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 #19
Combination spanner #22
Drive socket # 15
Drive socket # 17
Wheel impact socket #19
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Vernier caliper
Ball joint puller
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Track Rod End for Fiesta Mk5 Hatchback (JH1, JD1, JH3, JD3) and other FORD models
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Rod Assembly
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FORD Fiesta Mk5 Hatchback (JH1, JD1, JH3, JD3) 1.4 16V
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FORD FUSION (JU_) 1.4
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Tie Rod End
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Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Tie Rod End on FORD FUSION (JU_) 1.4
FORD FUSION (JU_) 1.4
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace tie rod ends in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left tie rod ends.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. How to change Track Rod End on Ford Fiesta V jh jd 2001 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. How to replace FORD Fiesta Mk5 Hatchback (JH1, JD1, JH3, JD3) 1.4 TDCi 2002 Track Rod End - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 2
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.
  3. Ford Fiesta V jh jd 1.4 16V 2003 Track Rod End replacement: free workshop manuals
    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.
  5. How to remove FORD FIESTA ST150 2.0 2005 Track Rod End - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 5
    Remove the wheel.
  6. How to replace Track Rod End on FORD Fiesta Mk5 Hatchback (JH1, JD1, JH3, JD3) 2006: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 6
    Clean the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Track Rod End replacement on Ford Fiesta V jh jd 1.6 16V 2007 - download illustrated guide
    Step 7
    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle.Use a drive socket #15.Use a tap wrench.
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    Step 8
    When deinstalling, mark or measure the precise position of the ball joint on the track rod, or count the number of turns in order to prevent misalignment afterward.Use a vernier caliper.
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    Step 9
    Loosen the lock nut securing the tie rod end to the tie rod.Use a combination spanner #22.
  10. FORD FIESTA 1.4 TDCi Track Rod End replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 10
    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle.Use a ball joint puller.
  11. Replacing Track Rod End on Ford Fiesta V jh jd 2001 1.4 TDCi by yourself
    Step 11
    Screw the end out of the tie rod.
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    Step 12
    Clean the mounting seats of the tie rod end.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 13
    Screw on a new tie rod end.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    While installing the steering rod end remember to make the same number of turns or to leave the same length of thread showing as per your measurements
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Ford Fiesta V jh jd 2004 ST150 2.0 Track Rod End
    Step 14
    When deinstalling, mark or measure the precise position of the ball joint on the track rod, or count the number of turns in order to prevent misalignment afterward.Use a vernier caliper.
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    Step 15
    Connect the tie rod end to the steering knuckle.
  16. How to change Track Rod End on Ford Fiesta V jh jd 2001 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 16
    Tighten the fastening nut connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #17.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 65 nm torque.
  17. How to replace FORD Fiesta Mk5 Hatchback (JH1, JD1, JH3, JD3) 1.4 TDCi 2002 Track Rod End - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 17
    Tighten the tie rod end locknut.Use a combination spanner #19.Use a combination spanner #22.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 60 nm torque.
  18. Ford Fiesta V jh jd 1.4 16V 2003 Track Rod End replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 18
    Treat the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use copper grease.
  19. Changing Track Rod End on FORD Fiesta Mk5 Hatchback (JH1, JD1, JH3, JD3) 1.25 16V 2004 by yourself
    Step 19
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
  20. How to remove FORD FIESTA ST150 2.0 2005 Track Rod End - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 20
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  21. How to replace Track Rod End on FORD Fiesta Mk5 Hatchback (JH1, JD1, JH3, JD3) 2006: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 21
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Track Rod End replacement on Ford Fiesta V jh jd 1.6 16V 2007 - download illustrated guide
    Step 22
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.
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    Step 23
    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.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Check and adjust wheel alignment if necessary.
  24. Changing of Track Rod End on Ford Fiesta V jh jd 2009 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 24
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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