Focus Shift Cable Bracket Bushing

Ford Focus ST 2013 - 2018
Focus RS 2016-2018
Fiesta ST 2014-2018

Congratulations on your purchase of the COBB Tuning Focus Cable Bushing! The following instructions will assist you through the installation process. Please read them BEFORE beginning the install to familiarize yourself with the steps and tools needed. If you feel you cannot properly perform this installation, we HIGHLY recommend you take the vehicle to a qualified and experienced automotive technician.

Table of Contents

Tools Needed

  • Phillips head screwdriver
  • Flathead screwdriver
  • 3/8" ratchet

  • 3/8" 7mm socket
  • 3/8" 8mm socket 

  • 3/8" 10mm socket

  • 3/8" 12mm socket 

  • 3/8" 13mm socket

  • Deadblow Hammer

  • Needlenose pliers

  • Diagonal Cutters
  • 27mm combination wrench

Stock Shifter Cable Dissassembly

  1. First we'll want to remove the factory airbox so we can gain access to the shift weight sitting on top of the transmission.  To do so, use an 8mm socket to remove the four bolts that secure the lid of the box in place.  They loosen but are captured in the lid so they will stay attached when loose.  Once loosened remove the lid from the engine bay.

  2. Disconnect the MAP sensor attached to the box as well.

  3. Using an 8mm socket, loosen the clamp that secures the airbox to the turbo inlet tube until there is slack.  Socket size may vary depending on the intake that is installed.

  4. Remove the air filter and set it aside.

  5. Undo the strap in front of the box taht secures the fresh air inlets.  Remove each inlet by pulling them away from the box.

  6. Carefully remove the airbox by pulling it up and outward.  It is held in place by three mounts.  Set the box to the side.

  7. You now have access to the shift linkage and weight.  Using a large flathead screwdriver or trim tool, pop the shift linkage carefully off of the ball stud on top of the shift weight.

  8. Go ahead and release the cables from the bracket by pulling back on the textured portion of the shifter cable retainer.

  9. Now unbolt the three 12mm bolts holding the bracket in place.

  10. Once the bolts are out remove the whole bracket from the car and pop out the metal inserts and rubber grommets.

  11. With the stock bushings out sandwich one of the COBB Shifter Bracket Bushings on each side, then use the provided bolt and nut along with a 10mm wrench and socket to pull the insert back in to it.

  12. Now go ahead and repeat with the other three sides.

  13. Bushings installed, go ahead and bolt in the bracket and reinstall the shifter bushings.

  14. It's usually a good idea to now adjust the neutral position of the shifter, so with the shifter in Neutral, release this white clip on the cable nearest the fender.

  15. Now shift the car into 4th gear, then go back to the engine bay and reattach the clip in the stock position.

  16. You're all done!  Put everything back together in the reverse order of removal, then go out and enjoy!


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