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I am the proud owner of the most basic focus produced.... Manual everything, but has ac...... (and works)... No cruise, thats kind of a bummer....

I love these car specific forums, have used them for all the cars I have owned...

My car has needs, and I will scour this forum for good info.... Thank you all in advance for your help..

My car-- 07 ZX3 s trim... 89k ...Needs motor mounts, vibrates/buzzy feeling..
This car reminds me of my pinto days... Simple, cheap and unlimited parts..Hoping to hit 300k.....
 

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I am the proud owner of the most basic focus produced.... Manual everything, but has ac...... (and works)... No cruise, thats kind of a bummer....

I love these car specific forums, have used them for all the cars I have owned...

My car has needs, and I will scour this forum for good info.... Thank you all in advance for your help..

My car-- 07 ZX3 s trim... 89k ...Needs motor mounts, vibrates/buzzy feeling..
This car reminds me of my pinto days... Simple, cheap and unlimited parts..Hoping to hit 300k.....
Only use Ford mounts. Aftermarket are crap. Don't use a polyurethane mount. They vibrate as bad as a broken mount. Change your fuel filter and spark plugs.
 

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Ha! Welcome aboard. I have the same car - a 2007 S with A/C and nothing else. Sticker says it had a block heater, but I guess it's MIA.

Mine buzzes too, but haven't gotten there yet. I did a thermostat - those suck. Reportedly, you can take out the passenger headlight housing to get easier access. I also did an alternator, which was not bad to replace.
 

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Ha! Welcome aboard. I have the same car - a 2007 S with A/C and nothing else. Sticker says it had a block heater, but I guess it's MIA.

Mine buzzes too, but haven't gotten there yet. I did a thermostat - those suck. Reportedly, you can take out the passenger headlight housing to get easier access. I also did an alternator, which was not bad to replace.
The report is true.
 

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Welcome to FF........Use oem ford passenger side mount only.......
 
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I went to local parts store and got the 3 cheapo mounts.. installed rf and buzzing is prob same or worse... I have not installed the other 2 cheapo mounts and will prob take them back... spend the 175$ for oem and be done for 50k miles....89k on my car so I hope I get 10 years out of it....
 

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I went to local parts store and got the 3 cheapo mounts.. installed rf and buzzing is prob same or worse... I have not installed the other 2 cheapo mounts and will prob take them back... spend the 175$ for oem and be done for 50k miles....89k on my car so I hope I get 10 years out of it....
I'd take them back too......as you found, the oem psm is the only way to go. http://c-f-m.com
 

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The el cheapo mounts seem to work well.... cant tell engine is running or not....we'll see how long they last....
 
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