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10.0

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

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2003 Ford Focus brakes problems

brakes problem

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2003 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 202006

Focus 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

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

Several parts failures, including alternator, brakes, muffler, transmission, and ignition lock cylinder

- Arlington, TX, USA

problem #1

Aug 282004

Focus 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Every since I bought the car the brakes have squeaked. When I took it in for the first service, I informed the mechanic of my concern about the squeaking brakes and the overwhelming amountof brake dust on my wheels and rims. After that check up I was told my brakes were fine and I pleaded with the mechanic to be sure and again and again he told me everything was fine. This past Saturday, August 28 2004, just over 16,000 miles, I took my car in for service and again complained of the brake dust and sqeaking sound and now grinding sound I here. I have been informed that I need new front brakes metal to metal pads and the front rotors must be replaced!!!! this is craziness and I am outraged!!!

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

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