Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FORD Focus II Hatchback (DA_, HCP, DP) 1.4, FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.4

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to replace rear strut mount / rear top munt FORD FOCUS 2 (DA) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Required tools:
Required tools:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 16
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #16
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Adjustable wrench
Vice
Wheel impact socket #19
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
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.
  • 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.
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    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 arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
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    Step 7
    Clean the fasteners of the shock absorber upper mount.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 8
    Unscrew the shock absorber mount fastening. Use a drive socket #10.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 9
    Clean the shock absorber fasteners.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 10
    Unscrew the lower fastener of the shock absorber.Use a drive socket #16.Use a ratchet wrench.Use a tap wrench.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injuries, hold the shock absorber when undoing the fastening bolts.
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    Step 11
    Remove the shock absorber.
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    Step 12
    Grip the shock absorber in a vice.
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    Step 13
    Clean the shock absorber rod fastener.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 14
    Remove the shock absorber piston rod fastening.Use a combination spanner #13.
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    Step 15
    Remove the shock absorber mount, boot and bump stop.
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    Step 16
    Install the new mount, boot, and bump stop on the shock absorber.
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    Step 17
    Screw the shock strut piston rod upper fastening.Use a combination spanner #13.Use a drive socket #13.Use an adjustable wrench.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 25 Nm torque.
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    Step 18
    Clean the shock absorber mounting seats.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 19
    Place the shock absorber in the wheel arch and secure it.
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    Step 20
    Install the shock absorber mount using the center hole as a guide.
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    Step 21
    Screw in the shock absober mount fastener.Use a drive socket #10.Use a ratchet wrench.
    Step 22
    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
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    Step 23
    Tighten the lower fastener of the shock absorber. Use a drive socket #16.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 90 Nm torque.
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    Step 24
    Tighten the shock absorber mount fasteners. Use a drive socket #10.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 50 Nm torque.
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    Step 25
    Remove the support from under the rear arm.
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    Step 26
    Clean the wheel rim mounting seat. Use a wire brush.Treat the contacting surface.Use copper grease.
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    Step 27
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
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    Step 28
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.
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    Step 29
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 110 Nm torque.
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    Step 30
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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