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2002 Ford Explorer Ball Joint Removal and Installation

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Download 1. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist. For additional information, refer to Section 100-02. 2. Remove and discard the nut. 3. NOTE: The wheel speed sensor connectors are located in the engine compartment and are secured to the fender aprons. Disconnect the wheel speed sensor connector. 4. Remove the wheel and tire assembly. For additional information, refer to Section 204-04. 5. Detach the harness from the retainers. 6. CAUTION: Do not allow the disc brake caliper to hang suspended from the brake hose. Provide a suitable support. Remove the bolts and position the brake caliper and support bracket aside. 7. Remove the brake disc. 8. CAUTION: Do not use a hammer to separate the outboard CV joint from the hub. Damage to the threads and internal CV joint components can result. Using the special tool, press the outboard CV joint until it is loose in the hub. 9. Remove and discard the cotter pin and the castellated nut. 10. CAUTION: