The axle seals for this axle are in the differential as opposed to being at the ends of the tube. Power steering pump replaced at 170,000 miles. Torques are different, for seating the wheel bearing, depending on the above. Remove splined spacer from shaft. Once the first cap is out, rotate the axle 180 deg.
Ships from and sold by sherwoodparts. Learn how to replace your truck's brake rotors with our step-by-step guide. Learn how to replace one of the leading causes of wheel noise here! This accelerates the front axle shafts up to the same speed as the front wheels. By - November 6, 2014 Contributors: The wheel hub of your truck is a critical component in attaching your wheels to the suspension. Internal assembly, spring and clutch gear should now slide out of hub body. Tighten so that the marks you made earlier line up.
This article applies to the F-150 2004-2014. The trans repair guy said put manuel hubs but I like the on the fly lock down. This will convert you to the 1980-86 and 89-92 Ford Bronco and F150 style front axle. You should also clean out the axle tube. Disassemble the hubs using procedures in this section and repack the wheel bearings using procedures in this section and dry off the hublocks. As the front axle accumulates a minimum of 250 miles of locked hub operation, the axle will break in, which reduces the amount of differential motoring torque significantly.
The vacuum disconnect allows this to happen. Unfortunately that doesn't work for those of us who daily drive on city streets and highways. See new u-joints to see what I mean. I also gave everything a coat of paint to prevent rust and make it look a little nicer. When going off road I have to stop and get out to air down tires anyway so. The noises would also occur just after shifting from 4-wheel drive to 2-wheel drive. Loosen cover and allow fluid to drain.
I simply run the rear tires at 43lbs. I recently put new wheel bearings, front axle u-joints and spindle bearings in my F-150 auto hubs and now the hubs don't seem to want to engage very well. To unlock the hubs, back up the vehicle for at least 10 feet, then continue in the original direction. As the vehicle moves forward, the one hublock that has failed to disengage will rotate its axle shaft through the differential and attempt to rotate the other axle shaft in the opposite direction. Raise that corner of the the truck with a jack, until the tire is free from the ground. Install cap to body assembly.
This is due to the driveline releasing windup and is an indication of hub malfunction. This time the hubs should release when the front wheels are spun in the forward direction. When the 4x4 button is depressed, the electronic control module energizes the electronic clutch coil in the transfer case. Repeat the procedure, only shift into 4-wheel drive and put the vehicle in reverse. Temperature gauge bad at 120,000.
There is nothing holding it on, just pull it off. Colder temperatures increased the viscosity of the axle lubricant, resulting in a much higher torque requirement for the transfer case clutch that could only rotate the pinion gears enough to cause the hubs to partially lock, which resulted in a ratcheting noise. Needless to say, I can't drive and this truck has saved my butt on many occcasions. Bang on rotor from inside to out. Use 4 prong wheel bearing nut socket readily available at auto parts stores.
Remove the lock ring seated in the groove of the front disc brake hub and rotor 1102. If you can give me a little more information on the type of front axle and year, I can give you the wheel bearing adjustments. I find it annoying to have to get out and disengage my hubs so I don't rattle out my teeth at 75 with the hubs engaged. You could have a broken axle shaft or a bad bearing in your ring and pinion. The passenger side axle shaft is 2 piece with a sleeve that is moved into place to connect the 2 pieces of axle shaft when you shift the transfer case into 4 wheel drive. I did these things 4 wheel mechanic because people that were dear to me liked it. These noises occurred usually when shifting into 4-wheel drive after starting a vehicle that had been sitting cold for several hours.
The exposed view for the Automatic hub lock 1994 and earlier shows the remained of the parts going in as follows: Spring Retainer, Bearing, Bearing Inner Race, Bearing Race Spring, Seal Ring, and Cap assembly. Hammer the bearing races out by using the chisel against the inside lip of the race and tapping it out with the hammer. Front wheels should spin freely by hand. Broken rear leaf spring at 120,000. Reinstall your wheels and lower the truck off it's jack stands.
Step 5 - Remove wheel hub and bearing Remove the wheel bearing and hub by plling it out. Starter went out at 125,000. To disengage the transfer case, again depress the 4x4 button. Torques are different, for seating the wheel bearing, depending on the above. After approximately 5 seconds, the transfer case clutch coil turns off. Cold weather was another factor that produced the noise concerns.