fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
16,177 miles

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problem #4

May 042004

Focus 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 46,652 miles
Washed car at local car wash, and car ran fine. Got home to do finishing touches and kept car running. Low on fuel, a little under the 1/4 line, but ran fine. Went back out about four hours later to go grocery shopping, and car would not start. All the lights and dinging would come on, but the engine wouldn't turn over. For 2 days my car sat in the parking lot not starting. I would go out in the morning to try and start it, and it would almost start, but wouldn't. I had aaa tow my car to a repair shop and when it got there, they called me and asked what I was trying to do. They got the car off the truck and it started right up. They are keeping my car over night to try and start it in the morning. I feel really dumb now and bad for wasting their time. What could the problem be?

- Ellensburg, WA, USA

problem #3

Mar 182003

(reported on)


  • 18,057 miles
The front and rear brakes, the fuel pump, fuel injector, heater chamber, half shaft bearing, third brake light and speedometer cluster were all replaced.

- Alameda, CA, USA

problem #2

Nov 182002

Focus 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
My wife who is 7 months pregnant who also had my 5 year old son with her, was proceeding on the I-210 when our 2000 Ford Focus suddenly stalled going approximately 55 mph, there were many cars behind her and keeping her wits about her pulled the car into the emergency lane, narrowly missing being rear ended. After several attempts, the car re-started and she was able to get to a phone and call me for assitance. Once I got the car moving, I was noticing a stalling as well.

- Sierra Madre, CA, USA

problem #1

Jul 092002


  • miles
PE 02-040/engine stalling: Vehicle stalls while driving, vehicle taken to dealer, and they replaced a fuel injector, but problem reoccurred. Feel free to provide any further information.

- Mandeville, LA, USA