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.

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Required tools:
Required tools:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #13
Combination spanner #15
Combination spanner #19
Drive socket # 15
Drive socket # 19
HEX bit no.H6.
Wheel impact socket #19
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Hammer
Flat Screwdriver
Crow bar
Pliers
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Wheel chock
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AUTODOC recommends:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the mounts of the left and right shock struts of the front suspension.
  • All mounts of the front shock struts should be replaced simultaneously.
  • Be sure to replace all self-locking nuts and bolts during installation.
  • 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.
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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
    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 #15.Use HEX No.H6.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 8
    Remove the stabilizer rod.
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    Step 9
    Take out the retainer clip and move the brake hose out of the bracket on the shock strut.Use a flat screwdriver.Use pliers.
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    Step 10
    Clean the fasteners connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 11
    Unscrew the lower fastener connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle.Use a drive socket #15.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 12
    Remove the fastening bolt. Disconnect the steering knuckle from the shock absorber strut.Use a hammer.
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    Step 13
    Lower the car.Open the bonnet.
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    Step 14
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 15
    Clean the fasteners of the shock strut upper mount. Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 16
    Unscrew the top fastening of the shock strut mount.Use a combination spanner #13.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injuries, hold the shock strut when undoing the fastening bolts.
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    Step 17
    Remove the suspension strut.
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    Step 18
    Set the shock absorber strut on the spring compressor tool.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Note that when using a spring compressor, spring coils need to be securely gripped, compressing the spring on the opposite sides.Ensure the correct position of the spring in the retainer.Make sure that the spring coils tightly entered the lock handles.
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    Step 19
    Compress the spring.
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    Step 20
    Remove the shock strut mount cap.
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    Step 21
    Treat the shock strut rod.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 22
    Remove the strut piston rod nut.Use a combination spanner #19.Use HEX No.H6.Use a drive socket #19.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 23
    Remove the top mount of the shock absorber strut together with the mount bearing.Use a flat screwdriver.
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    Step 24
    Remove the top strut mount.
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    Step 25
    Install a new shock absorber strut mount into the mount bearing.
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    Step 26
    Install the upper strut mount and the strut mount bearing.Use a crowbar.
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    Step 27
    Tighten the shock strut piston rod nut. Use a drive socket #19.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 60 Nm torque.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Check to make sure the spring is positioned correctly. Avoid its misalignment.
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    Step 28
    Treat the shock strut rod.Use copper grease.
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    Step 29
    Install the shock strut mount cap.
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    Step 30
    Decompress the spring.
    Step 31
    Remove the assembled shock strut.
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    Step 32
    Install the shock strut into the wheel arch.
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    Step 33
    Screw the top fastening of the shock strut mount
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    Step 34
    Tighten the upper fastener of the shock absorber strut mount.Use a combination spanner #13.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 45 Nm torque.
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    Step 35
    Treat the fasteners of the shock strut mount.Use copper grease.
    Step 36
    Remove the fender protection cover.Close the hood.
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    Step 37
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 38
    Clean the mounting seats of the shock strut.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 39
    Fix the shock absorber strut on the steering knuckle.Use a hammer.Use a crowbar.
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    Step 40
    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
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    Step 41
    Install the fastening bolt.
    Step 42
    Tighten the lower fasteners connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle.Use a drive socket #15.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 75 Nm torque.
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    Step 43
    Treat the shock strut fasteners.Use copper grease.
    Step 44
    Fasten the brake hose on the strut.
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    Step 45
    Attach the brake hose retainer clip.Use a hammer.
    Step 46
    Ιnstall the transverse stabilizer link.
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    Step 47
    Tighten the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut.Use a combination spanner #15.Use HEX No.H6.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 55 Nm torque.
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    Step 48
    Remove the support from under the arm.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging assemblies and mechanisms.
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    Step 49
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
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    Step 50
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
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    Step 51
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
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    Step 52
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.
  46. How to change Strut Mount on Ford Fiesta V jh jd 2001 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 53
    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 54
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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