Need help asap. Weird vibration - Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum > Ford Focus SVT > Focus SVT

Focus SVT The place to chat about general questions, window tinting, exterior body, interior and lighting upgrades for the MK1 2002-2004 Focus SVT.

Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
FocusFest

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 09-10-2018, 06:18 PM   #1
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Sep 2018
Fan#: 405109
Posts: 17
Points 28, Level 1
Points: 28, Level: 1 Points: 28, Level: 1 Points: 28, Level: 1
Level Up 56% Completed
Level up: 56% Level up: 56% Level up: 56%
Forum Activity 10%
Activity: 10% Activity: 10% Activity: 10%
FF Reputation: 1 mcreekmore0 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Need help asap. Weird vibration

On a cold start up like when I am leaving to go to work I will start my 03 svt and let it run til the rpms slow down. Just recently even after that when I put it in reverse it feels like something is binding up or vibrating a whole bunch. Also when going in 1st to 3rd gear after startup it does the same thing and even when downshifting it will do it. I’ve went through and replaced the whole front suspension control arms and the axles. Still there. It just hit 100000 miles and it’s my only transportation.


mcreekmore0 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 09-10-2018, 08:39 PM   #2
Trump 2016
 
pasta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Fan#: 62350
Location: queens, NY
What I Drive: 2013 Focus ST3

Posts: 12,933
Points 32,567, Level 100
Points: 32,567, Level: 100 Points: 32,567, Level: 100 Points: 32,567, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 11 pasta Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (55)
Would check passenger motor mount.
pasta is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-10-2018, 11:16 PM   #3
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Sep 2018
Fan#: 405109
Posts: 17
Points 28, Level 1
Points: 28, Level: 1 Points: 28, Level: 1 Points: 28, Level: 1
Level Up 56% Completed
Level up: 56% Level up: 56% Level up: 56%
Forum Activity 10%
Activity: 10% Activity: 10% Activity: 10%
FF Reputation: 1 mcreekmore0 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I will for sure. I’ll prob just go ahead and order the set of all of them to see if that doesn’t fix it. By the time I’m done buying parts everything will be brand new.
mcreekmore0 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 09-11-2018, 08:16 PM   #4
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Sep 2018
Fan#: 405109
Posts: 17
Points 28, Level 1
Points: 28, Level: 1 Points: 28, Level: 1 Points: 28, Level: 1
Level Up 56% Completed
Level up: 56% Level up: 56% Level up: 56%
Forum Activity 10%
Activity: 10% Activity: 10% Activity: 10%
FF Reputation: 1 mcreekmore0 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Replaced the mount and still have this bad vibration type feeling in reverse. And if I downshift while driving. I did replace the passenger side axles recently and if not mistaken that’s when it started to make these noises. I still have my factory axle but need a boot replaced I may try to put it back in and see if it changes or not. Also heard noises from the front passenger side also when driving last night so I’m thinking it may be the axle . Also it vibrates when I go over a dip in the road when the car suspension is tight if that makes sense. Any other help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance
mcreekmore0 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-12-2018, 02:31 AM   #5
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Sep 2018
Fan#: 405109
Posts: 17
Points 28, Level 1
Points: 28, Level: 1 Points: 28, Level: 1 Points: 28, Level: 1
Level Up 56% Completed
Level up: 56% Level up: 56% Level up: 56%
Forum Activity 10%
Activity: 10% Activity: 10% Activity: 10%
FF Reputation: 1 mcreekmore0 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I have noticed tonight that the noise and vibration is gone when I pulled into my driveway. Could it be a bad bearing on the new axle or transmission related since it is going away after everything gets warmed up? Just needing some help. Thanks
mcreekmore0 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-13-2018, 12:55 PM   #6
Focus Fanatic
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Fan#: 96610
Location: Fort Worth, TX
What I Drive: 00 wagon, 02 sedan both zetec atx

Posts: 15,209
Points 9,388, Level 65
Points: 9,388, Level: 65 Points: 9,388, Level: 65 Points: 9,388, Level: 65
Level Up 13% Completed
Level up: 13% Level up: 13% Level up: 13%
Forum Activity 100%
Activity: 100% Activity: 100% Activity: 100%
FF Reputation: 62 amc49 Excellent Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
If you put the car in reverse and not moving but still vibrating then that has nothing to do with axles. MOUNT. If you bought anything other than a Ford one they are often worse than a broken one and common. We get the complaints all day long. Getting better as things heat up is another proof of bad MOUNT.

'Also it vibrates when I go over a dip in the road when the car suspension is tight if that makes sense.'

Again, proof of MOUNT. The pass side one.
__________________
Fix the driver first, then fixing the car becomes so much easier..........
amc49 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-13-2018, 05:15 PM   #7
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Sep 2018
Fan#: 405109
Posts: 17
Points 28, Level 1
Points: 28, Level: 1 Points: 28, Level: 1 Points: 28, Level: 1
Level Up 56% Completed
Level up: 56% Level up: 56% Level up: 56%
Forum Activity 10%
Activity: 10% Activity: 10% Activity: 10%
FF Reputation: 1 mcreekmore0 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Just checked the mounts and the one over the transmissions appears to be split. I will change that one next. Thanks so much for the help
mcreekmore0 is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-13-2018, 10:09 PM   #8
Trump 2016
 
pasta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Fan#: 62350
Location: queens, NY
What I Drive: 2013 Focus ST3

Posts: 12,933
Points 32,567, Level 100
Points: 32,567, Level: 100 Points: 32,567, Level: 100 Points: 32,567, Level: 100
Level Up 0% Completed
Level up: 0% Level up: 0% Level up: 0%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 11 pasta Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (55)
This should be your issue. Let us know.
pasta is offline  
    Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
What I Drive
Year, color, and model of your car. Example: 2003 Focus Centennial Edition Sedan
Name
Your real name.
City
State
Country
Insurance
Please select your insurance company (Optional)

Log-in


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:01 PM.


Copyright 2002-2015 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Mazda CX-3, Audi S3, Mazda MX-5 Miata and Acura TLX. You can find all Ford Focus, Focus ST and Focus RS related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area. If you own other makes have a look at Challenger Hellcat Forum, Charger Hellcat Forum, Cadillac ATS-V Forum, Cadillac CTS-V Forum, Lexus RC-F Forum, Lexus GS-F Forum, Mercedes GLA Forum, Mercedes GLE Forum and Volvo XC90 Forum.




 

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1