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2003 Ford Taurus Wheel Knuckle REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION

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Download Removal CAUTION: Suspension fasteners are critical parts because they affect performance of vital components and systems and their failure can result in major service expense. A new part with the same part number must be used if installation is necessary. Do not use a new part of lesser quality or substitute design. Torque values must be used as specified during reassembly to make sure of correct retention of these parts. All vehicles 1. CAUTION: Discard the wheel hub retainer (3B477). It is a torque prevailing design and cannot be reused. If loosened, the retainer must be removed and a new one installed. NOTE: Make sure the steering wheel is in the unlocked position. Remove the hub cap or wheel cover, the wheel hub retainer, and the washer. Discard the retainer. 2. Remove the front brake disc. For additional information, refer to Section 206-03. 3. Remove and discard the cotter pin and nut. 4. CAUTION: Do not damage the tie-rod end boot when installing the special tool. NOTE: Remove the adapter from the ball end of the special tool. Apply a small amount of grease to the tie-rod end stud and the ball of the special tool.