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Ford Tractor 550 front end loader. Fan belt is broken. How do we get the new belt on past the universal drive shaft.

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SOURCE: Broken Cylinder head valves

sounds like your timing belt may have slipped or snapped a ceased timing belt adjuster could cause this check your timing belt and adjuster and all belt adjustment pulleys before you fix the valves otherwise its bound to happen againalso make sure your engine oil is full

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SOURCE: How do I replace a broken fan belt?

if it is a serpentine belt.... there should be a sticker in the engine compartment that will show you the routing of the belt... if you can't see it... look up at the bottom of the bonnet when you open it.

a regular fan belt may require the remove of another belt to put on the new one.


Posted on Sep 27, 2008

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SOURCE: Drive Shaft

The slip joint should go towards the rear

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SOURCE: 1997 ford explorer AWD front drive shaft problem...

Try getting a free quote from several reputable shops before deciding to throw down your money on something your not certain of. Im not dissing your mechanic by any means, it doesnt cost anything to get another opinion or two or three....Its your money!

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SOURCE: 97 Cougar XR7 V6 shaking in steering wheel and body.

Have you a had a 4 wheel alignment done?If all four wheels aren't set to a comman center line it cause it to shake,a warped brake rotor could cause this also.

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Hi im tray ing to put me self a universal joing for de drive shaff cant u send me how to doit

  • Lift the rear end of the Explorer with a floor jack. Place jack stands underneath the rear axle, by the leaf spring perches and lower the Explorer onto the stands. Pull the floor jack out of the way. mark both ends of the shaft for reinstalation.

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    Crawl under the rear end and unbolt the universal joint retaining straps from the rear differential yoke.

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    Pull the drive shaft and universal joint away from the rear differential yoke by hand.

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    Remove the retaining rings that hold the universal joint into the drive shaft with needle-nose pliers.

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    Support the end of the drive shaft on a jack stand and place the socket extension against the universal joint cap in the drive shaft yoke. Tap the socket extension with the dead blow hammer until the universal joint cap comes out of the yoke.

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    Clean the sockets in the drive shaft yoke with the tip of a pocket screwdriver to remove any built up road dirt or other gunk.

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    Remove two of the caps from the opposite ends of the replacement universal joint. Be careful to keep the bearings in the caps.

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    Position the replacement universal joint in the drive shaft yoke and put the cap on the outside. Use the socket extension and dead blow hammer to tap the cap through the yoke far enough to expose the retaining ring groove. Put the retaining ring on that side with the needle-nose pliers. Repeat this for the other cap.

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    Move the drive shaft back up to the differential yoke, line up the new universal joint with the differential yoke and reinstall the universal joint retaining straps with the wrench. Lower the rear end off the jack stands with the floor jack.

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    i have the same noise to my 2005 ford f-150
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