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2016/17 Focus RS Engine Problem

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    FORZDA 2
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    There is a field-confirmed problem with some of the 2.3 Ecoboost engines in the new Focus RS. It manifests with white sweet-smelling exhaust smoke at startup accompanied with affected cylinder(s) misfires. The coolant tank will show a small but persistent loss of coolant when the problem occurs. The cause is supposedly a failed head gasket with accompanying coolant leak between affected cylinders. The root cause of these head gasket failures is not yet reported to the field. What is Ford’s plan of action to provide related information and remedy to the dealer services and current Focus RS owners?

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    Nice blog with genuine information. Thanks alot.

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