Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 Ti, FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6, FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.4 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear springs / rear coil springs on FORD FOCUS 2 (DA) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: coil springs – Ford Focus MK2. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 15
Drive socket # 18
Combination spanner #15
Combination spanner #19
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Wheel impact socket #19
Tap wrench
Flat chisel
Hammer
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: coil springs – Ford Focus MK2. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • Both coil springs of the front suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right coil springs of the front suspension.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Ford Focus MK2 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #19.
  3. Step 3
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    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Ford Focus MK2
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
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    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  7. Step 7
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    Clean the shock absorber fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  8. Step 8
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    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench. Use a tap wrench.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Ford Focus MK2 – To avoid injury, hold the shock absorber while unscrewing the fastening bolts.
  9. Step 9
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    Clean the fasteners connecting the control arm to the side member. Clean the stabiliser link fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  10. Step 10
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    Unscrew the stabilizer rod fasteners. Use a combination spanner #15. Use a drive socket #15. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 11
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    Make a mark on the crossmember and on the camber adjustment bolt. Use a flat metal-working chisel. Use a hammer.
  12. Step 12
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    Unscrew the arm fastening to the beam. Use a drive socket #18. Use a combination spanner #19. Use a tap wrench.
  13. Step 13
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the control arm to the rear knuckle. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench. Remove the fastening bolt.
  14. Step 14
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    Remove the support from under the rear arm.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: coil springs – Ford Focus MK2. Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
  15. Step 15
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    Take out the spring. Use a crowbar.
  16. Step 16
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    Install the spring.
  17. Step 17
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    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
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