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Old 04-30-2014, 03:53 AM   #31
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Forgot to mention along with the shimmy on acceleration i also have a vibration on deceleration when using the cruise control button to slow down that is akin to a rocking or jerking motion. This is why im zeroing in on the dog bone mount as the possible cause?.

I'm getting crazy shimmy from the steering wheel at about 60mph. I just replaced the passenger mount so no vibrations at idle. Did you manage to get rid of the vibration by swapping the other mounts?
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I'm getting crazy shimmy from the steering wheel at about 60mph. I just replaced the passenger mount so no vibrations at idle. Did you manage to get rid of the vibration by swapping the other mounts?
Shimmy from the s/w is more than likey a wheel balance issue. How is the tread wear on your tires? You could try rotating them.
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Old 04-30-2014, 08:35 PM   #33
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I'm getting crazy shimmy from the steering wheel at about 60mph. I just replaced the passenger mount so no vibrations at idle. Did you manage to get rid of the vibration by swapping the other mounts?
Haven't had the time or money to replace the mounts yet, and to add on top of it i'm seeing what looks like dried fluid weeping from the passenger side hydraulic mount... have to investigate it more to see if it is the mount or something splashed on it when i change my oil soon.....
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Haven't had the time or money to replace the mounts yet, and to add on top of it i'm seeing what looks like dried fluid weeping from the passenger side hydraulic mount... have to investigate it more to see if it is the mount or something splashed on it when i change my oil soon.....

I'll be honest and say I'm 90% sure you need a new passenger mount. Go OEM through our village ford partnership and it comes to $110 shipped. My focus also had a bunch of brown splashes and it turns out this mount is a hydraulic mount and has oil in it.
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This is what was causing the jimmy in the steering wheel :0
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This is what was causing the jimmy in the steering wheel :0
Wow nasty tire wear, and a flat spot on the tread??!!
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Haven't had the time or money to replace the mounts yet, and to add on top of it i'm seeing what looks like dried fluid weeping from the passenger side hydraulic mount... have to investigate it more to see if it is the mount or something splashed on it when i change my oil soon.....
When you're ready to order the passenger mount be sure to order it through tousleyfordparts.com. I just got mine for only $100 and that includes the shipping. I called numerous Ford dealerships in the area and they all wanted approximately $135 for the same mount.
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Have you ever locked up your wheels before? :p
Haha yes! I had to stop suddenly because some lady didn't realize the light turned red and I ended up skidding :/

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Wow nasty tire wear, and a flat spot on the tread??!!

I didn't even think they were bad until the guy showed me! Had to buckle up and get new ones
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This is the same exact issue I am having with my new (bought used) 09 focus automatic. It is not rattling the hood but it is large vibration at idle and driving. Sometimes you can feel it harder than others.

Sounds like this is common in fords of our model. I'm getting mine replaced, dealer here wanted $135.77 with taxes included for the passenger side! WHAT! I read online it could be like $60 sometimes..

Ebay has them around $100 or less sometimes. Found RockAuto.com has em for like $60-$80 not sure if OEM though.

Question I have is do you have to replace the whole mount with the silver piece or just the black part for the passenger side?
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