Universal joints, or U-joints, are found in most all-wheel, four-wheel, and rear-wheel drive vehicles. To do this you must remove the wheel. The first step is usually removing the steering knuckle. Most new vehicles U-joints are greased from the factory and are not serviceable. Remove the locking assembly, this will be different depending on which assembly is used skip this step it the F250 has the slide on type rotor. Call Surefire at 1-800-790-9094 for customer service, availability and technical assistance.
The fit of the locking hub was so good that at first I thought I had the incorrect hub as I couldn't put the locking hub in. Was a little nervous about ordering this type of part online, but not any more. Yes, I have validated by adding refridgerant, oil, and sealant there, engine running, air conditioning on, and cooling returned. Has Backing Plates and Axle Shafts. Turns out I was putting the hub in a little cock-eyed.
That means the maximum legal weight sitting on those 4 tires is 8800lbs assuming you have not registered the tags for a lower weight So now you need the weight of the truck as equipped to travel with passengers, full tank of fuel etc. We have a selection of U-joints for your repair. Product arrived well packed and in order. U Joint Type Yoke, Course Thread Wheel Studs. Most aftermarket U-joints feature grease fittings for service. Remove the outer tie rod for the steering. The most common sign of U-joint bearing failure is clunking when shifting from park to drive or reverse.
Detach brake caliper from knuckle, and set aside. . Adding new grease lubricates the needle bearings and pushes contaminants out. Unbolt the brake caliper and swivel it out of the way. Once I lined it up, it slid right in. Other signs of failure are also vibrations felt under your seat or a rhythmic clicking or squeak that increases with speed. Ignoring these symptoms could lead to your driveshaft separating entirely from your vehicle, causing serious damage.
Then tighten nut to 17 in-lbs. The larger the F250, the lower the carrying capacity due… Ball joints can be a very time consuming affair, but is a required maintenance item for most trucks. For years I attempted to purchase an aftermarket service manual for this vehicle and could not find. We have a variety of parts, tools, and service information available for your 1999 to 2004 Super Duty®. First side took an hour. Shop now for Parts Tools, and Shop Manuals specific to 1999-2004 Ford Super Duty F250, F350, F450, F550 4x4 trucks with Dana 60 Front Axles.
Has Backing Plates and Axle Shafts. Great service and spent 40% of what it would have cost locally. We stock a large selection of Front Axle parts for 1999, 2000, 2001 , 2002, 2003, and 2004 model year Super Duty 4x4s. Second side about 30 minutes. Call Surefire at 1-800-790-9094 for customer service, availability and technical assistance.
By the start of the 2003 model year, the Dana 60 had completely replaced the Dana 50 in all F-Series Super Duty models. The workmanship and finish of the hubs were excellent. Call Surefire at 1-800-790-9094 for customer service, availability and technical assistance. Remove the ball joint retaining nuts. Limited Slip Differential, U-Joint Style Yoke. I wondered that as well, for my several vehicles including my Ford F250 V10 crew cab 1999 super duty pickup. The rotor was either unbolted during the locking hub removal, or it is the slide on type that will now just pull off.
Compared to the preceding F-250 and F-350 4x4s, your 1999 to 2004 era Super Duty® 4x4 front axles has a number of design differences that require unique tools and repair procedures especially in regards to the outer axle shaft and wheel hub. Call Surefire at 1-800-790-9094 for customer service, availability and technical assistance. The hubs took minutes to install and the whole process would have taken less than an hour for both sides if it wasn't for the removal of one nut on the old part that added an extra hour. Then tighten nut to 17 in-lbs. They allow the driveshaft or axle shaft change angles as the vehicle goes over bumps or uneven places in the road. The part was a perfect match. This works for most all vehicles.
Tags V414, V419A, S412B, S413B, S406H, S409H. This process is different for various vehicles. Make sure to check your lug bolts for fine or coarse thread. Then tighten nut to 17 in-lbs. Has Backing Plates and Axle Shafts. Jack up the F250's front end. .