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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Why a Focus?

    This thread is aimed at current Focus owners. Firstly, why'd you choose a Focus and what other cars did you consider?

    Started by PaulST‎, 24-03-2009 03:16 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: We want your ideas.

    We’re looking at expanding and rejuvenating these rooms so my question is open to all, what are your ideas? If you have any ideas to help boost discussion and the community feel of the place, then please reply to this thread. Regards, PaulST

    Started by PaulST‎, 16-03-2009 12:41 AM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Introducing the Focus team.

    Welcome to the Focus rooms! This is designed to be a place dedicated to the Ford Focus range. The team running these rooms include all of the admin and mod team as well as three dedicated Focus Moderators who are as follows: opium 03st170 If you need assistance with the forums, contact...

    Started by PaulST‎, 16-03-2009 12:36 AM
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    1. LW Focus MY11 Break Pads

      I have a MY11 LW Titanium with 90k. The original factory disc pads lasted 58k, the replacement -though "genuine Ford" lasted 32k with no change in driver or driving style. I am convinced as the car was made in Germany the quality of the factory fitted pads was far superior to whatever the Ford...

      Started by wicksey21‎, 13-01-2017 08:47 AM
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    2. 2010 focus Radio

      I have a 2012 LV focus that has the 1 hour stay on radio function after the key is removed. the other day the radio stayed on for some days so I discovered resulting in a flat battery. Has anyone come across this before & if so what is the fix apart from removing the fuse. I charged the battery &...

      Started by Norse‎, 01-11-2017 09:58 PM
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    3. 2002 Focus auto transmission fault

      Need a bit of help solving the gearbox fault. Car pulls away in 2nd gear. It has a fault code 0770 which points to E solenoid fault. Replaced solenoid, flushed and replaced the oil and filter. Reset fault. Problem still exists. Transmission shop claims they will replace the solenoid and...

      Started by EdgarLink‎, 13-10-2017 10:23 AM
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      14-10-2017, 03:56 PM Go to last post
    4. Chnging Cabrio Window

      Hi all, Someone broke into my car and smashed the window, O'Briens came down and replaced it but they said the window wont go up and down properly. ive noticed that they didn't align the window correctly either cause there are gaps now when before there wernt any. Has any1 ever changed this...

      Started by Gakis82‎, 09-10-2017 07:43 AM
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      09-10-2017, 02:21 PM Go to last post
    5. PowerShift Transmission Issues? New Focus Trend

      Hi guys, I'm new to the forum so please forgive me if I am doubling up on any previous posts. I have also posted this in another forum - really looking for some good info. I'm looking to buy a new Ford Focus (Trend). The catch is it must be automatic so that my wife can drive it. Have...

      Started by FabFocus‎, 17-02-2013 09:28 AM
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    6. Cool Oil Filter Location 2013 mk11 2ltr TDCI

      Can anyone tell me the location of oil filter. IT appears to have been repositioned from previiious modle.

      Started by peterpel@y7mail.com‎, 02-02-2017 02:14 PM
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      28-04-2017, 01:19 AM Go to last post
    7. 2012 LW MK2 Focus 2.0 TDCI - DIY Oil Change

      Would it be possible for anyone to post how to do an oil change on a 2012 LW MK2 Focus 2.0 TDCI? I am looking for specific and detailed information for this model not general info or non-model specific information. I would particularly like to hear from any members on here that may be dealer...

      Started by dougone‎, 31-07-2013 06:39 PM
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      21-04-2017, 04:00 PM Go to last post
    8. Question 2008 focus auto with manual shift problem

      I am looking for help with a circuit diagram showing the transmission electrics to the shifter, so far I have replaced solenoids in the box and the transmission range control switch the power train control module and still no up down shifter and top gear. thanks for any help.

      Started by olmod‎, 17-03-2017 11:19 AM
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    9. 2011 ford focus o2 sensor

      Hello. I sorted what all the codes that came on the mechanics OBD scan device. I took it to another mechanic and it seems to be the bank 1 o2 sensor. I believe part number is CPS 099and it's quite expensive. Is there another part number I can use that's a bit cheaper?

      Started by steve747‎, 15-09-2016 06:26 PM
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    10. 2011 Focus LW CEL coming on. Need advice

      Hello. I am new here and I have a 2011 Focus LW automatic and the engine light is on. The car is running perfectly and a local mechanic put his OBD machine on it and it showed the following info 1 ABS-anti-lock brake/traction control module. Fault 2 2 BCMii-body control module Fault 5 4...

      Started by steve747‎, 13-09-2016 08:00 PM
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    11. Question Buying 2014 Focus, any help and tips?

      I'm still indecisive whether to be automatic or manual, gas or diesel? Thanks

      Started by robbiewilson16‎, 18-04-2016 03:46 PM
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      30-07-2016, 11:20 AM Go to last post
    12. %*&@)%# LV TDCI wheel nuts

      My 'new' Focus TDCI is now 5 years old and in that time I've used 4 pairs of tyres on the front and 2 on the rear. Each and every time I take it into a tyre service and have tyres fitted, I end up loosing at least one of the caps off the wheel nuts. This is due, I think, to the rattle guns they...

      Started by ozifords‎, 07-04-2016 07:56 AM
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    13. 2010 NA Focus Performance

      Hi. I have always loved the perky little 2.0 NA and thought it had some potential for hotting up and a bit of fun ever since I bought a manual one for my daughter. Now it looks like I will be stuck with it for a little while so I have been doing some searching up. It took a while since...

      Started by Tim9‎, 11-02-2016 09:42 PM
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      25-02-2016, 10:49 PM Go to last post
    14. Ford Focus & Fiesta transmission shudder.

      Hello everyone, I am posting here to let everyone that has a Focus & Fiesta transmission issue know that we have a Facebook group that is currently making grounds for a class action lawsuit. If you have a Focus or a Fiesta with this issue join us over at "Ford Fix Our Focus & Fiestas" and...

      Started by 242stickman‎, 09-02-2016 10:08 PM
      fiesta, focus, focus transmission
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    15. Red face Chrome Window Mouldings

      Hello I have a 2013 Ford Focus Trend, and I'm looking at putting chrome window mouldings on. But where am i able to purchase these? Thanks Snead

      Started by Snead‎, 13-01-2016 02:21 PM
      chrome, mouldings
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    16. 2007 Focus 2.0L Drive Serpentine Belt

      My partner needs a new drive belt according to her service center... I contacted ford for a quote on the belt and they said you have to replace the single use belt which drives the a/c compressor. This stretchy a/c belt was quoted at $180... I have found cheaper Bosch ones from the UK but does this...

      Started by Schniz2‎, 06-01-2016 07:02 PM
      drive belt, focus, serpentine belt
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    17. To sell or not to sell? Automatic Transmission Failure

      Just returned from the mechanic (not as happy as I left). He's asked me to think about whether I want to spend around $3000 in transmission repairs, or sell my Ford Focus '06. In the past 2wks I've had an engine warning light displaying. Had it scanned twice and both times came up 'Fuel level...

      Started by catt_04‎, 05-12-2015 11:51 AM
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      05-12-2015, 12:15 PM Go to last post
    18. Instaling cruise control on my 07 focus

      I want cruise control on my 07 focus and want to know if I replace the steering wheel with one that has the cruise control buttons will that work and if not what do I need to get for it to get the cruise control working. Any advice is much appreciated

      Started by Deano77‎, 10-11-2015 12:32 PM
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    19. Exclamation 2007 Ford Focus Noise and Traction control light

      My ladyfriend owns a manual 2007 ford focus. Occasionally when under load in a slightly too high gear it loses all power and makes almost a grinding noise (not a gearbox grinding noise) and sometimes the traction control light comes on. By loses all power i mean ALL power... not just the typical...

      Started by Schniz2‎, 24-10-2015 05:43 PM
      noise, power loss, traction, transmission
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    20. Buying 2012 Focus LW diesel questions

      Started by comper‎, 11-10-2015 09:14 PM
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    21. Question Misfiring or engine missing, even with a warm engine and no load?

      Anyone know anything about known causes in Focus's for misfires. Intermittent problem and only when starting or reversing - hot or cold engine. The car is a 2.0L Zetec auto 2003 with about 80,000km. All GC. No other known problems. Anyway, I'm starting with a plug examination. Then leads,...

      Started by Ffast‎, 20-06-2015 02:09 PM
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    22. rear brakes problem on 2010 zetec

      Tried changing the rear brake pads, but the new PADS supplied have incorrect distance between the round spigots that go in to the cylinder. The old brake PADS removed were put in by ford dealer and were back to front ie the spigot PAD was put on floating side and cylinder had Horiz spigots...

      Started by lshiells‎, 13-06-2015 05:46 PM
      brake pads 2010 zetec, rear brake pads for zetec, rear brakes zetec
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    23. LED Daytime Running Lights On/Off Focus Titanium? Help

      Hey everyone, First post here. I am looking to buy the Diesel Focus Titanium with the pack that gives you the Xenon headlights with LED Daytime running lights. I took one for a test drive recently however the LED lights were not working. I took a look through the menu between the speedo to...

      Started by E5TOQUE‎, 29-05-2015 10:30 AM
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    24. focus key

      hey guys Just purchased a 2008 LT Focus Tdci and am looking to get a second flip key already have the original flip key and a spare normal key anyone know what transponder the LT focus keys use? been told it's a 4D63 transponder but just want to confirm with someone that would know as i don't...

      Started by xgrig‎, 29-05-2015 07:14 AM
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    25. Which oil? 2.0 TDCi

      Just wondering which oil people use. I just bought an 07 TDCi. Looking at its service history, it has always been serviced by Ford dealers. The service manual recommends 5W-30, and I noticed Castrol Magnatec stickers on the windscreen and under the bonnet, so I assume it's had Castrol Magnatec...

      Started by adam‎, 13-04-2012 09:36 AM
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      01-04-2015, 11:12 AM Go to last post
    26. Recommend modification retailer in Sydney

      Hey guys, I've always wanna to do some modification to my Ford Focus 2013. Starting with headlights see how it turns out. Coz I'm not so familiar with Sydney, only be here for couple of months, could you guys recommend some retailer that's good and not too expensive.

      Started by intro69‎, 10-02-2015 02:37 PM
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    27. 2002 Ford Focus LR 2.0 Zetec when breaking car jumps/jerks forward.

      Have a zetec 2.0 Focus 2002 LR and cannot figure out what is causing car to jump forward. Mainly happens when breaking and sometimes on acceleration. Car jumps forward. Have had coil pack, oxygen sensor, throttle, spark plugs, petrol filter replaced. Cleaned MAF & still the problem is there....

      Started by kitsy‎, 25-02-2015 10:18 PM
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    28. 2006 Focus - Fuel consumption issues

      Hi All, my daughter has recently bought a 2006 LX Focus | 2.0 litre automatic. The fuel consumption (around town - mostly small trips) seems quite poor at: 12.2 litres/100 13.8 litres/100 and more recently on the open road at: 9.0 litres/100

      Started by sm0902‎, 10-01-2015 06:24 PM
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    29. 2011 Focus stalls/low rpm

      I am experiencing a strange problem with my 2011 Focus, that does not occur all the time. Some times it stalls a bit easily, then the other day I started it and it did not want to rev past about 1100 rpm. So I turned it off and started it again and it was fine. Any ideas?

      Started by Tim9‎, 03-08-2014 09:38 PM
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      05-01-2015, 01:58 PM Go to last post
    30. Urgently need wiring diagram Sony radio sat/ nav LW focus

      Hi, I have a 2012 LW Focus titanium with exec pack, I bought an aftermarket head unit but harness does not match and having searched all the forums, you tube and internet I have been unable to find anything the same. The rear of radio has two sockets and two antennae style sockets but only...

      Started by Takor‎, 06-12-2014 08:41 PM
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      07-12-2014, 12:47 AM Go to last post
    31. ford focus 2005 any problems

      hi So wife wants a focus before I buy one are they any problems its a 2005 year and it be automatic thanks.....:thinking:

      Started by Ef car audio tech‎, 19-10-2014 07:17 PM
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    32. cold heater

      My 2003 Focus blows cold air through the heating ducts! Are there any obvious places that I should start looking at for a solution? Cheers, sgo.

      Started by sgo‎, 17-07-2014 08:24 PM
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    33. LT 2007 Focus Auto Rattle

      I have 2007 LT Focus Zetec 2.0L Petrol Auto with 75k on the clock. When I hit the accelerator pedal at low to mid speed there is a small metallic sounding type of rattle rattle that occurs for a second or two only. It sounds a bit like a paper clip rattling in an empty baked beans can. This rattle...

      Started by gnomes_skj‎, 23-08-2014 08:41 AM
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    34. 2010 focus tdci - egr & dpf delete

      Has anyone experience or performed an egr & dpf delete from ecu followed by physical removal of dpf? What way did you prepare the dpf/ecu, forced or passive regen to reset its status? Is the catalytic converter on this car separated from the dpf? I would like to do this followed by exhaust...

      Started by Professor Moron‎, 07-08-2014 11:32 AM
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    35. Global Opening and Closing on LW Focus MKii

      On Page 37 of the owners manual - the global opening/closing feature is described as being able to close and open the windows via the remote key by holding either the lock/unlock button down for 3 secs. Can anybody confirm if this works for them? The manual refers to page 61 for having the...

      Started by spector_red‎, 25-01-2013 01:09 PM
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    36. Picture/diagram/info on Focus 2004 brake light switch

      My brake lights were staying on constantly, so I had a look at the switch and discovered it wasn't making contact with the pedal at rest. I'm not sure if this is because the switch has moved/shortened somehow, or because there's normally some kind of contact pad on the pedal that's missing. I've...

      Started by jon7.2‎, 04-06-2014 06:24 AM
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    37. Focus heater box

      Hello, I have a 2009 Zetec Focus which has done 94,000km. The heater door in the heater box has broken, which means smells from outside can't stop. The door can't be fixed, so a new heater box is required. $1500 for the heater box plus labour, which is a full day. Has anyone heard or had...

      Started by Adriandd‎, 01-06-2014 03:23 PM
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      03-06-2014, 02:10 PM Go to last post
    38. Question Focus Zetec 2003 2L Leaking Coolant again!!

      My 2003 Zetec is dumping coolant from somewhere behind the motor. Not the usual thermostat leak, as that area is clean and have replaced it recently anyway. Bit puzzled as to what this is as I haven't heard about it - although not searched yet. Is this a another common problem with these like...

      Started by Ffast‎, 04-05-2014 12:19 AM
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    39. Question Screeching Squealing Brakes - Anyone know why?

      My 2003 Ford Focus brakes screech badly - on one of the cars I have - the other identical model doesn't screech at all. From past experience (not on Fords) this usually means the anti-squeal plates are put in wrongly. Is this possible on these, or do they have them? Anyway anyone with experience...

      Started by Ffast‎, 10-05-2014 12:09 PM
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      11-05-2014, 01:53 PM Go to last post
    40. Question Focus 2003 Zetec 2L Auto - Starting - Hard to Start issue

      We have two almost identical 2003 Ford Focus 2L Zetec Autos. Both vgc ,about 75,000km, but both suffer the same hesitation on starting. They always start but sometimes immediately and sometimes after a cough and splutter. Seems random, not related to fuel, hot or cold, or anything I can fathom....

      Started by Ffast‎, 05-05-2014 02:21 PM
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    41. Focus Zetec 2003 Tail light Shock

      Recently I blew a tail/stop bulb on my 2003 Zetec 2L. I just could not believe the bad design of the Focus tail-light. I found you have to remove the whole tail-light assembly from the car to change a bulb! What should have been a max. 3 minute job was, for me (first time) a 20 min. one. First,...

      Started by Ffast‎, 05-05-2014 10:49 AM
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    42. For Sale Focus Cobroilet Grille Genuine NEW!!

      Hi Guys, I come from Kloster Ford in Newcastle and have been working on our Old stock, we have written off parts for sale as cheaper than cost price. I currently have a Focus Cabroilet Grill, WITH the fold out badge to gain access to the bonnet lock. This part retails for $266, we have it...

      Started by TWENZA‎, 03-05-2014 10:22 AM
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    43. For sale ford focus titanium rims and tyres

      Here for sale is a set of 4 rims and tyres like new as only done 400km ford focus 18 inc 5 spoke titanium rims cost 488.00 list price each plus tyres give me a call jason 0400 633107

      Started by yamking800‎, 20-04-2014 04:44 PM
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    44. Faulty Focus LT Zetec Instrument Cluster

      Hi All, Just wondering if anyone has had any issues with the instrument cluster on a Focus Zetec 2007 (european manufactured) model. My one has the digital display suddenly go crazy with random characters scrolling across the 2 line display. Usually before this happens the fuel consumption goes...

      Started by hyskh‎, 12-04-2014 02:46 PM
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      17-04-2014, 10:15 PM Go to last post
    45. Sync in new 2013 Focus.

      Hi all. Just got a new LW MKII Sport for the wife. Great car! Just a quick question about the Sync software. Can our version be updated with the newer version that is being used in America? The Ford US website says that you can download software updates to a USB stick and load them into your car....

      Started by Mick‎, 11-08-2013 12:35 PM
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    46. 2013 Focus Trend Seat Covers.

      After searching for seat covers to suit my 2013 Focus I decided only way to get them was custom made but guess mine were prototype because many problems. Securing velcro tabs dont stick, rear head rest centre does not remove same as front seats. Front seats have cut outs and rear centre had 2...

      Started by fordfan96‎, 15-04-2014 08:00 AM
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    47. Exclamation Reviews on Buying 2006 Focus LS Zetec Sports Automatic

      hey everyone. I am wanting to buy a 2006 Focus LS Zetec Sports Automatic 2.0L. It has done 172,000km. I was just hoping to get some advise and reviews on them to make sure there good cars and nothing will go wrong. As i just blew up a 2013 Holden Cruze cdx and due to the amount of money...

      Started by Isssa89‎, 01-04-2014 02:41 PM
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      01-04-2014, 04:34 PM Go to last post
    48. Weakling causes problem.

      Oh well I have been too gentle with little Ford my first. All full size before. So had a problem getting little bluey out of park seemed to be stuck lever would not move. Checked with Ford Service and yes I was a being a weak gentle ***** with brake pedal. Got in treated brake pedal like it was a...

      Started by fordfan96‎, 20-03-2014 04:56 PM
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    49. seat covers front & rear.

      Searching for seat covers to suit 2013 Focus?

      Started by fordfan96‎, 28-02-2014 03:58 PM
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      14-03-2014, 07:10 AM Go to last post
    50. Battery life?

      Dad's Focus TDCI is coming up on 3.5 years of age and has done just over 90,000kms. It's still got the battery it came with and he's keen on avoiding what happened with my Mondeo's battery (wouldn't start one morning and ended up being towed away...) Do you normally wait for modern batteries to...

      Started by PaulST‎, 02-07-2011 05:40 PM
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      • Views: 11,671
      08-03-2014, 12:44 PM Go to last post

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