Advice 1: How to remove battery Ford Focus

On the Ford Focus battery is installed with a rated voltage of 12 V and a capacity of 60 A-h Housing and battery cover are polypropylene. The lid has a hole for topping up water and vents and can be equipped with an indicator of the density of the electrolyte.
How to remove battery Ford Focus
You will need
  • The key with socket head 10 mm and extension.
Instruction
1
The battery has a considerable weight. Before removing the battery make sure whether your physical ability to pick it up. Turn off the ignition and all electrical equipment. Disconnecting wires, always start with the ground wire. On cars with engines 1.8 or 2.0 l or a turbo before removing the battery remove the air filter cover.
2
The battery on the car Ford Focus is closed with a plastic lid. Lift it up and remove it. Unscrew and remove the bolt attaching the negative wire to the chassis ground. Loosen the nut on the tip of the wire. A clamping lath of the battery wires lift up, which pre-loosen the nut of its fastening.
3
Remove the negative and positive wires to the corresponding battery terminals. The positive lead is attached to a separate nut and to remove it, loosen or remove it. Open the wire holders and pull to the side the ground wire. Avoid random circuit positive and negative wires used tool. Avoid accidental touch positive wire to the car body.
4
Press the latch on the front battery cover and remove the cover. For final removing the battery remove the mounting nut retaining plate. If you remove the battery from the engine compartment hold it firmly.
5
The installation guide in reverse order. Before installing the terminals and the wire lugs sand with fine sandpaper. When connecting wires, observe polarity. After they connect the wire lugs and battery terminals grease Lithol-24 or other conductive lubricant containing copper. Conductors always start with a positive.
6
When replacing the battery, the new battery install only the same type, with full compliance for current and capacitance. Brand new battery needs to be recommended by Ford. If you have problems, refer to an authorized service station for advice. The old battery never dispose of together with General household waste. Throw it at the designated dumping ground for industrial waste.

Advice 2: How to remove the panel with the Ford Focus

The Ford Focus is durability and reliability. But even such a car, sometimes the dashboard comes into complete disrepair and requires replacement or repair. This procedure can be done independently, as it is not very complicated.
How to remove the panel with the Ford Focus
You will need
  • - manual operation of the vehicle;
  • - a set of tools;
  • - cotton gloves.
Instruction
1
Driving the car into the garage. Apply the Parking brake and stop the car. Open the hood. Remove the plastic cover that protects the battery. Unscrew the nuts and remove the terminals from the battery. Be careful that the clamps do not touch each other. The removal of the terminals is necessary in order to disconnect the onboard power supply system.
2
Carefully remove the trim - oval rings on the holes of the air duct and trim panel.
3
Disassemble the Central tunnel. To do this, first remove the cover of the gear lever. Then remove the ashtray which is between the driver and passenger seats. Locate the screws that hold the tunnel. Carefully Unscrew them and remove the tunnel.
4
Pry the radio trim and climate control on the Central part of the torpedo. Under it you will see the screws that hold the mounting block receivers. Unscrew them. Pull the radio and disconnect the wires from the back side.
5
Pull the wheel to themselves and as lower down. Remove the plastic trim that is under the dash. There you will find two screws that hold the instrument panel. Unscrew them.
6
Insert a screwdriver exactly in the center under the hood. Find screwdriver the latch and pull up to release it from the bracket. Then slide out the panel itself. Disconnect the connector on the back and fully remove the dashboard.
7
Remove the trim racks. Each is secured by two screws, which need to be carefully unscrewed. You also need to remove the passenger airbag, if it exists in your configuration. Cushion is secured with two screws. When removing, be very careful. Disconnect the hoses to the ducts on the sides and under the Central part.
8
Remove the steering column. To do this, remove the protective plastic. Locate the screws holding the base to the axis of the column and remove them. Carefully lower the wheel into the driver's seat. Also remove the bolts that hold the torpedo with a rigid panelth at the windshield. Now the torpedo is held only with plastic clips. Open them and gently pull the torpedo itself.
9
Disconnect all of the wiring pads, pre-marking them.
Useful advice
To take out the interior panel is easiest via the front passenger door.
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