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fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
96,680 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. put the car in n - neutral, then press the brakes (1 reports)
  3. remove the pedal (1 reports)
2000 Ford Focus engine problems

engine problem

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2000 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #3

Mar 142012

Focus Se Wagon 2.0L Zetec Doch

  • Automatic transmission
  • 148,098 miles


In my Focus 2.0 DOHC Zetec, it was the cruise control fuse that was loose. (Its located on the fuse-box behind the steering wheel).

If it happens, Put the car in N - Neutral, before pressing the brakes, and letting the car come to a normal rest. Otherwise it just eats up your brake pads.

- , Waterloo, Ontario, canada

problem #2

Jan 212011

Focus 1.8L

  • Manual transmission
  • 73,943 miles

The acceleration pedal on my 2000 ford focus get stuck when you release the pedal after accelerating and the rpm are stuck until I put my toe under the pedal and pull it.

Update from Jan 25, 2012: I had my pedal checked at a local garage about two months ago and it got fixed. They removed the pedal and cleaned it up with a spray on the inside.because of the impurity it didn't come back on its own. I haven't had any more problems with it so far.

- , Tirana, Tirana, Albania

problem #1

Dec 052005

(reported on)

Focus Zetec

  • 68,000 miles

the accelerator sticks sometimes at between 3000 and 4000 rpm

- , Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales

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