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5.6

fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
16,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2004 Ford Focus suspension problems

suspension problem

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2004 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 252004

Focus 4-cyl

  • 16,000 miles

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

While driving, the consumer heard a loud boom. Upon making a right turn, the front of the vehicle collapsed. The ball joints were lying on the ground, the tie rod was broke in half and the brake had also broke in half. The vehicle was completely inoperable. The consumer stated she did not hit anything.

- Pomona, NY, USA

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