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Ford Focus: Engine Vibration at Idle

Some Ford Focus vehicles may exhibit an excessive engine vibration when idle. The vibration is most noticeable when the transmission is engaged in reverse. This condition may be caused by small stones, road debris, ice or snow packed/lodged in the rear engine roll restrictor. Models: 2000-’11 Focus

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Models: 2000-‘11 Focus
 
Some Ford Focus vehicles may exhibit an excessive engine vibration when idle. The vibration is most noticeable when the transmission is engaged in reverse. This condition may be caused by small stones, road debris, ice or snow packed/lodged in the rear engine roll restrictor.
Action
Inspect the rear engine roll restrictor for debris and install a service shield if necessary.
Service Procedure
1. Inspect the rear engine roll restrictor for debris. 
2. Remove any debris from rear engine roll ­restrictor. 
3. Remove the cross member-to-roll restrictor attachment bolt. 
4. Install service shield. 
5. Install roll restrictor attachment bolt and torque to specification. 
a. 2000-‘07 model year vehicles. 47 Nm (35 ft.-lb).

b. 2008-‘11 model year vehicles. 70 Nm (52 ft.-lb). 
Courtesy of MotoLOGIC® Repair & Diagnostics: www.motoshop.com/motologic
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