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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
97,918 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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2005 Ford Focus fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2005 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #1

Jul 192011

Focus 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 97,918 miles


The contact owns a 2005 Ford Focus. The contact stated that when fueling the vehicle, fuel would regurgitate onto the side of the vehicle and on the contact. The manufacturer was notified who stated there were no recalls for the failure. The vehicle was not taken for repairs of inspection. The failure mileage was 97,918. Updated 08-07-12 the consumer stated the incident occurred more than once and caused a puddle on the ground. Updated 08/08/2012

- Garden City, MI, USA

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