About Ford Focus
Ford Focus is a compact car manufactured by Ford Motor Company since 1998. The first Ford Focus was introduced in 1998 to European market as the replacement of the Ford Escort and Ford Laser in Asia and Australia. Since its debut, it has received the 1999 European Car of the Year award. Until today, it has been through three generations.
The second generation Ford Focus (2004-2010) was launched at the Paris Motor Show on 23 September 2004 for European market and debuted at the 2007 North American International Auto Show for North America. It was available in trims like Mk 2, Focus ST, and Focus RS and so on. Available engine was 2.5 L 225 bhp 5-cyinder turbocharged engine. In 2010, global third generation Ford Focus (2011-present) was unveiled at the North American International Auto Show. It now offers S, SE, SEL, Titanium, ST, Electric (debuted at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show), and RS submodels. Power is from 2.0 L inline 4-cylinder engine, 2.0 L turbocharged EcoBoost engine, 2.3 L Ford Mustang engine, 1.5 L, 1.6 L and 2.0 L turbocharged 4-cylinder engines and a revised 2.0 L 150 hp turbo-diesel TDCi engine.
Ford Focus Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
Maybe it is because Ford Focus doesn't have very long history of development, it has some problems while driving according to the Focus drivers. And here are two most common:
First, bad hesitation and jerking when starting from a stop condition. This problem usually has something with transmission system. Difficulty in shifting gears or indicator did not match the gear actually indicated this problem not to mention the vehicle could not turned off. Some Ford Focus drivers also felt vibrations or hear grinding noise. In general, the shift cable, transfer case shim and shock absorber need a thorough inspection.
Second, engine failure. This actually is a severe problem. People said that they could feel engine shaking and giving out abnormal noises. More worse is the engine sags to one side. Excessive vibrations and engine movement are also appreciable. In order to make sure your Ford Focus could be in use for a longer time, you had better get your motor and transmission mount or engine mount replaced for new ones.
You may know the wheel cover is a decorative part to your wheel; however, you do not have the idea of a more important part it is playing in the vehicle. In fact, except decorative function, it is responsible for keep dirt and moisture from accumulating in the wheel so that the wheel moves smoothly. If you do not want anything dangerous happen while driving, you are advised to maintain the wheel cover routinely.
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