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Yesterday 04:38 PM
A Focused Family Or you could just put a Focus Fanatics sticker over it and call it good lol.
Yesterday 04:36 PM
A Focused Family Dam dude that sucks! Maybe find one of those paintless repair guys. Call the dealership you bought it from and see if they have a guy.

My dealership has 3 different guys they use.

I had a 2014 ST1 that had a small dent and the guy there fixed it and I couldn't tell it was ever dented.

If he could fix it it would probably be way cheaper than 450 bucks.
05-25-2017 09:06 PM
CannedHam Hello..I just bought a 2016 Focus SE. Two day sfter getting it I got a chip in the bumper. Size of a dime. I was quoted $450 for the repair. Really? Sound a tad steep to me.

Suggestions, thoughts?
05-25-2017 06:11 PM
Marine1 Hello, I have a 2016 5-DR Hatchback SE 2.0L I4 GDI Engine 5 spd(manual). Magnetic color outside charcoal black interior. It also has the SE sport package and 17" Machined Aluminum Wheels. This is the first focus ive ever had or driven for that fact, so i have no clue as to what parts i need to upgrade this baby. I dont know what a mk3 is or a duratech engine is, all i know is what it says on the paper work when i bought this one(the whole gdi engine). Id like to start with the intake and exhaust and go from there, i live in cali so i know the retarded rules but idc im leaving this state in a couple months anyways. I think this is an awesome sight and from some threads ive read very knowledgeable people. Thank you.
05-23-2017 03:56 PM
Markopolo94 Hey i got a 2009 SE and im trying to find out what kind of steering i got on it?? I need to know so i can buy the good inner tie rods! :o HELP!!!!
05-22-2017 06:56 PM
A Focused Family ^^^Very good advice because this happened to me and I did this until I got the fan resistor replaced. Then on another focus it was the t-stat.

Also a small pinhole or crack in the coolant tank can have the same symptoms. I had this happen to me on yet one other focus I had lol.

Welcome to the forums.
05-22-2017 01:48 PM
cheap sleeper
Originally Posted by XlxBRENDANxlX View Post
Just had it idle for ten minutes and noticed my radiator fan hadn't kicked in. Next minute water/coolant boiled and gushed out of everywhere. It seems even with codes it can still 100 different things with same symptoms with CPUs . Elimination processes can be costly. #overit
Yo, a quick tip for you to keep driving it until you replace the thermosistor or pigtail (whichever failed): As long as your ac is charged and working, just run the ac anytime you have to go slow or sit still idling. The ac makes the other fan run and will keep the engine cool. I've been using my DD focus that way for 6 years with no problems. ;)
05-21-2017 10:26 PM
Love / Hate this car

Hi, I found this site searching google for problems I had with my Focus. I ended up buying a 2002 ZX3 2.0L zetec with 150k miles as an only option to replace my chevy truck. The first time I drove this car I fell in love with the way it handled and how comfortable it is, for a small economy car.

I have a Long list of repairs I have made in the past 5 months. I have spent almost as much on repairs as I paid for the car. In any event, I love this car and hate how unreliable it is.

Now that I have finally ironed out the major problems with this car, I can now Focus on modding it.
05-18-2017 05:56 AM
Troill checking in!

2012 Ford focus 1,6 owne her.
05-14-2017 08:13 PM
rbarnett007 Long time lurker -- this site kept my 2003 ZX3 going when others said it couldn't. Decided it was time to join up.

Finally traded up, to a 2014 SE with Sport Package. Same color. But now, I have 4-doors to open, which really helps with the little-guys in the back seat.

Looking forward to a bunch more miles and adventures. First thing -- get the danged Microsoft SYNC to work. Errrrr.... @:-X

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