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) ST170, FORD FOCUS (DAW, DBW) 1.8 TDCi, FORD FOCUS (DAW, DBW) 1.4 16V, FORD FOCUS (DAW, DBW) 1.8 16V BiFuel View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front wheel bearing on FORD FOCUS (DAW) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – Ford Focus DAW. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Multipurpose grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #15
Drive socket # 8
Drive socket # 15
Drive socket # 32
HEX bit No.H7
Torx bit T50
Shock absorber socket
Wheel impact socket #19
Bush and bearing driver set
Ratchet wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Tap wrench
Hammer
Pin punch
Circlip pliers
Ball joint puller
Bearing separator
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: wheel bearing – Ford Focus DAW. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your Ford Focus DAW car.
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels on the same axle.
  • 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
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
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    Clean the fastener of the driveshaft. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  2. Step 3
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    Loosen the fastener of the driveshaft. Use a drive socket #32. Use a tap wrench.
  3. Step 4
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #19.
  4. Step 5
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  5. Step 6
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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
  6. Step 7
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    Remove the wheel.
  7. Step 8
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    Pull aside the brake caliper retaining spring.
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the dust boot caps of the brake caliper guide pins. Use a crowbar.
  9. Step 10
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use HEX No.H7. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 11
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    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  11. Step 12
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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Ford Focus DAW. Tip from AUTODOC:
    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 disc.
  13. Step 14
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    Clean the ABS sensor mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  14. Step 15
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    Unscrew the ABS sensor fastener. Use a drive socket #8. Use a ratchet wrench.
  15. Step 16
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    Disconnect the ABS sensor. Use a crowbar.
  16. Step 17
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    Clean the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  17. Step 18
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    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #15. Use a ratchet wrench.
  18. Step 19
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    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  19. Step 20
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    Clean the fasteners connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  20. Step 21
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    Unscrew the fasteners connecting the suspension strut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #15. Use a tap wrench. Use a ratchet wrench.
  21. Step 22
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    Clean the fastener connecting the ball joint to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  22. Step 23
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the ball joint to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #15. Use Torx T50. Use a ratchet wrench.
  23. Step 24
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  24. Step 25
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    Disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckle.
  25. Step 26
    Remove the fastening nut.
    Step 27
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    Detach the driveshaft from the steering knuckle. Use a pin punch. Use a hammer.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Ford Focus DAW. Professionals recommend:
    Make sure that the drive shaft is not unloaded (when the car is jacked).
  26. Step 28
    Remove the fastening bolt.
    Step 29
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Ford Focus Mk1 1998 1.6 16V by yourself
    Release the lower fastener connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a special drive socket to remove the shock absorber. Use a ratchet wrench.
  27. Step 30
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    Remove the steering knuckle together with the hub.
  28. Step 31
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    Clean the wheel hub mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  29. Step 32
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    Remove the wheel hub from the steering knuckle. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  30. Step 33
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    Pull the bearing inner race out of the wheel hub. Use a bearing separator. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  31. Step 34
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    Remove the wheel hub bearing retaining ring. Use circlip pliers.
  32. Step 35
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    Press out the wheel hub bearing. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  33. Step 36
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    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  34. Step 37
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    Press the new bearing in the steering knuckle. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Ford Focus DAW. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Check to make sure the wheel hub bearing is positioned correctly. Avoid its misalignment. Stop pressing on the surface of the bearing immediately after it has been fitted into its mounting seat.
  35. Step 38
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    Clean the hub. Use WD-40 spray.
  36. Step 39
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    Install the wheel hub on the steering knuckle. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  37. Step 40
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    Install the wheel hub bearing retaining ring. Use circlip pliers.
  38. Step 41
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    Treat the shock strut mounting seat on the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  39. Step 42
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    Clean the splines of the drive shaft CV joint. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  40. Step 43
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    Install the steering knuckle assembled with the wheel hub.
  41. Step 44
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    Install the fastening bolt.
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