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2012 Ford Focus random warning...
2012 Ford Focus random warning light that says hood is open and random car alarm goes off if I lock the car. I had the recall ompleted at dealer for door switches a few weeks ago. I have looked at switch next to hood latch, cleaned and inspected wiring. Helped for about two weeks but has now started it again.
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Jaybird61
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Hi, My name is Jay

The door latch recall did not include the hood latch. If you intermittently have no contact to the hood latch then it is most likely a bad contact in the hood latch switch. Since cleaning it helped for a while i would recommend replacing the hood latch switch.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Is this a dealer item only? Would you have a part number for it?

This is a dealer item only and i have no listing on the part in my manual. The dealer would also have the latest part number by using your VIN number to get correct part.

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