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.

6.1

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
13,000 miles

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2002 Ford Focus suspension problems

suspension problem

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2002 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 012006

Focus 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 26,000 miles

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

: the contact stated after driving on bumpy road conditions a clanking noise was coming from the front suspension. The contact inspected the vehicle, and determined the sway bar link wore out, and the tie rod ends cracked. The contact replaced the sway bar link and front tie rod ends. The vehicle was not seen by a dealer. Updated 2/7/2006 -

- Detroit, MI, USA

problem #1

Sep 052003

Focus

  • miles
Sway bar fails prematurely.

- Alexandria, VA, USA

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