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.

9.9

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
200 miles

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2002 Ford Focus body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2002 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 012002

Focus 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 200 miles

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

The contact wished to file a safety complaint regarding the rear door latch that had an active recall. But the contact was going to take the vehicle to dealer to have the recall repairs performed on August, Friday 26, 2005. The contact stated she had problems with rear doors since owning the vehicle. The contact warned manufacturer if recall repairs were not done she will sue Ford and NHTSA.

- Williamstown, MA, USA

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