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Old 01-12-2012, 04:28 PM   #1
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buying a used focus :)

I am picking up my very first ford focus zetec, 1999, tomorrow the car is pretty sound, few slight scratches to the body but nothing noticable, my question is it has 120,000 mles on the clock and browsing through the internet, its not a good sign :( please tell me i havent made a boo boo


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Old 01-12-2012, 04:36 PM   #2
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it's all in the maintenance. do you know anything about the cars past? If not i would start by doing a full tune up. replace timing belt and filters. Other than that Zetec engines are not bad at all!
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Old 01-12-2012, 04:41 PM   #3
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well i feel a bit better with yr reply, i fully intend on getting a full service with timing belt check and possible change, there is a partial service history, i love the car, i love the look the way it drives, my average mileage per year is only about 3000 miles, i dont really do motorways unless its needed :)
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My focus has 127k miles and runs like new still. Its all about maintenance!
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