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Old 01-30-2011, 01:12 PM   #1
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Focus problems.

Oh boy did I get a lemon. Its just one thing after another with this car. First the huge coolant leak (fixed), then the shift cables (fixed), now I have to save up for the back brakes to get done, the back alignment, back tires, and now I the my clutch master cylinder is out or going out. Awsome!
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Old 01-30-2011, 04:44 PM   #2
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Sorry for that!

But, "in for a penny, in for a pound" as they say. Once you fix the remaining issues you should be good for many miles of happy, trouble-free motoring. But I won't guarantee it
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Old 01-30-2011, 05:06 PM   #3
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How many miles are on your car and how long have you had it? A lot of what you describe would be maint/wear items and we are talking about a 9 year old car. When I think of lemon, I think of cars like my neighbors 20,000 mi Avalon with an ongoing oil leak, intermittent power window problems and a shifter that sticks in park about once a month.
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How many miles are on your car and how long have you had it? A lot of what you describe would be maint/wear items and we are talking about a 9 year old car. When I think of lemon, I think of cars like my neighbors 20,000 mi Avalon with an ongoing oil leak, intermittent power window problems and a shifter that sticks in park about once a month.

It has 94K and I've only had it almost four months now. I love the car but problem after problem. Its getting old

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It has 94K and I've only had it almost four months now. I love the car but problem after problem. Its getting old

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at that mileage your due for some maintenance
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Old 01-31-2011, 03:30 PM   #6
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I just hope more doesnt go wrong.


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its all maintenance things, minus the rear tire issue but an alignment should fix that. the slave cylinder leaking is a common issue on foci which sucks, but no car is perfect, gotta love em regardless of what they need as long as you enjoy it when it works well, makes the investment well worth it
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might want to do a timing belt if its not already done. or you will be really pissed when the car is on the side of the road. back brakes seems like a good excuse for SVT rear swap, lol.
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Old 01-31-2011, 07:45 PM   #9
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might want to do a timing belt if its not already done. or you will be really pissed when the car is on the side of the road. back brakes seems like a good excuse for SVT rear swap, lol.

Yea i heard that the timing belt was comin up. And i like your thinkin on the SVT rear swap

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lol I know what you mean..... got another car to drive and I haven't even been able to register yet because it's leak after leak. There's only so much you can replace though. haha.
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