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How to install new rear lift hatch supports on a Ford Edge

Installing new rear lift supports
2008 ford edge rear lift support removal and replacement

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how to replace rear wheel bearings on 2008 awd ford edge

This requires specail tools to remove the bearings out of the rear knuckle housing once the axle has been removed other wise remove knuckle and have then pressed out and new ones installed

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when shouldpcv be changed on 2008 ford edge

If you are able, get a original part and change it following the services / warranty list of parts, that the dealer change according the miles. If you buy the PCV in a regular auto store; more frecuently, maybe half the time. Hope this helps. Take care.

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replacing the window regulator

1.Remove trim from around the door handle by prying it out along the top and front edges. Once loosened, it comes unhinged from the back edge.
2.Remove the Phillips head screw from metal bracket, that is revealed after removing the trim piece
3.Pry the inside light assembly from the door panel and remove the bulb socket from the housing
4.Pry the door panel from the frame using a panel removal tool by starting at the bottom and releasing the 7-8 plastic studs from the frame.
5 - Remove the 2 mounting bolts for the rear door controller and disconnect the cables.
6.Use a small flat blade (e.g. scraper) and flathead screwdriver to remove the plastic vapor barrier (be careful not to tear as it must be replaced).
7.Reach inside the door and locate the cable that is attached to the bottom of the lift mechanism and then cut it.
8.Push the window class to the full UP position (this will locate it horizonally and vertically) and tape it in place.
9.Near the top of the sheet metal there will be 2 openings (1 square, 1 round). When the glass is in the full up position, there will be (2) 10 mm bolts in view. Loosen these bolts which will open the rubber coated clamps on the bottom of the glass. The lift mechanism will free fall to the bottom position when these bolts are loose.
10.Remove the window lift motor plug and (3) 10 mm nuts that hold the lift mechanism in place and remove through the opening at the front of the inner door sheet metal.This will require some maneuvering.
11.Loosen but do not remove the 2 bolts for the window clamps on the new unit before installing.
12.Make sure the new unit is not in the full up position before installing.
13.Install the new lift mechanism in the door and tighten the (3) 10 mm mounting nuts.
14.Connect the power plug into the new lift motor
15.Temporarily connect the rear door controller, turn on the ignition and slowly raise the new lift mechanism using the window up switch on the driver's door.
16.Then the lift is in the full up position, tighten the window glass clamps using the same access holes as when you removed the glass clamps.
17.Slowly run the window down and up to make sure it doesn't bind
18.Disconnect the read door controller and reverse the process for assembly
19. Make sure the rear door light socket and bulb are not trapped behind the plastic.
Hope this was helpful!

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