When to replace the Oil Filter on your FORD FOCUS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil filter : 12 month / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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

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Tools
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
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. Step 1
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    Open the hood.
  2. Step 2
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    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Unscrew the oil filler plug.
  4. Step 4
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    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. Step 5
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    Put a waste oil container with at least 5 l capacity under the drainage hole.
  6. Step 6
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  7. Step 7
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    Unscrew the drain plug. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 8
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    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.
  9. Step 9
    Clean the oil filter. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
    Step 10
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    Unscrew the oil filter. Use the 65-14F socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 11
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    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. Step 12
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    Clean the oil filter seat. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  12. Step 13
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    Lubricate the rubber seal of the new filter with a little amount of fresh oil.
  13. Step 14
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    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 15
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    Tighten the oil filter. Remember to observe the recommended tightening torque. Use the 65-14F socket. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 20 Nm torque.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus DAW. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Wait until the oil has completely drained from the drainage hole.
  15. Step 16
    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.
    Step 17
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    Screw in the new drainage plug and tighten it. Use a drive socket #13. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 26 nm torque.
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