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2002 Ford Focus LX Base 4dr Sedan

2002 Ford Focus
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
28 mpg city / 36 mpg hwy
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what would cause my ecm fuse keeps blowing out. what could the problem be?
my ecm fuse keeps blowing out. what could be causing this. i replaced it and was turning and the car shut off again.
Asked by Susan V August 16, 2014, 1:53 pm 1 reply
My car starts ok in the morning but later during the day it will stall after trying to start it.
it's happening more now that is warm, if I wait for 20 to 30 minutes it will start again with no problem.
Asked by Patricia P August 10, 2014, 10:37 am 1 reply
Alternator fault
I have just changed the alternator in a Ford Fiesta 1.4 TDCi diesel. The old alternator was making noises (bearings) but was otherwise fine. However, after changing it for a (used)...
Asked by Ben O August 6, 2014, 1:32 pm 1 reply
04 Ford Focus hard brakes and no acceleration
Ok. I have a 2004 Ford Focus 2.0 DOHC zetec. I recently replaced the alternator, took it for a test drive and all was fine. The next morning it started having some new issues. ...
Asked by Carl W July 31, 2014, 12:29 pm 1 reply
2007 Ford Focus Se 2.0L is Running loud & rough when i press on accelerator
A few weeks ago my ignition coil & spark plug blew off while i was driving pulled over and replaced the plug. When i got home from work that day to change all the plugs I noticed ...
Asked by Danny P August 11, 2014, 10:07 am 0 reply
transmission lagging? 2002 Ford Focus
I believe my transmission is lagging. It has trouble shifting from 2nd to 3rd gear. Also, when cruising at 70 mph my rpm is at 4,000 and I feel that is way to high. What do you thi...
Asked by Jon H August 7, 2014, 9:21 am 0 reply
what could be wrong with my a/c?
When I turn my air on it blows out the top defrost vents, shuts on and off, and make a noise. When it does blow it's cold and my heat works also.
Asked by Mallory C August 6, 2014, 5:21 pm 0 reply
Change Service Interval
How do you change the service interval to every 5000 miles The 2014 Ford Focus already has a 84-month 125,000 mile service plan from Ford, and that service plan calls for contact ...
Asked by Patricia D July 31, 2014, 11:22 pm 0 reply
Steering wheel vibration cause?
When going between 30 and 50 mph the steering wheel vibrates. New brakes and rotors were installed a year a go! Car has 140,000 miles and no sounds just vibration. Wheel hub bearin...
Asked by Antonio R July 31, 2014, 5:15 pm 0 reply
When the ignition is on and you turn on the lights on my 2005 ford focus the trunk opens or at least
When the ignition is on and you turn on the lights on my 2005 ford focus the trunk opens or at least it did until last night. I went leave, turned on my lights and as always I had ...
Asked by Debi A July 23, 2014, 5:36 pm 1 reply

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