Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 TDCi, FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 TDCi, FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.4, FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6, FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 Ti, FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 2.0, FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 TDCi, FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.8 TDCi, FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 2.0 TDCi, FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.8 Flexifuel, FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.8 Flexifuel, FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 2.0 TDCi, FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.8 View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change gas struts / tailgate struts on FORD FOCUS MK2 Saloon [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: tailgate struts – Ford Focus MK2. Tools you need:
WD-40 spray
Flat Screwdriver
Replacement: tailgate struts – Ford Focus MK2. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Right and left gas struts of the boot lid should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left gas struts of the boot lid.
  • 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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    Open the boot lid.
  2. Step 2
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    Release the circlip connecting the gas strut to the boot lid. Use a flat screwdriver.
  3. Step 3
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    Release the circlip connecting the gas strut to the car body. Use a flat screwdriver.
    Replacement: tailgate struts – Ford Focus MK2. Tip:
    To avoid any injuries, be sure to hold the boot lid while demounting the gas struts.
  4. Step 4
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    Remove the boot lid gas strut.
  5. Step 5
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    Clean the mounting seats of the boot strut. Use WD-40 spray.
  6. Step 6
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    Install the new boot lid gas strut.
    Replacement: tailgate struts – Ford Focus MK2. Professionals recommend:
    To avoid any injuries, be sure to hold the boot lid while installing the gas strut.
  7. Step 7
    How hard is it to do yourself: Tailgate Struts replacement on Ford Focus mk2 Saloon 1.4 2011 - download illustrated guide
    Snap on the circlip connecting the gas strut to the car body.
  8. Step 8
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    Snap on the circlip connecting the gas strut to the boot lid.
  9. Step 9
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    Release the circlip connecting the gas strut to the boot lid. Use a flat screwdriver.
  10. Step 10
    FORD FOCUS 1.6 TDCi Tailgate Struts replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Release the circlip connecting the gas strut to the car body. Use a flat screwdriver.
    Replacement: tailgate struts – Ford Focus MK2. AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid any injuries, be sure to hold the boot lid while demounting the gas struts.
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