hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
50,000 miles

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problem #1

May 082009


  • 50,000 miles
I have two issues with my Ford Focus (2004) first, I ran into a problem with the ignition switch and it will not turn. I left the key in for a couple of months when this initially happened but, it wore out my alternator and I had to have it replaced. I removed the key once the new alternator was installed. I had some minor success with inserting the key and had to bang on it with my hand to get it to turn. This worked successfully for 2 weeks. The ignition switch is now frozen. I am back to square one. Secondly, the trunk latch doesn't close properly and I have to use my remote to reopen the mechanism in order to get it to close. Very aggravating. I will not purchase another Ford if these issues are not recalled.

- San Antonio, TX, USA