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Old 11-04-2012, 09:48 PM   #1
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New Owner :) Does this look right under steering wheel?

Hi all

New Ford Focus 2013 Hatchback Titanium owner here. Thanks for having me as a member :)

Quick question. I was vacuuming the rugs today and the area underneath the steering column caught my eye. I can see where the rug is cut around the steering column and break pedal. Is this normal -- can someone confirm on their vehicle? Not sure if there should be a covering there or not?

Car is less than a week old. I'm calling the dealer as well, but would like to confirm with outside peers :)

I'm not spending a lot of time at floor level but want to make sure everything looks oK. :)
thanks!

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Old 11-05-2012, 05:34 AM   #2
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My 2012face hatch ti is not like this
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Old 11-05-2012, 05:36 AM   #3
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Yours looks the same as mine, except you don't have a clutch pedal and a bracket for said pedal that attaches to that lone bolt to the upper left of the steering linkage.

Hence why it looks so empty down there.

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My 2012face hatch ti is not like this
Interesting, mind elaborating on what is different?
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Old 11-05-2012, 07:37 AM   #4
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mine appears to have a cover/boot covering the knuckle.

edit: 2012 SEL sedan; build date december 2011
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Old 11-05-2012, 11:22 AM   #5
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My 2012 (4/26 build) SE looks just like this, with the exception of the clutch pedal in mine.

I see no reason to have a boot on that u-joint, as it's not exposed to the elements.
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Old 11-05-2012, 11:23 AM   #6
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mine appears to have a cover/boot covering the knuckle.
Hmm... I don't think mine does...
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Yours brightened it up a bit

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Mine has this boot too. 2012 SEL hatch; build date March 2011

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I never reached that part before, I will and I let you know how it looks
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