CarComplaints.com Notes: The 2002 Ford Focus 2.0L SOHC engine has a defect where the intake valve seat fails. The valve then falls into the cylinder, destroying the engine & most owner relationships with Ford in the process.

7.7

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
6,000 miles

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2002 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #2

Jun 042003

(reported on)

Focus

  • 12,000 miles

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

Consumers vehicle is leaking water from sunroof. The carpet is loose due to constant removal.

- Colfax, CA, USA

problem #1

May 072002

Focus

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Consumer states while driving from 35 or more mph the vehicle would intermittently cut off without warning, the vehicle has been to the dealer on three occasions and they were unable to duplicate the problem, the consumer feels excessive heat on his feet while driving, the dealer indicated that all shields are in place, sunroof button is ionperative.

- Detroit, MI, USA

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