Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
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Average Mileage:
75,000 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

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2003 Ford Focus AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

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2003 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #2

Dec 082011


  • Automatic transmission
  • 135,000 miles


I for one will NEVER BUY A FORD AGAIN. I will try and sell this card back to the dealership for another car (not a ford) as I could not off this unto someone else without worrying about them!

This car is a piece of sh*t and everyone I know who has bought one thinks the same thing.

I have 6 more payments to pay on this crappy car and if I can't trade it in for something else, then perhaps I should abandon it on their lot or better yet set it on fire!

- , Corvallis, OR, USA

problem #1

Jan 252007

(reported on)

Focus LX 3.2

  • Automatic transmission
  • 15,000 miles

what do you think when its 15 degrees and you can't defog the windshield and your freezing your A off ?

- , Dedham, MA, USA

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