2.4

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
65,000 miles

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2001 Ford Focus electrical problems

electrical problem

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2001 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #1

May 272006

Focus 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 65,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The rear wiper in my 2001 Ford Focus ZX3 stopped working. Upon investigation I found that 5 wires in the wiring harness going into the hatch lid had cracked insulation and exposed conductors. One wire was completely severed. I have used electrical tape to temporarily render the situation safe until I can make a more permanent repair. I have also learned than many other 2001 Focus owners have experienced the same problem. I believe the exposed conductor constitute a serious fire hazard.

- Glenville, NY, USA

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