Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - Klutch noise Focus 2012 standard
View Single Post
Old 07-16-2012, 09:52 AM   #4
Focus Fanatic
Elizabeth's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2011
Fan#: 89280
Location: SouthEast, WI
What I Drive: '14 Tangerine Scream ST3

Posts: 3,918
Points 19,323, Level 87
Points: 19,323, Level: 87 Points: 19,323, Level: 87 Points: 19,323, Level: 87
Level Up 95% Completed
Level up: 95% Level up: 95% Level up: 95%
Forum Activity 17%
Activity: 17% Activity: 17% Activity: 17%
FF Reputation: 24 Elizabeth Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Does the car 'lurch' or jerk when you hear the noise?
IF not then:
My first thought is your bottom rear engine mount is gone or failed. (i am not certain those words are the exact right combination of words offically used, but it IS the engine mount, and it is at the bottom)
So the engine is 'loose' enough to clunk around.
(If the mount is broken or loose, the engine WILL move around no matter how easy or hard you shift/clutch.
((If it IS the mount, you should be able to hear the issue if in say first gear (stay in gear), running at say 15mph then let off gas for two seconds, then hit gas hard. CLUNK should follow. ))

So IMO your bottom/rear engine mount is loose or broken.
This is a known issue (so i have read, anyway)
It will not harm your car at all if you get it fixed.
So do not worry about if it caused some 'other' permanent damage.
But it should be looked at.
Elizabeth is online now  
    Reply With Quote