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Ron, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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Wife's car 01 Focus twin can 20. auto wife pulls into drive

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Wife's car 01 Focus twin can 20. auto wife pulls into drive just now, and engine making an intermittant scraping noise on front side...right side of ar....goes chrip chirp then stops, cams quite, oil fine.....sounds like someting maybe scraping.....
JA: Where exactly do you think the noise is coming from? And how long has this been going on?
Customer: just started, seems to be down lower on engine, but unsure, I listen with hood up....I maybe take a stethscope to it, Iknow the twin cam is a good engine....but hever hears one come and go with odd loud scraping noises
JA: What is the make/model of your car?
Customer: 01 Focus 2.0 twin cam engne
JA: Are you fixing your Focus yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes, and I never heard a scraping noise come and go while idling in driveway just now..
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: not really
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  AMEDEE replied 8 months ago.

Hello and welcome!

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Expert:  AMEDEE replied 8 months ago.

Are you looking to isolate where the noise is coming from?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
but I never seen a loud scraping noise come and go like that, engine at idle.....hood open, oil normal cams quiet,
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Sorry, we don't have more $$$ to spend on this.....I want my 5 bux back.....thanks anyway......