501-14 Handles, Locks, Latches and Entry Systems 2014 Fiesta
General Procedures Procedure revision date: 04/18/2012

Door Latch Lubrication

  1. WARNING: Before beginning any service procedure in this section, refer to Safety Warnings in section 100-00 General Information. Failure to follow this instruction may result in serious personal injury.

    Refer to: Health and Safety Precautions (100-00 General Information, Description and Operation).
  1. Open the door.
  1. Using a flat blade screwdriver, fully close the latch (2 clicks).
  1. NOTICE: Do not over-lubricate the latch. Using excessive grease may damage the internal lock motor.

    Spray the multi-purpose grease into the opening on the door latch for approximately 5 seconds.
    Material : Motorcraft® Multi-Purpose Grease Spray / XL-5 (ESB-M1C93-B)
  1. Open the latch using either the interior or exterior door handle.
  1. Open and close the door several times to circulate the lubricant inside the latch.
  1. Wipe off any excess grease.