Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - 2008 Focus SE, a few questions
View Single Post
Old 03-31-2013, 10:51 AM   #8
Focus Addict
Join Date: Sep 2011
Fan#: 89715
Location: San Antonio, TX
What I Drive: 2007 Black Focus SES 2.0 L4 4 Door

Posts: 606
Points 558, Level 11
Points: 558, Level: 11 Points: 558, Level: 11 Points: 558, Level: 11
Level Up 16% Completed
Level up: 16% Level up: 16% Level up: 16%
Forum Activity 3%
Activity: 3% Activity: 3% Activity: 3%
FF Reputation: 25 Milton Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Originally Posted by G Ford Fan View Post
I noted some additional things tonight when driving with my wife and kids in the car..

The banging seems worse when we are all in the car...almost like additional weight makes the problem worse?

Also when turning left it makes a rubbing like sound, but the tire is not rubbing on anything?

Has anyone experienced these symptoms? It's disappointing to have issues like these on a 5yr old car with under 100k....oh well

Yes it's a candidate for replacing motor mounts. The problem with these mounts is it's hard to definitively diagnose without pulling the parts. Use OEM replacement for the upper right mount. Below is a link to me replacing all three mounts using OEM on a 2007 SES. Took $166 an 2 hours.
Milton is offline  
    Reply With Quote