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8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$334.00
Average Mileage:
62,125 miles
Total Complaints:
4 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace alternator (3 reports)
  2. Ford dealer repaired, out of warranty of course (1 reports)
2002 Ford Focus electrical problems

electrical problem

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2002 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #4

Dec 022007

Focus SE 2.0L 4 Cl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 85,000 miles

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

I have to replace my alternator every 6 months. I don't know what to do. And the check engine light is always on.

- , Phoenix, AZ, USA

problem #3

Aug 152007

Focus ZTS 2.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 93,500 miles

Something that should be so easy to replace turned into a typical all day Ford nightmare. All alternators eventually fail but nothing should be so hard to replace.

- , St Charles, MO, USA

problem #2

Oct 182007

(reported on)

Focus

  • Manual transmission
  • 31,000 miles

The car is 5 years old and I was just about to make my last payment. The radio started fading out about a week before the car died. Thought it was the battery, but after replacing that, found it was the alternator. The car still does not run properly. Not sure if it's the auto shop or another problem with the car. It only has 31,000 miles on it. Aren't engines supposed to last longer than this?

- , Seattle, WA, USA

problem #1

Sep 282007

(reported on)

Focus

  • Automatic transmission
  • 39,000 miles

Had to get a new battery and then found out it was the alternator. Car only 4 years old.

- , Norristown, PA, USA

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