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Engine Mounts I have a 03 Ford Focus LX and from the inside of the car, as you accelarate you hear this constant/ vibrating constant noise which is preety noticible, I checked the car, and noticed that one engine mount had all of the rubber bushing worn out, my question is would one engine mount cuase that much noise of would it have to take more than one, this particular engine mount is located on the botton of the engine, right after where the transmission and the engine meet on this manual 2.3 liter Duratec engine.

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  • Anonymous Jan 23, 2009

    yes i have the same vibration noise when i accelerate either from a stop or when i give gas , i think is one of the motor mounts also

  • Dynna Mar 20, 2009

    I have a 2003 Focus that had exactly the same issues.....the noise was worse when turning right and at slow speed. I took mine down to the local dealer who charged me $80 just to look at the car....they told me that it was a broken mount and charged me another $300 for the part plus and extra $100 in labor to replace it....I found out afterwards that I could have bought an aftermarket part for less than $50. Thank you Ford.

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2009

    I have a constant vibration noise in my 2003 Focus. It actually shakes the windshield. At idle it is not evident but as you increase the engine speed the noise will start. While driving the noise follows the same routine. It gets especially loud when you push the overdrive button off and slow down.At times after the engine warms up the vibration will deminish. I removed the belt on front of the engine and the noise still presisted with the engine running. About 8 months ago I had the front mount (passenger side) replaced.I'v inspected the exhaust, its OK, Replaced the intake filter and hose.On a rack everything looks good from underneath.This vibration and noise started about a month ago. The vehicle runs great; no transmission slipping etc.One thing I did notice just recently was when I I drove over a slight bump in the road the noise stopped for just a second.

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Yes, a bad engine mount can cause that much noise.

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