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20th March 2019 18:55
Fat Controller I used a 10mm socket to undo the long wing nut which, as others have stated, was very tight. The hexagonal head for the socket is between the wings of the wing nut.
9th May 2018 16:10
chrisodapz As others have said not sure what Ford was doing when printing the manual , mine is a titanium so unless trim different on other spec but found out the hard way by chance. As usual car makers don't make things easy for the driver to do bits themselves
11th December 2017 12:20
vdragoslav Probably you already know this, but... :">https://youtu.be/HdVKXAMvGSM
21st July 2017 15:32
cianpars ****, a stanley knife to change a bulb. What on earth were Ford thinking when they designed this.

21st July 2017 15:17
HSW Great info....thanks. Gave up on the manual and was going back to garage but decided to google instead! Done in 10 mins with Stanley knife and screwdriver!
16th July 2017 14:13
Skelly
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Originally Posted by huwrob
Just did my offside brake/tail light bulb
What a ball-ache!
Like changing a Focus n/s headlight for the 1st time...?
Ah well, I know how now
LoL
Just been trying to work out how to change the brake light bulb. I was telling my wife that the handbook made no sense at all. She replied
" that sounds like the trouble you had changing the headlamp bulb on the Focus !! ". I used to work for Ford and quite frankly appalled by the fact that the whole rear lamp cluster has to be removed to change a bulb.

A big thankyou to Supersinky for posting the resolution to this problem.
27th April 2017 14:19
huwrob Just did my offside brake/tail light bulb
What a ball-ache!
Like changing a Focus n/s headlight for the 1st time...?
Ah well, I know how now
14th March 2017 17:56
cianpars Why would they need to update rhe manual, they're only interested in selling cars.

If they ever do update the manual, perhaps they could also inxlude some realiatic mpg figures.
14th March 2017 16:34
grd445 Many thanks. What a potch of a job. Ford need to reprint their Owners manual

12th October 2016 17:05
Ford challange Just changed my stop/tail bulb 2.22 from Ford Dealer .The flap is there but you need a Stanley Knife to separate the flap from the main trim .The wing nut needed Mole Grips to start it of .All OK after that follow hand-book (It would an easy job for a Gynaecologist)
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