Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - Poll: Has your SPI dropped a valve seat?
View Single Post
Old 01-12-2013, 09:43 PM   #8
Focus Enthusiast
WrenchTurnerDave's Avatar
Join Date: May 2012
Fan#: 98540
Location: Asheville, NC
What I Drive: 2003 Green Focus SE (2.0L SPI)

Posts: 159
Points 1,251, Level 19
Points: 1,251, Level: 19 Points: 1,251, Level: 19 Points: 1,251, Level: 19
Level Up 51% Completed
Level up: 51% Level up: 51% Level up: 51%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 3 WrenchTurnerDave Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Originally Posted by crazy_urn View Post
We all know of the dreaded valve seat failure. And we see a lot of posts about it. Common knowledge seems to indicate that it is not a matter of if but when.

I want to know if that common knowledge is true. I wonder if it is really as common as we believe, or if it seems that way because we only see posts about the failures.

So post your answer to the poll, and reply with your milage at the time of failure, or current milage if you have not had a problem.
Yes, cylinder #4, intake valve seat, 146K?
WrenchTurnerDave is offline  
    Reply With Quote