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#608 of 637 Re: 2004 Focus wagon Button for Back door [krashkadillak]
Mar 31, 2009 (2:39 pm)
Thank you for the comment, but the button that I am talking with the issue is the one in the actuall door, is a ruber cover button, that I think it should open, but in my 04 is not working.
#609 of 637 Re: 2004 Focus wagon Button for Back door [checdw]
Mar 31, 2009 (2:47 pm)
I have a 2003 ZTW...it's rubber covered button doesn't work any more..Since the fob and inside button work I have not tried to get it fixed..
#610 of 637 Window Etching Question
Apr 01, 2009 (9:09 am)
I was wondering if someone could help me. I bought a new Ford Focus after negotiating a price at a dealership here in NJ. When I reviewed the invoice I saw that the sale price was $200 higher than we had negotiated. Salesman explained that it includes the $200 charge for window etching which qualifies me for a % discount off on my comprehensive insurance. The $200 was actually added to this dealership's printed invoice. I said ok, but...when I went to pay for the car and met with their closer (you know - the person that tries to sell all the extra warranty and stuff), she offered me window etching. I mentioned that I already paid for it. She hesitated and then explained that this was a "more comprehensive" etching policy. What the heck does that mean. I know I should have asked but instead I just said no. I looked at my windshield and do not see any signs of etching. Does anyone know how I can be assured that I got what I paid for? Thanks in advance for any advice.
#611 of 637 Re: Window Etching Question [pepe11]
Apr 02, 2009 (6:31 pm)
Hey pepe11, the cretins are trying to rip you off. Sounds like they did. Chalk it up to experience. Write a nice letter to Ford in Michigan and courtesy copy the stealership. Let them know you have a bad taste in your mouth from purchasing your Ford from the scammers at the NJ dealership. Be civil and state the facts. Let them know this is experience will be remembered, and you will let all your friends and acquaintances know as well.
Be rational, cool, and factual. Be confident that YOU will have the last laugh. Don't get mad, get even.
It's sad that cretins like this, who are desperate to move cars currently, are scamming customers. They are sad beings, not worthy of our pity, remorse, or time. There are lots of pros who sell cars, but apparently not at said dealership.
One letter and be done with them.
Probably be a good idea to stay away from that stealership, as well. You don't have to get your car serviced there--you can choose any Ford dealer you want.
Jul 14, 2009 (1:50 pm)
Hello, My name is Jaime , I have a ford focus wagan sinse 1999. I bought it new with 9 miles wow it was a great car I loved it. 77,000 miles my car just started making this loud noise and shutting off and shaking.My car was always cared for she was my baby.I took my car to a Ford dealer and the mech. told me that it has a blowby that means oil was getting into everywhere,That I would need a new engine. I was just wondering it this has ever happen to anyone else 77.000 miles or any miles ? Jaime
Aug 09, 2009 (8:13 pm)
Blowby? Oil everywhere? Need more info, no clue what you are talking about.
It's been a month since your post...what happened?
#614 of 637 Lost and Found
Dec 31, 2009 (7:03 am)
November 22nd I hit a deer in my 2005 Focus Wagon. No one but the deer was hurt, but both airbags deployed and the car was totaled. I thought I was going to have to get a VW wagon, nice but at almost $30,000 more than I wanted to spend.
My brother directed me to the car search website at my local credit union, and I found an entry for a used wagon about 80 miles away. I went down to look at it and found it was a 2006, same trim, SES, and same color, Light Tundra Green, as my old wagon!
The only differences are the interior, black where my old was tan, and only 36,700 miles. My old wagon had over 107,000. (I drive a lot!) I bought it on Nov. 30th, and have loved it ever since.
The 06 has traction control, where the 05 didn't, but that is about the only mechanical difference. Wish it had heated seats and heated mirrors, but I guess you can't have everything.
#615 of 637 Re: 2004 Focus Wagon ZTW - Gear shifter locking/freezing [nataliep]
Jan 06, 2010 (8:15 am)
I have this same problem with a 2000 model. Just started happening within the last few days (weather has been frigid in the teens in NC). It usually frees up after the car has warmed for 5 minutes. Does anyone else have this problem or a clue as to what might be causing it/fix for it?
#616 of 637 Re: Rear wheel noise on 2003 ZTW wagon [jdudzienski]
May 28, 2010 (6:47 am)
I've got a 2006 focus wagon, and had the same problem...tried replacing tires and no help. Anyone else?
#617 of 637 2006 Focus ZXW SES
Aug 22, 2010 (12:15 pm)
I am looking at upgrading from a 03 Dodge Neon to something with a little more space. Any big issues that I should know about or reasons to shy away from buying a 2006 Focus 5 door hatchback with a manual transmission and 33000 miles on it?
Any info/links would be greatly appreciated!