2008 Ford Focus Brake Service (ONLINE REPAIR MANUALS)

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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 -> 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+.

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

Pressure bleeding is recommended for all hydraulic disc brake systems.

Do not reuse brake fluid drained from the hydraulic system when bleeding the brakes. Ensure disc brake pistons are returned to their normal positions and the shoe and lining assemblies are properly seated.

Do not shake the pressure bleeder tank while air is being added or after it has been pressurized. This will prevent air from the tank getting into the lines. Do not move the tank during the bleeding operation. The tank should be kept at least one third full.

On models equipped with power brakes, exhaust the...

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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 S 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+.

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+.

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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