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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
17,400 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2013 Ford Focus Electric brakes problems

brakes problem

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2013 Ford Focus Electric Owner Comments

problem #2

Apr 132016

Focus Electric

  • 33,000 miles


Doors lock and can not get out of my car locked in setting still could not be opened by person to help me get out of car, lock locked me in totaly

- Pierceton, IN, USA

problem #1

Aug 302013

Focus Electric

  • 1,800 miles
While driving in stop and go traffic on the freeway, the vehicle stalls unexpectedly, followed by a message to 'stop safely now'. after several minutes of attempting to restart, the vehicle restarts and is able to driven again normally. This has occurred to me three times so far, without warning and does not seem to be any common pattern that is causing the stalls.

- Oakland, CA, USA

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