Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FORD Focus C-Max (DM2) 1.6 TDCi, FORD Focus II Hatchback (DA_, HCP, DP) 1.6 TDCi, FORD Focus II Estate (DA_, FFS, DS) 1.6 TDCi, FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 TDCi, FORD C-MAX (DM2) 1.6 TDCi

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change oil filter and engine oil on FORD FOCUS MK2 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus MK2 diesel. Tools you need:
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus MK2 diesel. Tools you need:
Wire brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 7
Drive socket # 21
Drive socket # 27
Ratchet wrench
Oil drain pan
Funnel
Flat Screwdriver
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
All the parts you need to replace – Oil Filter for Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) and other FORD models
How to change Oil Filter on Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 1.6 TDCi – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Oil Filter
How to change Oil Filter on FORD Focus II Estate (DA_, FFS, DS) 1.6 TDCi – tips for proper car maintenance
FORD Focus II Estate (DA_, FFS, DS) 1.6 TDCi
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Oil Filter on FORD Focus C-Max (DM2) 1.6 TDCi
FORD Focus C-Max (DM2) 1.6 TDCi
Easy tricks to help you to replace Oil Filter on FORD Focus II Hatchback (DA_, HCP, DP) 1.6 TDCi
FORD Focus II Hatchback (DA_, HCP, DP) 1.6 TDCi
Oil Filter removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 TDCi
FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 TDCi
Changing Oil Filter on FORD C-MAX (DM2) 1.6 TDCi – tips for first time repair
FORD C-MAX (DM2) 1.6 TDCi
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus MK2 diesel. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Replace the oil filter every time when changing motor oil.
  • Use only new O-rings during installation.
  • Wear gloves to prevent contact with hot liquid.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Ford Focus MK2 diesel – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. How to change Oil Filter on Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 2003 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Open the hood.
  2. How to replace FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 TDCi 2004 Oil Filter - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 1.8 TDCi 2005 Oil Filter replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 3
    Remove the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus MK2 diesel. To avoid damaging the part when removing it, do not use excessive force.
  4. Changing Oil Filter on FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 2.0 TDCi 2006 by yourself
    Step 4
    Unscrew the oil filler plug.
  5. How to remove FORD FOCUS 1.6 Ti 2007 Oil Filter - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 5
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus MK2 diesel. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    The vehicle must be on even keel, and if it is at an angle, the drain plug must be at the lowest point.All works should be done with the engine cooled down.
  6. How to replace Oil Filter on FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 2003: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 6
    Put a waste oil container with at least 4 l capacity under the drainage hole.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Oil Filter replacement on Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 1.4 2004 - download illustrated guide
    Step 7
    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.Use a wire brush.Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
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    Step 8
    Unscrew the drain plug.Use a drive socket #21.Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Changing of Oil Filter on Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 2006 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 9
    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus MK2 diesel. AUTODOC recommends:
    Caution! The oil may be hot.
  10. FORD FOCUS 1.6 TDCi Oil Filter replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 10
    Detach the air intake hose clamp.Use a drive socket #7.Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Replacing Oil Filter on Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 2003 1.6 TDCi by yourself
    Step 11
    On the right side, detach the PCV valve hose from the engine cover.
  12. Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 Ti 2004 Oil Filter DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 12
    Detach the air inlet pipe from the turbocharger.
  13. How to change Oil Filter on FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 2005 - tips and tricks
    Step 13
    Detach the mass air flow sensor connector.
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 2006 1.6 Ti Oil Filter
    Step 14
    Remove the air filter housing.
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    Step 15
    Cover the turbocharger impeller with a microfibre cloth to prevent dirt and foreign objects getting into the system.
  16. How to change Oil Filter on Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 2003 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 16
    Cover the PCV valve hole with a microfibre cloth to prevent dirt and foreign objects from getting into the system.
  17. How to replace FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 TDCi 2004 Oil Filter - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 17
    Clean the oil filter seat.Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  18. Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 1.8 TDCi 2005 Oil Filter replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 18
    Unscrew the filter housing cap together with the old filter element.Use a drive socket #27.Use a ratchet wrench.
  19. Changing Oil Filter on FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 2.0 TDCi 2006 by yourself
    Step 19
    Prepare a container for the old oil filter.
  20. How to remove FORD FOCUS 1.6 Ti 2007 Oil Filter - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 20
    Put the old oil filter in the container.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus MK2 diesel. Tip:
    Move up the container. The oil starts to drain out of the drainage hole immediately after you have removed the oil filter.
  21. How to replace Oil Filter on FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 2003: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 21
    Cover the oil filter housing with a microfibre towel to prevent dirt and foreign objects from getting into the system.
    Step 22
    Remove the oil filter cover O-ring.Use a flat screwdriver.
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Oil Filter replacement on Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 1.4 2004 - download illustrated guide
    Step 23
    Detach the oil filter from the filter cover.
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    Step 24
    Clean the oil filter housing cap.Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  24. Changing of Oil Filter on Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 2006 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 25
    Install a new O-ring to its mounting seat on the filter cover.
  25. FORD FOCUS 1.6 TDCi Oil Filter replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 26
    Install the new oil filter to the mounting seat on the filter cover.
    Please note!
    Make sure to install the filter correctly. Don't mix up the sides of the part.
  26. Replacing Oil Filter on Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 2003 1.6 TDCi by yourself
    Step 27
    Lubricate the rubber seal of the new filter with a little amount of fresh oil.
  27. Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 Ti 2004 Oil Filter DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 28
    Remove the microfibre towel from the oil filter housing.
    Step 29
    Install a new oil filter housing cover and tighten it.Use a drive socket #27.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 25 Nm torque.
  28. How to change Oil Filter on FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 2005 - tips and tricks
    Step 30
    Remove the microfibre cloth from the turbocharger impeller.Remove the microfibre cloth from the PCV valve hole.
  29. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 2006 1.6 Ti Oil Filter
    Step 31
    Install the air filter housing and fasten it.
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    Step 32
    Attach the air inlet pipe to the turbocharger.
  31. How to change Oil Filter on Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 2003 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 33
    On the right side, attach the PCV valve hose to the engine cover.
  32. How to replace FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 TDCi 2004 Oil Filter - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 34
    Fasten the clamp on the air intake hose.Use a drive socket #7.Use a ratchet wrench.
  33. Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 1.8 TDCi 2005 Oil Filter replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 35
    Attach the mass air flow sensor connector.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus MK2 diesel. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Wait until the oil has completely drained from the drainage hole.
  34. Changing Oil Filter on FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 2.0 TDCi 2006 by yourself
    Step 36
    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.
  35. How to remove FORD FOCUS 1.6 Ti 2007 Oil Filter - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 37
    Screw in the new drainage plug and tighten it. Use a drive socket #21.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 26 Nm torque.
  36. How to replace Oil Filter on FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 2003: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 38
    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  37. How hard is it to do yourself: Oil Filter replacement on Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 1.4 2004 - download illustrated guide
    Step 39
    Lower the car.
    Step 40
    Remove the oil filler cap.
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    Step 41
    Insert the funnel.
  39. Changing of Oil Filter on Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 2006 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 42
    Pour oil into the engine through the filler.Required amount of oil: 3,8 L.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus MK2 diesel. Professionals recommend:
    Use the oil recommended by the manufacturer.
  40. FORD FOCUS 1.6 TDCi Oil Filter replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 43
    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.
  41. Replacing Oil Filter on Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 2003 1.6 TDCi by yourself
    Step 44
    Install the oil filler cap.
    Step 45
    Tighten the oil filler cap.
  42. Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 Ti 2004 Oil Filter DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 46
    Run the engine for a few minutes.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus MK2 diesel. AUTODOC recommends:
    After the oil pressure warning light goes out, stop the engine.
  43. How to change Oil Filter on FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 2005 - tips and tricks
    Step 47
    Check the oil level using the dipstick.
    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.
  44. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 2006 1.6 Ti Oil Filter
    Step 48
    Install the engine cover and secure it.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Caution! Do not use excessive force during installation. This may damage the fasteners of the car. Ford Focus MK2 dieselMake sure the engine cover is properly seated. It should not be displaced with respect to the guiding fasteners.
  45. DIY replacement of Oil Filter on FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 2007 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 49
    Remove the fender protection cover.
  46. How to change Oil Filter on Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 2003 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 50
    Close the hood.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Ford Focus MK2 diesel. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    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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