Having problems with your 2002 Ford SVT Focus ?

2002 Ford Focus with 90k miles stalls on freeway going 65, then, won't start until it cools down; it won't idle correctly and makes a load rattling noise under the hood. No dash lights and no codes show up. Fuel filter and sensors have been replaced. Good gasoline kept full and one can of injector cleaner added to tank. Mechanic wants $500 to replace thermostat; clean throttle pan (?); replace plug wires; and replace all worn out motor mounts ($250 just for thermostat and upper hose)but won't g

Posted / edited by AnonymousUser on : 18-11-2019

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Either your mechanic is just a jug head who doesnt know anything or you are being taken for a ride,suggest you get a second opinion from the ford dealer.Possibility this car has been clocked at some times as well so it could have a lot higher mileage hence changing the support mountings?? From your description i think you have cooked this engine and its now cream crackered and someone knows this and is just after a quick earner changing the easy bits leaving you with having paid out so much that then you dont want to get rid of car thinking that its cost you so much,best advice ----trade it in and buy another car because without seeing car its hard to advise but i think you will need a new head gasket and a head skim at the very least
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