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1997 Ford F 350 2WD Pickup Differential Assembly Disassembly

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Download 1. Remove the differential case. 2. Remove the ring gear bolts. 3. Insert a punch in the bolt holes and drive the ring gear off. NOTE: The anti-lock speed sensor ring cannot be reused once removed. 5. If required, remove the differential bearings with the 2-Jaw Puller for Differential Case Bearings and the Step Plate Adapter. 6. Remove the differential pinion shaft lock bolt and the differential pinion shaft. 7. Rotate and remove the differential pinion gears and differential pinion thrust washers. 8. Remove the differential side gears and the differential side gear thrust washers. 1. Position the differential side gear thrust washers on the differential side gears. Use Premium Synthetic Axle Lubricant F1TZ-19580-B or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSL-M2C192-A to lubricate the differential side gear thrust washers and the differential side gear journals. 2. Position the differential side gears. 3. Assemble the differential pinion thrust washers and the differential pinion gears.