Vibration

ford
focus

#1

I have had almost the whole front end of my car replaced,and new tires, things replaced , motor mount right front axle,hub and bearing, also new tires and I still have vibration esp. when going up hill at 55mph


#2

Year and mileage, please? Transmission type would also be helpful.


#3

Make and model would be nice two.


#4

Joe–It’s a Ford Focus.


#5

That’s not the whole front end.

There are more motor/trans mounts that ought to be checked.

There is the axle/bearing on the pass. side.

Does it vibrate only while accelerating? If you let off the gas does the vibration stop or at least greatly diminish? If so, suspect other mounts and/or a bad joint on the other axle/halfshaft.


#6

year 2002 ford focus wagon,148,000, manual transmission my brother is a mechanic and repairs and maintenance have been routinely kept up on. vibration greatly diminishes when done accelerating up hill


#7

Oh I see, they used the tags line.


#8

If it is mostly associated with acceleration I’d first suspect other mounts and/or the other halfshaft. I recently had a similar problem in a '97 Escort - vibration was only up over 55 or so and only on acceleration. I suspected a bad inner joint on the pass side halfshaft, replaced it - no more vibration.


#9

OKAY AFTER YOUR REPLY I TOOK IT TO THE LOCAL FORD DEALERSHIP AND THE NICEST SERVICE MANAGER TOOK IT FOR A SPIN ( WHILE DRIVING ALONG AT 55 HE THREW IT IN NEUTRAL AND THERE WAS NO VIBRATION ALSO MAKING LEFT HAND SERVES IN THE ROAD THE VIBRATION WAS CONSIDERABLY WORST) HE THINKS AFTER DRIVING IT THAT THE PROBLEM IS A LEFT CV JOINT DOES THIS SOUND REASONABLE?