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Old 11-18-2016, 04:24 PM   #1
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DMF rebound?

Hi FF,

Are we supposed to feel the DMF rebounds?

When I let go the gas (stay in gear), or the clutch grab I feel a little slack taken (rebound feeling).

What are the symptoms of weak DMF springs on the focus?


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That can be a loose lower rear trans mount.
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That can be a loose lower rear trans mount.
Dumb question... how can you check this mount?... RMM has been changed last year ... the engine doesn't tilt... at least not like stock configuration though...

EDIT: I know where this guy is (under battery)... just asking where to look on the engine slack... side to side movement?
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Under battery is the Transmission mount, RMM is underneath and attaches to the bell housing. From the rear of that to the frame is the location on all Focus models.

EVERY car has that rebound feeling, there are soft mounts and torque dampeners PLUS free play through the whole drive system.

Drive train mounts and clutch springs OR dual mass flywheel are two major places where the shock loads are mitigated.

Solid flywheels setups use springs in the clutch friction disc assy., dampener somewhere in every system.
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