I was told by 2 different mechanic shops that the radio electrical system has to be redone. Otherwise, you might not be able to steer at all. I purchased my focus from a dealer, however it was not a certified used car and I bought it as is. Only solution is to replace it. Now, all radio functions are not working anymore, no more blast. One day the radio just started making this really loud static sound then a pop that scared the hell out of me on the highway.
Now after this happening for about two weeks it is completely out. Post news about Focus from around the internet. This recall is being conducted by Yakima, not Ford. Ford's number for this recall is 18S32. The radio face and controls are not included. Keep us updated on your build. After shutting car off and restarting it worked again.
Checked the fuses and removed the panel. Why doesnt the warranty handle this? Sometimes it still makes noise with the radio turned off. After that occurrence I noticed that it was happening at least once a week but yesterday I heard a loud pop before the radio went out. Apparently, Ford has not fixed the root problem in the units they are making. Since I have had my Focus there is issues with transmission now this. A specialist who repairs car radio said the processor is probably dead and that he may be able to change it but the problem, the car companies do not release the plans to allow such a repair. Always verify all wires, wire colors and diagrams before applying any information found here to your 2012 Ford Focus.
Put the fuse back and cross your fingers. I would say that this problem could be dangerous in that the noise is so loud and abrupt that it could startle a driver causing an accident. Just share what makes your Focus awesome. I'm just one more in a list of numbering people - William F. The dealer said they would contact the Ford Technician Hotline and get back to me. I think this is to much for just a possibility. Weeks after, the radio went off whille driving making a loud blast, heavy noise then nothing.
Owners will receive a second notification when the remedy is available. No special tools are required. When I started my car the screen for the stereo started doing what it did in the video. Radio Face and Controls Not Included. I doubt I will buy another Ford in the future because I am very disappointed with the quality. Since Ford must know about these problems, there should be a recall on some of the major things.
Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. The safety recall began on October 15, 2012. Summary: Ford: some 2013-2015 ford c-max, 2013-2015 ford escape, and 2012-2014 ford focus equipped with my ford touch may be experiencing compact discs getting stuck while attempting to eject out the system. No special tools are required and the included step-by-step instructions will guide you through the install. Last time my stereo acted up,I did this and it worked. When I next drove it - to work - the radio shut off when I had come to a traffic light and had shut the engine off. But the control panel has no juice on the board.
Meanwhile, the first dealer is going to give me a quote for replacing the radio. What part on a Ford car purchased new from a Ford dealer, never modified, and brought back to the same dealer for repair isn't a Ford part? I decided that it was too dangerous. Meanwhile I purchased a cheap bluetooth speaker and we use that as a backup when it goes out. Recently it started making a crackling sound and then would shut off, now no radio or Cd nothing so I turned it off and it still is crackling. Pulled the fuse and did some errands. I have no sound coming out of the speakers at all and no sound when I hit my voice sync button on my stereo. He suggested this because I sometimes have issue with the key fob locking the doors.
Certain combined Q-Tower and Q128 Clip rooftop rack systems, part numbers 8000124 and 8000728, do not fully contact the door frame. This is only my complaint about my radio. They have some fake Chinese ones on eBay. Automotive wiring in a 2012 Ford Focus vehicles are becoming increasing more difficult to identify due to the installation of more advanced factory oem electronics. Really hoping I'm not completely screwed here. Only vehicles equipped with the vehicle rack system are affected. The radio went off and hasn't worked since.