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Old 08-01-2013, 01:01 AM   #11
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it's only fair to mention that he's not gonna find that kind of price at local dealers. That's an Internet or mail-order price.
I'm sure when/if he finds the thread (assuming he ever looks): He'll definitely find out.
I'm not even sure. I assumed it was from a Ford rep. here, or someone selling parts individually (something that could arguably be illegal, but that's not my concern).
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Old 08-01-2013, 09:14 PM   #12
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No prediction is possible on aftermarket mounts. They may vibrate worse than the bad ones or be very smooth only to blow out their guts in a month. Seen all kinds of results.
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Old 08-03-2013, 04:49 AM   #13
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Oblivion thanks for all the help and all the videos!!!
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Old 08-03-2013, 04:58 AM   #14
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Can someone send me the links for the 2002 ford focus se model to buy the trans mount and drivers mount???
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Old 08-03-2013, 07:30 AM   #15
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Can someone send me the links for the 2002 ford focus se model to buy the trans mount and drivers mount???
This is the 'passenger side mount':
- https://www.rockauto.com/catalog/x,c...%2B2002%2Bford

This is the 'dog bone mount' (under the belly of the car):
- https://www.rockauto.com/catalog/x,c...%2B2002%2Bford

This is the 'transmission mount' (driver side):
- https://www.rockauto.com/catalog/x,c...%2B2002%2Bford


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Oblivion thanks for all the help and all the videos!!!
You're welcome. There's still one more mount that I did not cover. It's under the vehicle (the "dog bone" mount).
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Old 08-04-2013, 03:59 AM   #16
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The aftermarket passenger mount is often sold under a "lifetime" warranty, so you can continue replacing it over and over if you want.

I actually encourage the cheapskates to do this - sending a steady stream of broken mounts back to Anchor is about the only way that we will ever get them to improve the quality.

The aftermarket "dogbones" (transmission mounts) are a waste of money. Instead, take the existing broken dogbone out and replace the rubber in it with an aftermarket bushing kit. Far, far more durable.
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Old 08-04-2013, 06:30 PM   #17
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[QUOTE=Oblivion;4826269]
How to remove the passenger side engine mount on a 2001 Ford Focus ZX3 DOHC 2.0L Zetec engine:
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ERROR: If you can see this, then YouTube is down or you don't have Flash installed.


Awesome post with great video and information !! Thank You for posting.
I changed the driver and passenger side out on my 2000 ZX3. The drivers side was easier for me. The passenger side turned out to be a P.I.T.A because there's another 18-mm bolt underneath the actual motor mount. It took almost 20-min trying to break that nut loose after I had it out of the engine bay.

I still need to change the dog bone, so if and when you get the chance please post more info about how to change that one.

Thanks
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Old 08-05-2013, 02:09 AM   #18
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How to remove the passenger side engine mount on a 2001 Ford Focus ZX3 DOHC 2.0L Zetec engine:
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ERROR: If you can see this, then YouTube is down or you don't have Flash installed.
Awesome post with great video and information !! Thank You for posting.
I changed the driver and passenger side out on my 2000 ZX3. The drivers side was easier for me. The passenger side turned out to be a P.I.T.A because there's another 18-mm bolt underneath the actual motor mount. It took almost 20-min trying to break that nut loose after I had it out of the engine bay.

I still need to change the dog bone, so if and when you get the chance please post more info about how to change that one.

Thanks
Ahhh, shit!! I didn't know there was a third bolt under the motor mount itself.
I'll definitely make a video tomorrow and replace the one that I have up right now. Sorry about that!
Luckily for me: I have a ~1 foot long breaker bar, and liquid wrench. I've not had a problem removing bolts since!

The only thing off of memory that I can say is: You need to use something (cheater bar would work great) to 'wedge' it out of it's spot.
I can try and make a video sometime tomorrow... I honestly don't want to crawl on the ground out here.
I'm not working in a cool garage with smooth concrete anymore. I'm out in a field with lots of rocks, bugs, insects, and prickly grass blades.

I'm glad my videos helped someone out (you!). Thanks for sharing. It makes me happy to know that they weren't made in vain.
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Ahhh, shit!! I didn't know there was a third bolt under the motor mount itself.
I'll definitely make a video tomorrow and replace the one that I have up right now. Sorry about that!
Luckily for me: I have a ~1 foot long breaker bar, and liquid wrench. I've not had a problem removing bolts since!

The only thing off of memory that I can say is: You need to use something (cheater bar would work great) to 'wedge' it out of it's spot.
I can try and make a video sometime tomorrow... I honestly don't want to crawl on the ground out here.
I'm not working in a cool garage with smooth concrete anymore. I'm out in a field with lots of rocks, bugs, insects, and prickly grass blades.

I'm glad my videos helped someone out (you!). Thanks for sharing. It makes me happy to know that they weren't made in vain.
No need to apologize !! As I stated you did a real good job on posting the info that you did. I was "hot" about that bolt because whomever put it on really put it on and I mean put it on tight !!!. I had to get a vise and a cheater bar-(Home Made) to get that bolt off.

I'll research a bit more info, before I take on the Dog Bone mount. That one appears to be a P.I.T.A too.

Thanks Again.

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Old 08-06-2013, 09:14 AM   #20
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No need to apologize !! As I stated you did a real good job on posting the info that you did. I was "hot" about that bolt because whomever put it on really put it on and I mean put it on tight !!!. I had to get a vise and a cheater bar-(Home Made) to get that bolt off.

I'll research a bit more info, before I take on the Dog Bone mount. That one appears to be a P.I.T.A too.

Thanks Again.
The dog bone mount wasn't a total PITA for me. It made me uneasy for a minute when I couldn't get the replacement in, but, it went in soon enough.
Unfortunately, the microphone on my camera just took a shit, so, I can't make videos anymore (with audio anyway).

This $200 camera has been dying slowly on me for the past few years I've owned it.
You almost can't see the entire LCD screen (cracked internally and falling apart). It's a large black void.

There might be some good videos (somewhere) on YouTube posted about it already.
If not YouTube videos: This forum (FocusFanatics) should DEFINITELY have a text-based tutorial with/without pictures somewhere.
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