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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+.

Disc Brakes -> Front Disc Brakes -> Troubleshooting -> Abnormal Conditions -> Brake Booster Operation Test -> Brake Master Cylinder -> Brake Roughness -> Bypass Condition Inspection -> Lateral Runout -> Non-Pressure Leaks -> Normal Conditions -> Thickness Variation -> Wheel Bearing Looseness
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus S 2.0 L4 GAS

Brake Roughness

Thickness Variation

If roughness or vibration is encountered during highway operation or if pedal pumping is experienced at low speeds, the disc may have excessive thickness variation. Measure the disc at 12 points with a micrometer at a radius approximately one inch from edge of disc. If thickness measurements vary by more than .0005 inch, replace the disc.

Lateral Runout

Excessive lateral runout of braking disc may cause a knocking back of the pistons, possibly creating increased pedal travel and vibration when brakes are applied.

Wheel Bearing Looseness

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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 -> Brake Service -> Installation -> Removal
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus S 2.0 L4 GAS

Removal

  • Release parking brake.
  • Raise and support vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assemblies.
  • On models equipped with anti-lock brakes, remove wheel speed sensor.
  • On all models, remove brake drum and wheel hub.
  • Remove brake shoe hold down springs and pins, Fig. .
  • Disconnect brake shoes from wheel cylinders. Hold wheel cylinder pistons in place with suitable rubber bands.
  • Remove shoes from anchor block, Figs. and .
  • Push parking brake lever inward and remove cable, Fig. .
  • Remove lower and upper return springs.
  • Remove primary shoe from strut and brake shoe adjuster, Fig. .
  • Remove secondary ...

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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 -> Tightening Specifications
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0 L4 GAS

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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 S 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+.

Disc Brakes -> Front Disc Brakes -> Troubleshooting -> Abnormal Conditions -> Brake Booster Operation Test -> Brake Master Cylinder -> Brake Roughness -> Bypass Condition Inspection -> Lateral Runout -> Non-Pressure Leaks -> Normal Conditions -> Thickness Variation -> Wheel Bearing Looseness
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0 L4 GAS

Brake Roughness

Thickness Variation

If roughness or vibration is encountered during highway operation or if pedal pumping is experienced at low speeds, the disc may have excessive thickness variation. Measure the disc at 12 points with a micrometer at a radius approximately one inch from edge of disc. If thickness measurements vary by more than .0005 inch, replace the disc.

Lateral Runout

Excessive lateral runout of braking disc may cause a knocking back of the pistons, possibly creating increased pedal travel and vibration when brakes are applied.

Wheel Bearing Looseness

Adjust the w...

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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+.

Anti-Lock Brakes -> Focus -> Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Pinpoint Tests -> Symptom Chart
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus S 2.0 L4 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

To access diagnostic trouble codes, connect a suitably programmed scan tool to vehicle data link connector and follow scan tool instructions.

Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation

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