Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FORD Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2.2 TDCi, FORD Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2.2 TDCi, FORD Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2.2 TDCi RWD, FORD Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2.2 TDCi RWD, FORD Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2.4 TDCi, FORD Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2.4 TDCi, FORD Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2.2 TDCi, FORD Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2.2 TDCi, FORD Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2.2 TDCi, FORD Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2.4 TDCi, FORD Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 3.2 TDCi, FORD Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2.2 TDCi, FORD Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2.2 TDCi, FORD Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2.2 TDCi RWD View more

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All the parts you need to replace – Strut Mount for Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) and other FORD models
Tools
Replacement: strut mount – FORD TRANSIT Bus. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
All-purpose cleaning spray
Ceramic grease
Torque wrench
19 mm combination spanner
13 mm socket
15 mm socket
18 mm socket
19 mm socket
24 mm socket
36 mm socket
18 mm strut nut socket
H5 hex bit
H6 hex extension bar
21 mm wheel impact socket
Ratchet wrench or power tool for removal/installation of threaded fasteners
Tommy bar
Mounting lever
Long nose pliers
Telescoping magnetic pick-up tool
Pin punch
Hammer
Rubber mallet
Ball joint separator
Stationary spring compressor
Transmission jack or a second vehicle jack
Car lift or jack with jack stands, and wheel chocks
Replacement: strut mount – FORD TRANSIT Bus. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • The struts, coil springs, and strut mounts of the front suspension should be replaced in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left struts, coil springs, and strut mounts of the front suspension, with the exception of the steps for accessing the fasteners of the left and right strut mounts.
  • All the work should be carried out with the ignition switched off.
Replacement: strut mount – FORD TRANSIT Bus. Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the car door.
  2. Step 2
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    Open the glove box.
  3. Step 3
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    Press down on the glove box retaining tabs to detach it.
  4. Step 4
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    Remove the glove box.
  5. Step 5
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    Fold back the insulation that covers the strut mount fasteners.
  6. Step 6
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    Clean the fasteners of the top strut mount. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 7
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    Loosen the strut mount fasteners. Use a 13 mm socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
    Warning!
    Do not unscrew the nuts completely.
  8. Step 8
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  9. Step 9
    Remove the wheel centre cap.
    Step 10
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    Loosen the wheel nuts. Use a 21 mm wheel impact socket. Use a tommy bar.
  10. Step 11
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    Remove the cotter pin that secures the axle fastener. Use a mounting lever. Use long nose pliers.
  11. Step 12
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    Remove the castle cover from the axle nut.
  12. Step 13
    Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2.4 TDCi 2008 Strut Mount DIY replacement workshop manual
    Clean the axle nut. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 14
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    Loosen the axle nut. Use a 36 mm socket. Use a tommy bar.
  14. Step 15
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Ford Transit Mk6 Minibus 2010 2.4 TDCi Strut Mount
    Raise the vehicle.
    Warning!
    If you are using a jack, make sure the car is parked on a hard, flat surface.Make sure to additionally secure the car with jack stands.
  15. Step 16
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    Unscrew the wheel nuts.
    Replacement: strut mount – FORD TRANSIT Bus. AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the nuts.
  16. Step 17
    How to change Strut Mount on Ford Transit Mk6 Minibus 2006 - free PDF and video manuals
    Remove the wheel.
  17. Step 18
    How to replace FORD Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2.2 TDCi 2007 Strut Mount - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Clean the fastener that connects the anti-roll bar link to the suspension strut. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  18. Step 19
    Clean the fastener of the ABS sensor cable bracket. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 20
    Ford Transit Mk6 Minibus 2.4 TDCi 2008 Strut Mount replacement: free workshop manuals
    Clean the fastener connecting the suspension strut to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  19. Step 21
    Changing Strut Mount on FORD Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2.2 TDCi 2009 by yourself
    Unscrew the fastener of the ABS sensor cable bracket. Use an 18 mm socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  20. Step 22
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    Detach the ABS sensor cable bracket from the suspension strut.
  21. Step 23
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the anti-roll bar link to the suspension strut. Use a 19 mm combination spanner. Use an H5 hex bit. Use a ratchet wrench.
  22. Step 24
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    Disconnect the anti-roll bar link from the suspension strut.
  23. Step 25
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    Unscrew the axle nut. Use a 36 mm socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  24. Step 26
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    Remove the axle washer. Use a telescoping magnetic pick-up tool.
  25. Step 27
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    Support the suspension arm. Use a transmission jack or one more vehicle jack.
  26. Step 28
    Replacing Strut Mount on Ford Transit Mk6 Minibus 2007 2.2 TDCi by yourself
    Detach the CV axle from the steering knuckle. Use a pin punch. Use a hammer.
  27. Step 29
    Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2.4 TDCi 2008 Strut Mount DIY replacement workshop manual
    Remove the support from under the suspension arm.
    Replacement: strut mount – FORD TRANSIT Bus. Tip:
    Lower the transmission or vehicle jack smoothly without jerking it to avoid damaging the vehicle assemblies and mechanisms.
  28. Step 30
    How to change Strut Mount on FORD Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2009 - tips and tricks
    Clean the fastener that connects the ball joint to the suspension arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  29. Step 31
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Ford Transit Mk6 Minibus 2010 2.4 TDCi Strut Mount
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the ball joint to the suspension arm. Use a 24 mm socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  30. Step 32
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    Support the steering knuckle. Use a transmission jack or one more vehicle jack.
  31. Step 33
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    Disconnect the ball joint from the suspension arm. Use a ball joint separator. Use a mounting lever.
  32. Step 34
    Remove the support from under the steering knuckle.
    Step 35
    Release the ball joint from the suspension arm by pulling down the suspension arm with the mounting lever.
    Step 36
    After releasing the ball joint, move the steering knuckle a little to the side and carefully return the suspension arm to its original position.
    Step 37
    Support the steering knuckle again.
    Step 38
    Remove the CV axle from the steering knuckle.
    Step 39
    Tie the CV axle to the car body with a wire.
    Caution!
    Make sure that the CV axle is not hanging down.
    Step 40
    How to replace FORD Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2.2 TDCi 2007 Strut Mount - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Unscrew the lower fastener of the suspension strut. Use a 15 mm socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  33. Step 41
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  34. Step 42
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    Disconnect the steering knuckle from the suspension strut. Use a rubber mallet. Use a transmission jack or one more vehicle jack.
    Replacement: strut mount – FORD TRANSIT Bus. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Make sure that the steering knuckle is not hanging loose on the brake hose or electric cable.
  35. Step 43
    How to remove FORD TRANSIT 2.4 TDCi 2010 Strut Mount - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Unscrew the fasteners of the suspension strut mount.
    Replacement: strut mount – FORD TRANSIT Bus. Professionals recommend:
    To avoid injuries, hold the strut when undoing the fasteners.
  36. Step 44
    How to replace Strut Mount on FORD Transit Mk6 Bus (V347, V348, FD, FB, FS, FZ, FC) 2011: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Remove the suspension strut assembly.
  37. Step 45
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    Clean the mounting seats of the suspension strut. Use a wire brush. Use an all-purpose cleaning spray.
  38. Step 46
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    Clean the fastener on the anti-roll bar link. Use a wire brush. Use an all-purpose cleaning spray.
  39. Step 47
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    Clean the splines of the CV axle joint. Use a wire brush. Use an all-purpose cleaning spray.
  40. Step 48
    Depending on what part you are replacing, you may have to disassemble the suspension strut. But if you use all new components, then you will not need to disassemble the old strut. In this case, a stationary spring compressor will only be required to assemble a new strut if its parts were purchased separately.
    Step 49
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    Set the suspension strut assembly on the stationary spring compressor.
    Warning!
    When using a stationary spring compressor, the spring coils must be securely clamped, compressing the spring from both ends.Make sure the spring is in the correct position.Make sure that the compressor jaws are tightly engaged onto the coils.
  41. Step 50
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    Compress the spring.
  42. Step 51
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    Clean the top part of the strut piston rod. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  43. Step 52
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    Unscrew the strut piston rod nut. Use an 18 mm strut nut socket. Use an H6 hex extension bar. Use a ratchet wrench.
  44. Step 53
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    Remove the top strut mount.
  45. Step 54
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    Release the spring.
  46. Step 55
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    Remove the mount bearing and the bump stop.
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