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2002 Ford Focus Body Problems

2002 Ford Focus body Problems 2002 Ford Focus body Problems

123 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2002 Ford Focus. 5 of these members (4.1%) have reported body repairs for their car. A total of 13 body repairs to 2002 Ford Focuses--an average of 0.1 per vehicle--have been reported.

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2002 Ford Focus body repair cost distribution

Chart based on 65 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.
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2002 Ford Focus

Engine not specified

99200 mi   Since there was significant rust damage to the rocker panels - despite rust proofing - I decided to let it go. 

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2002 Ford Focus 4dr Wagon

130-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

78000 mi US $30 Glass in driver's side mirror fell out. Replaced side mirror assembly myself for $30. 

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2002 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

130-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

34507 mi US $100 Failure, not a cosmetic issue. (Cost Estimated.) 
48103   Passenger Door Actuator (non-cosmetic)(Cost Estimated). 
73592   Hood Release Cable and Hood Rod Bushing (Warranty, non-cosmetic). 
89583   The top front of the dash developed a spot that reflected into the windshield. Had the dash re-tinted at an upholstery shop. 
92100   Headlight assemblies replaced. OEM headlights fogged and hazed, bought used headlights from someone who went aftermarket (Cost estimated.) 
137180   I had put some used headlights on the car at 92K miles. Now the original RH headlight was in better shape than the new one, so I put it back. I repainted the center caps and touched up the wheels. Both were stop-gap fixes. 
145137   Brake pedal pad had worn down and become slippery. Replaced with F6DZ-2454-AA - $11.18. (Didn't make a huge difference, though). 
149700   Center Console Armrest cover would not latch close. Added Traxxas 7449 RC car spring with 3 links cut and spray painted black to add pressure to latch. 

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2002 Ford Focus 2dr Hatch

170-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

53000 mi US $200 Water leak into passenger footwell in heavy rain a/o car wash. Repaired cabin air filter holder and replaced filter.  

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2002 Ford Focus 2dr Hatch

130-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

35000 mi   front plastic trim to windsheild leaking water into passenger foot-well and replaced under warrantee - common issue. 

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