hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
53,250 miles

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problem #2

Oct 272004

Focus 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Steering wheel column would move back and forth on its own. Consumer took vehicle to the dealer for inspection, but mechanic could not duplicate the problem.

- Pittsburgh, PA, USA

problem #1

May 042004

Focus 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 106,500 miles
Steering wheel locked and it was difficult to unlock it on five different occasions. Dealer refused to examine the vehicle, but instead quoted prices to the consumer.

- Signal Hill, CA, USA