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07-16-2013 05:37 PM
05focusST91 It has to be in gear to check it, e brake up and light revs while in first/reverse
07-16-2013 05:32 PM
RedRiderr13 i was looking at it today, didnt have anyone to watch it though, maybe this weekend i can get some extra eyes. the bishing did have some cracks here and there and some chuncks. i started it and reved it in nuetral, but didnt make any noise, but i guess its not the same as actually driving it. i think ill just have to wait till this weekend and see if i cant get a fix to this andf hopefully next paycheck i can get this fixed and do the poly dog bone upgrade too just cuz. ill update this weekend. thankyou again.
07-16-2013 06:12 AM
05focusST91 No, you can actually look at it and see if the bushing is all distorted. Or put it in gear with the e brake up, give it a little gas and have someone watch the movement. Its right under the coolant reservoir.
07-16-2013 12:04 AM
RedRiderr13 ok, proper way to check? or just replace and hope? would a new p/s mount cause drivers to go out also?
07-15-2013 01:32 AM
05focusST91 No but the p/s one is known for going bad and giving erratic noises.
07-14-2013 11:33 PM
RedRiderr13 could the lower torque mount(dogbone) cause it? i just thought of that cuz its only under acceleration.
07-14-2013 08:33 PM
05focusST91 No problem, just thinking of anything that could be causing it.
07-14-2013 08:10 PM
RedRiderr13 hmm, didnt think of that. its a different noise then ive ever heard. this is my first fwd vehicle though. on hills and turning, so making a right hand turn on an incline seems to be the worst it shakes alot and is loudest then. but i noticed on downshifting that i hear very little noise. if that helps at all? thanks for all your help so far 05focusST91
07-14-2013 08:01 PM
05focusST91 If its on acceleration still check your p/s motor mount.
07-14-2013 07:22 PM
RedRiderr13 ok, update time. this weekend i replaced control arms and ball joints. got rid of part of the clunk, but there is still a vibration noise under acceleration, so even though cv joints arnt leaking or torn, i think im looking into replacing those next, and then go from there. does anyone know how i could check if the axle itself is the problem?
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