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Old 07-09-2012, 03:51 PM   #41
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Daaaamn that sucks, this just happened to me too just yesterday I'm so down to get my money back.
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Old 11-04-2014, 06:46 PM   #42
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I was wondering the same thing. Anyone talked to ford yet? my 2000 2.0L 4dr engine just valve seats just broke, and this is ridiculous for the low amount of miles it has.
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Old 11-04-2014, 06:58 PM   #43
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I was wondering the same thing. Anyone talked to ford yet? my 2000 2.0L 4dr engine just valve seats just broke, and this is ridiculous for the low amount of miles it has.
Waste of time, this has been a problem for 20 years, you think someone is going to start caring now? Zetec....
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Old 11-05-2014, 12:02 PM   #44
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I was wondering the same thing. Anyone talked to ford yet? my 2000 2.0L 4dr engine just valve seats just broke, and this is ridiculous for the low amount of miles it has.
let me rewrite that for you.

"my car has been out of warranty for 11 years, do you think i can get Ford fix or pay for this broken part?"


No, you are 11 years too late to that party.
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Old 11-05-2014, 06:08 PM   #45
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Why is this thread still going? Pretty soon these motors will be completely phased out and extinct. Just a memory.
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Old 11-21-2014, 05:44 PM   #46
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"my 2000 2.0L 4dr engine just valve seats just broke, and this is ridiculous for the low amount of miles it has."

A 15 year old car with low miles is not 'like new' by any means. Yes, year 2000 cars are now 15, considering 2015 is 6 weeks away! Age wears a car down too, it is not "preserved" from sitting. Rubber and plastic age, and metal bends.

Can't expect a car that old to 'run like new'. After 7-8 years, it's survival of the fittest.
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People are too sue happy these days. Drive the prices of stuff up.
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Old 11-22-2014, 01:16 AM   #48
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You can rebuild an SPI dirt cheap now...mine has 190,000km going strong. About to get a new head, timing belt, gaskets.... So cheap...rock auto!
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"my 2000 2.0L 4dr engine just valve seats just broke, and this is ridiculous for the low amount of miles it has."





A 15 year old car with low miles is not 'like new' by any means. Yes, year 2000 cars are now 15, considering 2015 is 6 weeks away! Age wears a car down too, it is not "preserved" from sitting. Rubber and plastic age, and metal bends.





Can't expect a car that old to 'run like new'. After 7-8 years, it's survival of the fittest.


Exactly, my 03 has 77k miles but its almost 12 years old. Duh! Things are going to break soon! I bet my timing belt is original and needs replacing
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