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How do the front tubes (upper) connect to the lower

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There is a bolt in the very bottom of the lower sliders. It screws upwards into the damper tubes inside the upper tubes. You have to remove the front wheel and axle to get to it.

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Posted on Aug 25, 2010

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Waterpump 2002 ford turaus 3.0 durtec


3.0L Engine

VIN S Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:
  • Splash shield
  • Lower heater hose
  • Radiator lower tube bolt
  • Radiator upper front tube bolt
  • Air cleaner assembly
  • Battery and tray
  • Water pump belt
  • Upper radiator hose
  • Engine vent hose
  • Transaxle 10 pin connector
  • Radiator bypass hose assembly
  • Thermostat housing
  • A/C compressor brace, if equipped
  • Water pump mounting nuts
  • Connector hose
  • Water pump




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To install:
  1. Install or connect the following:
  • Water pump
  • Connector hose
  • Water pump mounting nuts and tighten them to 15-22 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm)
  • A/C compressor brace, if equipped, and tighten the nuts to 15-22 ft. lbs. (20-30 Nm)
  • Thermostat housing
  • Radiator bypass hose assembly
  • Transaxle 10 pin connector
  • Engine vent hose
  • Upper radiator hose
  • Water pump belt
  • Battery and tray
  • Air cleaner assembly
  • Radiator upper front tube bolt
  • Radiator lower tube bolt
  • Lower heater hose
  • Splash shield
2. Fill the cooling system.
3. Start the engine and check for leaks.

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How do you do it--alterenator replace 2006 dodge van


Hi there, you did not specify the type of engine you use so here are possible guides for varying enginge types:

2.4L Engine
To Remove:

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
2. Disconnect the intake air temperature sensor and remove the air cleaner assembly.
3. Remove the EVAP purge solenoid and move it out of the way.
4. Disconnect the wiring from the alternator.
5. Remove the accessory drive belt from the alternator.
6. Remove the alternator.

To Install:

1. Install the alternator.
2. Install the accessory drive belt
3. Connect the wiring to the alternator.
4. Install the EVAP purge solenoid in the bracket.
5. Install the air cleaner and duct, then connect the intake air temperature sensor.
6. Connect the negative battery cable.

3.3L & 3.8L Engines
To Remove:

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
2. Disconnect the wiring from the alternator.
3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
4. Remove the right front tire and lower splash shield.
5. Remove accessory drive belt.
6. Remove the lower engine oil dipstick tube bolt, then remove the wiring harness from the dipstick tube.
7. Remove the 3 mounting bolts.
8. Lower the vehicle.
9. Remove engine oil dipstick tube.
10. Roll and carefully remove the alternator from vehicle.

To Install:

1. Place the alternator into position on the engine.
2. Install upper mounting bolts to hold the alternator in place.
3. Lubricate the o-ring with engine oil and install the dipstick tube.
4. Install the upper dipstick tube bolt.
5. Connect the wiring to the alternator.
6. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
7. Install the alternator lower mounting bolt and tighten.
8. Install the lower oil dip stick tube bolt.
9. Install the accessory drive belt.
10. Install the right front splash shield and tire.
11. Lower vehicle.
12. Install the wiring harness at the dipstick tube
13. Connect the negative battery cable.

Hope these help.

Jan 28, 2011 | 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan

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How to remove altenator on 2006 dodge grand caravan


Removal & Installation 2.4L Engine To Remove:
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Disconnect the intake air temperature sensor and remove the air cleaner assembly.
  3. Remove the EVAP purge solenoid and move it out of the way.
  4. Disconnect the wiring from the alternator.
  5. Remove the accessory drive belt from the alternator.
  6. Remove the alternator.
To Install:
  1. Install the alternator.
  2. Install the accessory drive belt
  3. Connect the wiring to the alternator.
  4. Install the EVAP purge solenoid in the bracket.
  5. Install the air cleaner and duct, then connect the intake air temperature sensor.
  6. Connect the negative battery cable.
3.3L & 3.8L Engines To Remove:
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Disconnect the wiring from the alternator.
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4. Remove the right front tire and lower splash shield.
  5. Remove accessory drive belt.
  6. Remove the lower engine oil dipstick tube bolt, then remove the wiring harness from the dipstick tube.
  7. Remove the 3 mounting bolts.
  8. Lower the vehicle.
  9. Remove engine oil dipstick tube.
  10. Roll and carefully remove the alternator from vehicle.
To Install:
  1. Place the alternator into position on the engine.
  2. Install upper mounting bolts to hold the alternator in place.
  3. Lubricate the o-ring with engine oil and install the dipstick tube.
  4. Install the upper dipstick tube bolt.
  5. Connect the wiring to the alternator.
  6. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  7. Install the alternator lower mounting bolt and tighten.
  8. Install the lower oil dip stick tube bolt.
  9. Install the accessory drive belt.
  10. Install the right front splash shield and tire.
  11. Lower vehicle.
  12. Install the wiring harness at the dipstick tube
  13. Connect the negative battery cable.
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Jan 16, 2011 | 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan

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Im having a hard time taking my front shocks apart, i have fallowed the book but there is something that im missing i cant get the iner shaft out


jacke the front of the cycle up under the motor with the cycle on the center stand. The first thing you do after removing the front wheel and axle is to reach up into the lower fork tube with a hex key and loosen the socket cap that holds the tubes to the lower tubes. After the socket cap has been put back in loosely, you can now unspring the fork top caps. The spring pressure from the top caps is necessary to loosen the lower socket screw. The upper and lower triple clamps are the best way to hold on to the fork tubes. The tubes never have to be removed form the clamps. After you unspring the tops , remove the lossened socket caps from the bottom of the forks and slide the lowers off the tubes.

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Replace alternator in chrysler town and country minivan


REMOVAL
  1. Release hood latch and open hood.
  2. Disconnect battery negative cable.
  3. Disconnect the push-in field wire connector from back of generator.
  4. Remove nut holding B+ wire terminal to back of generator.
  5. Separate B+ terminal from generator.
  6. Raise vehicle and support.
  7. Remove the right front lower splash shield.
  8. Remove accessory drive belt, refer to the Cooling System for proper procedures.
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  1. Remove the lower oil dip stick tube bolt (Fig. 2).
  2. Remove wiring harness from the oil dip stick tube
  3. Remove the 3 mounting bolts.
  4. Lower vehicle.
  5. Remove oil dip stick tube from vehicle.
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  1. Roll and remove the generator from vehicle (Fig. 3).
INSTALLATION
  1. Roll and place generator in position on vehicle (Fig. 3).
  2. Install upper bolts to hold generator in place.
  3. Lubricate the O-ring. Install oil dip stick tube.
  4. Install the upper oil dip stick tube bolt.
  5. Place B+ terminal in position on generator.
  6. Install nut to hold B+ wire terminal to back of generator.
  7. Connect the push-in field wire connector into back of generator.
  8. Raise vehicle and support.
  9. Install the lower mounting bolt and tighten.
  10. Install the lower oil dip stick tube bolt and tighten (Fig. 2).
  11. Install accessory drive belt, refer to the Cooling System for proper procedures.
  12. Install the right front lower splash shield.
  13. Lower vehicle.
  14. Install wiring harness to the oil dip stick tube
  15. Connect battery negative cable.
  16. Verify generator output rate.

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How do I reassemble front forks of bike


Refer to this site, www.bikebandit.com for an exploded view of the front forks. Basically you must have the seals in the slider (lower part) and the damper tube in the upper fork tube. Then slide the upper fork tube down into the lower and install the bolt in very end of the slider. Then install the spring and top plug or put it in the triple trees and intstall the top cap. You'll have to put the appropiate amount of the correct weight oil in the tubes. The amount depends on what kind of forks they are. Since they've been taken apart, use the "dry" (as compared to 'wet") amount of oil.

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Steve

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How do i take apart front forks on a 2000 sportster


Jack the bike up off the ground. Remove the front wheel and front fender. Loosen the pinch bolt in the lower triple tree and take the nut off the top of the upper tube at the upper tree. The fork assembly should slide down and out of the triple trees. Invert the fork tube to pour out the oil and remove the spring. Look on the very end of the lower slider where there is an 8mm bolt. Take the bolt out and the lower slider comes off the upper tube. Reassembly is the reverse of disassembly. Add the correct amount of oil for a "dry" rebuild.

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Steve

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Change fork seals on 98 fxdl


You'll have to take each fork leg out of the front end to change the seals. I'm not positive what type front end is on FXDL but it it's a standard type (as opposed to an inverted front end), it's not too difficult.

First remove any sheet metal that might be covering the upper and lower triple trees. Lift the bike off the ground and remove the front fender and front wheel. Loosen the pinch bolt on the upper and lower triple trees. Do one tube at the time. Lubricate the portion of the top tube that is between the upper and lower triple tree. You must slide the fork assembly out of the triple trees. Loosen but don't remove the top caps.

With the fork assembly now out of the triple trees, remove the top cap and pull the spring out. Notice if the spring has a tapered end. Remember which way it came out so you can put it back in the same way. Invert the tube and pour out the oil and let it drain.

You'll see an 8mm bolt in the bottom. Sometimes this is a shallow piloted bolt. If so, you'll need at least a brand new hex key or allen wrench to loosen the bolt. Take the bolt out and slide the lower slider off the top tube. You now have access to the seal. Make sure you put the seal in faceing the correct way. Rince the slider out on the inside with clean mineral spirits and allow to dry. When you assemble the tube and install it on the bike, the amount of oil you put in it is the "dry" amount since you disassembled the tube and poured all the oil out. Put the sping back in the tube and install the top cap. Insert the tube into the triple trees and slide the tube upwards until the top of the top cap is 0.420" to 0.500" above the top of the upper triple tree (notice the height of the other tube that you haven't moved yet).

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steve

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How to remove a radiator from a ford taurus


Disconnect battery ground cable. Remove battery. Remove battery tray. Remove clip retaining contant control relay module and position module aside. Remove radiator cap. Raise vehicle front end as high as possible. Remove radiator splash shield. Drain radiator. Remove the radiator mounting bracket assembly. Remove lower radiator hose. Partially lower vehicle. Remove upper radiator hose. Remove radiator overflow hose. Remove upper A/C condenser core retaining bolts. Remove upper transmission oil cooler tube clips. Remove lower transmission oil cooler tube. Raise vehicle. Remove lower transmission oil cooler tube clips. Remove lower transmission oil cooler tube. Remove transmission oil cooler bracket and position transmission oil cooler aside. Remove lower A/C condenser core bolts and position A/C condenser core aside(be careful not to loosen the AC condenser lines. Remove radiator support bracket. Remove radiator out through the bottom of the vehicle.
Installation
Position radiator. Position radiator support bracket and tighten nuts. Position A/C condenser core and tighten lower A/C condenser core bolts. Position transmission oil cooler tube and install transmission oil cooler tube bracket. Install lower transmission oil cooler tube. Install lower transmission oil cooler tube clips. Install lower radiator hose. Install radiator mounting bracket assembly. Tighten bolts. Install radiator splash shield. Lower vehicle. Install upper tranmission oil cooler tube. Install upper transmission oil cooler tube clips. Install upper A/C condenser core retaining bolts. Tighten bolts. Install radiator overflow hose and tighten clamps securely. Install upper radiator hose. Position constant control relay module and clip securely. Install battery tray. Install battery. Connect battery ground cable. Fill and bleed cooling system. Start engine and inspect for leaks.

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I cracked my oil pan and i need to know if i need to take out my engin to change it i'm low on cash i need help


here's v6 3.8L

Section 03-01A: Engine, 3.8L 1996 Thunderbird, Cougar Workshop Manual
IN-VEHICLE SERVICE Oil Pan/Oil Pump Screen Cover and Tube Removal
  1. Disconnect battery ground cable (14301).
  1. Remove air cleaner outlet tube (9B659). Refer to Section 03-12 .
  1. Remove two bolts retaining radiator upper sight shield (8C291) and position radiator upper sight shield aside.
  1. Remove hood weather seal.
  1. Remove windshield wipers.
  1. Remove LH cowl vent screen and wiper module.
  1. Install Three Bar Engine Support D88L-6000-A or equivalent.
  1. Raise vehicle on a hoist. Refer to Section 00-02 .
  1. Remove front engine support insulator through-bolts.
  1. Partially lower vehicle.
  1. Raise engine and support with Three Bar Engine Support D88L-6000-A or equivalent.
  1. Raise vehicle.
  1. Remove starter motor (11002).
  1. Position drain pan.
  1. Drain engine oil.
  1. Remove oil bypass filter (6714).
  1. Remove starter motor wire, ground strap and automatic transmission oil cooler lines.
  1. Remove oil pan-to-bell housing bolts and bolts at crankshaft position sensor lower shield.
  1. Remove remaining oil pan retaining bolts.
  1. Remove steering shaft pinch bolt and separate steering shaft.
  1. Position transmission jack under front sub-frame (5C145).
  1. Remove six rearward bolts on front sub-frame. Loosen two forward front sub-frame bolts.
  1. Remove lower shock absorber-to-front suspension lower arm bolts and nuts (both sides).
  1. Lower front sub-frame.
  1. Remove oil pan (6675).
  1. Empty any residual oil from oil pan.
  1. Remove oil pump screen cover and tube retainer bolts and support bracket nut. Remove oil pump screen cover and tube (6622) and discard oil pump inlet tube gasket (6626).

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