Ford Focus>> Steering>> Dismantling and assembly of the steering mechanism
Masterful Fords use the following special tools at performance of these works:
- pins for a stretcher 205-316 (15-097A);
- stripper of the spherical hinge 211-020 (13-006).
Removal of the steering mechanism carry out in the following sequence:
- establish a steering wheel in the situation corresponding to movement of the car directly;
- lift and reliably fix on supports a forward part of the car;
- remove the lock of ignition and fix a steering wheel.
Release models till 12.1998 years

Fig. 271. Removal of a shlitsevy shaft from a shaft of a steering column: 1 and 3 — bolts; 2 — a collar



Remove a shaft of a steering column from a shlitsevy shaft of the steering mechanism, for this purpose weaken the moment of an inhaling of the top bolt 1 (fig. 271) and unscrew the bottom bolt 3 and shift a collar 2 up.
Release models after 12.1998 years

Fig. 272. Removal of a shlitsevy shaft from a shaft of a steering column: 1 — a bolt



Remove a shaft of a steering column from a shlitsevy shaft of the steering mechanism, for this purpose unscrew a bolt 1 (fig. 272) and take out a shlitsevy shaft from a shaft of a steering column.
All models
Remove both tips of steering drafts as it is described earlier;

Fig. 273. Removal of racks of the stabilizer



- disconnect racks of the stabilizer of cross-section stability from amortizatorny racks (fig. 273) .
Models with the Endura-DI engine
Remove protection of the engine from below the car.
All models
Unscrew an average bolt of a support of the engine on a transmission;
- remove the heat-shielding screen on the steering mechanism;

Fig. 274. Removal of a clip of a hose



- remove a hose clip (fig. 274) ;
- remove hoses of the hydraulic booster of a steering from the steering mechanism and merge following working liquid in pure capacity;

Fig. 275. Cross-piece removal




- prop up by means of a mobile jack a cross-section support of a transmission, unscrew fixing bolts and lower a support (fig. 275) ;

Fig. 276. We dismantle a steering shaft and bottom consolidation: 1 — the removal direction; 2 — a bolt



- pull together consolidation of a shaft and unscrew a bolt 2 (fig. 276) ;

Fig. 277. Removal of the steering mechanism



- unscrew bolts of fastening of the steering mechanism and remove its (fig. 277) .
Installation of the steering mechanism carry out in the following sequence:
- before wrapping bolts of fastening of the steering mechanism the moment of 80 N · m, check a teflon sealing ring, whether there are no on it damages, and pay attention to correctness of installation of the delivery valve in the case of the steering mechanism;
- check the plug of a shaft of the steering mechanism before installation, it should have thickness from 25 to 30 mm. The bolts connecting steering shaft, tighten the moment of 35 N · m;
- installation finish in sequence, return to removal;
- add missing amount of working liquid and remove air from hydraulic system of the hydraulic booster of a steering.