This is year four of my ownership of this car and the trouble is just beginning. I have not been able to pass the emissions test because the engine light keeps coming on. The mechanic has tried and tried to fix the car, but each time, a new code comes up on the computer and the engine light comes back on! When the car is idle, it sounds like an airplane about to take off. When I shift gears, the car lurches forward. It always smells like something is burning. I fear that this is just the beginning and I am terrified. I just paid it off and I have no warranty. Now, the money I thought I would be saving, will go to the repair shop.
Next time I buy a car, I will not be hurried. I will do research first!
Ford really should provide assistance to us owners of this vehicle. When they informed us of the discontinuation of this car, they should have provided us with the reasons why. At the least, we would not be caught off guard by all of these problems.