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How do I replace drivers side front axle on a 2003 Ford Escape ?

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Remove the right front wheel. remove the axle nut. remove the ball joint bolt and nut. remove the ball joint from the knuckle. drive the axle out of the hub. remove the 2 carrier bearing nuts. pull the axle out. make sure you torque all bolts and nuts.

Posted on Sep 17, 2011

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    Mark Feb 03, 2016

    Um, driver's side is on the left, not the right

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SOURCE: 2005 ford escape assembly diagram for the front axle

If they are sealed bearings, you will need a press to get them out. If they are bolt in, just remove the brake pads/rotors, then the axle nut, then the bolts holding the wheel bearing in. Install in reverse order.

Posted on Mar 07, 2009

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