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Ford Focus Service Manual: Wheel Cylinder

Item Specification
High Performance DOT 3 Motor Vehicle Brake Fluid PM-1-C (US); CPM-1-C (Canada) WSS-M6C62-A or WSS-M6C65-A1
Silicone Gasket and Sealant TA-30 WSE-M4G323-A4

Item Part Number Description
1 Brake tube fitting-to-wheel cylinder fitting (part of 2268B)
2 Wheel cylinder bolt (2 required) (part of 2261)
3 2261 Wheel cylinder

Removal and Installation

use any fluid other than clean brake fluid meeting manufacturer's specification. Additionally, do not use brake fluid that has been previously drained. Following these instructions will help prevent system contamination, brake component damage and the risk of serious personal injury.

WARNING: Carefully
read cautionary information on product label. For EMERGENCY MEDICAL INFORMATION seek medical advice. In the USA or Canada on Ford/Motorcraft products call: 1-800-959-3673. For additional information, consult the product Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) if available. Failure to follow these instructions may result in serious personal injury.

NOTICE: Do not spill brake fluid on painted or plastic surfaces or damage to the surface may occur. If brake fluid is spilled onto a painted or plastic surface, immediately wash the surface with water.

  1. Remove the brake drum. For additional information, refer to Brake Drum in this section.
  1. Remove the hold-down clips and pins.

  1. NOTE:

    Do not allow the wheel cylinder pistons to fall out of the wheel cylinder bore.

    Disconnect the brake shoes from the wheel cylinder.

    • Using a suitable tool, hold the wheel cylinder pistons in place.

  1. Disconnect the brake tube fitting from the wheel cylinder.
    • To install, tighten to 15 Nm (133 lb-in).
  1. Remove the 2 wheel cylinder bolts and the wheel cylinder.
    • To install, tighten to 12 Nm (106 lb-in).
  1. NOTE:

    Prior to installing the wheel cylinder, apply a bead of the specified sealant to the wheel cylinder as shown.


    Make sure that all mating surfaces are free of foreign material.

    To install, reverse the removal procedure.

  1. Bleed the wheel cylinder. For additional information, refer to Section  206-00 for component bleeding.
  1. NOTE:

    The internal auto-adjuster must be set and the brake shoes centralized to the brake drum.

    Carry out the brake shoe adjustment. For additional information, refer to Brake Shoe Adjustment in this section.

Brake Shoes
Material Item Specification Silicone Brake Caliper Grease and Dielectric Compound XG-3-A ESE-M1C171-A   Item Part Number Description ...

Hydraulic Brakes

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