Why won’t my 2012 Ford Focus start if there’s no clicking noise?

I’ve had a few other cars not start on me over the years but there is always at least a clicking noise I hear when trying to turn the ignition on. My 2012 Focus isn’t even giving me that! Why isn’t my Focus starting and what’s up with the no clicking?

Abbey Orzech · Answered on Nov 15, 2022
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
When a 2012 Ford Focus won’t start and there’s no clicking noise, you could be dealing with:
  • A dead vehicle battery
  • A dead key fob battery
  • A faulty alternator
Swapping out your key fob battery and maybe even your vehicle battery could be easy enough DIY tasks, but if you’d rather leave these tasks to a professional, I suggest bringing your Focus to a certified mechanic for diagnosis.
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