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WHITEyy118
I recently had my Focus serviced at a Ford dealership and it all went fine, apart from the 260 I had to pay (although they did wash and vacuum to). But I had green on everything they checked except I got a warning about a leaking shock absorber. They said that by the next service it would be a red and so should be looked at soon.

So my question is what needs to be done? Do I need a whole new shock absorber or is it something that will just stop the leak? I'm just wondering about costs that's all considering I just forked out the 260.
fishpond 47
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I recently had my Focus serviced at a Ford dealership and it all went fine, apart from the 260 I had to pay (although they did wash and vacuum to). But I had green on everything they checked except I got a warning about a leaking shock absorber. They said that by the next service it would be a red and so should be looked at soon.

So my question is what needs to be done? Do I need a whole new shock absorber or is it something that will just stop the leak? I'm just wondering about costs that's all considering I just forked out the 260.
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[u]get a second opinion[/u] on the said 'leaking shock absorber' if it is leaking then they would have said it needs changing asap not in a short while.

Try wiping it and keep an eye on it.
WHITEyy118
[quote name='fishpond 47' timestamp='1287778271' post='101923']
[u]get a second opinion[/u] on the said 'leaking shock absorber' if it is leaking then they would have said it needs changing asap not in a short while.

Try wiping it and keep an eye on it.
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Thanks. And yer I was a bit bemused when they said that. I thought well if there is something wrong surely they should ask if I wanted them to fix it. But instead she was like it needs doing soon and before my next service but that was it.
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