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Lack of enough camber adjustment after replacing lower control arm on 2001 ford escape

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1. Raise vehicle on hoist, and support upper control arm. 2. Remove wheel and tire assembly. 3. Mark position of upper eccentric camber bolts. 4. Remove upper ball joint spindle nut and pinch bolt, 5. Separate lower ball joint from spindle. 6. Remove nuts and camber bolts attaching lower control arm-to-frame, 7. Remove lower control arm. 8. Place control arm in vise, press ball joint out with ball joint press. --------After ball joint has been pressed out install new ball joint with the words "install inboard" facing toward the inboard side of control arm. Incorrect installation may cause damage to the ball joint .Install ball joint boot with words "install inboard" towards the inboard side of control arm. Install lower control arm.Align upper eccentric camber bolts with marks made during removal. To complete installation, reverse removal procedure. Tighten bolts and nuts to specification. Then check wheel alignment. ------------- Remove the camber bolts and readjust the setting till it gets proper . ------------

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