Originally Posted by 2003focusowner
I am looking at a 2004 Focus SE sedan with the Duratec engine / auto tranny. Has 142,000 on the car. What can you guys tell me about the Duratec engine? The good, the bad and the ugly? Any quirks with it that I should look at right off?
Buying it for my daughter for college. She might put 5,000 miles a year on it.
'04 w/ a D-tech, must be the 23. Great motor. Starter, alternator, water pump, battery, wheel bearings & brakes. If not done already w/ 142,000 miles. Like any other car w/ that mileage.