Question about 2000 Ford Escort
The grip edges are totally smoothed out.
My solution depend on how much room you have in the area of the locking nut
1. Vise grips This is a special pair of pliers that allow you to adjust the force with which you close the gripping teeth of the pliers. Depending on how strong your hands are you can adjust the pliers to grip something like a nut with TREMENDOUS force. You can get a pair of these pliers at any Home Depot or auto parts type store. The Toolman at these store cab show you how to use them
If you decide to try this approach, also get a can of WD-40. This is an all purpose lubricant that you should apply liberally to the locknut before you try to remove it. Apply an hour or so before you try the pliers.
Hope this helps Good Luck Loringh PS Please leave a rating if appropriate
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