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5.2

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
18,500 miles

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2010 Ford Focus engine problems

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2010 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 192011

Focus

  • 12,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2010 Ford Focus. The contact stated that while driving 60 mph, the vehicle suddenly stalled. After a few minutes, the vehicle restarted and began to drive as normal. The dealer diagnosed that there was a sensor failure inside of the engine. The vehicle was repaired. The failure mileage was 12,000 and the current mileage was 15,000.

- Pittsburg, PA, USA

problem #1

Jul 242011

Focus

  • 25,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Ford Focus. The contact stated that the ignition wiring was exposed and would cause the third cylinder to misfire. The vehicle would also stall while driving 10 mph. The vehicle restarted immediately, but the contact had to continuously apply pressure to the accelerator pedal due to the loss of the third cylinder. The vehicle was taken to an authorized dealer, who stated that the wiring was chewed by a rodent, resulting in the stalling. The vehicle was repaired by replacing the exposed wiring. There was no recall for this failure. The manufacturer was notified, and stated that it was up to the dealer whether or not to repair the vehicle. The failure mileage was 25,000.

- Hopewell Junction, NY, USA

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