|09-21-2012 10:20 AM|
Publication Date: May 8, 2012
FORD: 2012 Focus
This article supersedes TSB 12-1-4 to update the Title, Issue Statement and Service Procedure.
Some 2012 Focus vehicles equipped with a 2.0L gasoline direct injection (GDI) engine, manual transmission and built on or before 2/29/2012 may exhibit diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) U0422, P00D2, P068A, P0850, P2610, P2832, P286F, P2877, P00C6, P0607, P0457 and/or P06B8 and may be accompanied by engine drivability concerns. Refer to the calibration content for additional calibration details.
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|09-21-2012 09:47 AM|
Just a reminder: If you are experiencing any of these symptoms and you haven't already done so, please PM me your VIN, mileage estimate, preferred servicing dealer, and a daytime phone number. I'll get each of you escalated to your regional Customer Service Manager; they'll get in touch with your dealers and work on a solution.
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|09-20-2012 08:51 PM|
Mine does the same thing it's definitely noticeable on a cold start and takeoff. It does it about the exact same spot every morning.
I've also noticed the absurd amount of rev hang it has in between shifts. The rpms will stay high for about 2-3 seconds, this is especially bad when I have the throttle opened up.
Another thing I have noticed is a knocking coming from the left side of the car near the bottom of engine. When I engage the clutch it goes away and when I let it out it comes right back. It's easily reproduced.
Last thing, if tapping the throttle in between 2-3k rpm i.e. give it enough gas at idle to make reach 3k and then let off and when it hits 2k give a quick burst, it sounds like a diesel tractor. Funny enough my motorcycle also did the same thing before the engine went. If I watch the tachometer I can see it jitter when the idles drop back down after giving it the burst of throttle. It doesn't jitter more than 2 or 3 hundred rpms, but it most definitely there. I've only got 11K on the car.
|09-20-2012 08:00 PM|
|DAC17||I have a 10/11 build 5-speed, and no similar problem here. I do regularly use 91 octane E10. Maybe that helps, maybe not.|
|09-20-2012 11:46 AM|
|09-20-2012 11:45 AM|
|09-20-2012 08:50 AM|
I concur. Bring it into the dealership and anticipate them performing 12-5-5. I don't believe this it's a 100% fix but I think you'll see an improvement.
I'm semi-concerned that you experience this even after the car is warmed up. I sort of doubt it's anything but it if this worsens you may have something else going on. Mine only does it with a cold drivetrain, and it's definitely worse in cold ambient temps.
|09-20-2012 05:30 AM|
That was a recall, Ti.
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