Ford Fokus>> the Back suspension bracket

       Independent, multilever, spring   

Corners of installation of wheels
Rating value
Maximum permissible values
Longitudinal inclination of an axis of turn of a wheel (without loading):
  The versatile person

-0 58'
-0 55'

From 0 23 ' to-2 18'
From 0 22 ' to-2 11'
Convergence (without loading), mm:
  The versatile person                                      
From 5,0 to 0,8
From 5,0 to 0,8

Only with colour marks springs are applied to a corresponding axis

On the car the independent back suspension bracket of type SLA is established.
Suspension bracket SLA works with self-taxiing up effect that does Focus by one of the most convenient cars for active driving. All elements of a back suspension bracket are mounted on a separate cross-section beam which fastens to the body bottom on six bolts. Suspension brackets of cars with a body a sedan and the versatile person differ among themselves in details. The description of a suspension bracket of the car with a body a sedan will be more low resulted, differences of a suspension bracket of the car with a body the versatile person will be thus specified.

Fig. 250. A back suspension bracket: 1 — the top cross-section lever 2 — the bottom cross-section lever; 3 — the shock-absorber; 4 — a spring; 5 — the longitudinal lever; 6 — a cross-section beam

The cross-section beam has a welded design and consists of separate steel profiles. To a cross-section beam the top and bottom cross-section levers, the longitudinal lever, the shock-absorber, a spring, the stabilizer of cross-section stability, and also a detail of brake system (fig. 250) fasten.
On the car with a body the versatile person the shock-absorber is established at an angle outside of a twisted spring. The top end of the shock-absorber fastens in a wheel arch on a body ledge.