Is this a reliable car? Vehicle Is Still Not Steerable At This Time With No Resolution. Happened three times once while I was waiting at a stop light. Irene Corson and Susan M. Complaint Number: 11171585 Incident Date: January 18, 2019 Date Added to File: January 23, 2019 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2012 ford focus. My research shows this is a commonand dangerous situation and needs to be corrected by ford on the 2012 Complaint Number: 11183219 Incident Date: February 11, 2019 Date Added to File: February 28, 2019 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2012 ford focus. The steering went out while I was driving and I nearly hit another car. I would wait a while and then it would start.
The contact also mentioned that the lights intermittently illuminated and the radio was making a loud noise when it was powered off. Please get ford motor company to correct their intentional neglect of this matter. I feel like we are at risk of a serious accident everytime we pull the trailer. With the considerable about of problems like this there should have been a recall already. I parked the car and noticed a warning on the screen in the car that stated 'power steering assist malfunction. Ford issued a recall on several different cars for this same issue. Cannot make right or left turn.
Complaint Number: 11089245 Incident Date: April 21, 2018 Date Added to File: April 21, 2018 Description of the Complaint: While driving I lost all ability to turn the wheel. I Have Contacted ford With This Issue To Get My Cost Covered In Order For Them To Repair It. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure and opened a case. Additional Effort Will Free The Steering But This Causes The Vehicle To Dart In The Direction Of The Turn. The failure usually occurs at low speed, and yet, there are situations in which losing steering is mighty dangerous, like when turning into traffic. It starts when I put it in drive, regardless of where I am. Further, the plaintiffs do not plead facts sufficient to state claims for breach of express or implied warranty, Ford maintains.
I have heard from two representatives from ford that during production of these vehicles it was known that a number of defective rack and pinions epas were installed during the assembly. Complaint Number: 10928634 Incident Date: November 29, 2016 Date Added to File: November 29, 2016 Description of the Complaint: Lost power steering while driving on a freeway. I Can Only Hope That We Can Trade It Off Before It Causes An Accident Some Day. This may be due to the parameter reset procedure not being properly completed. The truck has just over 10,000 miles on it now and has been happening since about 7,000 or 8,000 miles. The steering wheel became hard to turn and I couldn't drive it due to it being not safe to drive.
Luckily I managed to nurse the car back home without causing an accident or going off the road. And Google Searches Show That This Is Not An Isolated Problem And Many Others Are Given The Shrug Off. The failure mileage was 33,840. It will happen at any speed and down any road. Turn signal arm has to be held during turns. The vehicle was towed to honolulu ford 1370 n king st, honolulu, hi 96817, 808 -824-3981 where it was diagnosed that the power steering failed and needed to be replaced.
June 11, 2012 In June 2012, My Daughter Was Driving And Her Front Passenger Tire Exploded. I was able to drive the car back to drop off my passenger, although the steering was extremely tight. Called ford Roadside Assistance — Tow Truck Driver Had Difficulty Steering The Car To Get It On Truck…power Assist Returned. The steering wheel would not turn. After the vehicle was parked, the steering seized and the steering assist fault indicator illuminated.
Ford needs to have a recall on this, it's very dangerous for us to drive down the road and suddenly your steering wheel wouldn't turn. Now to your issue with the warning light — a number of th ings can be causing this. The contact was not distracted. Rubber door gaskets continue to fall off on all four doors. I have no power assisted steering Complaint Number: 11043139 Incident Date: October 30, 2017 Date Added to File: November 3, 2017 Description of the Complaint: The electric power steering is starting to fail. Complaint Number: 11176024 Incident Date: February 8, 2019 Date Added to File: February 10, 2019 Description of the Complaint: Driving to work steering started to get hard to steer on the high way and making turns. Occasionally steering will take extra time, approx.
Nearly killed my entire family. On The Most Recent Occasion Noted Here, The Power Steering Control Module pscm Had Just Been Replaced At My Local ford Dealership 4 Or 5 Days Previous. I plan to rid my car soon because I am officially done with this car. If ford Is Aware Of A Defective Batch Of Pscms, A Recall Should Be Issued. I do not feel that this is something that should fail on a car that is only 6 years old and has under 60,000 miles on it.