Question about 2000 Ford F250 Super Duty Crew Cabs
I would like to know the procedure for removing the ball joints in a 2002 F250and what tools i need to do it?
U need a ball joint tool.depending on your suspension design(twin i beam., control arm ) and is it 4x4 or 2 wheel drive the procedure is different.you need to remove brake rotors , calipers and pads . remove spindle and do it on the bench.i recommend to get a servie manual for your truck.
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Mar 25, 2011 | Ford F-250 Cars & Trucks
To perform the following procedure, the lower control arm must be removed from the vehicle. Refer to Removal And Installation for that procedure.
NOTE: When installing ball joint in lower control arm, position the ball joint in control arm so notch in ball joint stud is in the direction shown. This will ease assembly of the ball joint to the steering when installing pinch bolt.
CAUTION: Do not use an arbor press to install the sealing boot on the ball joint. Damage to the sealing boot will occur if excessive pressure is applied to the sealing boot when it is being installed.
CAUTION: A replacement ball joint is not pre-lubricated. Properly lubricate the replacement ball joint using Mopar Multi-Mile grease or an equivalent. Lubricate ball joint after seal boot is installed but prior to top of seal boot being pushed down below notch in ball joint stud. Air must vent out of the seal boot at notch when grease is pumped into ball joint, failure to do so will balloon and damage seal boot. Do not over grease the ball joint, this will prevent the seal boot from pushing down on the stud of the ball joint.
CAUTION: After the ball joint is properly greased, clip the end of the grease fleeing off below the hex. The ball joint seal boot is non-purgeable and further greasing is not required and can result in damage to the seal boot.
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