No Ford except automatic transmission models has dipsticks, and even those have been eliminated on the latest models. Approximately one minute later, there was an explosion. Miles on vehicle are under 800. I had been to several different dealerships before and did not feel I was getting the best service at the other dealerships but at Car Expo service was amazing. The fire destroyed the vehicle. I am extremely concerned because the car stalled without warning at approximately 25 miles an hour.
Aug 24, 2012 The 5 speed manual transmission in your Focus doesn't have a Dipstick, the fluid level is checked by going under the car and removing a fill plug on the side of the transmission case, you then stick your pinkie in the hole and if you can just touch the transmission lube the level is correct. They fear electrical damage could result. Cruise control shut off auto speeded up enjine roared appliing brakes didn't stop auto. It was time to retire the '05 v-6 Mustang in favor for something that had a bit more room in the back. This car is a lot of fun to drive.
My main concern since ownership has been the hesitation when accelerating. I could not get anywhere to get it fixed so I was forced to sit on the side of a major road in 20 degree weather for more than 45 minutes. I had the car towed and after 5 days the dealership still cannot find anything wrong. Your time is almost up on this superb 2002 Ford Focus. I highly recommend Car Expo to anyone looking to buy a car in the Alpharetta area!!!! When I arrived at the dealership, they had it up front waiting on me. Fluid runs down stem of clutch pedal, loosening the rubber pedal pad, which proceeds to fall off in certain situations while vehicle is in motion. It's not a family car what so ever.
Sounds scary bot it is easy. . Transmission: Manual 5 Speed Color:Blue Interior Color: Black Average Vehicle Review: 4. Due to the water incursion into the cab of the vehicle, the vehicle has been declared a total loss by my insurance. The transmission on the 2002 Ford Focus has been having problems shifting gears,The linkage inside the transmission suffers from premature wear, causing difficulty in switching or shifting gears.
And it's great on gas. This car handles well on the road and is very fun to drive. YouTube has several good reviews. I told him there were three different people driving this Focus. The failure and current mileages were 70,000. The oil light, battery light, and one other light came on alternator I think.
The car is great on gas though, I only fill up about once weekly. Jun 13, 2011 I just did this for a friend this morning. I never really considered buying a Ford I've owned mostly Hondas in the past , but I needed 4 doors. As the car is too dangerous to drive, it is still at the dealer. Later it was found that water had gotten into transmission. Did the test drive and they didn't hassel me. If you rather I post the info, that's ok? It's a very small car.
Auto had 450 miles on it and was totally destroyed. Read more: Jun 08, 2014 Hi there: On Ford Focus, the slave cylinder is mounted inside the bell housing on the transmission , You will have to pull the transmission to replace. Apparently the onboard computer did not capture the problem. Had some minor things wrong with the car and they agreed to make the repairs. The 2005 245 miles on it Ford Focus left me in a situation where I was a sitting duck and almost got rear ended the first time and yelled at the second time.
Car Expo is family owned which I like and they were very professional. It seems to be moderately sized outside, but inside it feels like a much larger vehicle. The fire investigator stated that the fire may have been caused by the transmission. The transmission bands that wrap around each gear to hold the gears in place are becoming loose, causing the gears to shift harshly. Supporting the engine with Engine Support 303-290.