2003 Ford Focus L4-2.0L DOHC Engine - Vibrates at Idle

2003 Ford Focus L4-2.0L DOHC VIN 3 - Engine - Vibrates at Idle

FORD: 2000-2008 Focus

ISSUE

Some 2000-2008 Focus vehicles may exhibit an excessive engine vibration at idle, 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 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 (Figure 1).

5. Reinstall roll restrictor attachment bolt and torque to 35 lb-ft (47 N.m). Download File PDF


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