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Ive got a knocking coming from the rear passenger side of my ford focus. i have renewed the bearings, shoes, cylinder but the noise is still there could it be from anything else. please help

Its like a knocking when i drive on rougher terrains

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Check the rear stabilizer links. there will be a round bar than runs accross the rear suspension. There will be two links that attach this bar to the lower control arm. either one of the links is broken or the bushings that hold the bar in place are worn out.

Posted on Feb 09, 2012

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emergancy brake cable is froze holding the brake on

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Can only find out that the hub needs to be tightened to
235 nm Dunno if this helps

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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