Jul 31, Realistically, will I be able to remove and replace these on my 05 plate fiesta? Got a dull knocking sound from the rear, which has been fixed by replacing the rear shocks so presume its the rear axle bush.
I know they sell tools to get these out but is it possible to remove them without this? I. Jul 07, Using the floor jacks, carefully lower the twist beam making sure it does not catch on anything. Remove the twist beam from the jacks and place it on some thick cardboard and drag it out from under the vehicle. Remove the two 12mm bolts and then remove the twist beam brackets. View attachment Now you can remove the bushes. Since the disassembly process is the same for the inch and the 9-inch, the removal process of a generic axle is covered here (see Chapter 3 for the inch and Chapter 5 for the 9-inch axle).
Chapter 8 discusses upgrading the stock axle on a Bel Air to a Ford 9-inch, so that vehicle is also used as an example in this chapter. Nov 25, Have you found excessive movement, remember bushes do need an certain amount of compliance to work effectively. As is there nature. If there unbonding or pulled right out of course there shot. Karl. Mechanic. Posts: 7, fiesta mk7 rear axle bushes worn.
Nov 27, at pm via Tapatalk studabear likes this. Jul 16, Here's a pic of my original rear bush before removal. You can see which way the arrow is pointing (it also shows this in the Haynes Fiesta Manual). I recollect a"nick" in my beam for alignment.
IIRC, these bushes"adjust" during cornering and Ford would not have been specific on the positioning, if it did not make a difference.