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Old 03-31-2013, 10:51 AM   #8
Milton
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What I Drive: 2007 Black Focus SES 2.0 L4 4 Door

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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

Thanks
Greg
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.

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B9Zs.../preview?pli=1
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