Replaces

2000-11 Ford Focus Drum Brake Hardware Kit - 1ABRX00031

Specifications:

  • Will service both LH (Driver Side) & RH (Passenger Side) REAR
  • Direct replacements
  • Built to strict quality control standards

Lifetime Warranty

This item is backed by a Limited Lifetime Warranty. In the event this item should fail due to manufacturing defects during intended use, we will exchange the part free of charge (excludes shipping charges) for the original purchaser.

  1. step : Removing the Brake Drum (0:52)
    • Remove the wheel by loosening the lug nuts (replace a lug nut and kick the wheel to break it loose if necessary)
    • Use a hammer and cold chisel on the dust cap. Dent the cap down and out. Turn and repeat until it comes free
    • Remove the 30mm socket using a ratchet and breaker bar
    • Pull the drum free
  2. step : Removing the Brake Shoes (1:43)
    • Using pliers lock on the springs and pull them free
    • Remove the two clips using a flat blade screwdriver
    • Pull the brake shoe free
    • Pull the other brake shoe free twisting until the metal ball comes free from the shoe
    • Remove the springs on the backside of the shoe by pulling the pieces apart
  3. step : Replacing the Brake Shoes (5:25)
    • Push the automatic adjuster on the crossbar removed from old brake into place on the new shoe. With a spring in between the parts
    • Use a wire brush to clean the pads the brake shoes fit onto
    • Make sure the cylinder is not leaking
    • Place grease in the divits on the new brake shoes. Attach the emergency brake cable back to the brake shoe
    • Push the pins (springs) back through into the brake shoes
    • Put the other brake shoe into place and insert the clips and springs
    • Slide cross bar back into place
    • Squeeze the shoes together. To help with inserting the blue springs
    • Center the brake shoes
  4. step : Replacing the Brake Drum and Wheels (10:56)
    • Line up the drum and slide it into place
    • Replace the 30mm nut. Torque it to 170 ft/lbs
    • While torqueing it spin the bearings
    • Replace the dust cap
    • Put the wheel into place and tighten the lug nuts to 100 ft/lbs
    • Pump the brakes until the pedal is firm

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Hammer
  • Chisel
  • Wire Brush
  • Jack Stands

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Needle nose pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 30mm Socket
  • 19mm Socket

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Is there enough Hardware pieces to do both sides in one package or will I need to buy 2?
Steven B on May 2, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Kit is enough for both rear wheels

Vehicle Fit

  • 2000-2011 Ford Focus Rear Drum Brake Hardware Kit

This part replaces:

  • Reference Number H7307
Part #: 1ABRX00031

How-to Video:

(13:42 min)