2013 Ford Focus Transmission

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  2. Transmission Issues Whether your 2013 Ford Focus has a manual transmission or automatic transmission, there have been many reports of focus transmission issues. We will not be going over the 2013 ford focus pcm in this post. The Ford dealer transmission which is in the 2013 model has experienced a lot of problems and compains over the years.
  3. The front-wheel-drive 2013 Ford Focus has a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that puts out 160 hp and 146 pound-feet of torque. Entry-level S and SE models get a five-speed manual transmission.

The famous lemon law is different in every state, but basically protects against automobiles that are sold which are repeatedly in the shop for the same things, are not repaired properly while they are in the shop, or are sold with fraud or unfair trade practices. If you’ve experienced any of these problems with a 2013 Ford Focus, your ford dealer you might be able to claim compensation under state lemon laws. There is no need to stress over a non working focus transmission.

2013 Ford Focus Transmission Cost

Dec 24, 2020 Ford has recently proposed a settlement for the lawsuit regarding the Ford Focus transmission recall.The company has agreed to pay millions in reimbursing the owners of the Focus and Fiesta models manufactured between 2011 and 2016. 2013 Ford Focus SE (sadly automatic) how much does it cost to put in a manual transmission? Anyone got it done in this sub? Love my car but scared of the transmission dying on me bc it’s automatic. She’s in the shop getting checked out, replaced tcm for sure, maybe the clutch. I made a list about what happened if you want to know why but it.

Common Problems With the 2013 Ford Focus

2013 Ford Focus Transmission Codes

Transmission Issues

Whether your 2013 Ford Focus has a manual transmission or automatic transmission, there have been many reports of focus transmission issues. We will not be going over the 2013 ford focus pcm in this post. The Ford dealer transmission which is in the 2013 model has experienced a lot of problems and compains over the years. People have complained about their car rolling backwards on hills, while other people see a certain amount of vibration, noise, and ill-fitting gears when they are shifting.

Dual Clutch

If you have the 6-speed dual clutch transmission which is standard in the 2013 Focus, then you should know that this doesn’t have a torque converter. When you don’t put a torque converter on a transmission you’re trying to increase the fuel mileage of the system, but it certainly makes the car shift more nervously at higher speeds. At least it is not manual transmissions.

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The fuel system on the 2013 Ford Focus has actually been recalled, because there is an excessive amount of vacuum in the gasoline storage which can cause the engine to stall while you are driving it. The stall would occur without warning, and would not let you restart the vehicle immediately. This would cause the car to drift to a stop, but definitely increases the odds that you’ll get into a crash. If you have a 2013 Ford Focus, you should definitely make sure that the fuel system has been replaced.

Are There Any Recalls On 2013 Ford Focus?

The Ford Focus 2013 model has a variety of recalls. The fuel system, as listed above, can cause the engine to stall while it is driving. Make sure you don’t have the original stock fuel system still installed on the car.
Additionally, latches and door locks have been recalled because the doors are found to not always be secured. The doors can actually fly open while the compact cars vehicle are in motion. So the latches and door locks have been recalled. The exterior lighting has been recalled for not being bright enough for the vehicle to be very visible in night conditions.
Finally, the windshield wiper wiring system has been recalled, because water and elements can get into the system that connects the wiper to power. This may cause the passenger side wiper to stop working or to work inconsistently, which increases the risk of accidents. No so common for the focus hatchback, something to keep in mind.

Is A 2013 Ford Focus A Good Car?

Consumers have said that the four-cylinder engine in the 2013 Focus can feel a bit slow when you are trying to get up and go. Others felt that this was plenty of power though. But many consumers are really happy with the 2013 Focus, which is a nice, clean compact car. Its four-cylinder and power ratings are not going to make it the ideal weekend utility vehicle, but it is a great car to get around town in.

How Many Miles Can A 2013 Ford Focus Get?
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The MPG on a 2013 Focus is 28 miles per gallon in the city and 38 miles per gallon on the highway, which is really good for the class of cars that the Focus comes in. If you aren’t looking for a ton of power and are okay with a four-cylinder engine, then the Focus will trade an excellent MPG for that lack of get up.
Any Ford Focus that has over 100K miles would be a car with a lot of miles on it. Keep in mind that driving a car about 12K miles a year is about standard, or about 1K miles a month. If the 2013 model should only be 8 or 9 years old at this point, then you will be pushing right around that 100K mile mark. If you find a 2013 Ford Focus with under 100K miles, that’s a pretty good car. Something with well over 100K miles you may want to avoid, because it has probably been driven a lot.

How far will a 2013 Focus go?

Well, that really depends on how well it is taken care of. You might be able to push toward 200K miles from a Focus, but you’d have to take really good care of the car along the way. If you’re getting a Focus with under 100K miles, you can probably get at least 50K more out of it.

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How Much Is A 2013 Ford Focus SE Worth?

The 2013 Focus Hatchback SE has an original MSRP of just over $18K, while the Focus Sedan SE has an original MSRP of around $17.5K. How much is it worth if you were going to try to sell it? How much should you be paying if you’re trying to buy it?
Depends on the mileage. Focuses that have a bit over 100K miles are selling for around $5K, while Focuses that have under 100K may be more like $9K. If the Focus has under 50K miles then you might expect to pay over $10K for the car. The mileage on the car is really the thing that is going to affect how much you’ll pay for it.

If your case qualifies, you are entitled under the law to a buyback or substantial monetary compensation!
(You can have a lemon law case whether the repair visits have solved the problems or not.)


These owner problems and complaints may include:

On the 2013 Ford Focus, PowerShift automatic transmission problems (this is actually an electronically shifting/ controlled dry clutch gearbox) have been found to occur. These transmissions are known to have an internal seal(s) that leak oil from the gearbox case onto the shifting clutches, thus causing transmission operational problems, as well as transmission 'tear-downs' and major internal parts replacements.Transmission

Among the transmission problems reported by Focus owners includes:

  • 'CHECK ENGINE' warning light and transmission operational problems.

  • Harsh shifting of transmission, or other transmission shifting complaints/problems.

  • Loss of power on initial take-off from a stop or from low speeds.

  • The feeling of the transmission 'slipping'.

  • Harsh or delayed engagement of transmission

  • 'Jerking' or 'shuddering' upon take-off from a stop.

  • Transmission oil leaks.

  • Repeated re-programming (re-learning) of transmission by Ford dealers to 'correct' the issue.

  • Rebuilding or replacement of transmissions for these problems.

  • Replacing leaking transmission seals due to contamination of shifting clutches by leaking oil.

  • Car owners are routinely being told 'this is normal operating characteristic for this transmission' by the Ford service departments to complaints of the transmissions operation.

Ford Motor Company, and its authorized Ford dealers are aware of the various problem(s) with the 2013 model-year Ford Focus. Many dealers are performing 'software updates' to the engine and transmission systems on the 2013 model to correct the transmission issues.

Here is what some dealers are doing in an attempt to correct the issues with these vehicles:

  • “Clearing” DTC’s (Diagnostic Trouble Codes)
  • Replacement of TCM (Transmission Control Module)
  • Updating software to the engine and/or transmission computer
  • Contacting Ford Technical Support HOTLINE.
  • Performing TSB’s (Technical Service Bulletins) or NHTSA mandated Safety Recalls.
  • Contacting/referencing Ford “Oasis” online shop information system, and following “Oasis” topics repairs.
  • Awaiting further instructions from Ford Technical Support HOTLINE for problems that cannot be remedied by the above, or simply that Ford Engineering has the issue “under investigation”, but with no current fix available for the vehicle’s transmission.

Yes, you can do something about this, whether the vehicle is currently fixed or not!

If you own or lease a 2013 Ford Focus (whether the issue(s) are fixed or not), you live in California, and you have had 2 or more clutch replacements in the automatic transmission under factory warranty at the ford dealer, we encourage you to call our law firm, or use the convenient free online case evaluation form below.


2014 Ford Focus Recalls Transmission

Your Ford Focus may qualify for a buyback under the California Lemon Law, or you may be entitled to substantial cash compensation in the thousands of dollars. In California, your attorney’s fees are billed to the automobile manufacturer. You can call us, or use our convenient free case evaluation form below. Either way, you don’t have to put up with a vehicle that does not drive/operate correctly, or is unsafe!