I have driven manual cars since first getting my license over 20 years ago, so I know how to drive a manual transmission. The Failure And Current Mileages Were 70,000. This Ford Focus delivers a Gas I4 2. The mechanic diagnosed it due the broken cables from the shifter to the transmission. The fire investigator stated that the fire may have been caused by the transmission.
Sept 01, 2001 Started To Notice That The Transimission Would Clatter At Any Speed. Manual Transmission Is Loud And Coarse. Don't waste time calling around to your local bookstores or waiting for a repair manual to arrive by mail. The transmission was stuck in the 5th gear. There will be other recommendations change brake fluid, change coolant, etc , but these would get you started. Perhaps someone could help solidify my suspicions? If you have a car with unknown maintenance history,any of the items Goldwing mentions below could be the issuse. While the car has 60k on it all the miles are highway as I drive it 100 miles round trip per day.
Approximately One Minute Later, There Was An Explosion. If not true, tell us what happened and under what circumstances. Get access to our 2001 Ford Focus repair information right now, online. I could not get anywhere to get it fixed so I was forced to sit on the side of a major road in 20 degree weather for more than 45 minutes. This problem seems to be a common one. I used the clutch to coast to a safe stop and had the car towed to a service location.
When I Got It Home The Fluid Was All Over The Place. The fire destroyed the vehicle. Vehicle was purchased on 20011005. These are certainly expenditures you need to do, anyway, to keep your Focus in good running shape. This would make a great daily driver for work or just running. The consumers vehicle has been in the shop for over a month. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.
I am relieved to hear that it could be something much more minor. Vehicle was purchased on 20011201. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. This is obviously a safety hazard and Ford is doing nothing to fix it but tell me that the cable assembly is on order. You may be able to do some of this work yourself, and save the harder work for the mechanic. This Ford Focus delivers a Gas I4 2.
So I Took It Back The Mechanic, And Now I Have To Wait For Another Transmission. I don't think customers should pay for Ford's bad parts. Our discount used 2001 Ford Focus transmissions come directly from a dependable network of modern junk yards. It felt like it was losing power fast. Warning indicators-inc: low fuel warning light, headlamp-on warning chime, Solar. Vehicle was using Cruise Control. Engine shuddered, car lost power and was not safe to drive.
Vehicle was purchased on 20010501. About 10min after driving like this the check engine light came on. Buying a used 2001 Ford Focus transmission from a non-reliable dealer is an unnecessary risk. Transmission Difficult To Shift And Grinds Gears. I am afraid it is turning out to be a complete and total failure and lemon even though still covered under factory warranty and I will fight tooth and nail to have Ford pay for repairs. Changing plugs, filters, etc might solve your problem. Manual Transmission Makes Clattering Noise At Idle Speed.
The Transmission Was Stuck In The 5th Gear. Occasionally Difficult To Shift Into Gear. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle was purchased on 20010501. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.