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Unread 01-19-2016, 06:44 AM   #1
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Hi All,

Please bear with me as I have no idea about cars but was hoping someone might be able to point me in the general direction of the fault!

I have an old ford focus which generally runs quite well and has only recently passed its MOT but it has just started making a loud running noise (from the back left of the car I think). It sounds as though the car is struggling to move, a bit like it is driving up a steep hill when in fact it is on a flat road. This noise only seems to happen when I am over 20mph but the rev meter doesn't seem too high. No warning lights come up but it really doesn't sound good and I'm not sure where to start looking for a fault (or getting my dad to)!

Thanks for any help!

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Unread 01-20-2016, 12:32 PM   #2
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A loud running noise? Can you be more specific? Videos are a great way to show us the problem.
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Unread 01-20-2016, 04:45 PM   #3
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sounds like rear suspension , or brakes seized, and engaged. try jacking up left rear wheel and see if it turns easy by hand.

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