Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2009 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.

    STEERING

    • TSB #TB-21400

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10034586

      FORD: EQUIPPED WITH 17 INCH WHEELS ONLY; STEERING FOLLOWS ROAD IRREGULARITIES AND/OR RUTS. VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT THE VEHICLE'S STEERING SEEMS TO FOLLOW ROAD IRREGULARITIES. Read More »

    STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB-0819-9

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10027986

      FORD: SOME VEHICLES BUILT ON OR AFTER 10/3/05 MAY EXPERIENCE A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF THE POWER STEERING (P/S) SYSTEM LEAKING AND/OR SYSTEM NOISY. *PE Read More »

    STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP

    • TSB #TSB-0819-9

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10027986

      FORD: SOME VEHICLES BUILT ON OR AFTER 10/3/05 MAY EXPERIENCE A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF THE POWER STEERING (P/S) SYSTEM LEAKING AND/OR SYSTEM NOISY. *PE Read More »

    STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:POWER STEERING FLUID

    • TSB #TSB-0819-9

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10027986

      FORD: SOME VEHICLES BUILT ON OR AFTER 10/3/05 MAY EXPERIENCE A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF THE POWER STEERING (P/S) SYSTEM LEAKING AND/OR SYSTEM NOISY. *PE Read More »

    BRAKES (PWS)

    • TSB #SSM 46132

      Date Announced:
      OCT 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090681

      SOME 2008-2017 FORD/MERCURY/LINCOLN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SYNC MAY GENERATE A VHR THAT IDENTIFIES A CONCERN WITH THE BRAKES AND SUSPENSION CATEGORY INDICATING SERVICE IS REQUIRED DUE TO A BRAKE SYSTEM WARNING LAMP BEING ILLUMINATED. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46132

      Date Announced:
      OCT 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091151

      SOME 2008-2017 FORD/MERCURY/LINCOLN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SYNC MAY GENERATE A VHR THAT IDENTIFIES A CONCERN WITH THE BRAKES AND SUSPENSION CATEGORY INDICATING SERVICE IS REQUIRED DUE TO A BRAKE SYSTEM WARNING LAMP BEING ILLUMINATED. Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK

    • TSB #AS-21769

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10039053

      FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM 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 »

    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 #AS-21769

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10039053

      FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM 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-CHARGER

    • 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-CHARGER

    • 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:HOSE

    • 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 »

    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 #TSB-08-22-2

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10027912

      FORD: VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0456 (VERY SMALL EVAPORATIVE EMISSION SYSTEM LEAK DETECTED; VERY SMALL LEAK 0.020" (0.51 MM) DIAMETER). Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #ASI-44707

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057865

      FORD: AFTER POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE REPROGRAMMING, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) IS ON WITH SEVERAL DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P06B8, P068A, P2610, IF KEY NOT LEFT FOR 30 SECONDS IN OFF POSITION FOLLOWING PROGRAMMING ON SOME ... Read More »

    • TSB #AS-21769

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10039053

      FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM Read More »

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

    • TSB #TSB-20932

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030834

      FORD: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A PARTS NO CRANK/NO START CONDITION WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES 9DTC) P1260 IN THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) AND U0100 IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER (IC). Read More »

    DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

    • TSB #TSB-20932

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10030834

      FORD: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A PARTS NO CRANK/NO START CONDITION WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES 9DTC) P1260 IN THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) AND U0100 IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER (IC). Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #ASI-44707

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057865

      FORD: AFTER POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE REPROGRAMMING, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) IS ON WITH SEVERAL DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P06B8, P068A, P2610, IF KEY NOT LEFT FOR 30 SECONDS IN OFF POSITION FOLLOWING PROGRAMMING ON SOME ... Read More »

    • TSB #SIS-21841

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10038965

      COMM-TRANS LUND: SOME 2009-2011 MODELS MAY HAVE THE AIR BAG INICATOR FLASHING WITH A STORED TROUBLE CODE. THIS IS A SOFTWARE PROBLEM. *RM Read More »

    • TSB #AS-21769

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10039053

      FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #SIS-21841

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2011
      NHTSA ID:
      #10038965

      COMM-TRANS LUND: SOME 2009-2011 MODELS MAY HAVE THE AIR BAG INICATOR FLASHING WITH A STORED TROUBLE CODE. THIS IS A SOFTWARE PROBLEM. *RM Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

    • TSB #SB-21510

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10037092

      FORD: ONE SOME 2008-2010 FOCUS VEHICLES THERE MAY BE AN INOPERABLE SPEED CONTROL. *RM 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 »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #TB-21400

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2010
      NHTSA ID:
      #10034586

      FORD: EQUIPPED WITH 17 INCH WHEELS ONLY; STEERING FOLLOWS ROAD IRREGULARITIES AND/OR RUTS. VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT THE VEHICLE'S STEERING SEEMS TO FOLLOW ROAD IRREGULARITIES. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #SSM 47009

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140323

      The Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can only be used with vehicles that are factory built with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46332

      Date Announced:
      JAN 24, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095184

      REPLACING THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT SYNC/NAVIGATION SYSTEM WITH EITHER AN AFTERMARKET SYNC/NAVIGATION KIT OR MODIFYING ORIGINAL SYNC/NAVIGATION PARTS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FEATURES IS NOT RECOMMENDED NOR SUPPORTED ON ANY FORD, MERCURY OR ... Read More »

    • TSB #ASI-44649

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057723

      FORD: A JOB AID WAS DEVELOPED AND NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE PTU INTERNAL OR EXTERNAL FLUID LEAKAGE FOR ALL WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLES. *PE Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #SSM 47009

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140323

      The Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can only be used with vehicles that are factory built with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47009

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138524

      The Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can only be used with vehicles that are factory built with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE). Read More »