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how does this work then

Focus Front Wheel Bearings

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hi gang,

any advice as to how easy to change front wheel bearings on a 2000 1.6 focus ,i have been told that as they are 'pressed in' it could be a garage only option, or it could only need the hub nut to be re-tightend

thanks for any help

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if you can do a lot of the work yourself and save a whole bunch of labour take the hub off and take it with the new bearing to a local indepedent and they should press it in and out for the price of a pack of cigs .

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If you had your own hydraulic press them it's a five minute job.

Ford would quote at least two hours labour and insist on a diagnostic :P

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now its the gearbox!!!!! so anybody know if a 2003 1.6 se gearbox will fit a 2000 1.6 ztec ,found one for £50 squids on ebay with only 49k on it Bargin or what!!!!!

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now its the gearbox!!!!! so anybody know if a 2003 1.6 se gearbox will fit a 2000 1.6 ztec ,found one for £50 squids on ebay with only 49k on it Bargin or what!!!!!

What was wrong with the gearbox mate?

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the bloke at my local garage says that the rumbling noise is a sign that the box is on the way out, its like a constant rumble but not a noisey one if you get my drift,he rekons there is metal agianst metal somwhere.gonna try topping it up and see what happends

Andy

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