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2002 Ford Focus repairs by problem area

Engine (37%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (6%)

Brakes and Traction Control (11%)

Suspension and Steering (16%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (23%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (5%)

Other (3%)

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2002 Ford Focus electrical repair cost distribution

$2500+ (1%)

$1000 - $2499 (9%)

$500 - $999 (15%)

$100 - $499 (44%)

< $100 (31%)

Chart based on 91 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

70000 mi

US $100
Steering Lock 

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2002 Ford Focus 4dr Sedan

110-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

76000 mi Window cable had come off of rack and gotten tangled with the window motor. Had to remove apparatus and re-set cable. 
76000 mi

US $12
Replaced a wiper relay that had been bad for a year or so. 
69440 mi

C $1100
Failed Alternator Broken Stabilizer bar Brake Pads and Rotors 

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2002 Ford Focus 4dr Hatch

130-horsepower 2.0L I4 5-speed manual FWD

120000 mi

US $2100
Window motor and operating switch had to be replaced. One brake light replaced. 
121000 mi

US $359
Remote door locks would not work, and trunk would not open manually with key. 
125000 mi

US $200
Air conditioning stopped working, radiator fan resistor was at fault 
137700 mi

US $100
Air conditioning leak - condensor 
178000 mi

US $225
Alternator failed, I replaced it. 

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2002 Ford Focus 2dr Hatch

170-horsepower 2.0L I4 6-speed manual FWD

80600 mi

C $250
Alternator. Second alternator in three years. Part had a life time warrenty. Paid only for labor 
48000 mi

US $70
When running, a/c leaks water into passenger footwell Horn inoperable. 
50000 mi

US $100
Horn inoperable - blowing fuses. Replaced fuse and both high and low tone horns. 
50000 mi

US $100
Horn Fixed 
51000 mi

US $450
Charging system light illuminated. Alternator Replaced. 
46000 mi

US $1100
AC coolant replaced 

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2002 Ford Focus 2dr Hatch

130-horsepower 2.0L I4 4-speed automatic FWD

68000 mi Only have 1 speed for heater fan 4. 

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2002 Ford Focus 2-door

4-cylinder automatic 2WD

103000 mi

US $325
AC blowing hot. Don't remember what problem was but it wasn't as bad as the compressor or as simple as the fluid. Motor for driver side window broke. 

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2002 Ford Focus Electrical Problems

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