Ford Fiesta suspension rear

1996 Ford Fiesta Problem

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CarFord Fiesta 1300cc mk4
Year1996
Ownergazzag
Posted31/07/2010
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just bought a ford fiesta mk4 wen got ppl in back of car the wheels catch on archs so im just wondering if its the rear bushes that need changed cnt go shopping either put things in boot and it catches does anyone have any ideas please
Problem Category
Steering, Suspension, Brakes, Wheels & Tyres


Solution 1
whittingehame | Legend | Since: Oct 2009 | Posts: 444 | Fixes: 11829 | View Garage
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Assume it's the correct wheels for car ? If it's too low at back , check springs / shocks .


Posted on Saturday 31st of July 2010
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Solution 2
andrew slevin | Driver | Since: Jun 2010 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 163 | View Garage
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check shock absorbers for leaks


Posted on Saturday 31st of July 2010
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gazzag | Driver | Since: Jul 2010 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 0 | View Garage
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erm checked suspension no leaks but ive got 15" wheels on ma car cud this be the problem ?


Posted on Sunday 1st of August 2010
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Solution 3
whittingehame | Legend | Since: Oct 2009 | Posts: 444 | Fixes: 11829 | View Garage
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Did you check for broken rear springs? Also has it had suspension lowered ? Check the wheels have clearance and are the correct ones for car .


Posted on Sunday 1st of August 2010
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Solution 4
andrew slevin | Driver | Since: Jun 2010 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 163 | View Garage
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id say 15 inch wheels are to big for vehical but check with main dealer to make sure


Posted on Sunday 1st of August 2010
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