hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
81,667 miles

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2007 Ford Focus electrical problems

electrical problem

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2007 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 222012

Focus 4-cyl

  • 77,000 miles


The contact owns a 2007 Ford Focus. The contact stated that while driving, the vehicle decelerated to 40mph and stalled without warning. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, who diagnosed that the alternator was defective and needed to be replaced. The failure recurred a week later. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer, who verified the alternator had become defective again and added that the shift solenoid needed to be replaced. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and did not offer any assistance. The contact was referred to NHTSA. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 77,000 and the current mileage was 78,000....updated 09/12/12 updated 09/18/2012

- Boise, ID, USA

problem #2

Apr 282012


  • 78,000 miles
I was recently driving and my car engine was revving up when I would push in the clutch. After taking it in to the mechanic, they told me my alternator went out. This would not be a big deal but this seems to be something common among 2007 Ford Focus owners. Not only does this repair seem premature but it also is much more expensive than replacing most alternators because it is a dealer only part. If you think it is just me here is a website with more complaints: www.carcomplaints.com/Ford/Focus/2007/electrical/alternator_dead.shtml

- Newton, MA, USA

problem #1

Sep 022009


  • 90,000 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Ford Focus. When driving he hears a grinding noise coming from the front-end of the vehicle. The vehicle was taken to dealer the multiple times and the alternator was replaced twice an an expense of $500 for each repair. The repairs have not remedied the failure, because the problem has resurfaced. He was in the process of having the same component replaced again. The failure mileage was 90,000 the current mileage was 120,000.

- German, TX, USA

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