, but noise is acceptable otherwise and engines are tolerably smooth. The failure and current mileages were 70,000. Dealers Claim This Is Due To A Recalled Part But When Appointments Have Been Made To Replace This Part, No Parts Are Available! Dealer said it was a known problem-stated there were multiple supersessions of that clutch.
I only found it at Ford. On July 1st they ordered part. . All The Times We Got The Car Back With The Service Paper Stateing: Problem Not Found!. On August 1 they told me they are not going to repair it.
Replaced rear main seal and resealed oil pan. Brakes Squeak, Dealer Replaced Rear Brake Shoes, However Noise Is Still There. Said that the clutch was faulty. Had I known what I know now about this Ford 2003 svt, I would have never purchased it. If the transmission fluid level on your Focus is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. Issue not present after transmission was repaired.
The transaxle transmission is in the front right, as you look at the car. You can drive the car in 1st or 2nd gear generally. Symptoms would improve with new tranny fluid 2qts for a period of time. The linkage could also be stuck to the transmission. The Wiper Motor Has Been Replaced. Dealer diagnosed issue as bad clutch and a leaking seal. Miles on vehicle are under 800.