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Old 10-20-2010, 05:02 PM   #41
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You think you have problems! The gas tank on my 08 SES fell out the back of the car at 70MPH! The dealer apologized
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Old 10-20-2010, 06:04 PM   #42
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I'm also running MOOG endlinks on my 24mm H&R rsb. No noise at all.
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Old 10-20-2010, 08:15 PM   #43
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You think you have problems! The gas tank on my 08 SES fell out the back of the car at 70MPH! The dealer apologized
You shoulda seen the 2009 Accent they loaned me. At 30k bald tires, alignment issues, brakes were warped and no power what so ever. It was the only on they had left at the end of the day. Today was a long day having to drive that thing. For what quality matters Ford hasn't done all that bad compared to the rest of the pack but it's the little things that they miss.
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Old 10-23-2010, 08:12 AM   #44
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no problem

I have a 2010 se sedan. and have not had any issues with anything except while driving on the interstate the car is trying to go from left to right and right to left it has nothing to do with suspension,I think it is a combination of the crappy Hankook optimo tires and the road surface.I wish ford would not put those Korean tires on. going to put some Goodyears on it. has any one had similar problem, also a lot of problems with new cars today is the parts suppliers cutting corners to make money and parts engineering flaws.look at Toyota,Honda, and so on they all are having parts issues in some form or another,
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Old 10-23-2010, 12:48 PM   #45
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I have a 2010 se sedan. and have not had any issues with anything except while driving on the interstate the car is trying to go from left to right and right to left it has nothing to do with suspension,I think it is a combination of the crappy Hankook optimo tires and the road surface.I wish ford would not put those Korean tires on. going to put some Goodyears on it. has any one had similar problem, also a lot of problems with new cars today is the parts suppliers cutting corners to make money and parts engineering flaws.look at Toyota,Honda, and so on they all are having parts issues in some form or another,
Grooved pavment for me does the left and right thing. However me and my brother replaced a steering rack on an old dodge and drove it to get an alignment and it did the same thing until it was fixed.

The reviews on tire rack do not do it justice, it is that bad of a tire. I had cupping on one tire and the others were almost to the wear bars at 43k. The Optimo 747 got great reviews and is a consumer reports top choice and i picked up a set of 4 and after 600mi on them they are quiet and great in rain so far.
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Old 10-23-2010, 01:56 PM   #46
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I'm NOT KIDDING!
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thanks for the reply nekoashide.i think its the tires for sure when i first got it the tires smelled the garage up for about two months.they didn't smell like new rubber they had a fishy smell, sorry about your gas tank john m. i think i would report the mechanic to ford motor co. and find a new dealer.
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Hmm I wonder if this is what I'm having right now..
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Old 12-02-2010, 03:42 PM   #49
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Mine has had the squeaking, and the popping, too, when backing out of the driveway while turning and going over a bump. The squeaking was easy to duplicate, especially over smooth bumps. The popping was occasional. (27,000 miles)

Brought it to the dealer with a printout of this TSB. They said they didn't hear it too much during the test drive, but performed the work listed on the TSB. Replaced swaybar links and nuts. Covered under 36,000 mile new car warranty. Fixed.
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Old 12-02-2010, 09:04 PM   #50
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I just noticed a noise in the front passenger area of my 08 SE. I currently have 35,950 miles on the odometer. How should I go about getting Ford to take a serious look at this, instead of shrugging it off because I am so close to being over the warranty?
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