I have a 2000 Focus ZX3. Today it seems I have the ignition problem. The car
is in my driveway. I put the key in and can't turn it. I have jiggled the
wheel ..the key..everything I could think of.
It is -22C here in Halifax and it is too cold to be out friggin' around with
I called CAA...the guy new all about the problem. Since it is Sunday I am
not having the car towed to the dealer til tomorrow morning. CAA will cover
I want to be armed with as much information as possible about this problem.
I do have an extended warranty on the car.
I have found a bit of information and am hoping some of you can add to it.
First, there is a TSB (technical Service Bulletin) out on this
supposedly...I found a few references. One site states that there is a P05
saying if the car is under six years old and under $75,000 miles this is
At the American NHTSB site I found several references to Ignition
issues...the latest one being 02-18-2 from September '02.
If you can add any information please do so I can go into my dealer
prepared. My dealer is a pain to deal with usually. I need to always bring
them in all the info I can gather before they actually submit to paying
up..or doing the work for free.
Thanks in advance...otherwise ..my little car is fun to drive!