• Announcements

    • Stoney871

      Posting in General Chat thread.   11/11/2017

      it has been noted that too many Members are posting messages in the General Chat area instead of the correct Forums. Any messages posted in the General Chat area that are not General Chat will be deleted without warning and offenders may recieve warning points if repeated instances are seen from that Member. There are plenty of different Club areas that encompass 99% of Ford related posts, please select and use the correct one. If anyone is not sure of which area to post something then feel free to P/M myself or other Senior Staff for guidance. The Moderating Staff are having to spend far too much time chasing this problem instead of maintaining the other areas of the forum.


Phil Greg

Budding Enthusiast
  • Content count

    3
  • Joined

  • Last visited

About Phil Greg

  • Rank
    Newbie

Profile Information

  • Ford Model
    2004 Focus 1.8 petrol
  1. Rubbing Sound From Rear

    Thanks I'll look into it and let you know when I've found out.
  2. Rubbing Sound From Rear

    I'm begining to think that could be it, one of the pistons was quite hard to screw back in. The sliders seemed ok. What could stop the hand break from releasing? Is there anything that can be done to unseize the caliper?
  3. Rubbing Sound From Rear

    I have a ford focus 1.8 with rear disk brakes. At low speeds I get a rotational rubbing/thumping sound that seems to come from the rear, can't tell which side. This speeds up as the car does. Sometimes it goes away. I have replaced the discs and pads but no difference. There is no play in the bearing I can detect and when I rotate wheel by hand no tight spots. I suspect it could be caused by handbreak not releasing properly or the caliper piston being stuck. Could this be a bearing? What else could it be? Thanks for any help