2004 Ford Focus SVT Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Ford Focus SVT

2004 Ford Focus SVT Problems

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An illuminated Check Engine Light could mean that the intake manifold control lever is broken. An updated intake manifold should be installed.

4th leaking housing since new. Plastic cracks or oring fails

Warped front brake rotors may cause the steering wheel to shimmy when the brakes are applied. Our technicians tell us the brake rotors and pads should  be replaced to correct this concern.

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2004 Ford Focus SVT Questions

my son just installed the shifter cables and now it seems not grabbing any gears at all. How can he adjust the cables? he's been trying almost everything and nothing seems to work. what is he missing?

I think that the issue is to do with the transmission

Ford Service Bulletin said to reprogram PCM for this year, model and this was done at dealer, but no improvement to long crank time. No error codes. Crank duration improves (1-4 seconds) when: 1) car has been running, turned off, and restarted within 5-10 min; 2) on cold start, if I turn key to ...

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