When to replace the Brake Discs on your FORD FOCUS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Brake disc : 50000 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 rear brake discs on FORD FOCUS (DAW) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: brake discs – Ford Focus DAW. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #15
Drive socket # 13
Wheel impact socket #19
Brake caliper wind back tool
Ratchet wrench
Tap wrench
Rubber mallet
Water pump pliers
Crow bar
Hand operated fluid syringe
Wheel chock
Replacement: brake discs – Ford Focus DAW. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Replace the brake disks on the car Ford Focus DAW in complete set for each axis. Regardless of the state of components. This will ensure even braking.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both brake disks on the same axle.
  • When changing the brake discs, always replace the brake pads.
  • 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 bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
    Replacement: brake discs – Ford Focus DAW. Professionals recommend:
    Pump out any excess brake fluid.
  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 rear 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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    Release the parking brake cable. Use water pump pliers.
  7. Step 8
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    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  8. Step 9
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a combination spanner #15. Use a drive socket #13. 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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    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: brake discs – Ford Focus DAW. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    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.
  11. Step 12
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    Remove the brake pads.
  12. Step 13
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 14
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    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #13. Use a tap wrench.
  14. Step 15
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    Remove the caliper bracket.
  15. Step 16
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    Clean the brake disc fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  16. Step 17
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    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use a crowbar.
  17. Step 18
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    Remove the brake disc.
    Replacement: brake discs – Ford Focus DAW. AUTODOC recommends:
    If necessary, use a rubber mallet.
  18. Step 19
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    Clean the hub. Use a wire brush. Treat the contacting surface. Use copper grease.
  19. Step 20
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    Install the brake disc.
  20. Step 21
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    Screw in the brake disc fastener. Use a crowbar.
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