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Technical Service Bulletins for 2012 FORD FOCUS

Bulletin Number: ASI-44686 Bulletin Date: 08-01-2014
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Ford: some vehicles are experiencing, with or without powertrain diagostic trouble codes (dtc) p0805, p06b8, p0809, p0850, p087a, p087e, p0884, p283a, p2831, p2836, p2837, p2835, an intermittent or delayed engagement, automatic transmissio
Bulletin Number: ASI-44686 Bulletin Date: 08-01-2014
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Ford: some vehicles are experiencing, with or without powertrain diagostic trouble codes (dtc) p0805, p06b8, p0809, p0850, p087a, p087e, p0884, p283a, p2831, p2836, p2837, p2835, an intermittent or delayed engagement, automatic transmissio
Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0131 Bulletin Date: 07-22-2014
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Ford: on some vehicles, with light acceleration, transmission clutch would shudder, excessively, and possibly would leak transmission fluid from clutch housing. model 2011-14 fiesta, focus. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0112 Bulletin Date: 05-28-2014
Component:
071110 fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly:filler pipe and cap
Summary
Ford: an early shut off regarding a slow filling of fuel or filler fuel nozzle. model 2012-2014 focus. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0078 Bulletin Date: 04-23-2014
Component:
171100 latches/locks/linkages:doors:latch
Summary
Ford: the front door (left or right) fails to operate due to an intermittent ia smart unlock function. model 2012-2014 focus, c-max, escape. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0047 Bulletin Date: 03-11-2014
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Ford: when taking off from a stop, using light acceleration, the automatic transmission would exhibit an intermittent transmission shudder and may or may not be leaking transmission fluid from clutch housing. model 2011-2014 fiesta, focus
Bulletin Number: ASI-44460 Bulletin Date: 03-01-2014
Component:
046400 service brakes, air:antilock:abs warning light
Summary
Ford: there are multiple communication module diagnostic trouble codes (dtc) due to hs-can circuit located on underside of front passenger seat shorting to ground. model 2012-2014 focus. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-44460 Bulletin Date: 03-01-2014
Component:
103100 power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm)
Summary
Ford: there are multiple communication module diagnostic trouble codes (dtc) due to hs-can circuit located on underside of front passenger seat shorting to ground. model 2012-2014 focus. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-44460 Bulletin Date: 03-01-2014
Component:
114000 electrical system:wiring
Summary
Ford: there are multiple communication module diagnostic trouble codes (dtc) due to hs-can circuit located on underside of front passenger seat shorting to ground. model 2012-2014 focus. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-44452 Bulletin Date: 03-01-2014
Component:
356000 equipment adaptive
Summary
Ford: some vehicles may exhibit diagnostic trouble code (dtc) b1d06:15 after the replacement of the body control module (bcm) and should be ignored and no repairs or diagnostics perform. model 2012-2014 focus, c-max, escape.
Bulletin Number: ASI-44389 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2014
Component:
113000 electrical system:starter assembly
Summary
Ford: diagnostic trouble code (dtc) 01594 is set in body control module (bcm) and no other codes, after remote starting and with a start stall symptom, within 20 seconds. model 2012-2014 focus, 2013-2014 escape, c-max. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-44389 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2014
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Ford: diagnostic trouble code (dtc) 01594 is set in body control module (bcm) and no other codes, after remote starting and with a start stall symptom, within 20 seconds. model 2012-2014 focus, 2013-2014 escape, c-max. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-44363 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2014
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Ford: within 20 seconds after remote starting vehicle, there is a start stall issue and diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p1594 is set in body control module (bcm). model 2012-2014 focus, 2013-2014 escape, c-max. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-44283 Bulletin Date: 11-01-2013
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Ford: during cold ambient temperatures, and at light acceleration or coasting, a grinding, scraping noise is heard, between 20-50 mph. model 2012-2013 fiesta, focus. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-44209 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2013
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Ford: a message is displayed regarding the transmission over heating, due to diagnostic trouble codes (dtc) and message can be display without overheating of transmission. model 2011-2014 fiesta, focus.
Bulletin Number: ASI-44241 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2013
Component:
181000 vehicle speed control:accelerator pedal
Summary
Ford: when other diagnostic trouble codes (dtc) are set, vehicles will concurrently set a p060d (internal control module accelerator pedal position performance) malfunction indicator light (mil). model 2012-2014 focus.
Bulletin Number: TSB-13-6-27 Bulletin Date: 06-28-2013
Component:
117000 digital instrument panel
Summary
Ford: on some vehicles, when vehicle has been started, the instrument cluster fails to operate and possibly need to be reprogram to latest calibration. model 2011-2012 focus. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-13-5-11 Bulletin Date: 05-10-2013
Component:
021000 suspension:front
Summary
Ford: when driving over bumps or making low speed turns, some vehicles may experience some noises from front suspension, like creaking or crunching type. model 2012-2013 focus, escape. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-32242 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2013
Component:
350000 equipment
Summary
Ford: on some vehicles, touchscreen calibration must be performed after apim programming, replacement or disconnect from front display interface module (fdim). model 2012-2013 focus. *pe
Bulletin Number: ASI-32242 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2013
Component:
353000 equipment:electrical
Summary
Ford: on some vehicles, touchscreen calibration must be performed after apim programming, replacement or disconnect from front display interface module (fdim). model 2012-2013 focus. *pe
Bulletin Number: CSP-12M02 Bulletin Date: 01-14-2013
Component:
353000 equipment:electrical
Summary
Ford/lincoln: see document search button for owner letter. information regarding extended warranty for covering accessory protocol interface module regardless of mileage. models 2011-2013 edge, explorer, mkx, focus, escape, flex, fusion
Bulletin Number: CSP-12M02 Bulletin Date: 01-14-2013
Component:
356000 equipment adaptive
Summary
Ford/lincoln: see document search button for owner letter. information regarding extended warranty for covering accessory protocol interface module regardless of mileage. models 2011-2013 edge, explorer, mkx, focus, escape, flex, fusion
Bulletin Number: APU-12A04 Bulletin Date: 01-14-2013
Component:
118000 electrical system: software
Summary
Ford: see document search button for owner letter. a software upgrade is available for certain vehicles. models 2012-2013 edge, explorer, mkx, focus, escape, flex, fusion, taurus, mks, mkt, f-150. *pe updated 5/10/13.
Bulletin Number: APU-12A04 Bulletin Date: 01-14-2013
Component:
118000 electrical system: software
Summary
Ford: see document search button for owner letter. a software upgrade is available for certain vehicles. models 2012-2013 edge, explorer, mkx, focus, escape, flex, fusion, taurus, mks, mkt, f-150. *pe updated 5/10/13.
Bulletin Number: CSP-12M02 Bulletin Date: 01-14-2013
Component:
353000 equipment:electrical
Summary
Ford/lincoln: see document search button for owner letter. information regarding extended warranty for covering accessory protocol interface module regardless of mileage. models 2011-2013 edge, explorer, mkx, focus, escape, flex, fusion
Bulletin Number: CSP-12M02 Bulletin Date: 01-14-2013
Component:
356000 equipment adaptive
Summary
Ford/lincoln: see document search button for owner letter. information regarding extended warranty for covering accessory protocol interface module regardless of mileage. models 2011-2013 edge, explorer, mkx, focus, escape, flex, fusion
Bulletin Number: APU-11A01 Bulletin Date: 11-08-2012
Component:
118000 electrical system: software
Summary
Lincoln/ford: see document search button for owner letter. a software program has been provided to improve response to touch, screen refresh rates, overall system functionality, and voice recognition. *pe updated 4/5/13. *pe
Bulletin Number: APU-11A02 Bulletin Date: 11-08-2012
Component:
118000 electrical system: software
Summary
Ford/lincoln: see document search button for owner letter. information provided regarding upgrade of touch software to improve overall system functionality and to simplify screens. *pe updated 8/3/12. *pe updated 8/17/12.
Bulletin Number: APU-11A03-1 Bulletin Date: 11-08-2012
Component:
118000 electrical system: software
Summary
Ford/lincoln: see document search button for owner letter. information regarding improve overall software system functionality upgrade on voice recognition, response to touch, simplify screens for easy use, and screen refresh rates.
Bulletin Number: CSP-12B41 Bulletin Date: 08-09-2012
Component:
114000 electrical system:wiring
Summary
Ford: see document search button for owner letter. during testing, active grille shutter (ags) wire harness electrical terminals was damaged, and causes engine temperature to rise, if louvers are closed and open circuit occurs, whereby wa
Bulletin Number: CSP-12B41 Bulletin Date: 08-09-2012
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Ford: see document search button for owner letter. during testing, active grille shutter (ags) wire harness electrical terminals was damaged, and causes engine temperature to rise, if louvers are closed and open circuit occurs, whereby wa
Bulletin Number: CSP-12B41 Bulletin Date: 08-09-2012
Component:
114000 electrical system:wiring
Summary
Ford: see document search button for owner letter. during testing, active grille shutter (ags) wire harness electrical terminals was damaged, and causes engine temperature to rise, if louvers are closed and open circuit occurs, whereby wa
Bulletin Number: CSP-12B41 Bulletin Date: 08-09-2012
Component:
Engine (pws)
Summary
Ford: see document search button for owner letter. during testing, active grille shutter (ags) wire harness electrical terminals was damaged, and causes engine temperature to rise, if louvers are closed and open circuit occurs, whereby wa
Bulletin Number: APU-11A02 Bulletin Date: 05-03-2012
Component:
118000 electrical system: software
Summary
Ford/lincoln: see document search button for owner letter. information provided regarding upgrade of touch software to improve overall system functionality and to simplify screens. *pe updated 8/3/12. *pe updated 8/17/12.
Bulletin Number: CSP-12B37 Bulletin Date: 05-03-2012
Component:
046100 service brakes, air:antilock:control unit/module
Summary
Ford: see document search button for owner letter. vehicle experience roll back when transitioning to accelerator pedal from brake pedal while on incline. transmission would be jerky or rough when shifting. pe
Bulletin Number: CSP-12B37 Bulletin Date: 05-03-2012
Component:
103100 power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm)
Summary
Ford: see document search button for owner letter. vehicle experience roll back when transitioning to accelerator pedal from brake pedal while on incline. transmission would be jerky or rough when shifting. pe
Bulletin Number: CSP-12B37 Bulletin Date: 05-03-2012
Component:
118000 electrical system: software
Summary
Ford: see document search button for owner letter. vehicle experience roll back when transitioning to accelerator pedal from brake pedal while on incline. transmission would be jerky or rough when shifting. pe
Bulletin Number: CSP-12B37 Bulletin Date: 05-03-2012
Component:
046100 service brakes, air:antilock:control unit/module
Summary
Ford: see document search button for owner letter. vehicle experience roll back when transitioning to accelerator pedal from brake pedal while on incline. transmission would be jerky or rough when shifting. pe
Bulletin Number: CSP-12B37 Bulletin Date: 05-03-2012
Component:
103100 power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm)
Summary
Ford: see document search button for owner letter. vehicle experience roll back when transitioning to accelerator pedal from brake pedal while on incline. transmission would be jerky or rough when shifting. pe
Bulletin Number: CSP-12B37 Bulletin Date: 05-03-2012
Component:
118000 electrical system: software
Summary
Ford: see document search button for owner letter. vehicle experience roll back when transitioning to accelerator pedal from brake pedal while on incline. transmission would be jerky or rough when shifting. pe
Bulletin Number: APU-11A03-1 Bulletin Date: 04-10-2012
Component:
118000 electrical system: software
Summary
Ford/lincoln: see document search button for owner letter. information regarding improve overall software system functionality upgrade on voice recognition, response to touch, simplify screens for easy use, and screen refresh rates.
Bulletin Number: CSP-12M01 Bulletin Date: 03-06-2012
Component:
355200 equipment:other:owners/service/other manual
Summary
Ford/lincoln: warranty extension has been provided for certain model vehicles with accessory protocol interface module (apim or sync module) to 4 (four) years on ford and 5 (five) years on lincoln vehicles regardless of mileage and subse
Bulletin Number: CSP-12M01 Bulletin Date: 03-06-2012
Component:
355200 equipment:other:owners/service/other manual
Summary
Ford/lincoln: warranty extension has been provided for certain model vehicles with accessory protocol interface module (apim or sync module) to 4 (four) years on ford and 5 (five) years on lincoln vehicles regardless of mileage and subse
Bulletin Number: APU-11A01 Bulletin Date: 03-05-2012
Component:
118000 electrical system: software
Summary
Lincoln/ford: see document search button for owner letter. a software program has been provided to improve response to touch, screen refresh rates, overall system functionality, and voice recognition. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-12-1-7 Bulletin Date: 01-16-2012
Component:
Fuel system, other:storage:fuel gauge system
Summary
Ford: in the message center, on some model year vehicles, there are dark horizontal lines showing in instrument panel and/or may be accompanied by erratic gauge or sticking, intermittently. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-12-1-7 Bulletin Date: 01-16-2012
Component:
Digital instrument panel
Summary
Ford: in the message center, on some model year vehicles, there are dark horizontal lines showing in instrument panel and/or may be accompanied by erratic gauge or sticking, intermittently. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-12-1-7 Bulletin Date: 01-16-2012
Component:
091200 fuel system, other:storage:fuel gauge system
Summary
Ford: in the message center, on some model year vehicles, there are dark horizontal lines showing in instrument panel and/or may be accompanied by erratic gauge or sticking, intermittently. *pe
Bulletin Number: TSB-12-1-7 Bulletin Date: 01-16-2012
Component:
117000 digital instrument panel
Summary
Ford: in the message center, on some model year vehicles, there are dark horizontal lines showing in instrument panel and/or may be accompanied by erratic gauge or sticking, intermittently. *pe
Bulletin Number: CSP-11B31 Bulletin Date: 01-13-2012
Component:
Power train:clutch assembly
Summary
Ford: see document search button for owner letter. certain model year vehicles have an improperly balanced clutch assembly. this will cause a vibration felt through the seat and/or steering will while in park, first gear and neutral po
Bulletin Number: CSP-11B31 Bulletin Date: 01-13-2012
Component:
Power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Ford: see document search button for owner letter. certain model year vehicles have an improperly balanced clutch assembly. this will cause a vibration felt through the seat and/or steering will while in park, first gear and neutral po
Bulletin Number: CSP-11B31 Bulletin Date: 01-13-2012
Component:
101000 power train:clutch assembly
Summary
Ford: see document search button for owner letter. certain model year vehicles have an improperly balanced clutch assembly. this will cause a vibration felt through the seat and/or steering will while in park, first gear and neutral po
Bulletin Number: CSP-11B31 Bulletin Date: 01-13-2012
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Ford: see document search button for owner letter. certain model year vehicles have an improperly balanced clutch assembly. this will cause a vibration felt through the seat and/or steering will while in park, first gear and neutral po
Bulletin Number: 12/2/2017 Bulletin Date: 12-12-2011
Component:
010000 steering
Summary
Ford: some vehicles may exhibit a steering wander at highway speeds over 72 km/h (45 mph). customers may indicate they have to frequently adjust the steering wheel slightly to maintain the direction of travel. *js
Bulletin Number: 12/2/2017 Bulletin Date: 12-12-2011
Component:
010000 steering
Summary
Ford: some vehicles may exhibit a steering wander at highway speeds over 72 km/h (45 mph). customers may indicate they have to frequently adjust the steering wheel slightly to maintain the direction of travel. *js
Bulletin Number: TSB-11-5-1 Bulletin Date: 05-04-2011
Component:
Steering:hydraulic power assist system
Summary
Ford: there may be steering assist warning lights as well as well as a stored trouble code. 2012 focus. *rm
Bulletin Number: TSB-11-5-1 Bulletin Date: 05-04-2011
Component:
015000 steering:hydraulic power assist system
Summary
Ford: there may be steering assist warning lights as well as well as a stored trouble code. 2012 focus. *rm
Recall Date: 10-02-2012 Affected Vehicles: 440
Component:
Equipment
Summary:
This recall involves aftermarket parts sold by yakima products, inc. for use on model year 2012 and 2013 ford focus vehicles. this recall is being conducted by yakima, not by ford. certain combined q-tower and q128 clip rooftop rack systems, part numbers 8000124 and 8000728, do not fully contact the door frame.
Consequence:
Without proper contact of the rooftop rack clip to the door frame, there is insufficient clamping pressure and friction. the system may slide off the vehicle when loaded with accessories, possibly becoming a road hazard to other vehicles or causing injury to pedestrians.
How to Fix:
Yakima will notify owners, and yakima or a yakima dealer will refund the purchase of the q-tower and q-128 clip system. there is no replacement system available for the 2012-2013 model year ford focus. the safety recall began on october 15, 2012. only vehicles equipped with the vehicle rack system are affected. this recall is being conducted by yakima, not ford. owners may contact yakima at 1-888-925-4621.
Recall Number: 12S29 Recall Date: 04-05-2012 Affected Vehicles: 140,310
Component:
Visibility:windshield wiper/washer:switch/wiring
Summary:
Ford is recalling certain model year 2012 focus vehicles manufactured from august 1, 2010, through october 18, 2011. a seal in the wiring harness connector to the passenger side wiper motor may be missing.
Consequence:
Water or other contaminants may accumulate in the connector, resulting in an intermittent or inoperative passenger side wiper motor, reducing visibility and increasing the risk of a crash.
How to Fix:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and as necessary, clean and properly seal the passenger side wiper motor connector. any inoperative wiper motors will be replaced. this service will be provided free of charge. the safety recall began on may 21, 2012. owners may contact the ford motor company customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332.
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