Download 1. Set the parking brake. 2. Loosen the retaining bolts. 3. Raise the vehicle to the desired working height, keeping the axle parallel with the floor; for additional information, refer to Section 100-02. 4. Release the parking brake. 5. Remove the wheel(s); for additional information, refer to Section 204-04. 6. Remove the brake caliper and rotor on the single rear wheel axle; for additional information, refer to Section 206-04. 7. Remove the retaining bolts and axle shaft. 8. CAUTION: The hub nuts are right-hand thread (right hub) and left-hand thread (left hub). Each hub nut is stamped RH or LH. Install the Ford Axle Locknut Socket so that the drive tangs of the tool engage the four slots in the hub nut. 9. CAUTION: Discard the hub nut if the hub nut comes apart during removal. CAUTION: Under no circumstances are power tools to be used when performing these operations. NOTE: The hub nut will ratchet during this operation. Remove the hub nut (counterclockwise for right-hand thread; clockwise for left-hand thread).