Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FORD Fiesta Mk5 Hatchback (JH1, JD1, JH3, JD3) 1.4 16V, FORD FUSION (JU_) 1.4

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.
Required tools:
Required tools:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 15
Wheel impact socket #19
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Strut Mount for Fiesta Mk5 Hatchback (JH1, JD1, JH3, JD3) and other FORD models
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AUTODOC recommends:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the mounts of the right and left shock absorbers of the rear suspension.
  • Both mounts of the rear shock struts should be replaced simultaneously.
  • During the installation process, use only new bolts and nuts.
  • 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 rear 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
    Support the rear suspension beam. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
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    Step 7
    Clean the shock absorber fasteners.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 8
    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber.Use a drive socket #15.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 9
    Remove the fastening bolt.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injuries, hold the shock absorber when undoing the fastening bolts.
    Step 10
    Unscrew the upper fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #10.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 11
    Remove the shock absorber.
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    Step 12
    Unscrew the shock absorber mount fastening. Use a drive socket #13.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 13
    Remove the shock absorber mount, boot and bump stop.
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    Step 14
    Remove the top strut mount.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Examine the shock absorber dust cap and the bump stop. Replace them if necessary.
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    Step 15
    Install the upper strut mount and the strut mount bearing.
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    Step 16
    Install the mount, the boot and the bump stop on the shock absorber.
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    Step 17
    Tighten the shock absorber mount fasteners. Use a drive socket #13.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 50 nm torque.
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    Step 18
    Treat the shock absorber mounting seats. Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 19
    Place the shock absorber in the wheel arch and fasten it.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold the shock absorber cautiously tight when screwing in the fastening bolts.
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    Step 20
    Screw the upper fastener of the shock absorber.
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    Step 21
    Tighten the top shock absorber fastening.Use a drive socket #10.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 45 Nm torque.
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    Step 22
    Install the fastening bolt.
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    Step 23
    Tighten the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #15.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 65 Nm torque.
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    Step 24
    Remove the mounting from under the rear axle beam.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging assemblies and mechanisms.
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    Step 25
    Treat the shock absorber fasteners. Use copper grease.
    Step 26
    Treat the surface where the wheel rim contacts the brake drum.Use copper grease.
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    Step 27
    Clean the wheel rim mounting seat. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 28
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
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    Step 29
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.
  26. Replacing Strut Mount on Ford Fiesta V jh jd 2001 1.4 TDCi by yourself
    Step 30
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel boltsUse wheel impact socket #19.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 nm torque.
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    Step 31
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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