I would recommend getting a shop manual to see the procedure and to get all the varoious torque values for the bolts, etc.. They are about $20 and can be found in autoparts stores or online.
For the 2004 Focus you jack up the rear end, parking brake OFF, remove the wheels. There are then four bolts that need to be removed. These bolts hold the spindle/bearing and drum assembly to the cars rear wheel mount area (no axles anymore). It is NOT like cars used to be, where you had to remove the axle nut to get at the bearings and remove the drum. These 4 bolts are on the backside of the wheel/brake. Be careful not to damage the brake fluid line when removing and don't get mad at the shock, just work around it. Once the 4 bolts are removed, the drum can be slid off the shoes. The brake shoes, springs, pins, linkages etc. will all be visible, Take a picture if you are not sure you can remember how it all goes together. Get some non-chlorniaited brake parts cleaner and spray to remove all the dust from inside the drum and off the shoes, etc. Disassemble the springs, emergency brake link, pins, parts ... Lightly grease the six shoe contact points on the back wheel plate and install new shoes, put the pins springs back to where they need to be, etc. etc. Basically, reverse from the initial disassembly. Make sure the cam adjusting mechanism is retracted and reassemble the drum assy with the four bolts. I Torqued each to 60 ft-lbs. Prior to putting the wheel/tire on, pump the brakes to set the shoes (cams) to their proper position. Spin each drum to make sure they rotate without inding. Put your wheels on and go for a test run.
take it to the mechanics
Go to NAPA and buy a Repair Manual.
Tools needed to replace front brakes 2002 Ford Focus?
From inside the luggage area. There are either wing-nuts and or screws.
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I belong to a forums focusfanatics.com and have received all kinds of helpful answers. Try there.
You probably need to change your back brakes.
The calipers are stuck, or they are cheap brakes, or somebody got oil or grease on the brakes and disks.
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Depends on your driving habits.
Yes you can! The Focus SVT model comes with rear disk brakes from the factory and the parts from it will work. There's also a kit from Ford Racing that has all the parts needed to make the conversion. It a fairly straightforward swap and can be done in an afternoon. Look on EBay, they have thousands of part for the Ford Focus, including the disk brake kit.
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2000 was the first model year for the Ford Focus.
Unless your ford focus is a diesel your car does not have glow plugs.
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A 2002 Ford Focus front brake diagram can be obtained from most Ford dealerships. The diagram can be found at most auto-parts stores.
There is an article on this site detailing the removal and installation of the rear brake drums on the Ford Focus. Check the related link
When the "Brakes" light on your dash comes on, or if you hear "metal to metal" scraping from them.