Damond Motorsports Focus ST Sound Symposer Delete Kit Install Guide
May 09 2016 – Matt Damond
The Damond Motorsports Sound Symposer Delete kit for the Focus ST, is an all comprehensive kit, to remove the factory sound symposer system on the ST.
8mm socket/remove sound symposer at the manifold
10mm socket/install DM SSD plate
3/16” Allen key or socket/install plug into SSD plate
#20 Torx driver or socket/remove sound symposer at battery box
The DM SSD kit comes with all that is shown:
1: DM SSD plate
2: 10mm bolts
1: Firewall cap
1: SSD plate plug
1: SSD plate barb fitting
1: Damond Motorsports decal
Remove the engine cover from the engine, by pulling straight upward on the cover
Locate the sound symposer system(path indicated in red)
Remove the plastic tube from the sound symposer on the intake manifold, and remove the 3 x 8mm bolts, securing the sound symposer to the manifold, and remove the symposer
Towards the back of the engine, remove the plastic tube connecting the sound symposer valve to the firewall(pull in the direction of the arrows)
Unclip the sound symposer valve connector
Remove the T20 Torx bolt securing the sound symposer valve to the battery box, and remove the valve from the vehicle(pull upward and the tube disconnected from the manifold earlier will come with the valve)
Insert the provided cap into the firewall hole(be sure the cap is fully seated or it my fall out)
Take your DM SSD plate and install either the plug or barb with Teflon tape, Teflon paste, or silicone gasket maker, on the threads of the plate
Install the DM SSD plate to the manifold, with the provided 10mm bolts(be sure that the o-ring is in place and does not fall out during the install) Tighten the bolts to 90-120in/lbs or 7.5-10ft/lbs, DO NOT OVER TIGHTEN
Now that the sound symposer system is removed from the vehicle and the DM SSD plate is installed, start the vehicle and inspect for leaks
Re-install the engine cover by pressing the 4 corners into their corresponding tabs
Thank you for purchasing the Damond Motorsports Sound Symposer Delete! We hope you enjoy it, and the ample room you now have to work with.
Failure to follow the instruction included in your purchase from DD2, Inc. DBA Damond Motorsports (“DM) could result in property damage or personal injury. Prior to installation the instructions should be read carefully. Please check our website for updated instructions or other related product information before installing. Professional installation is highly recommended by a certified mechanic. In no circumstances should installation be attempted unless the car has been shut off and the engine is cooled.
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