fairly significant
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
25,650 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. new motor mount (1 reports)
  2. replace lower control arm bushings (1 reports)
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problem #2

Mar 122003

Focus ZTW 2.0L Zetec

  • Manual transmission
  • 10 miles

Brand new car and the lower control arm bushings were bad. Dealer said it was due too the dry New Mexico climate and tried to get me to live with it, I refused. % years later the problem has returned.

- John D., Pisa, Italy, Italy

problem #1

Oct 022007

(reported on)

Focus SE

  • Automatic transmission
  • 51,214 miles

This problem happened simultaneously with a bearing going out (that was $300). The car made grinding and "rubbing" noises in the right front of the car. Noise occurred when accelerating and turning. The dealer replaced the bearing and sent me on my way, I went 4 blocks and turned around. The car was still making noise.

They took 3 days to figure it out and replaced the right front motor mount. Just got it back today and I think it will be going back, there is a clicking noise when I turn the car. UGH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

- ct,co,, Denver, CO, US