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jtpilot1 11-13-2012 04:26 PM

Noise and vibration
2002 focus SE

With engine at idle there is a really profone vibration you can feel both in the steering wheel and the seat of your pants.

There maybe more then one thing going on here, there is also a mild clacking noise from the valve cover area. But not enough to say it is a rocker arm.

I have checked the motor mounts and they seem to be good. Not much movement of the engine.

There is no check engine light and seems to run ok other then the vibration.

Any Ideas would be greatly appreciated.

Elizabeth 11-13-2012 06:32 PM

Motor mount. The only thing it can be...
The rubber inside the metal is gone worn.. so metal to metal contact.

jtpilot1 11-14-2012 03:09 PM

Thanks, that was it. I did not realize the upper mount was fluid filled. Mine was empty.

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