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a nice first car - it only had two doors which was a pain sometimes but its a great car to commute in....

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it's a very reliable cute everyday car - Do not like the fact that it is low profile and hard to find tires and wheels for it plus it's not the best in the snow and ice....

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Safety Ratings
2005 Ford Focus
Front Crash Driver Side 4.5000
Front Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Side Crash Driver Side 3.0000
Side Crash Passenger Side 4.0000
Number of Recalls10
Number of Complaints628
Number of Investigations2
Recall Notice

LemonFree has found some important recall information regarding 2005 Ford Focus vehicles

2005 Ford Focus (2/24/2012)  

Campaign Number: 12E007000

Component Name: EQUIPMENT

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: RIDE CONTROL, LLC (RIDE CONTROL) IS RECALLING CERTAIN READYMOUNT ASSEMBLIES, P/N 746641MT AND 746646MT, WITH CORRESPONDING AFTERMARKET CUSTOMER PART NUMBERS: GABRIEL G56944 AND GABRIEL G56945, AND PRIVATELY BRANDED PARTSMASTER WITH PART NUMBERS G68944 AND G68945. THE READYMOUNT ASSEMBLIES WERE SOLD AS AFTERMARKET SERVICE EQUIPMENT FOR USE ON CERTAIN 2000 THROUGH 2005 FORD FOCUS VEHICLES. THESE ASSEMBLIES WERE ASSEMBLED WITH A NUT WITHOUT THE NECESSARY WASHER. THE ABSENCE OF THE WASHER CAN ALLOW THE READYMOUNT ASSEMBLY TO PULL APART THE TOP MOUNT.

Defect: IF THE ASSEMBLY SEPARATES DURING INSTALLATION, IT COULD RESULT IN INJURY TO THE INSTALLER. IF THE ASSEMBLY SEPARATES WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION, IT COULD RESULT IN SECONDARY DAMAGE TO THE VEHICLE AND POSSIBLY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: RIDE CONTROL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND WILL SET UP PROCEDURES TO INSPECT, REPAIR, AND/OR REPLACE THE AFFECTED PARTS WITHOUT CHARGE TO THE OWNER. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 30, 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT RIDE CONTROL AT 1-800-999-3903.

2005 Ford Focus (8/11/2008)  

Campaign Number: 08E050000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: K2 MOTOR IS RECALLING 1,921 AFTERMARKET HEADLAMPS OF VARIOUS MODELS SOLD FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS ARE MISSING THE AMBER SIDE REFLEX REFLECTOR WHICH FAILS TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."

Defect: WITHOUT THE AMBER SIDE REFLEX REFLECTORS, THE LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY BE AFFECTED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH.

Corrective Action: K2 MOTOR WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND. THE RECALL BEGAN ON DECEMEBER 17, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT K2 MOTOR AT 1-909-839-2992.

2005 Ford Focus (6/13/2006)  

Campaign Number: 06E056000

Component Name: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: CERTAIN AFTERMARKET FUEL FILTERS SOLD UNDER THE PUROLATOR BRAND NAME, P/N F65277, SHIPPED FROM JANUARY 16 THROUGH JUNE 2, 2006, FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO INCORRECT DESIGN, THE QUICK CONNECTORS MAY NOT FULLY SEAT WITH THE TUBE INTERFACE, EVEN THOUGH THE PERSON MAKING THE CONNECTION MAY BELIEVE THAT THE QUICK CONNECTOR IS FULLY ATTACHED.

Defect: FAILURE OF THIS CONNECTION COULD LEAD TO FUEL SPILLAGE AND, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Action: UFI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 4, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT UFI FILTERS USA AT 800-230-5876.

2005 Ford Focus (3/23/2006)  

Campaign Number: 06E026000

Component Name: EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: CERTAIN PRO-A MOTORS CORNER LAMPS, TURN SIGNALS, AND HEADLIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Defect: WITHOUT THE AMBER REFLECTORS, THE VEHICLE WILL BE POORLY ILLUMINATED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT WARNING.

Corrective Action: PRO-A MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PRO-A MOTORS AT 323-838-2988.

2005 Ford Focus (2/1/2005)  

Campaign Number: 05V030000

Component Name: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company

Description: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH FOUR OR FIVE DOORS AND ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, A BUILD-UP OF CORROSION AT THE PAWL PIVOT AREA OF THE REAR DOOR LATCH CAN CAUSE A BINDING CONDITION OF THE PAWL THAT MAY AFFECT PROPER ENGAGEMENT OF THE PAWL INTO THE CATCH. THE OCCUPANT MAY EXPERIENCE DIFFICULTY OPENING OR CLOSING A REAR DOOR, AND EVENTUALLY THE REAR DOOR MAY NOT LATCH PROPERLY.

Defect: IF NOT LATCHED PROPERLY, THE DOOR MAY OPEN WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION. IF AN OCCUPANT FELL OUT OF THE VEHICLE, PERSONAL INJURIES COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Action: DEALERS WILL HAVE A LOWER ROCKER SEAL ADDED TO THE DOOR AND HAVE THE REAR DOOR LATCHES EVALUATED FREE OF CHARGE. A LATCH THAT PASSES THE EVALUATION WILL BE LUBRICATED TO PREVENT FUTURE CORROSION. A LATCH THAT DOES NOT PASS THE EVALUATION WILL BE REPLACED. IN ADDITION, A STICKER WILL BE AFFIXED TO THE REAR DOORS ADVISING THE OWNERS TO USE THE RECOMMENDED LUBRICANT. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 9, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

2005 FORD FOCUS for sale

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2005 Ford Focus

New Listing
$4,998

2005 FORD FOCUS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 109672 Miles
  • Ext Color: N/A
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sheboygan, WI
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2005 Ford Focus

$5,995

2005 FORD FOCUS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 93804 Miles
  • Ext Color: Brown
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Boise, ID
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2005 Ford Focus

$5,995

2005 FORD FOCUS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 77269 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Kahului, HI
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2005 Ford Focus

$9,995

2005 FORD FOCUS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 68152 Miles
  • Ext Color: Red
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Kahului, HI
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2005 Ford Focus

New Listing
$5,995

2005 FORD FOCUS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 84435 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sioux Falls, SD
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2005 Ford Focus

$7,989

2005 FORD FOCUS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 53992 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Crystal Lake, IL
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2005 Ford Focus

$6,988

2005 FORD FOCUS

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 69164 Miles
  • Ext Color: Black
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Mendon, MA
  • MPG: 22 City / 32 Hwy

2005 Ford Focus S

$5,750

2005 FORD FOCUS S

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 135521 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Jonesboro, IL
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2005 Ford Focus S

$3,900

2005 FORD FOCUS S

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 168348 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Black
  • Trans: Automatic
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Palatine, IL
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2005 Ford Focus S

New Listing
$5,990

2005 FORD FOCUS S

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 77583 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Tampa, FL
  • MPG: 22 City / 32 Hwy

2005 Ford Focus

$6,580

2005 FORD FOCUS

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 86934 Miles
  • Ext Color: Beige
  • Int Color: N/A
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Plainfield, CT
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2005 Ford Focus S

$6,991

2005 FORD FOCUS S

  • Bodystyle: Sedan
  • Mileage: 77255 Miles
  • Ext Color: White
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sterling, VA
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2005 Ford Focus S

$6,490

2005 FORD FOCUS S

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 77977 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Westminster, CO
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy

2005 Ford Focus S

$4,498

2005 FORD FOCUS S

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 142331 Miles
  • Ext Color: Silver
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Trans: Manual
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Englewood, CO
  • MPG: 22 City / 32 Hwy

2005 Ford Focus S

$5,492
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2005 FORD FOCUS S

  • Bodystyle: Hatchback
  • Mileage: 111570 Miles
  • Ext Color: Gray
  • Int Color: Gray
  • Engine: 4 Cyl
  • Drive: FWD
  • Location: Sterling, VA
  • MPG: 22 City / 29 Hwy
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