Vehicle was involved in a crash. Also if the old converter came apart there is a chance that a part of it is still stuck in the exhaust somewhere and plugging the exhaust periodically. Randomly car will not start, and there is no cranking either. Chevy had the similar problem part. I brought it in and was told that there was nothing wrong with the car.
If The Vehicle Was Not Corrected In 30 Days The Consumer Was Going To Request That The Vehicle Be Repurchased. Car Stall problem 19 While driving at highway speeds engine lost power, nearly resulting in a rear end collision. The service dealer extracted and replaced the ignition lock cylinder. In the event of an emergency it is unreliable. The contact states he has had the vehicle repaired. Rubber seal breaks down from heat and coolant will start leaking.
The vehicle was deemed a total loss. The total sales of the 2002 Ford Focus in the United States are 253,727 units. What are the long and short term fuel trims reading when the problem is occurring? If it is misfiring, it may have not reached the threshold for creating a trouble code yet. No codes have ever come up in the computer. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We offer help in answering questions, clarifying things or giving advice but we are not a substitute for an on-site inspection by a professional. Accident was reported to Police.
Jan 17, 2008 The Contact Owns A 2002 ford focus. From There The Steering Seemed Shakey At Times At Highway Speeds. I had water coming in the passenger side and they said they fixed the problem. He has given up and said must be in the computer even though he gets no codes. It Is Completely Unstable On Snow Or Ice.
Checked The Power Steering Fluid And Belt, And Added More Power Steering Fluid. As A Result, The Driver Lost Control Of The Vehicle And Hit The Curb. I replaced the antenna to no avail. I Contacted ford Motor Company And They Said There Is Nothing They Have To Do Since The Car Is Out Of Warranty. I personally replaced it along with the flywheel. June 13, 2010 This Is Our First Year Driving This focus In The Snow, We Bought It In 2011. My Focus was making a clunking sound similar in nature to traction control kicking in.
The Dealership Has Changed The Transmission, Front Bearing, And Knuckle, On The Car In The Past Two Months. While driving approximately 40 mph on normal road conditions, the steering wheel loosened without warning. The vehicle felt as if it were in neutral, after 15-30 seconds or downshifted to 2nd gear, the vehicle re-engages and the wheel power was restored. I'm sure the poster has taken care of it. The Mechanic Stated That The Engine Would Have To Be Replaced Due To Oil Leaking Into The Engine. I Had Problem With It In October It Was The Car Moving When I Am Driving It Moves Like A Swerving Motion And Then In December 13, 2002. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.
The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where a small amount of oil was added to the reservoir. Nov 15, 2002 This Problem Just Happened Yesterday. I will not buy another Ford Focus due to this frustration. Perform diagnosis and repair as necessary. Although We Have Not Got The Part Yet, But It Seems As If Putting It Back In Will Not Be Easy. While driving 10 mph, the vehicle stalled without warning. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
For A Small University Town, Four Cars With Similar Defects Is Not A Normal Issue. This European-developed car offers ride comfort and agility on par with respectable sport sedans. Because it is a brand new car. Nov 15, 2002 Fuel Pump Was Replaced Twice From January To June Sterring Wheel And Car Shake While Stopping And Driving At 50 Mph Or Above Brakes Have Been Checked 3 Times Finally Had Replaced And Rotors, No Change In Performance Mileage was 0 miles. The revised valve guides and exhaust valves help prevent carbon build-up. This is a really annoying problem, and I'm now afraid to take the car anywhere, even if it comes back from the dealership supposedly after being 'fixed', as there's no telling when the problem will recur, or if the car could even stall in the middle of a freeway!.
It Was In To Be Serviced On A Friday And They Said They Could Not Repeat The Sound. The failure mileage was 83,000 and current mileage was 89,000. At least this time it showed signs of malfunction probability. Also check spark wire terminal for signs of carbon or rust. At Least This Time It Showed Signs Of Malfunction Probability.
Any ideals would be appreciated. This seems to be a problem spot for Zetec engines. My focus Was Making A Clunking Sound Similar In Nature To Traction Control Kicking In. He replaced the fuel pump and module Ford Part and it didnt help, he checked exhaust , mass air flow sensors, and so on. As of now I will have to pay all costs out of pocket for these repairs for a well known defective part that the Ford company refuses to put a recall on the vehicles that are affected by this problem. This puts a strain on the engine that reduces its ability to keep a normal idle and even causes the car not to idle, but you can rev it up and keep in going. Sometime turning the knob to decrease the volume actually increases the volume.