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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+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Hydraulic Brake System Flush
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus S 2.0 L4 GAS

Whenever new brake components are installed in the hydraulic system, it is recommended that the entire hydraulic system be thoroughly flushed with clean brake fluid.

It may sometime become required to flush out the system due to the presence of mineral oil, kerosene, gasoline, etc., which will cause swelling of rubber piston cups and valves and render them inoperative.

Flushing is performed at e...

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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 -> Description -> Brake Distribution Valve & Switch -> Brake Warning Light Systems -> Combination Valve -> Description -> Failure Warning Switch -> Metering Valve -> Proportioning Or Pressure Control Valve -> Proportioning Valve & Switch -> Testing -> Testing Warning Light Systems
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0 L4 GAS

This system operates on the same principles as conventional front and rear split systems using primary and secondary master cylinders moving simultaneously to exert hydraulic pressure on their respective systems, Fig. .

The hydraulic brake lines on this system, however, have been diagonally split front to rear (left front to right rear and right front to left rear) in place of separate lines to the front and rear wheels.

In the event of a system failure this would cause the remaining good system to do all the braking on one front wheel and the opposite rear wheel, thus maintaining 50%...

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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 -> Troubleshooting -> Inspection & Verification
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus S 2.0 L4 GAS

Inspection & Verification

  • Verify ABS system concern by applying brakes under various driving conditions.
  • Perform a visual inspection of brake system for signs of mechanical or electrical damage.
  • Inspect the following for mechanical faults:
    • Low brake fluid.
    • Wheel speed sensors.
    • Anti-lock brake system sensor indicators.
    • Base brake system.
    • Wheel bearings.
  • Inspect the following for mechanical faults:
    • Fuses and fusible links.
    • ABS warning indicator lamp.
    • Red brake warning indicator lamp.
    • Wiring harness.
    • Loose, corroded or damaged connectors.
  • If a fault is found during visual inspection, repair as re...

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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 -> Brake System Bleed -> System Priming -> Wheel Bleeding Sequence
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0 L4 GAS

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 proportioners or press...

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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 -> Component Replacement -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, Mustang & Town Car -> Focus -> Fusion, Milan & MKZ -> Installation -> Master Cylinder -> MKS, Sable, Taurus & Taurus X -> Removal -> Wheel Cylinders
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus S 2.0 L4 GAS

Master Cylinder

Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, Mustang & Town Car
  • Depress brake pedal several times to exhaust system vacuum.
  • Disconnect master cylinder brake lines and electrical connectors.
  • Disconnect hydraulic control unit supply hose at master cylinder. Secure hose aside.
  • Remove two mounting bolts, then secure proportioning valve and tubes aside.
  • Remove mounting nuts and master cylinder.
  • Reverse procedure to install.
Focus
  • With engine OFF, press brake pedal several times to deplete brake booster vacuum.
  • Remove battery tray.
  • Remove master cylinder cap, then using a suitable clean ...

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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 SE 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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