Home Auto Repair 1996 Ford Escort Halfshaft Assembly Removal

1996 Ford Escort Halfshaft Assembly Removal

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Download 1. Raise and support the vehicle. 2. Remove the lug nuts (1012) and the front wheel and tire assembly. 3. Remove the front fender splash shield bolts and the front fender splash shields (16103) . 4. Use a small cape chisel to carefully raise the staked portion of the front axle wheel hub retainer (3B477). 5. Remove the front axle wheel hub retainer and discard it. 6. Remove the cotter pin and the tie rod end nut from the tie rod end (3A130). Discard the cotter pin. 7. Use an appropriate tie rod end remover to separate the tie rod end from the front wheel knuckle (3K186). 8. Remove the ball joint bolt and the ball joint bolt nut. 9. Carefully pry down on the front suspension lower arm (3078) to separate the front suspension lower arm ball joint (3050) from the front wheel knuckle. 10. Pull outward on the front wheel knuckle (3K185). Carefully pull the front wheel driveshaft and joint from the front wheel knuckle and position it aside. 11. NOTE: