Tag: Focus

6 Posts

Ever Wondered If Drivers around You Are Blind?
Apr 05, 2018

Ever Wondered If Drivers around You Are Blind?

Dear Car Talk

We can't tell you if they are, but we can tell you that's not braille on this Ford's window switch.

Ford Focus 2002

Ford Focus transmission and door latch problems.
Oct 05, 2016

Used Ford Focus – Buy This Year, Not That One!

Car Talk Car Complaints

Shoppers looking for a Ford Focus should avoid these years to stay away from door latch issues and failing transmissions.

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Ford Focus and Fiesta transmission problems
Jan 15, 2016

Turd of the Week: Ford Fiesta

Car Talk Car Complaints

This week's honoree takes home the prize for rough shifting and worse--transmission failures. 

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Ford Focus shudders into second gear
Jan 05, 2016

What's Normal for New Ford Focus?

Dear Car Talk

John's 2014 Ford Focus shudders into second gear, but the dealer told him it was "normal". What does Car Talk suggest? 

warranties clutches Ford Focus 2014

updated verdict on the ford focus
Feb 01, 2004

Tom & Ray remove the Ford Focus from its fecal matter list.

Dear Car Talk

couple of years we've come down pretty hard on Ford for the quality problems it had with the - Focuses RAY I mean you could say we were being picky but we thought wheels falling off air bags going off...

reviews Ford Focus 2004

why did car talk warn listeners about investigations about the ford focus if there are no conclusions
Jan 01, 2003

Can you be more specific about the investigations you talked about regarding the Ford Focus?

Dear Car Talk

I have listened to your radio show for maybe years and I read your column religiously I've enjoyed every minute of it and I've never disagreed -- you're funny knowledgeable and fair -- until recently You wrote a column about...

recalls Ford Focus