2008 Ford Focus Brake Service (ONLINE REPAIR MANUALS)

Auto Parts Search


Learn how to repair a car or truck, install or remove parts, wire an engine, reset warning lights, replace fuel filter, fix auto body and more. Get Automotix DIY!
Help me findSearch
Get Full Access Automotix DIY provides automotive consumers and do it yourselfers; the most comprehensive repair information about 2008 Ford Focus car and truck repair procedures including Ford engine diagrams, wiring diagrams, repair work estimating measures, technical service bulletins, auto body work guidance, starter & alternator replacement procedures, serpentine belt replacement procedures, radiator & hose replacement procedures, tune-up & drivability specifications, quick lube illustrations, preventive maintenance guide, engine light reset instructions, parts removal and install procedures, fuel filter replacement directions, component location diagrams, air filter locations & replacement instructions, a/c system specifications, and general auto service procedures. You don't have to be a car mechanic or technician to know how to fix your 2008 Ford Focus automobile. Try the Automotix DIY solution today!
DIY REPAIR SAMPLES > CONTINUE EXPLORING >

We have info for following modifications of 2008 Ford Focus

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

[[table data]]

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2008 Ford Focus BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES

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 -> Brake Pad Service -> Cobra -> Crown Victoria, Fusion, Grand Marquis, Milan, MKZ, MKS, Sable, Taurus, Taurus X & Town Car -> Except Cobra -> Focus -> Inspection -> Installation -> Mustang -> Removal
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus S 2.0 L4 GAS

On models with anti-lock brakes, the brake hydraulic system must be depressurized before disconnecting any hydraulic lines or fittings. Depressurize the system by pumping the brake pedal at least 25 times with the ignition in the Off position.

Crown Victoria, Fusion, Grand Marquis, Milan, MKZ, MKS, Sable, Taurus, Taurus X & Town Car

Removal
  • Remove brake fluid until reservoir is half full.
  • On models equipped with air suspension, turn air suspension service switch to Off position.
  • On all models, raise and support front of vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Remove two calipe...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2008 Ford Focus BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES

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...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2008 Ford Focus BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES

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 -> Description -> Bendix Diaphragm System -> Bendix Hydro-Boost System -> Vacuum Assist Diaphragm System
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0 L4 GAS

Bendix Diaphragm System

These units are of the vacuum suspended system. Some units are of the single diaphragm system, while others are of the tandem diaphragm system. Both single piston and double piston or split system master cylinders are used.

The vacuum suspended diaphragm system units utilize engine manifold vacuum and atmospheric pressure for its power. It consists of three basic elements combined into a single power unit. The three basic elements of the single diaphragm system are:

  • Vacuum power section which includes front and rear shell, power diaphragm, return spring and push...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2008 Ford Focus BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES

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 -> System Service -> 2008-09 -> ABS Control Module -> Accelerometer Sensor -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Replacement -> Front -> Hydraulic Control Unit (HCU) -> Module Configuration -> Rear -> Steering Wheel Rotation Sensor -> System Priming -> Wheel Bleeding Sequence -> Wheel Speed Sensor -> Yaw Rate Sensor
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0 L4 GAS

Brake System Bleed

Pressure bleeding is recommended for all hydraulic brake systems. Ensure all dirt and contaminants are removed from master cylinder area prior to removing reservoir cap.

To prevent air from the pressure tank getting into the lines, do not shake the tank while air is being added to the tank or after it has been pressurized. Set the tank in the required location, bring the air hose to the tank, and do not move it during the bleeding operation. The tank should be kept at least one-third full.

On vehicles equipped with disc brakes and master cylinders without proporti...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2008 Ford Focus BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES

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 -> Description -> Dual Piston Calipers -> Single Piston Calipers
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0 L4 GAS

Dual Piston Calipers

The caliper consists of a sliding bridge type caliper housing with dual pistons, caliper mounting frame and inner and outer friction pad assemblies, Figs. through . The caliper is located into and slides on the anchor frame by its thrust face and a locating pin and clip. The friction pads are retained into the anchor frame by the caliper sliding bridge assembly and use an anti-rattle spring clip to reduce brake noise. The friction pads are retained into the sliding bridge assembly by clips located on the back of the friction pad.

Lefthand and righthand caliper an...

CLICK HERE TO GET FULL ACCESS TO 2008 Ford Focus BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES

Shop online for auto body parts, engines, wheels, lights...

Click here to view more details2010 Ford Focus Grille Assembly, With emblem provision and mesh grille insert; A high quality, OE replacement complete grille and shell assembly; With 2 years limited TrustBuilt warranty..

Source: Auto Body Parts Store

$100.08

Click here to view more details2008 Ford Focus Radiator Fan, 7 blades; Single type; Includes motor and shroud; A high quality, OE replacement radiator fan shroud assembly; With 2 years limited TrustBuilt warranty..

Source: Auto Body Parts Store

$176.53

Click here to view more details2007 Ford Focus Passenger Side Halogen Head Light Assembly, Passenger Side Halogen Head Light Assembly; Except SVT Model, , .

Source: Wheels / Rims, Mirrors & Lights Store

$59.50

Click here to view more details2002 Ford Focus LX L4, 2 L, 1989 CC, 122 CID Rebuilt Engine, SOHC, Warranty: 3-Year/100,000 Mile, .

Source: Rebuilt Engines Store

$2,020.00

Click here to view more details2007 Ford Focus Used Bumper Bar, Front, 4DR, SIL, SE W/FOAM, Good.

Source: Used Auto Parts Store

$138.00

Click here to view more details2000 Ford Focus Used Oil Pan, SOHC, Good.

Source: Used Auto Parts Store

$145.00
More parts
Help me findSearch
Auto Repair Quick Search
Help me find
Search DIY repair manuals by VIN...
Vehicle Identification Number is a unique serial number used by the automotive industry to identify individual motor vehicles

Find out what info we have for your vehicle

Get the Complete Technical Service Bulletins!
Get the Complete Technical Service Bulletins!Access diagrams and repair information such as wiring diagrams, diagnosis and repair charts, manufacturer service bulletins, and OEM Part numbers of your 2008 Ford Focus vehicle.
Access the Complete guide!
Need To Fix Your Car or Truck?
Save Money With Free Car Insurance Quote
FREE car insurance quote
Enter Zip Code:
Auto Repair Quick Search
Help me find