Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FORD Focus II Hatchback (DA_, HCP, DP) 1.6 TDCi, FORD Focus II Estate (DA_, FFS, DS) 1.6 TDCi, FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 TDCi, FORD C-MAX (DM2) 1.6 TDCi

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Required tools:
Required tools:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #16
HEX bit no.H5.
Wheel impact socket #19
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the stabiliser links on Ford Focus 2 DA in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both stabiliser links on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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    Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
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    Step 2
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.
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    Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 4
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
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    Step 5
    Remove the wheel.
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    Step 6
    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 7
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut.Use a combination spanner #16.Use HEX No.H5.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 8
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar.Use a combination spanner #16 (2 pieces).
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    Step 9
    Remove the bracket from the shock absorber strut.
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    Step 10
    Remove the stabilizer rod.
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    Step 11
    Clean the mounting seats of the stabiliser link.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 12
    Ιnstall the transverse stabilizer link.
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    Step 13
    Install the bracket onto the shock absorber strut.
    Step 14
    Tighten the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar.Use a combination spanner #16.Use HEX No.H5.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 57 Nm torque.
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    Step 15
    Tighten the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut.Use a combination spanner #16.Use HEX No.H5.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 57 Nm torque.
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    Step 16
    Treat all joints of the stabiliser link.Use copper grease.
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    Step 17
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
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    Step 18
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
    Step 19
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
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    Step 20
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.
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    Step 21
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 nm torque.
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    Step 22
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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