Question about 2000 Ford Expedition

1 Answer

How to repair the upper and lower control arm on a 2000 ford expedition

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

    Genius:

    An expert who has answered 1,000 questions.

  • Master
  • 1,035 Answers

Hi. Here's how to replace control arms

Upper Control Arm Removal & Installation 1. Raise and safely support the vehicle. 2. Remove the wheel and tire assembly. 3. Support the lower control arm with a transmission jack or equivalent adjustable jack. 4. Match mark the upper control arm adjusting cams. 5. If equipped with 4-wheel ABS, remove the speed sensor harness bracket bolt and position the harness aside. 6. Remove the cotter pin and castellated nut from the upper ball joint. Discard the cotter pin. 7. Using Pitman Arm Puller T64P-3590-F or equivalent, separate the ball joint from the wheel spindle. 8. Remove 2 nuts and bolts securing the upper control arm to the body brackets. 9. Remove the upper control arm and ball joint assembly from the vehicle. To install: 10. Align the match marks on the upper control arm adjusting cams. 11. Place the upper control arm in position to the body bracket and install 2 retaining bolts and nuts. Do not tighten at this time. 12. Install the ball joint stud to the wheel spindle and install the castellated nut. Tighten the nut to 56-77 ft.lbs. [76-104 Nm]. Install a new cotter pin. 13. Raise the lower control arm to position the control arms at normal curb height and tighten the front upper control arm retaining nut first, to 84-112 ft.lbs. [113-153 Nm] 14. With the vehicle still at curb height, tighten the upper control arm retaining nut to 84-112 ft.lbs. [113-153 Nm] 15. Remove the transmission jack or equivalent from under the lower control arm. 16. If equipped with 4-wheel ABS brake system, position the speed sensor harness and install the bracket bolt. Tighten the sensor bracket bolt to 62-80 inch lbs. [7-9 Nm]. 17. Install the wheel and tire assembly. Torque the lug nuts to 83-112 ft.lbs. [113-153 Nm]. 18. Lower the vehicle. 19. Check the alignment and adjust if not within specification. 20. Road test the vehicle and check for proper operation.

Posted on Sep 07, 2010

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,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that 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.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

How many hours to replace upper and lower control arms


Have to ask a repair shop

This is a social form, where you ask or answer,
as you wish,from home,something to do

Jun 21, 2012 | 2000 Ford Expedition

1 Answer

Loose steering wheel shaft on 97 EXP. when I hit a bump i get the death wobble I checked everything else and and so did pep boys, tire discounters and bob somerell Tires,all is good. Has anyone had this...


Hello, Sir is your 1997 Ford Expedition a 4X4? It sounds like the drag line and it's ball joints.
There is a bent heavy steel arm at the end of steering box. On the end of this pitman arm is the drag link and the drag link is hook to each front hub with a ball joint on each end and the pitman arm. This way when the steering wheel is turning both wheels in the front will follow each other.
If the ball joint are wore out on the drag link this will cause the front wheels to wobble.

Need to get the Ford Exp off the ground where the front wheels are free of a load. Now, just grab one of the front wheels and move it back and forth. There a good possiblity it rattle like marble in a car.
Also, check the upper and lower control arms that attached to each front hub. There are hugh ball joint in each control arm, upper and lower on each of the Ford Exp. Two per side four all together.
I hope this help you. GB...stewbison

Aug 23, 2011 | 1997 Ford Expedition

1 Answer

Can you show me detail pictures of step by step repair of ball joint and controll arm of 1990 ford thunderbird v6 3.1 automatc


prev.gif next.gif REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION Upper ball joints are not replaceable. The upper ball joint is part of the upper control arm bushing joint and is not serviced separately. If the upper ball joints are found to be defective, the entire upper control arm bushing joint assembly must be replaced. Lower Ball Joint INSPECTION
  1. Support the vehicle in normal driving position with ball joints loaded.
  2. Wipe the grease fitting and checking surface, so they are free of dirt and grease. The checking surface is the round boss into which the grease fitting is threaded.
  3. The checking surface should project outside the cover. If the checking surface is inside the cover, replace the lower arm assembly. prev.gif next.gif

Aug 26, 2010 | 1990 Ford Thunderbird

1 Answer

How to replace uppe ball joint in Ford Crown


First make an appointment for a front end alignment which will be required after replacing the ball joint. Securely support the vehicle under the lower control arm at the outer end, the end nearest the tire. The upper ball joint is attached to the upper control arm with 2 large nuts. Under the nuts are cams with hex heads for adjusting caster and camber. Mark the position of these cams in a way that will allow you to reinstall them somewhere near the same position. Next remove the outer end of the joint from the steering knuckle an then remove the 2 nuts and both cams from the control arm end. Reinstall and get that alignment asap !

Oct 05, 2009 | 2000 Ford Crown Victoria

1 Answer

How do i change upper and lower ball joints on a 2002 explorer sport


the lower ball joints have to be pressed into the lower control arms.The upper ball joints are part of the upper control arm so the upper control arms have to be replaced

Jun 24, 2009 | 2002 Ford Explorer Sport

1 Answer

Can you replace the lower ball joints in the control arms


You can replace them seperately,but they need pressed out and in. Other methods of removing and installing likely will damage control arm.

Apr 23, 2009 | 1998 Ford Expedition

1 Answer

To replacee the lower ball joints on a 2000 expedition, do I need to replace the lower control arms?


if you have aballjoint press you can do it on the truck.
this isnt a easy job.
paul

Oct 02, 2008 | Ford Expedition Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Upper control arm on a 2000 ford ranger


Hi ,some control arms come like that ,(either bolted or fitted) just be sure that is the same size of control arm by comparing them together,....

Aug 22, 2008 | 2000 Ford Ranger SuperCab

Not finding what you are looking for?
2000 Ford Expedition Logo

Related Topics:

292 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75797 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22114 Answers

fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5495 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...