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Old 04-24-2006, 05:40 PM   #1
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Just Bought a Focus! Need info please! Thanks!

Hey everyone,

I just bought a 2003 Ford Focus ZX3. It has the 16v Zetec Engine in it. Which, i'm sure most of you know, lol. A friend of mine drove it and his fiance owned one with the same engine, but i believe it was an earlier model. When he test drove mine, and i have to agree with him, it seems to lag, as you accelerate it, in the RPMs. If feels kinda of slow. I'm going to do a tune up on it because i bought it used... and i just got it today, but i was wondering if any of you had any information for me about it.

I appreciate all of your help and thank you for the help on my earlier thread from last week about buying the car. I don't regret it.





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Old 04-24-2006, 05:43 PM   #2
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does it bog untill about 2k rpm's? is so, pretty sure thats normal... if youre talking about the rpm drop being slow, theres nothing you can do but start modding.. the slow rpm drop happens in zetec engines
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Old 04-24-2006, 05:44 PM   #3
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Congrats on the choice. You didn't really specify what info you needed, but how many miles are on it?
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Old 04-24-2006, 05:47 PM   #4
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sorry about not being specific...

it lags above 2000 rpm's.

34,000 miles are on it.

I bought it for 8,000.
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