Hows this for a fun breakdown, and Ford has no replacement parts avail - Page 2 - Focus Fanatics
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace



Go Back   Focus Fanatics > Ford Focus Third Generation > MK3 TSB, Recall & Problems Archive

MK3 TSB, Recall & Problems Archive The place to chat about TSB and Known Issues for the 2012 Focus.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFest Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-12-2013, 10:16 AM   #11
cbdallas
Focus Addict
 
cbdallas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Fan#: 100296
Location: Wylie, TX
What I Drive: 2014 Titanium 5-speed

Posts: 782
FF Reputation: 2 cbdallas Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
My knowledge of this area of the law is pretty vague, but I think if there's no way to direct warm air to the windshield, the car officially fails a federal mandate. Does the defroster work at all?
cbdallas is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 11-12-2013, 10:16 AM   #12
Joeywhat
Strichmädchen & Koks
 
Joeywhat's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Fan#: 85247
Location: Brighton, MI
What I Drive: 2014 Mustang 3.7L SGM

Posts: 2,632
FF Reputation: 9 Joeywhat Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
I have come to the conclusion that Ford Canada sucks.
__________________
Hatch Nation #29
Joeywhat is online now  
    Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2013, 10:18 AM   #13
madaB
Focus Enthusiast
 
madaB's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2013
Fan#: 118060
Location: Sudbury, Canada
What I Drive: '13 Titanium H/B

Posts: 155
FF Reputation: 1 madaB Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Get in touch with CAMVAP. Apparently they have some kind of fund for rental cars... I don't know the nitty-gritty of it because I had a loaner by that point, but I would think it's definitely worth talking to them.
madaB is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2013, 10:20 AM   #14
2012sel
Focus Enthusiast
 
2012sel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Fan#: 84814
Location: Overland Park, KS
What I Drive: 2012 Red Candy SEL 5 door

Posts: 511
FF Reputation: 10 2012sel Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by gostinger View Post
I call BS. Ask Mr.Nice guy to step aside and introduce yourself from this point on as Mr. Prick , and rattle some chains from the dealer level on up. I gave people one chance to do the right thing thrn I lay it all out.

Sent from my SGH-T989D using FF Mobile
Haha. Good one.

I'd get the part number and call other dealerships. I don't know if Ford's part system references other dealer stock or if your dealer is too lazy to check (my assumption).
__________________
Current
2012 SEL 5 door w/Premium Package - April 2011 | 1957 Chevrolet 3200 - 2005
Past Rides
2000 F150 Sport 2000-2011 | 1988 Ranger XLT 4wd 1988 - 2000 | 1966 Mustang 1983 - 2008 | 1963 Ford Econoline Van 1979 - 1983
2012sel is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2013, 10:27 AM   #15
suss6052
Focus Addict
 
suss6052's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Fan#: 95752
Location: ..., MI
What I Drive: 2013 Ford Focus ST2 Ingot Silver

Posts: 12,148
FF Reputation: 23 suss6052 Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (3)
Quote:
Ford and your dealer are not responsible for any time or income that
you lose, any inconvenience you might be caused, the loss of your
transportation or use of your vehicle, the cost of rental vehicles, fuel,
telephone, travel, meals, or lodging, the loss of personal or commercial
property, the loss of revenue, or for any other incidental or
consequential damages you may have.
Page 6 of the 2013 Ford Warranty guide third printing.

Just in case anyone had any doubts about it.
__________________
Moderator for: DURATEC Ti-VCT Performance, ST Performance, MK3 Focus
suss6052 is online now  
    Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2013, 03:24 PM   #16
FordServiceCA
Official Ford Rep
 
FordServiceCA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Fan#: 116356
Location: Oakville, Canada
What I Drive: 1908, Black, Model T

Posts: 101
FF Reputation: 1 FordServiceCA Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gemini8026 View Post
So a few weeks ago I was driving around and noticed my car was getting VERY hot inside. I cranked down the heat, but the air never cooled down.

2012 Titanium with dual climate controls. 27,000km

Anyhow, long story short, after troubleshooting and messing around, I found there to be an issue with my climate controls.

Took it to the dealership and they checked it out. Apparently a motor burned out that controls the vents.

me - "Ok, thats fine, how long will it take to repair, a day in the shop?"

Local Dealership "Well, theres an issue, no one in North America has that part at the moment, so we need Ford to get them in stock and send it out to us, we have no idea how long it will take"

me - "It's getting cold out"

them - "We'll call you when we have the part"

SOOOO..... Right now, the vent is jammed so that only cold air comes out on the driver side. In Saskatchewan last night it was -22.... It's officially winter here. Im officially freezing. It's been 2 weeks and the forecast is to remain somewhat cold.

This really really sucks. I asked nicely for a loaner vehicle, but nadda. Ughh

Warranty covers it, but damn, it REALLY sucks driving wearing a full snow suit with toque and a mitts and having to scrape your windshield from the inside...
Hi Gemini8026,

Please send me your VIN, full name, best daytime phone number, and servicing dealer via private message so I can do a little more research for you.

Bianca
__________________
FORD SERVICE

p: 800.565.FORD
t: @FordServiceCA @FordFocus @FordCanada
f: facebook.com/FordFocus facebook.com/FordCanada
FordServiceCA is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2013, 03:48 PM   #17
gostinger
Focus Enthusiast
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Fan#: 44867
Location: Ajax Ontario, Canada
What I Drive: 2013 SE Black Pack Loaded 5 Spd MTX

Posts: 386
FF Reputation: 1 gostinger Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by suss6052 View Post
Page 6 of the 2013 Ford Warranty guide third printing.

Just in case anyone had any doubts about it.
Yah we all know the bullcrap they shovel. It's about doing the right thing once in awhile.

Sent from my SGH-T989D using FF Mobile
gostinger is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2013, 05:00 PM   #18
xwhit3devilx
Focus Addict
 
xwhit3devilx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Fan#: 86578
Location: United States, DE
What I Drive: 2014 Hyundai Veloster Turbo

Posts: 632
FF Reputation: 2 xwhit3devilx Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (2)
Quote:
Originally Posted by misfire View Post
This does stink. Unfortunately Ford does not give out loaner cars typically. Only Lincoln does. Remember that it is not the dealerships fault that Ford does not have the part available for them to install. I would try calling Ford and see if they can help you out. 1-800-392-FORD
My Ford dealer will give you a loaner for just about anything. Heck, I even got one when I just needed the parcel shelf foam replaced; they needed my car when I had to be someplace else. Now if only their transmission tech was as nice as the rest of the service department.
xwhit3devilx is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2013, 06:42 PM   #19
rexazz2
Focus Enthusiast
 
rexazz2's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Fan#: 121761
Location: waterloo, Canada
What I Drive: 2014 HB SE

Posts: 544
FF Reputation: 1 rexazz2 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Quote:
Originally Posted by xwhit3devilx View Post
My Ford dealer will give you a loaner for just about anything. Heck, I even got one when I just needed the parcel shelf foam replaced; they needed my car when I had to be someplace else. Now if only their transmission tech was as nice as the rest of the service department.
when I bought my New Honda I had to take it back for something
A loaner was provided , they told me I didn't buy a new car to be bumming a ride or walking
rexazz2 is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2013, 01:35 PM   #20
Elizabeth
Focus Fanatic
 
Elizabeth's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Fan#: 89280
Location: SouthEast, WI
What I Drive: '12 Yellow Focus SE stick, 17"rims

Posts: 2,698
FF Reputation: 14 Elizabeth Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
The loaner policy is totally a dealer thing. Some always offer a free loaner if you bought the car there and it is within the warranty period.
Some dealers do not. It has little to do with Ford.
Elizabeth is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:37 AM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information : Site Map

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Acura TLX or Fiesta ST. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area.