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Door Problems of Ford Focus - part 1

Ford Focus owners have reported 76 problems related to door (under the structure category).

car image   Door problem of the 2012 Ford Focus 1
Failure Date: 09/03/2017

The contact owns a 2012 Ford Focus. The contact stated that the front passenger door opened while driving 65 mph and would not shut. The passenger door warning indicator illuminated. The contact wrapped the seat belt around the door to keep it shut. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic. The local dealer was not contacted. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The failure mileage was 46,697.

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car image   Door problem of the 2014 Ford Focus 2
Failure Date: 04/07/2017

The contact owns a 2014 Ford Focus. While driving approximately 55 mph, the rear driver's side door swung open without warning. The driver closed the door, but the rear driver side passenger was unable to open the door. The vehicle was taken to a dealer who repaired the door. The contact stated that the door did not open after the repair. The vehicle was taken to another dealer who advised that there was a recall. The dealer stated that the manufacturer did not authorize the recall repair, citing that the first dealer destroyed the door. The VIN was not provided. The vehicle was not repaired. The VIN was unknown. The failure mileage was approximately 50.

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car image   Door problem of the 2008 Ford Focus 3
Failure Date: 03/24/2017

The contact owns a 2008 Ford Focus. The contact stated that the rear driver side door latch failed without warning. As a result, the contact stated that the door had to be secured with a rope. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 90,000.

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car image   Door problem of the 2010 Ford Focus 4
Failure Date: 02/01/2017

The contact owns a 2010 Ford Focus. The contact stated that the rear driver side door failed to open and the rear passenger side door failed to remain secure. The vehicle was scheduled for an appointment with a dealer (team Ford Lincoln, 905 brady Ave, steubenville, OH 43952, (740) 283-4131) for diagnostic testing and repair. The vehicle was not included in a manufacturer recall. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 126,300.

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car image   Door problem of the 2014 Ford Focus 5
Failure Date: 08/01/2016

The contact owns a 2014 Ford Focus. While attempting to exit the vehicle, the front driver side door would not unlock from the inside. The contact also indicated that the front passenger side door experienced the same failure. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, but the failure could not be duplicated. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 7,000.

car image   Door problem of the 2012 Ford Focus 6
Failure Date: 07/31/2016

The contact owns a 2012 Ford Focus. While driving 45 mph, the front driver side door flew open. The contact was unable to securely lock the door. The contact drove home while holding the door. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 85,900.

car image   Door problem of the 2012 Ford Focus 7
Failure Date: 07/07/2016

The contact owns a 2012 Ford Focus. While driving 60 mph, the driver side door swung open independently and the door ajar warning light illuminated. The failure occurred constantly. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 130,000.

car image   Door problem of the 2010 Ford Focus 8
Failure Date: 06/28/2016

The contact owns a 2010 Ford Focus. While the vehicle was parked, the front passenger side and rear driver side doors failed to lock. There was no warning indicator illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 180,000. The VIN was not provided.

car image   Door problem of the 2012 Ford Focus 9
Failure Date: 06/20/2016

The contact owns a 2012 Ford Focus. The contact stated that the driver side door opened without warning while the vehicle was in motion. The contact had to secure the door with bungee cords. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 54,000.

car image   Door problem of the 2010 Ford Focus 10
Failure Date: 06/15/2016

The contact owns a 2010 Ford Focus. The contact could not open the rear passenger side door from outside the vehicle while it was parked. The contact also stated that the front passenger side and rear driver side doors would not open from the outside either. The front driver side door also failed to open, but was repaired by the contact. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The other doors were not repaired. The approximate failure mileage was 162,000.


 
car image   Door problem of the 2012 Ford Focus 11
Failure Date: 06/11/2016

The contact owns a 2012 Ford Focus. The contact stated that while driving at approximately 15 mph, the passenger side door opened independently. The contact had a passenger that held the door secured meanwhile the vehicle in motion. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the latch mechanism failed and needed replacement. The vehicle was repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 100,000.

car image   Door problem of the 2012 Ford Focus 12
Failure Date: 05/16/2016

The contact owns a 2012 Ford Focus. The contact stated that the front driver side door latch failed. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where the latch was replaced. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 55,000. The VIN was not available.

car image   Door problem of the 2012 Ford Focus 13
Failure Date: 05/10/2016

The contact owns a 2012 Ford Focus. While driving 45 mph, the driver side door opened without warning. The vehicle was not diagnosed nor repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 73,000.

car image   Door problem of the 2010 Ford Focus 14
Failure Date: 05/05/2016

The contact owns a 2010 Ford Focus. While starting the vehicle, the door ajar alarm would not turn off until the vehicle was started. Also, the door ajar warning indicator illuminated. The failure recurred on numerous occasions. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 42,000.

car image   Door problem of the 2012 Ford Focus 15
Failure Date: 03/26/2016

The contact owns a 2012 Ford Focus. While attempting to park the vehicle, the rear driver side door opened. The driver was able to shut the door by putting a cord on the inside door handle and tie the cord to the seat's headrest. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for further inspection. The manufacturer was notified. The approximate failure mileage was 46,000.

car image   Door problem of the 2012 Ford Focus 16
Failure Date: 03/06/2016

The contact owns a 2012 Ford Focus. While backing out of the driveway, the driver side door swung open independently and failed to close properly. The door ajar warning light illuminated. The failure occurred constantly. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, but was not diagnosed nor repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 104,000.

car image   Door problem of the 2012 Ford Focus 17
Failure Date: 12/19/2015

The contact owns a 2012 Ford Focus. While driving 60 mph, the driver side door opened without warning. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 33,000.

car image   Door problem of the 2012 Ford Focus 18
Failure Date: 11/01/2015

The contact owns a 2012 Ford Focus. The contact stated that the rear driver side door lock system failed. The rear driver side door lock became unlocked and caused the door to open while driving 35 mph. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the door lock needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 80,000.

car image   Door problem of the 2003 Ford Focus 19
Failure Date: 07/01/2015

The contact owns a 2003 Ford Focus. While driving at 20 mph, the passenger side door became ajar. The contact was able to safely pull the vehicle off the roadway to close the door. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer. The vehicle was not included in NHTSA campaign number: 05v030000 (latches/locks/linkages). The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 100,000.

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car image   Door problem of the 2012 Ford Focus 20
Failure Date: 06/15/2015

The contact owns a 2012 Ford Focus. While driving 40 mph, the front driver and passenger side doors opened independently and failed to close. The contact had to use cords to secure the doors in place. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 60,000.

car image   Door problem of the 2005 Ford Focus 21
Failure Date: 05/01/2015

The contact owns a 2005 Ford Focus. The contact stated that the front driver and passenger side exterior door handles failed to open the vehicle properly. The contact could open the vehicle from the inside, but not the outside. The failure recurred multiple times. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who stated that the clamps and handles needed to be replaced in order to open the door from the outside. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 100,086.

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car image   Door problem of the 2011 Ford Focus 22
Failure Date: 03/31/2015

The contact owns a 2011 Ford Focus. While the vehicle was parked, the rear doors failed to unlock until after several attempts. The contact continued to lock and unlock the doors until one of the doors unlocked. The failure recurred on several occasions with all four doors. The contact mentioned that the window was rolled down and she was still unable to open the door from the outside of the vehicle. The vehicle was not taken to the dealer or diagnosed. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 82,000.

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car image   Door problem of the 2005 Ford Focus 23
Failure Date: 03/03/2015

The contact owns a 2005 Ford Focus. While driving 25 mph, the door ajar warning light illuminated with no indication as to which door was affected. The contact mentioned that all doors were properly closed when the failure occurred. The failure occurred constantly. The vehicle was taken to the dealer, but the failure was unable to be determined. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was unknown.

car image   Door problem of the 2008 Ford Focus 24
Failure Date: 01/12/2015

The contact owns a 2008 Ford Focus. While driving various speeds, the rear driver side door opened without warning and the instrument panel failed to illuminate. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failures. The VIN and failure mileage were unknown.

car image   Door problem of the 2004 Ford Focus 25
Failure Date: 12/14/2014

The contact owns a 2004 Ford Focus. The contact stated that while driving approximately 15 mph, an abnormal noise emitted from the front driver side door. The front driver side door swung open independently. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was 770,714.

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