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hi, guys. bought a t reg focus 16 zetec estate back in jan. when driving over speed ramps or small potholes etc, ive noticed a knocking sound from the n/s rear , been getting worse over the last few days.( its not the new rear silencer hitting the body) prob one of the bushes on a rear arm ? any suggestions ? thanks guys. steve w.
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will be the usual very common trailing arm bushes cheap as chips to buy major pain in arse to fit
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Very easy to fit with the special tool you can buy.
Don't have to remove the arm only drop it down.
Check on ebay trailing arm bush tool
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£150 for that tool approx
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Could also be anti roll bar bushes or drop links, not uncommon.
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hi, guys. will have a look at those bushes & arms. thank you. steve w.
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Check to make sure the suspension arm where thw spring sits isnt rotton around the roll bar link.
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hi,guys. ! i got fed up with the focus estate.NO NEED FOR A REPLY AS ITS GONE TO THE BREAKERS ! ! found out what was wrong with it. both drop links, bushes, welding needed, and then the clutch went :angry(:then i buy another problem car ! (gear change problems on a tddi) ahh well ! . cheers guys. steve.

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