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.

7.3

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
7,500 miles

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2002 Ford Focus brakes problems

brakes problem

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2002 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 012003

Focus 4-cyl

  • 15,000 miles

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

I had to replace my front brakes at about 20,000 miles and again 30,000 miles later. I understand there is a class action suit against Ford for it's early brake problems.

- Collingswood, NJ, USA

problem #1

Dec 122002

Focus

  • miles
While driving the at 45mph the gas and brake pedal locked up for five minutes. Pulling the vehicle out of the road. Dealer has inspected the vehicle and could not duplicate or correct the problem.

- Rochester, PA, USA

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