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Ford Focus Service Manual: Clutch Disc and Pressure Plate

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Clutch Components

Item Part Number Description
1 Clutch pressure plate-to-flywheel bolt (6 required)
2 7563 Clutch pressure plate
3 7550 Clutch disc


breathe dust or use compressed air to blow dust from storage containers or friction components. Remove dust using government-approved techniques. Friction component dust may be a cancer and lung disease hazard. Exposure to potentially hazardous components may occur if dusts are created during repair of friction components, such as brake pads and clutch discs. Exposure may also cause irritation to skin, eyes and respiratory tract, and may cause allergic reactions and/or may lead to other chronic health effects. If irritation persists, seek medical attention or advice. Failure to follow these instructions may result in serious personal injury.

  1. Remove the transaxle. For additional information, refer to Section  308-03.
  1. NOTE:

    Loosen the 6 clutch pressure plate-to-flywheel bolts evenly, by 2 turns at a time.

    Remove the 6 clutch pressure plate-to-flywheel bolts, the clutch disc and the pressure plate.

    • Discard the pressure plate bolts.



Clean the clutch pressure plate and flywheel with a commercial alcohol-based solvent so surfaces are free from oil film.

Do not use cleaners with a petroleum base. Do not immerse the clutch pressure plate in solvent.
  1. Position the clutch disc on the clutch pressure plate. Using a suitable clutch aligner, centralize the clutch disc to the clutch pressure plate.

  1. Using a suitable clutch aligner, position the clutch disc and clutch pressure plate on the flywheel. Install the 6 new clutch pressure plate-to-flywheel bolts.
    • Tighten the bolts evenly in a star pattern to 29 Nm (21 lb-ft).

  1. Remove the clutch aligner.
  1. Install the transaxle. For additional information, refer to Section  308-03.
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