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6.7

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
10,000 miles

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2003 Ford Focus suspension problems

suspension problem

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2003 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 162004

Focus 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 10,000 miles

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

While driving at 60 mph the consumer heard a loud grinding sound coming from beneath the vehicle. The dealer examined the vehicle and replaced the wheel bracket and bearing on the right front side of the vehicle. Now the problem is occurring again on the exact same side of the vehicle. Also when the vehicle is at a stop sign the engine will rev up severely, even when the consumer's foot is on the brakes.

- Olympia, WA, USA

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