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  • 2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0 L4 GAS, CID:121, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:121, Engine VIN:, Desg:N
  • 2008 Ford Focus S 2.0 L4 GAS, CID:121, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:121, Engine VIN:, Desg:N

BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Focus AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Ford Focus cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Troubleshooting -> Bendix Diaphragm System -> Bendix Hydro-Boost System -> Brakes Grab -> Erratic Booster Operation, Binding, Grabbing Or Sticking -> Hard Pedal Or No Assist -> No Or Slow Release -> No Power Assist
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0 L4 GAS

Power brake operation concerns should be handled as if two separate systems exist.

  • Inspect for faults in hydraulic system first.
  • If hydraulic system is satisfactory, inspect power brake circuit.
  • Press brake pedal firmly and then start engine.
  • Pedal should fall away slightly and less pressure should be needed to maintain pedal in any position.
  • Install of suitable pressure gauge in brake hydraulic system.
  • Record pressure with engine off and power unit not operating.
  • Maintain pedal height, start engine and record measurement.
  • There should be substantial pressure increase in second measurem...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Focus AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Ford Focus cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Focus -> Adjustments -> Parking Brake -> Service Brakes
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0 L4 GAS

Service Brakes

These models are equipped with self adjusting brake mechanisms and require no adjustment. The brakes are adjusted as required whenever the service brakes are applied.

Parking Brake

  • Remove clip and parking brake boot.
  • Ensure rear brakes are not hot when adjusting.
  • Release parking brake to its lowest position.
  • Remove clip and loosen parking brake cable adjustment nut until there is no tension in cable.
  • Apply and release brake pedal to ensure brakes are adjusted correctly.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Ensure parking brake cable is correctly routed in its clips.
  • Lower vehicle.
  • Raise p...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Focus AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Ford Focus cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Clutch System Bleeding
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Attach a rubber drain hose to bleeder screw of clutch master cylinder, then submerge free end of hose in a container partially filled with clean brake fluid.
  • Slowly pump clutch pedal to floor several times and hold it.
  • With clutch pedal held to floor,...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Focus AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Ford Focus cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Power Brake Units -> Adjustments -> Bendix System -> Single Diaphragm Booster
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0 L4 GAS

Bendix System

  • Disconnect master cylinder from booster leaving brake lines connected and secure cylinder aside.
  • Start engine and operate engine at idle speed.
  • With engine running, position gauge over pushrod. Gauge should bottom against booster housing with force of approximately five lbs. applied to pushrod, Fig. . Ensure pushrod is properly seated in booster when performing gauge inspection.
  • If force required to seat gauge is more than five lbs., shorten length of pushrod.
  • If force required to seat gauge is less than five lbs., lengthen pushrod.
  • Install master cylinder and remove reservo...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Focus AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Ford Focus cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Disc Brakes -> Front Disc Brakes -> Inspection
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0 L4 GAS

Remove wheels and inspect brake disc, caliper and linings. Inspect wheel bearings and repack if required.

If the caliper is cracked or fluid leakage through the casting is evident, it must be replaced as a unit.

If caliper is removed when installing new components, clean all components in alcohol, then wipe dry using lint-free cloths. Blow out drilled passages and bores with compressed air. Inspect dust boots for punctures or tears, replace as required.

Inspect piston bores in both housings for scoring or pitting. Bores showing light scratches or corrosion can be cleaned with crocus clo...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2008 Ford Focus AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported 2008 Ford Focus cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Drum Brakes -> Focus -> Inspection
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus S 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Inspect components for damage and unusual wear.
  • Inspect wheel cylinders. Boots which are torn, cut, or heat damaged indicate need for wheel cylinder replacement. Fluid spilling from boot center hole or wetness around wheel cylinder ends indicates cup leakage and need for wheel cylinder replacement. A small amount of fluid is always present and is considered normal, acting as lubricant for cylinder pistons.
  • Inspe...

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