Axle Assembly problems of the 2000 Ford Focus
14 problems associated with axle assembly have been reported for the 2000 Ford Focus.
Axle Assembly problem #1
The car involved is a 2000 Ford Focus. There was crash involved with this Ford Focus. Consumer owned vehicle for only 6 days. Was driving at approximately 50 mph when axle broke, causing left front tire to fall down, resulting in loss of control and an accident. Vehicle was a total loss. Please provide further information. This axle assembly issue occurred Sat., Aug. 5, 2000.
Axle Assembly problem #2
The vehicle having this issue was a 2000 Ford Focus. A faulty axle assembly caused consumer to hear a whining noise from the right front of the vehicle while driving. Nlm.
Axle Assembly problem #3
The car involved was a 2000 Ford Focus. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is 1FAFP3439Y_. Rear tires have been replaced four times with 60000 mile tires and it is eating the tires in less than 20000 miles. The rear of the car is vibrating and bouncing at all speeds but is worst at 55 to 65 mph. I have tried to get it fixed several times and the dealerships keep saying it is the alignment. Alignment has been corrected and verified several times with no result. All recall work to date has been completed by dealerships. It was 04/29/2001 when this axle assembly issue happened.
Axle Assembly problem #4
The vehicle is a 2000 Ford Focus. While driving could hear noise on the movement of vehicle had seen recalls on axle of vehicle. Decided to take vehicle to dealer, and they found out that problem was refferred to rear axle of vehicle. But this vehicle was not involved in recall becausethey could not fixed problem without charging consumer. Please provide more information. This axle assembly problem happened on Nov. 27, 2001.
Axle Assembly problem #5
The vehicle was a 2000 Ford Focus. While driving on the highway and applying the brakes suddenly, the front right wheel collapsed under the car due to the axle breaking. Driver had to apply the emergency brake. Nlm.
Axle Assembly problem #6
The vehicle involved is a 2000 Ford Focus. The VIN of this vehicle was 1FAFP3836Y_. No summary listed for above vehicle. This axle assembly problem happened on 04/02/02.
Axle Assembly problem #7
The vehicle having this issue was a 2000 Ford Focus. Crash was involved with this problem. I was driving down a 35 mph road. When I stepped on the brake to stop front passenger side wheel completely buckled under the car. I skidded approximately 40 feet into a parked car. Upon further inspection the axile was broken in half which happened before it hit the parked car. The complete wheel assembly is now sitting in next to the car in the auto body shop. At the present time, Ford motor CO. Does not want to acknowledge any responsibility for what happened to the car. This issue happened on Tuesday, Mar. 26, 2002.
Axle Assembly problem #8
The vehicle was a 2000 Ford Focus. Axle assembly failure.
Axle Assembly problem #9
The car involved was a 2000 Ford Focus. While driving heard a loud noise. Took vehicle to dealership, axle had broken. It was Thursday, August 2, 2001 when this axle assembly issue happened.
Axle Assembly problem #10
The car is a 2000 Ford Focus. While driving 45mph front axle cracked. This axle assembly issue occurred 07/10/2002.
Axle Assembly problem #11
The car is a 2000 Ford Focus. The vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) was 1FAFP3633Y_. Car stalled along side a road seemed like "vapor lock" would not start, had the car towed to dealer, he checked it out and reported found nothing wrong, car started, computed checked out ok. It took dealer two days to check out car did not get a write up from the dealer concerning this check out of the vehicle. The car has been through 4 sets of rear tires plus one set of snow tire in less than 55,000 miles all rear tires show the same pattern cupped and bald within 5-8 thousand miles dealer has provided 3 sets of tires we have provided 2 rear end allignment has been done twice. This car was also part of rear axel recall tires slide sideways. Dt. This problem occurred on Mon., Sep. 30, 2002.
Axle Assembly problem #12
The vehicle's vehicle identification number (VIN) is 1FAFP3438Y_. I had to take my 2000 Ford Focus to a mechanic because of a sudden loud scraping noise and an inability to properly steer. I was told that 3 of the 4 bolts that hold the axle support brace were missing and the axle was in danger of collapse. Mechanic added 3 bolts - problem was fixed. It was 05/18/2002 when this axle assembly issue occurred.
Axle Assembly problem #13
The vehicle is a 2000 Ford Focus. There was crash involved with this Ford Focus. The consumer was driving on the highway at approximately 55 mph and heard a loud "pop" from the front wheel area. Without warning, the consumer loss control of the vehicle and crashed, which caused severe injuries for some passengers. Inspection revealed the right front axle had separated. Related investigation pe 02-044. This issue happened on Mar. 30, 2003.
Axle Assembly problem #14
The owner has a 2000 Ford Focus. While driving 30 mph, the contact heard a grinding noise. Minutes later, the front end of the vehicle collapsed. She pulled over and noticed metal hanging from the vehicle. The vehicle was towed to the garage and the mechanic stated that the front passenger side spring struts failed. The mechanic replaced the sway bar links, the inner tie rod, the cb boot, the driver side axle, and the front passenger side hub bearing. The current mileage was 90,982 updated 5/19/08. This issue happened on Sun., Mar. 23, 2008.