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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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2005 FORD FOCUS I guees the best way to put it "jerks" like

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2005 FORD FOCUS I guees the best way to put it "jerks" like temporarily stall almost
JA: Are you fixing your Focus yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: haven't tried anything yet
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: seems to have trouble changing gears
JA: How many miles are on the car? Have you noticed any fluid leaks lately?
Customer: 60k no fluid leaks
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Jared D replied 9 months ago.

You most likely have a misfire occurring. Do you have the check engine light illuminated on the dash?

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
Expert:  Jared D replied 9 months ago.

To figure out which system is causing the misfire we'll need to know what codes the computer has stored that are triggering the check engine light.

Do you have access to a scan tool? Most parts stores will also scan codes for free.