CarComplaints.com Notes: Ford changed a lot of things for its 3rd generation, just none of them were a good idea.

The transmission tends to hesitate and jerk when accelerating. The new electronically-driven power steering can fail suddenly and without warning. Even Ford's SYNC can be a headache. Actually, scratch that last one --- it's always been a headache.

9.9

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
150 miles

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2013 Ford Focus fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2013 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 242013

Focus

  • 150 miles

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

This is a Focus electric. While stopped in an intersection waiting to turn left, the stop safely now light illuminated and the car shut down. I was able to shift into neutral and get the car out of the intersection. After a few cycles of the start/stop button the car started again and resumed normal operation.

- Palm Springs, CA, USA

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