Undo the bolts that connect brake caliper to wheel spindle. Put the rotor back on the hub, reinstall the caliper. We can help you fix them! It controls the transmission shifting off engine vacuum. Purchase the correct replacement ball joint assembly for your vehicle. This, of course, tends to cast doubt on the quality of the replacement filter. I tried the jack method but it wouldn't work.
They are located on the top of the headlamp door, between the headlamp and… Believe or not it not hard. Remove the cotter pin from the tie rod end, then remove the castle nut. Also if it is bad it will pull transfluid out of the transmission and burn it off thur. Remove the allen bolts and slide the control arm free. Remove the brake caliper, it is held on by 2 15mm bolts, they should be very tight. It was alot more work than the press, I promise. They may be convenient but suck when they decide to… Remove tire, brake caliper and disk.
Screw in the new grease fitting and pump grease into the assembly. I have been told there are several different ways to do this, but this worked for me. Pop loose the ball joint. My alignment is way off and I just took it in to Big O to get it done, I also told them that the ball joints were going bad and not sure if they needed replaced yet or not. The reason I used the jack is the press doesn't have enough jaw capacity to press the joint back in because of the way it has to be setup.
Are there any torque specifications that would require a torque wrench? It seems strange, but when you see what it does, it will make sense. I don't know of any torque specs, otherwise they would be in the write up. Engine and Transmission Warranty Claims If you are experiencing problems with an engine or transmission you purchased from Advance Auto Parts, please call 888 286-6772, Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 5:30pm Eastern Time. Under that plate put the largest collar. Install upper castle end nut. I bought it with 117k on it, finally deciding to replace pretty much everything down there. Needle nose pliers work, but special pliers are made especially for snap rings.
Raise the jack enough to load the suspension, then with a hammer, tap the arm, my ball joint went right into place. To remove the headlamp door you must remove the two screws that attach the door to the front bracket. Depending on the steering assembly, you may also have to move aside the brakes. The forcing screw will actually go through the hole where the lower ball joint was when pressing out the upper ball joint. It may be time to replace the actuators. Ensure that the seal is flush with the hub assembly to confirm proper installation.
I tapped the bolts out pretty easily, but because of the axle, I am still unable to remove the spindle. I'm glad to see that there are snap rings, that they are made to come apart. Repeat with the exact same setup for the upper ball joint. Try to remove shock nuts and bolts, I cut them with saws all and grinder. The AutoZone press came in handly, but I found it was quicker to just hammer the old ball joints out. If that's the question, i would just go out and buy a 4x4.
This article applies to the Ford. You'll have to remove the axle nut 36mm deep socket needed and pull the driveshaft from the hub so that you'll have enough clearant to remove and replace the ball joint. Penetrating oil may help if your parts are rusty or corroded. I forgot to mention that in the first post. Hey man I have a 95. My truck has been apart many times lately which helps with disassembly.
You'll probably have to hammer it, and don't be afraid to get rough. I highly recommend Moog suspension parts, they appear to be far superior to others. Most… Ball Joint Replacement: I used the rental tool to press out the old ball joint and press in the new one. I'll soon be doing my lower arms, shocks, front sway bar 1. Undo the bolts or chisel out the rivets of the ball joints… Hi, I had a 89 f-150 4x4 300 inline six.
Also, I found that using the vehicle's weight to seat the new joints worked if you got lube all over everything like me. I am actually about to change both my lower ball joints on my 2000 Explorer Sport. Put the upper ball joint in the knuckle, slip the pinch bolt through, tighten the upper bolt up, then the lower nut and install the cotter pin. Then, unbolt the small nut underneath. Did my lower ball joints this morning along with the wheel bearing hub assemblies. All you've got to know is the type of vehicle and you should be able to use the guidebook in the aisle, or ask for help and they'll be able to direct you.