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Old 04-03-2005, 20:01   #1 (permalink)
Raider Rick
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Re: 2003 focus are gas guzzlers

My 03 USA ZTW had 4WDBs

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"JJ" <takeittogo@hotmail.com> wrote in message
news:41901550$1_5@127.0.0.1...
>
> where did you get 4 wheel disc on 2003 ZTW
> usa or europe?
>
> no more 4 wheel disc on 2003 ZTW in Canada
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> "Way" <noway@jose.com> wrote in message
> news:pv8mo01oggc2ib9sqsf7o8bt459679hv07@4ax.com...
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>> My 2003 ZTW has settled at just under 32 mpg imperial or about
>> 26.4 mpg US. This is over about three months since the 20000 Km.
>> service. About half city and half highway driving. Mileage was worse
>> prior to the service. Just after the service the mileage was even
>> better than it is now. They told me they would be working on the
>> brakes. I think they (the brakes) may be subject to binding and
>> dragging (disks on all wheels on this model). The car has 25000 Km.
>> on it.
>>
>> On Sat, 30 Oct 2004 20:13:20 -0400, "GP" <spamtrap@sympatico.ca>
>> wrote:
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>> >
>> >"Gino" <ginnaam@hotmail.com> wrote in message
>> >news:o%hed.1559$nl.191@pd7tw3no...
>> >> I have a 2001 Ford Focus , 2.0l Zetec engine, automatic transmission.
>> >>
>> >> I "drive" my car because I find that the Zetec with the Auto

> transmission
>> >> is a bit sluggish unless you keep the revs up. I am getting 28-29
>> >> miles
>> >per
>> >> imperial gallon around town and I have got as high as 40 mpg on the
>> >highway
>> >> through BC last month.
>> >>
>> >> I did have a problem with lousy gas mileage about 2 years ago, took it
>> >into
>> >> Ford dealer and they found a problem with one of the emissions control
>> >> devices.. The fuel consumption does go up in the winter ,when it gets
>> >cold,
>> >> but that is understandable.
>> >> I did find that if you stop fuelling the car when the gas pump first
>> >clicks
>> >> off, as Ford recommends in the handbook, you will be short fuelling
>> >> the
>> >car
>> >> by about 3 litres of gas. To do a proper gas mileage test I found that

> I
>> >had
>> >> fuel the car till I could not get any more in the tank and do it over

> 5 -
>> >6
>> >> tanks.
>> >> That's the way I see it.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> "corra" <takeittogo@NOSPAMhotmail.com> wrote in message
>> >> news:4178a3dc_4@127.0.0.1...
>> >> I have a 2003 ZTW 2.0 zetec automatic and I can't do better than 20mpg
>> >> I do mostly highway driving
>> >> in the winter I do a mere 17 mpg
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> some of you claim 30mpg with manual transmission.
>> >> Car and Driver reported 25mpg after a long term roadtest of automatic

> 2001
>> >> SE Wagon
>> >>
>> >> I think these numbers are BS
>> >>
>> >> bottom line is
>> >> I think people can't calculate MPG properly
>> >>
>> >> ===============
>> >My Daughter has a 1993 2.00 ZTW Automatic. She has 22,000 Kil. on it
>> >now.
>> >She drives 70% Highway and 30% City.Wow, that makes a 100%. GRIN! Her
>> >average mileage since she purchased the car has been 30.4 Imperial MPG
>> >(I
>> >check every tank for her and average it.) That includes the Canadian

> winter
>> >when we often get -25 c (Minus 13 F)
>> >Geoff
>> >>
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