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Old 12-16-2004, 11:53 AM   #1
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focus ignition problem

please post if you have had this problem with the ignition cylnder locking up on you im gona take it in to ford and complane and show them how many people have this problem im am also printing off every thing i find about this problem and mite even take it to my lawyer if thay dont fix this problem for me it has hapened 3 time in 1 year now and i have paid for it the first time then ford fixed it the next time and now 4 months later it hapens again and thay wont help me out now im alittle pissed...

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Old 12-16-2004, 02:57 PM   #2
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Ive only had this prob with locking up a few times but its Allways been because the steering lock is on and jaming the key movement . Move the steering wheel and it frees up the barrel so u can turn it . does this sound right ?
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Old 12-16-2004, 03:21 PM   #3
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it has to do with the pins in the cylnder binding up or something like that im in the middle of reserching it now and have found lots of people that have this problem.
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Old 12-16-2004, 05:10 PM   #4
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Old 12-12-2007, 01:59 PM   #5
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I just had my ignition changed out by a locksmith 2 days ago, and 20 mintues after I had the ignition changed the key stuck again. It still lets the car start, but it's not letting the key come out. Have you found anything on that problem?
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Old 12-12-2007, 05:50 PM   #6
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just had it last month but havent had a problem since
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Old 12-12-2007, 05:52 PM   #7
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Wasn't there a recall on something to do with the ignition??? Not sure but yea I have heard alot of complaints about the ignition on these Fofo's
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