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Old 12-05-2006, 03:11 PM   #1
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I bought my 2005 ZX4 S from a trustworthy friend who works at one of Illinois' largest dealerships: Sherman Dodge. The car sat on the lot for 60 days before I bought it. He said brakes rust fairly easily and they could've done so in 60 days. At that time, I had 32,000 miles on the car. Now I'm at about 35,000 miles and I still have the squeaking. It's mainly in my rear brakes and doesn't have any affect on my steering wheel while braking. It's really just haunting me so I'm wondering if anyone has any ideas.


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Are they drums, on the rear? If so, there isn't much you can do about them because they are "sealed" from the factory, for the most part, and they also are part of the wheel bearing assembly. I had mine changed, for the first time, last summer. What a mess.

The squeaking could be from brake dust accumulation.
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Theres a TSB from Ford for that concern, The tsb is 06-13-7

FORD: 2000-2006 Focus


This article supersedes TSB 05-10-5 to update the service parts and model year coverage.

ISSUE:
Some 2000-2006 Focus vehicles, produced before 01/20/2006 (excluding vehicles equipped with rear disc brakes), may exhibit a squealing noise from the rear drum brakes during stopping.

ACTION:
Replace the rear brake shoes with revised components. Refer to the following service procedure.

NOTE: SOME 2002 AND PRIOR MODEL YEAR VEHICLES MAY ALSO REQUIRE WHEEL CYLINDER REPLACEMENT IF THE REAR BRAKE SHOES ARE BEING REPLACED WITH THE REVISED COMPONENTS. REFER TO THE FOLLOWING SERVICE PROCEDURE.



SERVICE PROCEDURE

Remove both rear brake drums. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 206-02.
Inspect wheel cylinders
If the wheel cylinder housing is bare cast iron then replacement is not required if revised brake shoes are being installed.
If the wheel cylinder housing is plated then replace the wheel cylinders if revised brake shoes are being installed. Refer to WSM, Section 206-02.
Replace brake shoes with revised components. Refer to WSM, Section 206-02.
NOTE: THE REVISED BRAKE SHOES MAY MAKE AN INTERMITTENT SLIGHT SQUEAL NOISE FOR THE FIRST 100 TO 150 BRAKE APPLICATIONS. THIS IS NORMAL OPERATION.




PART NUMBER PART NAME
6S4Z-2200-B Kit Brake Shoe/Lining
6S4Z-2261-AA Wheel Cylinder


WARRANTY STATUS:
Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME
061307A 2000-2006 Focus: Install Revised Rear Brake Shoes, Includes Time To Inspect Build Date, And Wheel Cylinders (Do Not Use With 2000A, 2001B, 2001B1, 2001B9, 2780B) 1.7 Hrs.
061307B 2000-2006 Focus: Install Revised Rear Brake Shoes, And Wheel Cylinders, Includes Time To Inspect Build Date, Wheel Cylinders, And Bleed The Brake System (Do Not Use With 2000A, 2001B, 2001B1, 2001B9, 2780B)
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yeah ive noticed that on my zx4 05......i noticed after i got into my accident....
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