Question about 2005 Dodge Ram 2500 Truck
Take off front drive shaft. put in a vice. lock in real tight. get socket and hammer and beat old u-joint out. put the new in. lightly tamp in the put it a vice and push the u-joints in when thats done get your socket and hammer and tamp them in farther so your snap rings can go in. when thats done. grease them and put back together
Posted on Mar 22, 2009
you will have to change both sides to start with. I'm doing this on a 1996 ram 1500. first, put the truck on 2 wheel drive or neutral for traction, raise vehicle, i got a lift it's easy, remove both wheels, calipers and rotors. unlock the driveshaft nut (cotter pin) and unbolt that nut. on the inside of the hub, first mark the relation on one side between the yoke and the shaft, then, there is 3 bolts holding the hub in, remove them. next, more cotter pins, upper and lower ball joint and tie-rod end need to come out, so, unscew the tie-rod end first and seperate it with ball joint seperator. do the same for the upper and lower ball joints. seperate the spindle and the axel should come out. the rest is standard procedure to change a ball joint.
let me know if it's enough info or if you want more please.
Posted on Jan 04, 2011
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