Question about 2002 Ford SVT Focus

1 Answer

Need to change my brake discs

Can someone tell me how to change my brake discs on my 02 focus. thanks.

Posted by on

  • philip_lock7 May 24, 2009

    Thanks for the reply i did change the pads 6 months ago so do you think i will need to get a new set or will they be ok as ive only done about 800 miles from new.

  • philip_lock7 May 24, 2009

    Will do thanks very much for your help.



    yours kindly



    phil.

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Ford Master
  • 6,982 Answers

You are obviously going to change the pads as well...once the caliper has been removed, give the rotor a smack with a hammer and it should come right off the hub. Sometimes a bit of wd40 or other solvent around the hub and into the hole around the wheel studs is needed to get them free. If you have never done brake work before, get a basic manual like haynes...it will help a lot.

Posted on May 24, 2009

  • Richard Scordino May 24, 2009

    If there is enough material on the pads, take a piece of 60grit sandpaper and place it on a flat surface. Do figure 8's with each pad on there to get a new surface to mate properly with rotor. You should be fine.

  • Richard Scordino May 24, 2009

    be nice to get a rating for all my hard work Keep your hands clean...have a great afternoon!!!

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Focus abs ring replace


the abs ring sensor is usually best changed by renewing the brake disc as these are hydraulicaly pressed onto the brake disc and try to remove and refit new is practically impossable without causing some sort of damage , you have to remove the brake disc anyway so just get a new one and you know everthing is ok , i should mention that best practise is to replace the brake pads (both sides ) when renewing disc's , you can't take a chance with brakes, i know it will cost a bit more but look online for the parts, will be at least 50% cheaper than local shop, and you will be sure the brakes are good

May 30, 2014 | 2010 Ford Focus 1.6

1 Answer

Rear brake drums


For drum brake related problem,i suggest you to go through this help links.Clickj the link below for troubleshooting procedure:-----How to service Drum brakes?http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-service-drum-brakes.html--------What type of problems usually noticed on Drum brakes?http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/02/what-type-of-problems-usually-noticed.html---------How to test Drum Brakes?http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-test-drum-brakes.html
---------How to inspect brake drums?http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.in/2012/02/how-to-inspect-brake-drums.html
---------This will help.Thanks.

Feb 04, 2012 | 2000 Ford Focus

1 Answer

Rear disc brakes on 02 ford focus, does the pistons have to be wound in with a special tool


Hello sallypark740,

Yes there is a special tool required to compress the caliper piston.

The tool turns and compresses the piston at the same time.

Regards,
netvan

Apr 02, 2011 | 2001 Ford Focus

3 Answers

I have a 2003 toyota corolla S edition. I need to get the rear brakes replaced, but when I went to the parts store for rotors and pads, they told me I might need drums and shoes. How can I find out what...


The best way would be to remove the wheel and see if you have drums or discs. Disc brakes on the rear will look like the front brakes, as discs are required on the front of 1970 vehicles and newer. You will see the rotor which will be shiny where the pads have rubbed it. On a drum, it will look like a rusty metal bowl facing away from you. If you have custom wheels you may be able to see through the spokes, but dust guards will not let you tell from the back.

Mar 03, 2011 | 2003 Toyota Corolla

1 Answer

I resently bought a used ford focus 2003 model. I am very embarrased but I cant find where to insert the CDs. I know it has a CD player because it has the CD button on the stereo but I cant kind where to...


Here is a link with a picture of one alike yours. Look at the very top of it

http://cgi.ebay.com/2002-2003-Ford-Focus-6-Disc-CD-Changer-Radio-02-03-04-/170533608425?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item27b4985be9

Sep 01, 2010 | 2003 Ford Focus

3 Answers

When i move the car, it grinds badly and feels like in wheels, its a ford focus. it does it backwards to


Your brake pads or shoes,have worn past the pad lining, and now the steel backing is ginding against your rotor or drum.
You will have to have the brakes inspected.
Please let me know what you find.

Feb 17, 2010 | 2000 Ford Focus

1 Answer

How to insall front brake pads on a 2000 Ford Focus


caliper bolts are 7 mm Torx head.

SECTION 206-03: Front Disc Brake 2000 Focus Workshop Manual
REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Brake Pads Removal
syy~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: If brake fluid is spilt on the paintwork, the affected area must be immediately washed down with cold water.
  1. Loosen the wheel nuts.
  1. Raise and support the vehicle. For additional information, refer to Section 100-02 .
  1. Remove the wheel.
  1. Detach the brake hose from the support bracket.
  1. Detach the outer brake pad retaining clip.
  1. NOTE: Pull the caliper outwards to release the piston.
    Detach the caliper.
    1. Remove the bolt covers.
    1. Remove the bolts.
  1. syy~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Suspend the caliper to prevent load being placed on the brake hose.
    Support the brake calipers.
  1. Lift the outer pad retaining clip over the spring retaining lugs.
  1. Remove the outer brake pad.
  1. Remove the inner brake pad.
Installation
  1. syy~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: If the caliper piston is retracted into the housing, brake fluid will be displaced from the master cylinder.
    Fully retract the caliper piston.
  1. syy~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Make sure the brake disc faces are clean before installation.
    Install the inner brake pad.
  1. syy~us~en~file=ani_caut.gif~gen~ref.gif CAUTION: Make sure the brake disc faces are clean before installation.
    Install the outer brake pad.
  1. Push the outer retaining clip over the spring retaining lugs.
  1. Install the caliper.
    1. Install the bolts.
    1. Install the bolt covers.
  1. Install the brake hose onto the support bracket.
  1. Locate the outer pad retaining clip.
  1. Install the wheels.
  1. Check the fluid level in the brake fluid reservoir.

Jan 18, 2010 | 2000 Ford Focus

1 Answer

2001 Focus zx3 rear brakes- pads or drums???


If they look like a smaller version of your front brakes where you can see the disc (should be shiny on the side of the disc where the pad touches the rotor) then you have disk brakes.

If it's all black, or all kinda of rusted looking and all you see is a "cap" over everything behind the rim, then it'll be a drum...

95% of the zx3's have drums
only 5% of zx3's had discs. The ones that have disc brakes, also came with traction control as part of the package.

Sep 18, 2009 | 2001 Ford Focus

1 Answer

Brake shudder on ford focus diesel 2002.


did you have them change the rotors too ? even brand new ones out of the box often require turning (machining). replace the pads and rotors and go easy on the brakes for the first little while

Mar 18, 2009 | 2002 Ford SVT Focus

1 Answer

Brakes


If steering wheel shakes during braking the rotors are warped and should be replaced.If the rotors have grooves from the old pads they should also be replaced.No shakeing or grooves the rotors should be fine to use again.

Oct 22, 2008 | 2000 Ford Focus

Not finding what you are looking for?
2002 Ford SVT Focus Logo

Related Topics:

141 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76846 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22246 Answers

fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5546 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...