2010 ford focus


Asked by Oct 31, 2014 at 10:20 PM about the 2010 Ford Focus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My focus will not start. Battery less then 6 months old and has full tank of gas. Everything
turns on it just will not turn over. New tires and I do all of the regular maintenance.  This
makes no sense so now I am currently paying for a car that will not start! I bought the car
used 20 months ago. What can I do to slove the problem with out spending yons of
money I dont have?

9 Answers


Have battery tested. If it's low on charge have it fully charged then when you get her started again have the alternator tested. It could be going bad and not keeping battery fully charged. It should be putting out 14 volts to keep battery fully charged. If it's not have it tested and replaced.

1 people found this helpful.

Dandyoun could be on to something but it sounds like it could be the starter. Check the wires and connections at the battery, starter and the underhood fuse box. They should be clean and tight.

1 people found this helpful.

Make sure it is in Park.


Everything light's up the radio comes on. Its not the battery I replaced the battery not that long ago and I tested it. The car just dont turnover at all. If it would turn over the car would start. But its like they the ignition is not engaging when I turn the car over it just makes a buzzzzzzing noise. If any of that makes sense

1 people found this helpful.

Again check the connections and the starter itself.

1 people found this helpful.

Ok. With key turned to the start position check the voltage on the large wire hooked to the starter. If voltage drops to less than ten volts then double check battery voltage and connections. If no drop in voltage when key turned to start position then check for 12 volts being applied to solenoid when key is turned to start position. If 12 volts is there then have starter tested.


Im having the same issue did u find out wht was wrong wit urs

2 people found this helpful.

I have same issue 2010 ford focus brand new battery, everything lights up power to everything just wont turn over, heard something about anti theft system, any information would be great thanks.

2 people found this helpful.

Check your ground cable connection on the battery. The battery voltage may be fine but the bussing noise is low voltage at the starter solenoid. Low voltage at the solenoid will not engage the starter. Disconnect your battery and check and clean all cable connections - battery to ground - remove cable connect from car body, clean with Scotchbrite pad. Reconnect cable. Check and tighten cable connection on starter. Do not try this without disconnecting the battery first ! After cleaning and tightening cable connections, reconnect battery and try to start. If it doesn't start you may have a bad starter solenoid or starter. Also try engaging parking brake, shift transmission into neutral. If after connecting the battery the car will not start, possible starter issue. If car does start, you probably have a bad "Park" switch on the transmission.

1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer:


Looking for a Used Focus in your area?

CarGurus has 21,241 nationwide Focus listings starting at $1,144.


Ford Focus Experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
    G A Arne
View All

Find great deals from top-rated dealersTM


Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Fusion
1,130 Great Deals out of 45,607 listings starting at $1,300
Used Ford Fiesta
312 Great Deals out of 10,674 listings starting at $1,695
Used Honda Civic
1,040 Great Deals out of 62,970 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford Mustang
931 Great Deals out of 40,332 listings starting at $750
Used Chevrolet Cruze
990 Great Deals out of 20,950 listings starting at $1,700
Used Toyota Corolla
1,441 Great Deals out of 63,396 listings starting at $1,500
Used Ford Escape
2,149 Great Deals out of 84,282 listings starting at $448
Used Hyundai Elantra
1,235 Great Deals out of 53,019 listings starting at $992
Used Toyota Camry
1,513 Great Deals out of 76,850 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
1,210 Great Deals out of 71,029 listings starting at $1,200
Used Mazda MAZDA3
406 Great Deals out of 16,777 listings starting at $1,395
Used Ford F-150
4,718 Great Deals out of 253,688 listings starting at $1,250
Used Ford Taurus
286 Great Deals out of 7,878 listings starting at $1,988
Used Nissan Altima
1,737 Great Deals out of 70,020 listings starting at $1,650

Used Cars For Sale

2018 Ford Focus SE For Sale
76 Great Deals out of 2,050 listings starting at $7,995
2017 Ford Focus SE For Sale
48 Great Deals out of 829 listings starting at $6,875
2016 Ford Focus SE For Sale
114 Great Deals out of 1,720 listings starting at $5,200
2015 Ford Focus SE For Sale
31 Great Deals out of 817 listings starting at $4,990
2014 Ford Focus SE For Sale
47 Great Deals out of 1,390 listings starting at $3,990

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.