Home Auto Repair 1997 Ford Pickup F150 BALL JOINT Removal Installation

1997 Ford Pickup F150 BALL JOINT Removal Installation

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Download NOTE: Always remove lower ball joint before removing upper ball joint. Install lower ball joint before installing upper ball joint. DO NOT heat ball joint or axle to aid in installation. Removal 1. Remove steering knuckle. See STEERING KNUCKLE under REMOVAL & INSTALLATION. Remove snap ring from bottom ball joint socket. 2. Assemble ā€œCā€ Frame (T74P-4635-C) and Receiver Cup (T83T-3050-A for Explorer and Ranger; D80T- 3010-A2 for Bronco and F150) on the lower ball joint. See Fig. 10 -13. 3. Turn forcing screw clockwise until lower ball joint is removed from spindle. Repeat procedure to remove upper ball joint. See Fig. 10 -13. Installation 1. Lower ball joint must be installed first. Assemble ā€œCā€ Frame, Receiver Cup (T80T-3010-A for Explorer and Ranger, or T80T-3010-A3 for Bronco and F150), and Installation Cup (T83T-3050-A for Explorer and Ranger; D81T-3010-A for Bronco and F150). See Fig. 10 -13. 2. Turn forcing screw to install ball joint. Ensure ball joint is fully seated.