2003 Ford Focus Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2003 Ford Focus


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2003 Ford Focus
$351 to $658
2003 Ford Focus
$218 to $463
2003 Ford Focus
$837 to $1,481
2003 Ford Focus
$232 to $648
2003 Ford Focus
$724 to $2,179

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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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i recently had alternator replaced a few months ago. but now when i press the gas the car feels like it idles too high which it never has before, and also the battery gets drained so i have to keep jumping it to start it up. while driving the battery will drain and the engine turns off.

When i went to go crank my car it would not turn over no matter what i did. Finally after being fed up with this lengthy problem going on for about five to six months i took it to a mechanic only for them to get it cranked and told me it wasn't all the way in park. Anything i can do to preven...

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Ford has recalled certain 2000-2005 Focus vehicles in states that use road salt because corrosion may build up at the pawl pivot area of the rear door latch. This may prevent the door from latching properly. If this occurs, an occupant could fall out of the vehicle. Dealers will install a lower rocker seal to the door to prevent corrosive material from entering and will evaluate the rear door latches, which will either be lubricated or replaced.

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I have a 2003 ford focus zx3 and bought it brand new. I would not recommend this car to anybody, ford made these cars cheaply and they are severely flawed. My car is almost 8 years old and only has 81,252 miles on it because i cant keep it running long to put very many miles on it. and repairs are costly. Not and ideal car for some one looking for something cost efficiant. My list of repairs ar...

I have a 2003 Focus. I love my car. It only has 68,000 miles on it as I don't travel a lot. I have had only one problem. The ignition switch locked and I had to have a locksmith remove a small part inside the cylinder. That was not expensive. I found out what to do from checking the internet. Lots of luck to the rest of my fellow Focus owners. I hope you are as happy with your car as I am.

Lots of body noise, several electrical issues, transmission amd air-conditioning unit replaced (thank god it was while still under waRRANTY.

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