Home Auto Repair 1999 Ford E Series Axle Shaft Semi-Floating Axle Removal

1999 Ford E Series Axle Shaft Semi-Floating Axle Removal

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Download 1. Raise the vehicle on a hoist or raise the rear end of the vehicle with a jack. Install safety stands under the frame rails and lower the jack or hoist enough to allow the rear axle to drop into the rebound position for working clearance. For additional information, refer to Section 100-02. 2. Remove the rear wheel and tire assembly. For additional information, refer to Section 204-04. 3. Remove the brake drum. For additional information, refer to Section 206-02. 4. Remove the differential housing cover (4033) and drain the lubricant. Clean the gasket material from the differential housing cover and the differential housing (4010). 5. CAUTION: The differential assembly is equipped with either a Loctite® coated differential pinion shaft lock screw or a differential pinion shaft lock screw with torque prevailing threads. The Loctite® treated differential pinion shaft lock screw has a 5/32-inch hexagram socket head. Never, under any circumstance, reuse a Loctite® coated screw after removing it.