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.

How to change tie rod end / track rod end on FORD FOCUS 2 | AUTODOC

Required tools:
Required tools:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #24
Drive socket # 15
Wheel impact socket #19
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Vernier caliper
Ball joint puller
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Track Rod End for Focus II Hatchback (DA_, HCP, DP) and other FORD models
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Rod Assembly
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FORD Focus II Estate (DA_, FFS, DS) 1.6 TDCi
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Rod Assembly on FORD Focus II Hatchback (DA_, HCP, DP) 1.6 TDCi
FORD Focus II Hatchback (DA_, HCP, DP) 1.6 TDCi
Easy tricks to help you to replace Rod Assembly on FORD C-MAX (DM2) 1.6 TDCi
FORD C-MAX (DM2) 1.6 TDCi
Rod Assembly removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 TDCi
FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 TDCi
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Tie Rod End
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FORD Focus II Estate (DA_, FFS, DS) 1.6 TDCi
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Tie Rod End on FORD Focus II Hatchback (DA_, HCP, DP) 1.6 TDCi
FORD Focus II Hatchback (DA_, HCP, DP) 1.6 TDCi
Easy tricks to help you to replace Tie Rod End on FORD C-MAX (DM2) 1.6 TDCi
FORD C-MAX (DM2) 1.6 TDCi
Tie Rod End removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 TDCi
FORD Focus II Saloon (DB_, FCH, DH) 1.6 TDCi
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 FOCUS II (DA_) 2004 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. How to replace FORD Focus II Hatchback (DA_, HCP, DP) 1.6 TDCi 2005 Track Rod End - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 2
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.
  3. FORD FOCUS II (DA_) 1.8 TDCi 2006 Track Rod End replacement: free workshop manuals
    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.
  4. Changing Track Rod End on FORD Focus II Hatchback (DA_, HCP, DP) 2.5 ST 2007 by yourself
    Step 5
    Remove the wheel.
  5. How to remove FORD FOCUS 1.6 Ti 2008 Track Rod End - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 6
    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.
  6. How to replace Track Rod End on FORD Focus II Hatchback (DA_, HCP, DP) 2009: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 7
    Clean the lock nut that connects the tie rod to the tie rod end.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 8
    Loosen the lock nut securing the tie rod end to the tie rod.Use a combination spanner #24.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Track Rod End replacement on FORD FOCUS II (DA_) 1.8 Flexifuel 2010 - download illustrated guide
    Step 9
    Clean the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 10
    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle.Use a drive socket #15.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 11
    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle.Use a ball joint puller.
  9. Changing of Track Rod End on FORD FOCUS II (DA_) 2012 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 12
    Screw the end out of the tie rod.
  10. FORD FOCUS 2.0 Track Rod End replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 13
    Clean the mounting seats of the tie rod end.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
  11. Replacing Track Rod End on FORD FOCUS II (DA_) 2005 1.6 TDCi by yourself
    Step 14
    Treat the mounting seats of the tie rod end.Use copper grease.
  12. Focus II Hatchback (DA_, HCP, DP) 1.6 Ti 2006 Track Rod End DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 15
    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
  13. How to change Track Rod End on FORD Focus II Hatchback (DA_, HCP, DP) 2007 - tips and tricks
    Step 16
    Connect the tie rod end to the steering knuckle.
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement FORD FOCUS II (DA_) 2008 1.6 Ti Track Rod End
    Step 17
    Tighten the fastening nut connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #15.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 60 nm torque.
  15. DIY replacement of Track Rod End on FORD Focus II Hatchback (DA_, HCP, DP) 1.6 2009 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 18
    Tighten the tie rod end locknut.Use a combination spanner #24.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 70 nm torque.
  16. How to change Track Rod End on FORD FOCUS II (DA_) 2004 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 19
    Treat the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use copper grease.
  17. How to replace FORD Focus II Hatchback (DA_, HCP, DP) 1.6 TDCi 2005 Track Rod End - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 20
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
  18. FORD FOCUS II (DA_) 1.8 TDCi 2006 Track Rod End replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 21
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  19. Changing Track Rod End on FORD Focus II Hatchback (DA_, HCP, DP) 2.5 ST 2007 by yourself
    Step 22
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
  20. How to remove FORD FOCUS 1.6 Ti 2008 Track Rod End - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 23
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #19.
  21. How to replace Track Rod End on FORD Focus II Hatchback (DA_, HCP, DP) 2009: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 24
    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.
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Track Rod End replacement on FORD FOCUS II (DA_) 1.8 Flexifuel 2010 - download illustrated guide
    Step 25
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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