If you are driving a 2001 Ford FOCUS, or if you are planning to purchase one, then it is important that you review reported Fuel System, Gasoline Carburetor System problems and defects. Total reports: 1.
Events Leading Up To The Failure: Check Engine Light Came On Has Never Gone Off Since, Highly Increased Running Noise, Engine Hesitation That At Highway Speed It Causes The Whole Car To Jerk Failure: I Took The Car In And They Told Me I Needed A New Head That ford Had Redesigned A New One And It Would Cost $1000. The One I Currently Have Deposits Carbon And Will Keep Doing So Until It Eventually Gives Out. The Thing That Irks Me Is ford Obviously Knew There Was A Design Flaw If They Designed A New One, Therefore I Feel They Should Be Covering This. Corrections: None, Cannot Afford. Will Have To Drive It Until The Car Gives Out.
FORD FOCUS 2001 problem was reported in SHAWANO, WI. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FORD FOCUS 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. DEALER’S NAME: VAN BOXTEL FORD .
Nov 10, 2004