2001 Ford Focus Overview


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2001 Ford Focus Overview

The 2001 Ford Focus continued to be a favorite with reviewers and drivers for its roomy interior, smooth handling, and great gas mileage. The line's second year in North America proved a difficult one, though, with voluntary recalls for problems with a suspension bolt and with a battery cable on the premium Z-trim engine.

It seemed that if you got a 2001 Focus that was free of these production flaws, you loved it; but when they were bad, they were horrid. Bill Ford soothed investors with press conferences praising the potential of the line, and he probably wasn't spinning too hard. The Ford Focus filled a significant niche in the family compact market, and the line offered one of the most durable, affordable wagons available in the US.

Trims for the 2001 Ford Focus included the Street and SE lines, available as four-door wagon and sedan body models, a four-door LX sedan, and the performance-enhanced ZTS sedan and two-door ZX3 hatchback.


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    Why Wont My Brake Lights Work On My 2001 Ford Focus? Fuse Is Good & Bulbs T...

    My brake lights dont work. Bulbs are new, fuse are good. My middle back light works,headlights work but not the brake lights.

    4,571 views with 16 answers (last answer 2 weeks ago)

    Dash Board Light Fuse

    Fuse #39 keeps blowing soon as I insert it

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    Silent alarm. How does that work? I see the light flashing but don't know how it would work.

    5 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 weeks ago)

    01 Ford Focus

    I have an 01 ford focus the check alternator light comes on and all the gauges goes up. Any info will be very thankful And the battery and alternator been replace recently

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    Transmission Problem

    I have a 2001 ford focus it seems like it when you put it in drive it only has 1st gear but you can keep the rpms low and shift it from 1st to 2nd then drive and it will shift fine but it seems l...

    5 views with 1 answer (last answer about a month ago)