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Old 09-06-2012, 07:21 AM   #21
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The dealer I was going to wouldn't even do the washer fluid level sensor tsb because my car "isn't equipped". Went to another dealer and guess what...it was fixed.

While I agree no new vehicle should have any leaks, if you bought a Harley you'd expect it to leak oil as a normal condition.
Hey there "Butt nut".
If my Focus was as well built and reliable as my 99' Harley, I would be quite happy with it.
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Old 09-06-2012, 08:09 AM   #22
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Hey there "Butt nut".
What's with that? Your riding style? Really though, why the 3rd grade name calling? Did I say anything about the reliability of Harleys? Nope. After all, wasn't the oil leak a sign of a good Harley? Isn't that what they used to say?
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Old 09-06-2012, 09:22 AM   #23
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I found this info for you from this thread.



I also discovered this TSB list thread while searching.
Thanks Beta, but, I did the same search, and yes, I did read those threads (good info BTW), but, I was wanting to see the actual TSB document from Ford, so I could see the "conditions" in which the service techs might perform said TSB. It's all good.
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Old 09-06-2012, 11:09 AM   #24
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I am sorry to burst you bubble, but Harleys do not leak oil, umm, since like the 80's(AMF days). I have one, as well as 3 of my friends ranging from a 2002 up to a 2010, and none of them leak a drop.

But I have to agree on the Focus leaking........it just shouldn't, and is not normal.
If they got the oil leaks fixed in the 80s, why is it 2012 and you still have to rev them at stop lights
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I just changed my oil today and saw what I thought was a small oil leak.

Near the center of the picture


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Any ideas? It has 22,000 miles on it and this is the first time I have seen anything. Will check with dealer this week

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I just changed my oil today and saw what I thought was a small oil leak.


Any ideas? It has 22,000 miles on it and this is the first time I have seen anything. Will check with dealer this week

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You might have the same issue that PratoN mentions in this thread.

http://www.focusfanatics.com/forum/showthread.php?t=299528
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Thanks Craig...can you tell from the pictures if the leak is in the same place mentioned in the thread you linked to?
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Thanks Craig...can you tell from the pictures if the leak is in the same place mentioned in the thread you linked to?
It definitely looks like the oil is coming from where the tranny joins to the engine. Its worth taking it to the dealer for that. I don't have that and I have almost 20k miles on mine.
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Thanks, I will post back after taking it to the dealer
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Mine had about the same amount of oil visible externally, and after opening up the bell housing, it was confirmed that I had bad transmission input/output shaft seals and that contaminated the clutches. TSB 11-12-13 was performed...new seals and clutch pack. Works much better now... and, no more leak.
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