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  1. Suspension/Wheels/Brakes/Steering (Mk3 Mondeo)
    Hey there! My 2002 hatchback has just failed MOT due to rear left pring rubbing the turret, which I understand is a common thing with some aftermarket springs? The spring a Febi Bilstein (unknown nr.) unit on a Sachs 312939 damper, both 4 years / 80k km old. I've noticed the rear left side...
  2. Suspension/Wheels/Brakes/Steering (Mk3 Mondeo)
    Hello, last week when I was installing the cruise control unit I needed to take off the left-hand side strut plate and the strut brace and I noticed that I had one bolt missing in the brace bar. Is it a regular metric screw or something different? I did not try to screw in any other bolt...
  3. Suspension/Wheels/Brakes/Steering (Mk3 Mondeo)
    Hi - anyone know the trick behind fitting the top mount (strut) correct ? There is a painted at white line and an some arrows at the top. As I see it, the Mounts looks excatly the same all the way around - why should is be mounted with in a certain way? Rgd Michael
  4. Suspension/Wheels/Brakes/Steering (Mk3 Mondeo)
    hey i was wondering you know the pinch bolt at the bottom of the rear strut that goes onto the hub? is it threaded into the hub or is it a nut and bolt? i was wondering because i ordered a bolt from ford i have still to go and get it but as far as i am led to beleive it is a nut and bolt. i...
  5. Suspension/Wheels/Brakes/Steering (Mk3 Mondeo)
    hi i was wondering i am going to be changing all four of my springs soon and also the shocks just decided to start again with the suspension because i plan on keeping the car for another 2 years till i save a good bit of money for a nearly new car i have 4k saved and was going to go for a car...
  6. Mechanical (Focus Mk3)
    anyone have any issues with their MK3 struts yet?? i hit a hidden hole on the A9 the other week (at high speed), and as of last FRiday when i was getting my new front tyres fitted, I asked m the mechanic to check the small knocking noise i was getting from the passenger footwell. I had already...
  7. Suspension/Wheels/Brakes/Steering (Mk3 Mondeo)
    Just wanted to share my procedure on how to replace the front strut/spring assembly on a 2006 Mondeo MK3 If you're interested, this can be downloadet from my google account. Don't hesitate to comment or ask if there's anything I missed out...
  8. Suspension/Wheels/Brakes/Steering (Mk3 Mondeo)
    After my car had the Inner and Outer CV Joints as well as the half shafts replaced as well as the passenger side wishbone with ball joint already on it all replaced my car started a very nasty knocking over bumps where it feels like something is hitting the car! After lots of playing around...
  9. Suspension/Wheels/Brakes/Steering (Mk3 Mondeo)
    I have recently had a coil spring brake so I have replaced it. However, I failed to read previous posts and I have put the top mount on without the arrow/markings facing the front of the car. Is it possible to lower the mount enough to turn it to the correct position without taking it all...
  10. Suspension/Wheels/Brakes/Steering (Mk3 Mondeo)
    I have recently had a coil spring brake so I have replaced it. However, I failed to read previous posts and I have put the top mount on without the arrow/markings facing the front of the car. Is it possible to lower the mount enough to turn it to the correct position without taking it all...
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