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.

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

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2002 Ford Focus suspension problems

suspension problem

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2002 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #2

Sep 012002

Focus

  • miles

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

While driving 35mph tire separated from axle, causing serious injuries.

- Union City, GA, USA

problem #1

Apr 152002

(reported on)

Focus

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Left rear wheel bearings would cause wheel to wobble and wander. Had it replaced 3 times for problem. Informed by mechanic to replace wheel before eventually it disconnects by itself.

- Delevan, NY, USA

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