Same principle, just a little more difficult. The problem doesn't happen all the time and the steering is fine. Again this isn't happening all the time. As bad as this thing has gotten, I'm very reluctant to think that will solve anything at this point. We offer same-day shipping on most items we sell if order is paid for by 3:00 p. Just click on the link to e-mail us. I noticed it happening at first coming off corners te steering wheel while driving didn't want to come back to straight and the truck would pull hard to that side.
Over the years, these assemblies have proven themselves relatively reliable on moderately used trucks running stock, or close to stock tire size and power output. Feel free to ask us! Now, repeat that entire operation for the other axis of the u-joint. I searched around quite a bit before deciding on which u-joints to use. If the hubs are unlocked I don't think it could be the axle u-joints. Replaced ball joint with greasable ones.
Remove the cap that is now exposed. This warranty does not include labor, incidental or consequential damages and is void if the product was not properly installed and maintained or used in an application for which it is not listed in the Spicer Catalog. He said because with the hubs are locked and as the tire turns it will straighten the u joint on the half shaft as it spins round. For those of us that demand substantial power increases and larger tires, there is room for improvement to improve the reliability and performance that they can afford. After pulling the lock out hub off the opposite side, the whole assembly fell out in pieces. Now its time for the new u-joint.
I accidentally left a pressing collar in place that you see on the right side in the pic below. Right now I was aiming toward replacing the gear box, hadn't even thought of it being the u-joints because mine are less than two years old. This warranty does not include labor, incidental or consequential damages and is void if the product was not properly installed and maintained or used in an application for which it is not listed in the Spicer Catalog. When in 2wd, when the u joint sticks it holds the axle shaft crooked until you turn the other way. Any other thoughts on the cause? We will replace this product, if found to be defective, when accompanied with the original sales receipt.
Now you can remove the last cap, and the rest of the u-joint can be removed. Any other thoughts on the cause? Use the press to install the new caps until the C-clips can be installed. That is how it was explained to me. Again this isn't happening all the time. It made sense as it never did it while I was plowing. The ball joint was not loose, it was dry as a bone. Use a small collar on the top to drive the u-joint down, without contacting the yoke, on the topside.
This warranty does not cover normal wear and tear. Or, you can also opt to go with a slightly higher ratio of 4. I have a 04 F-350 4x4 and have been having a steering problem, issue with the truck pulling hard one way then the other at times. This process is covered in my. Pull the cap off of the u-joint and then you can remove it from the yoke.
A quick jerk of the wheel in the opposite direction and it would be fine. Spray penetrating oil on the u-joint cap areas and let it sit for 10-15 minutes. Repeat this process for the other axis of the u-joint Here's the finished product. Then set the axle up on the press as shown below. I have a 04 F-350 4x4 and have been having a steering problem, issue with the truck pulling hard one way then the other at times. All non-paying bidders will be reported! Item Compatibility List Year Make Model Trim Engine Notes 2005 Ford Excursion Eddie Bauer Sport Utility 4-Door 5. I brought it to a garage who I trust they work on our and they said all the ball joints, tie rod ends, drag arm all seem fine.
At different turning points the axle was jumping and binding up, making a loud popping noise. A quick jerk of the wheel in the opposite direction and it would be fine. The process of replacing axle u-joints is fairly straight forward, although they can be a real pain sometimes. As previously stated, most of these trucks came factory with a 3. Believe it or not the mechanic explained to me it is usually more noticeable in 2wd than in 4wd.
It is under warranty and I brought it on and it was u joints. I am usually in 4wd when plowing. The only downside to these is that they aren't greaseable, time will tell whether that was a mistake or not. Someone said the axle joints could be bad does anyone know how to check them? Just click on the link to e-mail us. The 450 was a sticking caliper, the 350 was a bad ball joint.
I've since replaced the steering damper, it seemed find for several days but it's again as bad as it's ever been. Someone said the axle joints could be bad does anyone know how to check them? Unfortunately, in this scenario there is no such thing as a 4. The greased the hell out of everything and for 2 weeks the problems seemed to go away. Same-day shipping does not apply on holidays or when vacation settings are active. The greased the hell out of everything and for 2 weeks the problems seemed to go away.