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Old 06-09-2013, 02:42 PM   #3
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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.
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