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Ford Focus 2006 loose power

Hi, suddendly my focus 2006 zx4 feels a little lazy, when I push gas to claim for acceleration I hear engine noise but it doesn't release power to the wheels, acceleration becomes lazy and it feel like the engine is throtteling but without turning the wheels fast. Acceleration is lazy. Afew days before it was ok, but some day I had to push gas to the bottom to advantage another car and heard the engine at high revolutions. What is happening now? what should I check to recover the power?  Regards

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  • Anonymous Dec 20, 2008

    I have the same thing! Ford said computer needed reset. (That is what they tell me for everything that has gone wrong). They reset but it still does it.

  • hendrickserr Dec 21, 2008

    I have similar problem , at take off , even in light snow. no power at wheels , to give traction. I thought it might be something to do with the "bands" in the transmission , or even the fact that the overdrive button was on (did not realise at the time) Putting the auto transmission in D1 or D2 did not seem to make any difference

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If its auto it sounds like the transmisson is sllipping no quick fix
if its manual the clucth is slipping try adjusting if there is no adjustment then clutch needs replacing

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