When to replace the Brake Pads on your FORD FOCUS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake pad set : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FORD FOCUS (DAW, DBW) 1.4 16V, FORD FOCUS (DAW, DBW) 1.6 16V, FORD FOCUS (DAW, DBW) 1.8 16V, FORD FOCUS (DAW, DBW) 2.0 16V, FORD FOCUS (DAW, DBW) 1.8 Turbo DI / TDDi, FORD FOCUS (DAW, DBW) 1.8 DI / TDDi, FORD FOCUS (DAW, DBW) 1.8 TDCi View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front brake pads on FORD FOCUS (DAW) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: brake pads – Ford Focus DAW. Tools you need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Anti-squeal paste
Copper grease
Torque wrench
HEX bit No.H7
Wheel impact socket #19
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake pads – Ford Focus DAW. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Perform the replacement of brake pads in complete set for each axis. This provides effective braking.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for all brake pads on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: brake pads – Ford Focus DAW. Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  2. Step 2
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 3
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #19.
  3. Step 4
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 5
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Ford Focus DAW
  5. Step 6
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 7
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    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins. Use a crowbar.
  7. Step 8
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a nylon cleaning brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    Replacement: brake pads – Ford Focus DAW. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  8. Step 9
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use HEX No.H7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 10
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  10. Step 11
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    Pull aside the brake caliper retaining spring. Use a crowbar.
  11. Step 12
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake pads – Ford Focus DAW. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Tie the caliper to the suspension or to the body with a wire without disconnecting from the brake hose to prevent depressurization of the brake system.Make sure that the brake caliper is not hanging on the brake hose.Don't press the brake pedal after the brake caliper has been removed. As a result, the piston can fall out from the brake cylinder, and brake fluid leakage and depressurization of the system may occur. Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
  12. Step 13
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    Remove the brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – Ford Focus DAW. Tip:
    Measure the brake disc thickness. Upon reaching the wear limit the part must be replaced.
  13. Step 14
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    Treat the brake caliper piston. Use a nylon cleaning brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: brake pads – Ford Focus DAW. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  14. Step 15
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    Press in the brake caliper piston. Use brake caliper wind back tool.
  15. Step 16
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    Install new brake pads.
    Replacement: brake pads – Ford Focus DAW. Professionals recommend:
    Make sure the pads are installed with linings facing the disc.Make sure the disc surface is clean before installing the pads.
  16. Step 17
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    Treat the brake pads in the area where their surface comes into contact with the brake caliper bracket. Use anti-squeal paste.
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