Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2005 Focus are official communications between Ford & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    SUSPENSION:FRONT

    • TSB #18613

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10017915

      CLUNK OR POP NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION OVER BUMPS - SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR

    • TSB #19064

      Date Announced:
      NONE PROVIDED
      NHTSA ID:
      #10019815

      REAR TIRE WEAR - REAR TOE SPECIFICATION CORRECTION. *TT Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #051613

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10016804

      INCREASED BRAKE PEDAL EFFORTS REQUIRED ON INITIAL STOPPING AFTER COLD START AT HIGH ALTITUDE. *TT Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM

    SERVICE BRAKES, AIR

    • TSB #06185

      Date Announced:
      NONE PROVIDED
      NHTSA ID:
      #10021042

      INCREASED BRAKE PEDAL EFFORTS REQUIRED ON INITIAL STOPPING AFTER COLD START AT HIGH ALTITUDE. *KB Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    • TSB #05916

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10017939

      LONG CRANK/HARD START - 2.0L AND 2.3L ENGINE WITH MTX-75 TRANSAXLE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #18425

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10012962

      NO CRANK ON START CHARGING SYSTEM WARNING INDICATOR ON DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS AND OR MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON. *EH Read More »

    • TSB #04234

      Date Announced:
      NOV 29, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013411

      NO CRANK WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE DTC B16011 AND OR PATS SECURITY ACCESS ISSUES. *EH Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    • TSB #19026

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10019081

      MIRFIRE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0316, P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, OR P0304 - SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #19056

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10019083

      MIL ON/ROUGH RUNNING - MUTIPLE DTCS -0201, P0202, P0203 OR P0204 PRESENT IN THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #06116

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10020173

      POSSIBLE ENGINE DAMAGE - INSTALL SPECIAL SERVICE TOOLS PRIOR TO REMOVING CRANKSHAFT PULLEY BOLT - SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #18414

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10012972

      CRANK NO START OR HARD START COLD. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #042410

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014082

      ENGINE VIBRATION AT IDLE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #18157

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10011337

      CRANK NO START OR OTHER DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS - SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #031404

      Date Announced:
      AUG 23, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10011162

      ENGINE MISFIRE OR RUNNING - COIL ON PLUG (COP) IGNITION SYSTEMS - WDS COP KIT DIAGNOSTIC TIPS. TO INCLUDE VARIOUS 2005 MODELS. * AR THIS ARTICLE 04161 SUPERSEDES TSB 03-14-04. Read More »

    • TSB #18092

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013242

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P2004 (INTAKE MANIFOLD RUNNER CONTROL STUCK OPEN - BANK 1). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #06166

      Date Announced:
      NONE PROVIDED
      NHTSA ID:
      #10021051

      POSSIBLE ENGINE DAMAGE - INSTALL SPECIAL SERVICE TOOLS PRIOR TO REMOVING CRANKSHAFT PULLEY BOLT. *KB Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    • TSB #04E11

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007777

      DEMONSTRATION/DELIVERY/RENTAL HOLD: SERVICE ACTION 04E11 CERTAIN 2005 MODEL YEAR PZEV FORD FOCUS WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION CATALYTIC CONVERTER INSPECTION. *MJ Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

    • TSB #0781

      Date Announced:
      NONE PROVIDED
      NHTSA ID:
      #10022286

      FUEL FILL SLOW EARLY SHUT OFF. *KB Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

    • TSB #18550

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10017878

      SLOW FILL OR PREMATURE SHUTOFF WHEN FILLING THE FUEL TANK. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #0645

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10019947

      NEUTRAL TOW CAPABILITY - SERVICE KIT REQUIREMENTS. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #05256

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10018945

      MTX-75 PREMATURE CLUTCH FAILURE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #18311

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013430

      CLUTCH RETURNABILITY ISSUES - SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #0581

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10017922

      DIFFICULT OR UNABLE TO SHIFT INTO 5TH GEAR. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #04215

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013367

      DIFFICULTY CHANGING GEARS - UNABLE TO ENGAGE GEARS. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #18477

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014667

      HARSH TRANSMISSION ENGAGEMENT AND OR DTC P0705. *EH Read More »

    • TSB #18321

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014596

      HARSH TRANSMISSION ENGAGEMENT AND OR DTC P0705. *EH Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #042107

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014086

      GENERAL (PCM) POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE PROGRAMMING PROCEDURES. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #19009

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10019073

      DTC P0316, P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303 AND/OR P0304 - SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #18581

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10017884

      ERRATIC INSTRUMENT CLUSTER GAUGES AND/OR WARNING INDICATORS - SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #18379

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013318

      BRAKE AND ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM LIGHTS ON AFTER HEC (HYBRID ELECTRONIC CLUSTER) REPLACEMENT. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #042118

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013431

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P2004. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #19093

      Date Announced:
      NONE PROVIDED
      NHTSA ID:
      #10019802

      EXTERNAL LIFTGATE RELEASE SWITCH NON-FUNCTIONAL ON MANUAL DOOR LOCK EQUIPPED VEHICLES. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB #04147

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10017923

      SERVICE WIRING HARNESS REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES - SERVICE TIPS. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

    • TSB #17800

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008562

      INTERMITTENT NO CRANK CONDITION. THERE MAY ALSO BE NO POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE COMMUNICATION AND/OR THE ODOMETER MAY DISPLAY ALL DASHES. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

    • TSB #18413

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10012971

      UNABLE TO REMOVE IGNITION KEY - SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

    • TSB #04152

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10011148

      LOSS OF INTERMITTENT WIPER OR WIPER PARK FUNCTION. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING

    • TSB #19008

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10019072

      WINDSHIELD WIPER RELAY - CLICKING NOISE. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT

    • TSB #041514

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10011159

      REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #031501

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10009321

      INOPERATIVE ELECTRIC REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER (HEATED BACKLITE) GRID LINES, INTEGRAL ANTENNA CONCERNS. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW

    • TSB #04189

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014062

      REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT Read More »

    SEAT BELTS

    • TSB #05310

      Date Announced:
      FEB 21, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10012954

      SAFETY BELT WEB STOP BUTTON SERVICE. *EH Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #TSB-14-0162

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058099

      FORD: REAR DOOR LATCHES ARE EXPERIENCING CORROSION IN PAWL PIVOT AREA THAT PREVENT PROPER ENGAGEMENT OF PAWL INTO CATCH, WHEN OPERATED IN AREAS CAUSING HIGH CORROSION. MODEL 2000-05 FOCUS. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #TSB160067

      Date Announced:
      JAN 26, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10205032

      Safety recall 05S27 - Rear door latch corrosion - requests for recall service action - built on or before 01/26/2005 Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

    • TSB #04263

      Date Announced:
      DEC 31, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014274

      LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT LID WILL NOT OPEN/RE-LATCHES WHEN OPENING WITH REMOTE TRANSMITTER OR LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT LID RELEASE SWITCH. *TT Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #16-0067

      Date Announced:
      APR 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183768

      For 2000-2005 Focus vehicles built on or before 1/26/2005 Safety Recall 05S27 has been issued for vehicles that are operated in high corrosion areas for an extended period, where the rear door latches may experience corrosion in the pawl ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB160067

      Date Announced:
      JAN 26, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10205032

      Safety recall 05S27 - Rear door latch corrosion - requests for recall service action - built on or before 01/26/2005 Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

    • TSB #TSB-14-0162

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058099

      FORD: REAR DOOR LATCHES ARE EXPERIENCING CORROSION IN PAWL PIVOT AREA THAT PREVENT PROPER ENGAGEMENT OF PAWL INTO CATCH, WHEN OPERATED IN AREAS CAUSING HIGH CORROSION. MODEL 2000-05 FOCUS. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-14-0148

      Date Announced:
      AUG 11, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056643

      FORD: ON SOME VEHICLES, OPERATING FOR AN EXTENDED TIME IN HIGH CORROSION AREA, A SAFETY RECALL 05S27 WAS ISSUED, WHERE REAR DOOR LATCHES EXPERIENCE CORROSION IN PAWL PIVOT AREA PREVENTING PROPER ENGAGEMENT OF PAWL INTO CATCH. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB160067

      Date Announced:
      JAN 26, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10205032

      Safety recall 05S27 - Rear door latch corrosion - requests for recall service action - built on or before 01/26/2005 Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #TB-21399

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10034585

      FORD: PREMATURE FRONT/REAR TIRE WEAR AND/OR VEHICLE DRIFT ON WET OR SNOW COVERED ROADS. IF PERFORMING AN ALIGNMENT, RECORD ALL ALIGN-MENT ANGLES PRIOR TO ANY ADJUSTMENTS, AND ENTER IN WARRANTY CLAIM IF APPLICABLE. Read More »

    TRAILER HITCHES

    • TSB #05252

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10018934

      NEUTRAL TOW CAPABILITY -- SERVICE KIT REQUIREMENTS. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #18448

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014636

      INABILITY TO PLAY HOME MADE CD ON SINGLE CD AUDIO SYSTEM WITHOUT MP3 CAPABILITY. *EH Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #04L22

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008437

      DEMONSTRATION/DELIVERY HOLD. SPECIAL FIELD ACTION 04L22. VEHICLE EMISSION CONTROL INFORMATION (VECI) LABEL MODIFICATION. *TT *MJ Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER