Originally Posted by JonathanGennick
Grab the PDF and read the anecdotes. Also Google for "Focus fishtail". Very common problem. The best "solution" I found was to always mount good winter tires. Doing so more masked the problem than solved it, but it was enough to get me by all these winters.
this applies to 2005 and up Focus, the law suit does anyway, but does that apply to me, with a 2002?
2002 Focus SE, auto, 2.0L SPI