Exterior

At 168.5 inches long overall, Focus hatchbacks are nearly 7 inches shorter than the Honda Civic sedan and 10 inches shorter than Toyota's Corolla. Focus sedans measure 175.2 inches from stem to stern.

The front end of the Focus echoes the look of Ford's larger Five Hundred sedan. The headlamps have clear lenses, and the grille displays a diamond pattern. Round fog lamps are installed, and the fascia has a wide, low air intake. S and SE models get 15-inch tires, while the SES holds 16-inch alloy wheels. The ST gets unique 16-inch machined-alloy wheels and all-disc brakes.

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    Crankshaft and main bearings - removal and refitting
    1.8 litre (R2A type) Removal 1 With the engine removed from the vehicle, remove the timing belt, crankshaft sprocket and thrustwasher. 2 Remove the pistons and connecting rods. If no work is to ...

    Road Safety
    WARNINGS: The system provides you with information designed to help you reach your destination quickly and safely. For reasons of safety, the driver should only program the system when the vehi ...

    Brake pipe and hose check (Every 12 000 miles (20 000 km) or 12 months)
    Periodically inspect the rigid brake pipes for rust and other damage, and the flexible hoses for cracks, splits or “ballooning”. Have an assistant depress the brake pedal (ignition on) and inspect ...