Question about 2001 Ford Windstar

1 Answer

I have a 2005 ford focus. it has been sputtering and actinglike its going to die when im at a complete stop. And it also loses power and starts jerking when im going up hill. its almost like its not shifting in correctly. I took it to the dealer and they said it was the catalyic converter and it would be $2700.00 to fix. Is that true?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Ford Master
  • 6,674 Answers

First, check your emissions warranty on that vehicle. Secondly, although not impossible, on a 4yr old vehicle, that doesn't sound right, unless you've been running improper fuel or additives or something. I've got a 98 & 99, that still are running on original converters? Wouldn't hurt to call Ford owner relations, # in your owners manual. Have you VIN# ready & mileage. Let me know what they say. If you don't get any help from Ford on the issue, check local parts & exhaust places, they usually have a catalytic converter for replacement, at a much cheaper price that will do the job. For example, autozone price for a 2.0L focus, converter says $94.

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

2005 focas ,driving down the interstate my car just shut off I noticed that there was a hole in my oil filter replaced oil filter and oil but still won't start motor turns freely


2001 Ford Focus Engine Stalls/Shuts Off While Driving: 18 ...

www.carcomplaints.com/.../Focus/.../engine_stalls_shuts_off_while_drivi...
I'd be driving down the interstate and my car would start sputtering like it was out of ... Mountain Hugh Howel Rd. Hill in my 2001 Focus and the car just cut off.

2005 Ford Escape Engine Shutdown While Driving: 24 ...

www.carcomplaints.com/.../2005/.../engine_shutdown_while_driving.sht...
The 2005 Ford Escape has 24 complaints for engine shutdown while driving. Average repair ... This problem caused my car to quit while driving down the road, it could have ended in and accident. ... I was 80 miles from home when the engine shut off. ... Was going to take it to the mechanic on Monday and the car just died.

Engine revs and loses power when driving. - CarGurus

www.cargurus.com > Questions > Ford > Focus

CarGurus

Jan 05, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Do you know what the problem may be?


Ford Focus cutting out and losing engine power, mileometer going ...

www.rac.co.uk > ... > Technical and Maintenance Questions
RAC Limited 10 posts - ‎6 authors
About five weeks ago, after driving for 1/2 mile, my car cut out with no warninh ... 26-08-11, 12:04 #1 ... I have a 51 Ford Focus 1.6 petrol, about 77000 miles on the clock. ... to check it wasn't anything I was doing, and whilst it wasn't half as bad, he did ... My main concern is the power failures causing the car to actually cut out ...Missing: kuga ‎11600 ‎stutters

Petrol in a diesel car - Guide and Videos - Auto Fuel Fix

My Escape is sputtering / losing power. - Ford Forums - Mustang ...www.fordforums.com/f59/my-escape-sputtering-losing-power-191329/Old 07-08-13, 07:22 PM Thread Starter. Escape2009. Registered User. Join Date: Jul 2013. Posts: 5. My Escape is sputtering / losing power.Engine power loss and sputtering - CarGurus

Dec 01, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

What is wrong with my 2005 lincoln ls v6?


Has the fuel filter been replaced recently, if not it could be dirty from crud in the tank jarred loose when the fuel pump was replaced.

Sep 03, 2014 | 2005 Lincoln LS V6

2 Answers

Ford focus keeps losing power when driving


Does it lose power and die? Does it start cutting out and then lose power? Does it start running poorly when it is cold or only after it warms up? Please give all of the information that you have.

Jul 24, 2014 | 2001 Ford Focus

2 Answers

Keeps dying when at a stop


Could be a number of different possibilities. Dirt in the fuel, a dying fuel pump, a bad connection, a leaking fuel line (feed or return), a bad injector, a dirty air filter, a bad sensor...

May 08, 2014 | Ford Focus Cars & Trucks

4 Answers

Car loses power while driving and jerks while it's trying to accelerate but cannot,as I press pedall to the floor.Completely slows to a crawl on the freeway and almost stops but engine does not die.Then...


if you don't have a gas cap on the car or if it is on too loosely then that is a possibility. Only other thing I could think of would be water in your fuel. You may try a bottle of "heat" (I think that is how you spell it) at your local auto parts store and chunk it in the gas can. if there were any problems with water that should be the cure.

Michael

Jan 28, 2009 | 2003 Ford Focus

1 Answer

LOSES POWER WHILE DRIVING


i had the same problem and it was the alternator was not putting out . It also drained the battery to nothing. it was still under waranty, at that time, and both items were replaced.

Aug 22, 2008 | 2005 Ford Focus

2 Answers

'97 Ford Ranger-Please Help!


IT LOOKS LIKE YOUR FUEL PUMP IS GOING BAD

May 29, 2008 | 1997 Ford Ranger SuperCab

Not finding what you are looking for?
2001 Ford Windstar Logo

213 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

63661 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21990 Answers

Fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5331 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...