Question about 2007 Ford F

1 Answer

Front end alignment

Getting conflicting information, I have a 2007 Ford F150 4door 4wd. The front end needs alignment, I have one shop that tells me I need to purchese a shim kit to do the camber and the dealership tells me no it has a camber adjustment. which is correct?

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Ford Master
  • 4,354 Answers

The independant shop is correct, as well as the dealer. There are aftermarket parts available (and required, in my opinion) that allow for adjustment. Do that and be happy.

The dealer has only FORD stuff and they are clueless about this issue. They think replace parts and everything is okay and it is NOT.

Get the aftermarket parts, which have adjustable, ecentric attributes that allow for adjustment.

The front end needs to be aligned perfectly, or burn tires.

Posted on Jul 28, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi there,
Save hours of searching online or wasting money on unnecessary repairs by talking to a 6YA Expert who can help you resolve this issue over the phone in a minute or two.

Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.

Here's a link to this great service

Good luck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

My front passenger wheel makes a rubbing noise at 50 mph


You just need to have a mechanic or someone look at the front end. Has it been happening long enough to cause any odd tire wear on the tire? If the front end alignment is off, you could certainly get a lot more road noise, but even a badly worn tire would cause some noise.
If the tire is actually rubbing against something, and you hear it at 50 mph, that seems to indicate badly worn suspension parts- like ball joints or struts...so you should consider a good front end alignment shop and tell them the condition. They can check the tires and the front end as well. A reputable shop would check all that anyway, to make sure that the alignment job will actually keep the front end true.

Mar 30, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

I have a 2005 ford escape 4wd and i just bought it it was wrecked and fixed. my front tires are leaning in at the top and my steering wheel is crooked. is this just an alignment?


Then is was not fixed

Bad purchase for sure & may be very costly to keep it,
& some chance it will never be fixed correctly, if anyone
even finds all the issues

Oct 06, 2014 | 2005 Ford Escape XLT

1 Answer

I keep hearing a thud coming from my front end on my 1993 ford f150 The truck has automatic locking hubs on the front and I have a feeling that noise is coming from them Passengers side What could be the...


One of the better bargains in car service are front-end alignments. IF you go to a reputable place they will inspect the front end components before doing an alignment. The really good shops will have a separate repair area for time consuming repairs so the alignment rack can be kept on schedule for the next alignment.

Some shops will diagnose and send away vehicles which they need repaired before doing an alignment and other places will perform an alignment and tell you what needs to be fixed if the bad component does not affect the alignment they are doing.

It would help if you first discussed fees if they can not finish the alignment. People do have to be paid and shops can not stay in business if several vehicles come in each day without paying.

Now tie-rod ends can produce a good thud as well as ball-joints. The hubs you mentioned can do this too. Worn calipers can thud rocking on their slide-pins. Hope this helps.

Feb 08, 2018 | Ford F-150 Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I have a 1998 explorer and the 4wheel drive will switch on like it should and the lights do not blink or anything but I can tell the rear end doea lock in low but never any power to front axle in any...


On these issue,there are few solved help links for troubleshooting the issue easily.-------

Click the link below:---
No 4x4 light on dash?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/12/no-4x4-light-on-dash.html

-----------
4X4 Truck makes roaring noise in the front end?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2012/01/4x4-truck-makes-roaring-noise-in-front.html

-------------
Car will not go into 4WD high or 4WD low?


http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-will-not-go-into-4wd-high-or-4wd.html

--------------
No 4x4 light on dash?

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2011/12/no-4x4-light-on-dash.html

------------
4 wheel drive system will not disengage?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.com/2012/01/4-wheel-drive-system-will-not-disengage.html

----------
4WD light is flashing and beeping? NO 4WD high?

http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/02/4wd-light-is-flashing-and-beeping-no.html

----------
2002 Jeep Wrangler: 4WD Idiot Light is ON?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/06/2002-jeep-wrangler-4wd-idiot-light-is.html

----------

Traction control switch will not engage on 4WD High or Low

http://whoisbyme.blogspot.com/2012/10/traction-control-switch-will-not-engage.html

-----------

4WD light flashing and 4WD will engage after few minutes

http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/10/4wd-light-flashing-and-4wd-will-engage.html

------------
2008 Toyota Tundra: 4x4 Wheel Drive Light is Flashing?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/05/2008-toyota-tundra-4x4-wheel-drive.html

----------
4x4 front differential will not engage the axle on ford?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/4x4-front-differential-will-not-engage.html

-------
4x4 will not engage on Ford F150? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/4x4-will-not-engage-on-ford-f150.html

-------------
Dodge Ram 4x4 light keeps flashing 4X4 LOW LIGHT IS FLASHING ON DASH

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/09/dodge-ram-4x4-light-keeps-flashing.html

----------
Ford 4x4 front wheels will not engage?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/ford-4x4-front-wheels-will-not-engage.html

-------------

These details will help.

Thanks.

Nov 23, 2012 | Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

I have a vibration problem in my ford Expedition 2007 car , it starts vibrating when the speed exceeds 120 km/hr .I tried to take it to different shops to fix it without success. I replaced the tyres...


You obviously have a suspention problem that needs to be found. If it's a 4wd, the u-bolts to the front end can get loosened and cause the front to shake. the bushings that set the front end in alignment can also be wearing and not be holding the way they should. I'd take it either to a good suspention shop or the dealer and let them look at it.

Jan 26, 2011 | 2007 Ford Expedition EL XLT

1 Answer

I have 94 CHEVY SUBUBAN K1500 4wd. I have had it aligned 2 times, new front tires and the outer edge of the passenger front tire keeps wearing uneven. The driver side front tire is fine.Chould this a...


check if your shocks are leaking. Jack up the car and with the right wheel off the ground check it for play in the bearing if it is tight and not grinding it is good. I would try another alignment shop if you dont find anything. Oh by the way dont let the wife hit any more curbs. If it is hitting curbs it could get knocked out of alignment.

Dec 09, 2010 | 1994 GMC Suburban

1 Answer

Front wheel alignment


you need to let an alignment shop handle it. The vehicle has to be perfectly level front to rear and side to side, if this is not correct the alignment will not be accurate.

Jun 06, 2010 | 1999 Ford F150 Regular Cab

2 Answers

Steering wheel turn to right, 1995 aerostar-extended


Something is wrong with the front end. Bring it in for a front end alignment (that could be all it needs) and have them check for problems with front end suspension components. There may be something that is worn out ( such as ball joints, or tie rod ends) that is causing the uneven tire wear. There may also be a problem from hitting a large pot hole, or curb, which bent something causing this. Tell the shop to NOT align the front end if they find that some components need to be replaced, as when something is replaced, you should have the front end aligned, and you don't want to have it done twice.

Apr 05, 2009 | 1995 Ford Aerostar

2 Answers

I have front end vibration that is not caused by alignment. New tires on all four wheels but still have alot of front end vibration. Car is a 2004 Hyundai Tiburon. this information is helpful but not...


Hope I can help...but you have conflicting symptoms. IE... front end vibration but no shimmy in steering wheel?
Let me tell you this: If you feel the vibration when cruising(no brake & not accellerating) @ 60-70 mph; then 95% of the time it is in the tire/wheel/balance combination. (I know you said they were new but could still be out-of-round)

Mar 23, 2009 | 2005 Ford Focus

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

183 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

Marvin
Marvin

Level 3 Expert

81285 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22326 Answers

gerry bissi

Level 3 Expert

4376 Answers

Are you a Ford Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...