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Focus Front Suspension Problem

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#1 SteveCF



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Posted 05 July 2011 - 08:26 AM

Hi all.

I have a 2010 Ford Focus 1,8TDi estate in Spain(it's and X-Road edition - lots of plastic body panels!) with raised suspension springs as fitted from new by the Ford dealer.

I have a problem the the nearside front wheel tends to lift very easily over small humps in the road and give a bit of a thump when coming back down. It also tends to give a thump when I drive over what are relatively small depressions in the road surface. The off-side seem fine over the same roads. Does anyone have any ideas why it is doing this?

Cheers Steve

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#2 Karlos


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Posted 06 July 2011 - 10:06 AM

Could a spring be broken on one side perhaps?

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Posted 06 July 2011 - 11:26 PM

Check the strut for any leaks check that all nuts and bolts are tight.

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