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It seems that the trunk ajar switch, (built into the latch) is bad and the trunk open command won't work if it thinks the trunk is opened. The latch would have to be replaced.
There also has been a factory service bulletin, (not a recall) for the keyless entry system, intermittent operation. That involves a software update and has to be done by a dealership.
The article supersedes TSB 11-8-16 to add a production fix date.
Some 2012 Focus vehicles built on or before 8/3/2011 may exhibit a condition where the key fob buttons do not unlock the doors.
Reprogram the body control module to the latest software calibration level using the IDS release 74.03 or higher. This new calibration is not included in the VCM 2011.7 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at the website.
WARRANTY STATUS: Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage IMPORTANT: Warranty coverage limits/policies are not altered by a TSB. Warranty coverage limits are determined by the identified causal part.
OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME 111001A 2012 Focus: Reprogram 0.3 Hr.
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