Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FORD FOCUS (DAW, DBW) 1.8 TDCi, FORD FOCUS Estate (DNW) 1.8 TDCi, FORD FOCUS Saloon (DFW) 1.8 TDCi

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change oil filter and engine oil on FORD FOCUS (DAW) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus DAW. Tools you'll need:
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus DAW. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 13
Oil filter cup socket 65-14F
Ratchet wrench
Oil drain pan
Funnel
Fender cover
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Oil Filter
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FORD FOCUS (DAW, DBW) 1.8 TDCi
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FORD FOCUS Saloon (DFW) 1.8 TDCi
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FORD FOCUS Estate (DNW) 1.8 TDCi
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus DAW. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the oil filter every time when changing motor oil.
  • Wear gloves to prevent contact with hot liquid.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Ford Focus DAW – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. How to change Oil Filter on Ford Focus DAW 1998 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Open the hood.
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    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
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    Step 3
    Unscrew the oil filler plug.
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    Step 4
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus DAW. Tip from AUTODOC:
    The vehicle must be on even keel, and if it is at an angle, the drain plug must be at the lowest point.All work should be done with the engine stopped.
  5. How to remove FORD FOCUS 1.8 16V 2002 Oil Filter - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 5
    Put a waste oil container with at least 5 l capacity under the drainage hole.
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    Step 6
    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.Use a wire brush.Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
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    Step 7
    Unscrew the drain plug.Use a drive socket #13.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 8
    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus DAW. AUTODOC recommends:
    Wait until the oil has completely drained from the drainage hole.Caution! The oil may be hot.
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    Step 9
    Clean the oil filter. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
    Step 10
    Unscrew the oil filter.Use the 65-14F socket.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 11
    Prepare a container for the old oil filter.Put the old oil filter in the container.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus DAW. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Move up the container. The oil starts to drain out of the drainage hole immediately after you have removed the oil filter.
  11. Replacing Oil Filter on Ford Focus DAW 1998 1.6 16V by yourself
    Step 12
    Clean the oil filter seat.Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
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    Step 13
    Lubricate the rubber seal of the new filter with a little amount of fresh oil.
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    Step 14
    Install a new oil filter.
    Please note!
    Make sure to install the filter correctly. Don't mix up the sides of the part.
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Ford Focus DAW 2001 1.8 16V Oil Filter
    Step 15
    Tighten the oil filter. Remember to observe the recommended tightening torque.Use the 65-14F socket.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 19 Nm torque.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus DAW. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Wait until the oil has completely drained from the drainage hole.
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    Step 16
    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.
    Step 17
    Screw in the new drainage plug and tighten it. Use a drive socket #13.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 14 nm torque.
  16. How to change Oil Filter on Ford Focus DAW 1998 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 18
    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
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    Step 19
    Lower the car.
  18. Ford Focus DAW 1.8 Turbo DI / TDDi 2000 Oil Filter replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 20
    Remove the oil filler cap.
  19. Changing Oil Filter on FORD FOCUS (DAW, DBW) 1.4 16V 2001 by yourself
    Step 21
    Insert the funnel.
  20. How to remove FORD FOCUS 1.8 16V 2002 Oil Filter - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 22
    Pour oil into the engine through the filler.Required amount of oil: 4,6 l.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus DAW. Professionals recommend:
    Use the oil recommended by the manufacturer.
  21. How to replace Oil Filter on FORD FOCUS (DAW, DBW) 2003: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 23
    Check the oil level using the dipstick.Top up oil if necessary.
    Please note!
    The oil level should be between the Min and Max marks.
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Oil Filter replacement on Ford Focus DAW 2.0 16V 2004 - download illustrated guide
    Step 24
    Install the oil filler cap.
    Step 25
    Tighten the oil filler cap.
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    Step 26
    Run the engine for a few minutes.
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    Step 27
    After the oil pressure warning light goes out, stop the engine.
    Step 28
    Check the oil level 5 minutes after the stop of the engine operation using a dipstick and add oil if necessary.
    Please note!
    The oil level should be between the Min and Max marks.Make sure that the oil filler cap is properly tightened.Check the threaded plug of the drainage hole and the oil filter seal for tightness. If necessary, carefully tighten them up.
  25. FORD FOCUS 1.6 16V Flexifuel Oil Filter replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 29
    Remove the fender protection cover.
  26. Replacing Oil Filter on Ford Focus DAW 1998 1.6 16V by yourself
    Step 30
    Close the hood.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus DAW. Tip:
    Note that oil pressure warning light, which indicates insufficient pressure in the lubrication system, may be on for a longer time than usual. After a few seconds, the oil will fill all the channels, and the light will go out. To protect the environment from pollution, be sure to dispose of the used filters at special collection points.
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