You have to change the mounting strap from the old one to the new one. As the gas flows through the fuel filter, the sediments get caught inside of the inner filter. Use the owner's manual for the how to an … d what to check. I don't know what the previous owner did to the vehicle; I bought it as-is and immediately had necessary but normal maintenance items performed. Body roll excessive and gear linkage slow.
This ensures that the cap is completely secured to the fill neck. I was hospitalized and when I got it back it was driven for me. The diagram of the fuses and systems they control ca … n be found in the owners manual. A four-speed automatic is optional. Minor issue at this point.
Actually there isn't an unlimited warranty on them. The switch is located in the kick panel in the passenger side foot-well. One failed after a year. Steering locked, no electrical, no start - could not start, turn, or tow car. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. One leading back to the tank and one going towards the engine. Let us know how you make out.
SinceLastVisitFilter false, 1557258968034 ; listingsSearchManager. Siphon out the remaining gasoline into a gas can; use a vacuum pump-based siphoning kit. Needed to take to specialty shop to diagnose. With qualities and designs that meet or exceed the specifications of their original equipment equivalents, this replacement fuel filter is able to definitely rescue your motor vehicle both from decline in performance and unanticipated break down. Overall, I really got my money back with this car in spite of this problem. Most valet attendants cannot seem to figure them out. Did you try pushing the reset in the back, on the left, behind the panel? When I had a check engine light that I couldn't get to clear until we changed spark plugs.
Press the tool into the fuel line and pull out on the fuel line at the same time. Ford is aware of this problem, but, refuses to do anything about it! ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. The power distribution box is located in the engine compartment. When I was finally able to drive it was out of warranty and the mpg had gone from 28-32 mpg down to 20-22 mpg. You can remove the air supply tube and detach the plastic housing holding the senso … r if you do not have torx tools to get at the sensor without removing it from the housing.
Remove the door and you will see a rectangle access panel with the release tab on the top. Tighten the band clamp with the screwdriver. The Focus manages to be both logical in its design as well as fun to drive. Replacement of tires with a speed rating less than the original equipment tires may reduce performance and handling. If it is an electronic fuel pump more than likely it is located on top of the gas tank under the car.
If it's a 2-door, it'll still be in that general area. Disconnect the supply and return lines from the fuel filter by releasing their fittings; you should place a container under the filter to catch any fuel that comes out. What's New for 2003 Minor changes are in store for the 2003 Ford Focus. I called the ford dealership for mine after I had read that there was, gave them the vin number, and they said the only thing on it was an improved warrenty on the front struts and a recall on the rear door latch. Carefully pull out on both fuel lines to ensure that they are secured to the fuel filter pipes. Disconnect the exhaust system's front end from the tank by removing the nuts for the flange behind the flexible pipe; you'll need an axle stand or other type of support for this end of the system.
Once the engine won't start, crank it for a few more seconds. When the pressure is gone, open the gas cap and disconnect the negative battery cable. So far I replaced motor mount , put new front brakes and 2 new front tires. These qualities, plus a wide variety of configurations, have made the Focus the best small car from a domestic manufacturer. Each year for the last 3 years the air conditioning would not work.
It is mounted to the inside of the passenger-side frame rail in front of the rear passenger-side wheel. The repair too two days to complete due to the driveshaft being stuck in the transmission. Driving Impressions Regardless of trim, the 2003 Ford Focus offers a smooth ride quality and above-average handling ability. Disconnect the filer pipe and vent hose by loosening the hose clamp; don't use sharp tools on the clamp, or you could damage the pipe. With qualities and designs that meet or exceed the specs of their original equipment equivalents, these replacement fuel filters are able to definitely rescue your motor vehicle both from decline in performance and unanticipated break down.