Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - Reply to Topic
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus Third Generation > MK3 TSB, Recall & Problems Archive > Creaking Door Hinge

MK3 TSB, Recall & Problems Archive The place to chat about TSB and Known Issues for the 2012 Focus.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFest

Thread: Creaking Door Hinge Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
What I Drive
Year, color, and model of your car. Example: 2003 Pitch Black ZX3
Name
Your real name.
City
State
Country
Insurance
Please select your insurance company (Optional)

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
08-19-2016 01:17 PM
kevinxb Nevermind! I posted about this issue on reddit and another user who had the creak said he sprayed WD-40 inside the opening in the door where the door check is. I did this last night and so far my car has been creak fee.

There must be something inside the door that the door check is rubbing on creating the noise in my car, which is why tightening the bolt did nothing. So anyone who has tried tightening that bolt and the hammer trick only to still have the creak, give this a shot. If the WD-40 wears away I'll probably go back at it with some lithium grease.
08-18-2016 07:47 AM
kevinxb It was directed to anyone who knows. My car is out of warranty so taking the work order in wouldn't help me much. If this bolt is different than the one mentioned earlier in the thread, I would like to try tightening it to see if it fixes the creak. Tightening the bolt under the dust cap near the door check has not fixed it for me.
08-18-2016 07:21 AM
roswelltop Kevin, if your question is directed to me, I don't have the slightest idea.
08-17-2016 04:17 PM
kevinxb Is the upper dash mounting bolt from the work order the same one under the dust cap that was pictured earlier in this thread?
08-17-2016 03:33 PM
roswelltop I want to send a big, sloppy shout out to "focus_se"...Rob, thanks to your posting of a copy of your work order, after 18 months, 3 "door checks" and an offer from a dealer Service Manager to send the car to his body shop where they would cut into the door frame to determine a solution, I no longer have a "creaking" driver's door.

The car was at my regular dealer today for 4 wheel alignment. I showed the service advisor the copy of focus_se's work order. He didn't say anything, didn't ask to hear the creaking. He put the info in his computer.

The tech who brought the car back to me, looked to be no older than 25, has a big grin on his face. He says "I read that other guy's work order and I didn't think that would fix the problem, but it dang sure did".

So, big shout out, Rob!!

BTW...4 wheel alignment was $59.95 ($30 off regular price) thru 08/31/2016.
08-12-2016 05:26 AM
aaronmach1 Im going to look into this. My 2012 drops slightly when the door is opened. I hope its the same bolt.
07-27-2016 05:32 AM
kevinxb
Quote:
Originally Posted by focus_se View Post
It's the same noise...and there are2 different bolts around that same area one of them is the IP bolt....I believe it's that one
Post a picture of the bolt you tightened.
07-27-2016 04:16 AM
roswelltop Focus _SE, thank you for posting a copy of your work order. I'm taking that to my dealer. Really appreciate this.

P.S. Your dealer had your car for 8 days ??
07-26-2016 09:54 PM
focus_se Hopefully everyone can read this
07-26-2016 09:51 PM
focus_se It's the same noise...and there are2 different bolts around that same area one of them is the IP bolt....I believe it's that one
This thread has more than 10 replies. Click here to review the whole thread.

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:42 PM.


Copyright 2002-2015 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Mazda CX-3, Audi S3, Mazda MX-5 Miata and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus, Focus ST and Focus RS related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. If you own other makes have a look at Challenger Hellcat Forum, Charger Hellcat Forum, Cadillac ATS-V Forum, Cadillac ATS Forum, Cadillac CTS-V Forum, Lexus RC-F Forum, Lexus GS-F Forum, Mercedes GLA Forum, Mercedes GLE Forum, Civic Type-R Forum and Volvo XC90 Forum.




 

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1