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Old 03-12-2011, 07:41 PM   #1
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Just purchased a gas saver 2002 ford focus mach edition 105K The body is in excellent shape but maintained horribly, aside from oil changes. I fixed a few things let me know if i missed anything. Ohhh HI from DAYTON OHIO.

timing belt (was in bad shape missing chunks)
idler pulleys
water pump
belt tensioner (busted)
serpentine belt (was toasted)
valve cover gasket (was leaking)
alternator (going bad)
battery (was bad)
cold air intake (air box looked like a raccoon's house)
front bearings (were bad)
front rotors and pads (had originals)
rear hubs and shoes
new tires (were all roted out)
new fuel filter fresh oil change
new o2 sensors
new wires plugs and ignition coil
new radiator hoses

still have to replace the catalytic converter and exhaust!


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Old 03-13-2011, 06:00 AM   #2
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That a pretty good list. After that much, run it a few weeks and see what else comes up, I say.
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Old 03-13-2011, 06:44 AM   #3
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If that valve cover was leaking, there might be a good chance it leaked onto the thermostat. Might want to keep and eye on it check it for cracks and leaks.

Valve cover leaks are known for cracking the thermostat housing.

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105k on the original brake pads... holy bejesus
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105k on the original brake pads... holy bejesus
yeah how in the world was that thing able to stop haha
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Old 03-13-2011, 02:06 PM   #6
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^^^^ with a lot of faith and grinding.LOL
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105k on the original brake pads... holy bejesus
Wow, did it even have any pads? to , BTW.
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