Download 2005-2007 Ford Five Hundred Suspension Rear Tire Inner Edge Wear ISSUE Some 2005-2007 Five Hundred, Freestyle, Montego, 2008-2009 Taurus X, Taurus and Sable front wheel drive vehicles may exhibit inner edge tire wear caused by excessive negative rear camber. ACTION Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition. SERVICE PROCEDURE 1. Inspect the vehicle undercarriage for any indication of body or suspension damage. a. If vehicle has body or suspension damage, discontinue this procedure and follow normal Workshop Manual (WSM) diagnostics. b. If vehicle does not have body or suspension damage, proceed to Step 2. 2. Measure vehicle ride height and wheel alignment. Refer to WSM, Section 204-00. a. If rear wheel camber is within specification, discontinue this procedure and follow normal WSM diagnostics. b. If rear wheel camber is out of specification, proceed to Step 3. 3. Raise vehicle on a hoist and remove the rear wheel and tire from the side which the camber reading is out of specification. Refer to WSM, Section 204-04. 4. Unbolt the rear stabilizer bar brackets and position the stabilizer bar aside. Discard the fasteners. 5. Unbolt and separate the trailing arm from the wheel knuckle and position aside. Refer to WSM, Section 204-02. Discard the fastener. 6. Unbolt and separate the lower arm from the wheel knuckle, refer to WSM, Section 204-02. Discard the fastener.