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Old 05-08-2008, 01:12 PM   #31
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when do you hear the clunking sound?

if its while going over bumps it could be the strut tower bushing
i think if its while moving the steering wheel it could be the outer tie rod end
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Old 05-12-2008, 11:19 AM   #32
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I did the replacement several weeks ago. Within 2 days it was back to the popping, clunking sound. Got under the car and found several of the cross member bolts loose and missing one. I think that was the garage that replaced the clutch. Anyway took for another drive and still the same noise. Yesterday I had my son lay on the floor while I rocked the car back and fourth and sure enough, the lower connection on the D-side sway bar link was loose, you could see it move with the sound. Seems I forgot to torque it down. I am happy to say not a squeak from the front end. My 2 pennies worth. Hope you find it.
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Old 05-12-2008, 04:07 PM   #33
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yesterday while i was doing a brake job on my car i noticed one of the sway bar links wasnt even connected !!!!!! so i finished up the brakes wich went smooth as butter and went over to vip and ordered 2 moog replacements , they came in this morning and im going out right now to replace both of them. they look alot better than the oems and have grease fittings , paid 25 each but i think it will be worth it.
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Old 07-31-2009, 10:31 PM   #34
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what is involved in changing strut tower bushings
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Old 08-01-2009, 04:21 PM   #35
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I've changed mine twice now. Grrrrr lol. Ford OEM of course. Next time I will go aftermarket.
 
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got the moogs myself...cant wait to change them out....what grease do you guys recommend and at what interval do you recommend greasing them...?
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Old 08-07-2009, 10:50 PM   #37
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cant believe how crappy those oem end links were...the boots were ripped and to top it all off both outer tie rod ends have the boots ripped. cheap a$$ parts to make some extra money off the consumer...
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the endlinks were alot easier than i thought they would be....score one for the home team...lol
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Old 08-07-2009, 11:03 PM   #39
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What does Pep Boys charge for replacing 02 SVT focus end links? How about others like Mr. Tire, and etc...

Dangers of driving with a busted end link? So far, just seems like bad handling.
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where can i find moog links for my 2009 focus?
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