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Ford focus 2008 engine stop when sudden brake why

When I driving my car engine stop sudden brake why

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When you brake ,maybe the engine moves due to broken motor mounts, that can cause problems with or on your hoses , like .
inlet hose,vacum hose, crank case hose, and pcv hose. most like it the last one.

Posted on Dec 15, 2014


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SOURCE: Ford Focus Engine Light

Start by getting either a mechanic or someone with an OBDII scanner to read the code so you know where to start. Lots of time a loose gas cap will cause a "Evap system small leak" code which illuminates the check engine light for a while. Other than that I can't help you much without knowing what code comes up.

Posted on Aug 28, 2008


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SOURCE: focus speedo fault

a speedo problem,take dash out ,spray it with wd40 and it will last a bit longer,but you will end up having a new one,if its still under warranty take it back

Posted on Oct 19, 2008


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SOURCE: 2008 ford focus

You need 4,6 qts of 5W-20 motor oil. If I were you I'd start right now to use synthetic oil. If you decide to do it - go with "The First in Synthetics" and the best: Amsoil! 5W-20 XL motor oil gives you (guaranteed) protection for 7.500 miles. (Do not fall for warranty cancellations or similar dealership spam. Magnuson-Moss act prohibts cancellations based on brand). Read this: or this: and try to avoid Fram filters. It seems that any other filter is better than Fram. I'd recommend Amsoil, Wix, Carquest (made by Wix), Mobil...

Posted on Nov 14, 2008

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SOURCE: 2008 Ford Focus Vibration

check the motor mounts

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SOURCE: 2003 ford focus replaced brake switch lights will ...

I have the same problem with my 03 Focus hatchback! Someone stoppedme yesterday to tell me that they looked like they were always on when i was driving but when i was in "Park" they worked... This particular driver was also driving a focus hatchback and asked me if my Cruise Control was working.. It actually was not and he told me the same thing happened with his focus. He said it was a wire attached to the back brake lights that had broken. I have not yet gotten it fixed. has anyone else had this problem?

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I've had my 2008 ford focus 1.6si for 7 months now and never had a problem with the braking system. A week ago my bad luck changed. Whilst I was driving and braked for the stop sign the brake pedal all...

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