Ford Focus Parking Brake Stuck: Causes + How to Fix

There’s nothing worse than finding out your Ford Focus’s parking brake is stuck, especially when you’re ready for the day. The good news is this problem can be easily fixed with some simple steps. In this article, we’ll discuss the causes of a stuck parking brake in the Ford Focus and how to get your … Read more

Ford Focus Heater Only Works While Driving: 5 Common Causes

If your Ford Focus’s heat only works when driving, there are five leading causes you should check.  They are low coolant, air pockets, a bad heater core, an airlocked cooling system, and a malfunctioning thermostat. We’ll start with the easy-to-check common problems and work our way to the harder-to-deal-with rarer issues that could be affecting … Read more

Ford Focus Check Engine Light On: Why and What to Do

The check engine is the most common warning light that appears in the Ford Focus’s instrument cluster.  Well over half of this site’s content is related to solving the various reasons why the check engine light comes on. The good news is that the check engine light indicates that there are Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) … Read more

Ford Focus Soft Brake Pedal Causes

If your Ford Focus has a soft brake pedal, it is a sign of a serious brake system issue. It’s usually caused by air entering the system in some way through a leak.  This article covers the six most common causes of a soft brake pedal as well as a solid diagnostic order if you … Read more

Ford Focus Alarm Keeps Going Off: Causes + How to Fix

Your Ford Focus’s alarm system is designed to detect potential intruders, keep its contents safe, and keep them from driving your car away. However, it is not uncommon for a car alarm to go off, or keep going off, for no apparent reason– also known as false or “nuisance alarms”.  This article will discuss some … Read more

Ford Focus Key Fob Not Working: 5 Common Causes

If your Ford Focus’s key fob is not working, the most common reason is a dead battery. Followed by water damage or fob failure.  Below, we’ve listed everything you need to do to get your car’s fob working again. A dead battery is the most common reason a Ford Focus’s key fob fails. Table of … Read more

Shift Sys Fault: Ford Fusion & Focus

Getting an error on your vehicle is never fun. Unfortunately for Ford Fusion owners, this specific error can be a common issue. There are ten shift system fault errors that Ford Fusion owners can experience. In this article, we’ll go over each of these errors, why they occur, and the best course of action.  Common … Read more

Ford Focus CarPlay Not Working: Causes + How to Fix

Do you need help getting Apple CarPlay to work in your Ford Focus? You’re not alone. Many people have experienced an issue with CarPlay connections, which can be frustrating.  The good news is the fix is usually pretty simple. This article covers the most common reasons Apple CarPlay isn’t working in the Ford Focus and … Read more