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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+.

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+.

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...

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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 SE 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+.

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

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+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Service -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Inspection -> Master Cylinder -> Wheel Cylinders
Vehicle: 2008 Ford Focus SE 2.0 L4 GAS

Master Cylinder

Disassemble
  • Clean outside of master cylinder thoroughly. Drain brake fluid from master cylinder into suitable container.
  • Remove stop bolt and pressure control valves.
  • Pry up and remove reservoir from master cylinder body.
  • Remove fluid control valve.
  • Depress primary piston and remove snap ring from retaining groove at open end of bore.
  • Remove primary and secondary piston assemblies from master cylinder. If secondary piston does not come out, apply air pressure to secondary outlet port to remove.
Inspection
  • Wash components in clean brake fluid only. Use an air hose to bl...

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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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