This step takes patience and may require a couple redo's to get everything to line up correctly. Next remove the abs connector can be removed from the body and a 8mm bolt that attaches to the knuckle you don't … need to remove it from the hub it's self. Don't repair it, replace it. I decided to synthesize what had gleaned from the manuals, and from the practical experience of doing the job into these instructions, which show how to do the job in 47 concise steps. The exact procedure is akin to loading a muzzle loading rifle.
Again, if the hole does not line up, tighten a little more until it does. But then, I didn't have this tutorial. Mark the differential and drive shaft before removing drive shaft. Step 5 - Install driveshaft This is a pretty straightforward step, it's simply the reverse of removal. Learn how to repair them yourself here. Personally, I prefer the earlier Seal, but they are both high-quality oil bath seals that will keep oil in your diff for years if properly installed.
Dan the Gear Man® Tech Notes: Tech Note 1: Guides The Inner Axle Shaft Guides are installed from the outside and pushed down the axle tubes. It can be difficult but keep trying and it will come. Tech Note 4: 4x4 Tech Publications is item 35 in the Differential Parts Full Color Exploded View that is included in these 4x4 Tech Publications for Ford Excursion and 1999-2004 Super Duty®: , and. Also, apply a light layer of grease on the needle bearings. Center front wheels 1007 to the straight-ahead position.
The parts I used are listed below. The wheel and wheel bearings donot have to come off to do remove it. You can save a little effort by using an air-hammer and point attachment. Close to 400 color photographs, color Exploded Views and Parts Guide. If you haven't done so already, clean it up and grease the needle bearing.
Step 6 - Reinstall wheel bearing Wheel bearing hub is installed the same way it was removed. Lift up on the holding clip and work plug free from bulb. The hard part is getting thehub to slide out as they ca … n sometimes corrode around the outsideedge. To keep the ball joint from spinning, you may have to apply light pressure to the knuckle with a floor jack. It is becoming more and more common for wheel rim sellers to sell rims that will not correctly fit the vehicle they are to be used on. Do not use an old, low quality, or worn socket as this may round the bolt. Place a pan under the transmission-end of drive shaft and have clean rags handy.
On one side, I had quite a bit of trouble, but it will come off. Use the handy Links below to access over 40 years of Dan's product and vehicle specific Tech Notes to easily get the information you need for your vehicle's repair, maintenance, or upgrade project! A pitman arm puller can also be used and some have success just tapping it with a hammer. It just had heavier duty components, such as stronger axle shafts and the works. Is your front suspension making a clunking noise? By - October 31, 2014 This article applies to the Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty 2005-2014. I would recommend buying both because the old ones do get damaged a little on removal.
Just use your finger to press grease into the needle bearing. For those that have servicable u-joints, read on. Do not overtorque the nut on reinstallation. Carefully pull up on both of them, they have holes in them that hold posts on the housing backside when pushed down. Remove the brake caliper and the rotor should slide off if not you can hit it with a hammer and using a piece of wood to not damage the rotor. My daughter had removed the headrest, and put it on backwards. See Tech Note 3 Below! The guides are located adjacent to the inner axle seals and are easily damaged from incorrect inner axle seal removal procedures.
Put one lug nut on to hold it in place. These can be rented at Advance Auto. They are shown in the proper order in the second photo below. Don't worry, you likely won't need a big puller like this, I had the puller, so I took the easy way out. Remove the center axel nut at the brake rotor. Be sure to reinstall the spacer that can get stuck to the hub when removed.