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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
9,800 miles

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2006 Ford Focus body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2006 Ford Focus Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 182007

Focus 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 9,800 miles


The contact owns a 2006 Ford Focus. The contact stated that the bracket in the front of the vehicle came apart. The dealer stated that the contact must have hit something in order for it to come apart. As of October 9, 2007, the dealer had not repaired the vehicle. The current mileage was 9,800 and the failure mileage was 9,750.

- University Heights, OH, USA

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