My 2.3 liter focus ZX4 ST has a manual transmission. After shifted, this includes all gears, the tach revs way to high (3-6k) and the speedometer barely climbs. Where should I start?


Asked by Dec 08, 2015 at 01:18 PM about the 2005 Ford Focus ZX4 ST

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Is this for up-shifts? If so your clutch is slipping and it needs to be replaced.

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