1998-2002 Ford Ranger 2 Wheel Drive Upper Ball Joint Replacement

June 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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O.E.M. supplier sells the upper ball joint as an arm assembly; we sell the ball joint only which can be pressed out of the arm assembly. Repair Procedure: 1. Raise vehicle on hoist, and support lower control arm. 2. Remove wheel and tire assembly. 3. Mark position of upper eccentric camber bolts. 4. Remove upper ball joint spindle nut and pinch bolt, 5. Separate upper ball joint from spindle. 6. Remove nuts and camber bolts attaching upper control arm-to-frame, 7. Remove upper control arm. 8. Place control arm in vise, press ball joint out with ball joint press. See Read more

2007 Porsche 911 Turbo S PS3 Steering Wheel

July 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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2007 Porsche 911 Turbo S PS3 Steering Wheel
The original reproduction of a 911 leather steering wheel gives you the genuine Porsche feeling
Wireless USB technology which provides latency free signal transmission to the PC/Console and is very robust against interference (Power supply to wheel still needed)
3 Force Feedback motors and smooth belt drive deliver sensational realism
Authentic wireless pedals with clutch and soft-stop brake
Two gear sticks included: 6+1 Speed H-pattern and sequential
Compatible with PC and Playstation 3 (6+1 gear stick is only supported on PC and Playstation 3)
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1999 Honda Civic EX Sedan Harsh Shifting Automatic Transmission

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The transmission shifts harshly, or it may stay in first gear. The harsh shifting is more noticeable on the 1-2 and 2-3 upshifts under light throttle. It is not affected by operating temperature. The MIL may be on with DTC P0730 or P0715 stored. PROBABLE CAUSE Contamination of the linear solenoid and its associated passages inside the transmission, or a broken spring internal to the transmission. Flush the transmission with Genuine Honda ATF-Z1, then replace the linear solenoid. If shift feel is not affected, replace the transmission.
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1997-03 Dodge Dakota 2 Wheel Drive Upper Control Arm Kit

January 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment
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INSTRUCTIONS:
1. Disconnect the negative terminal on the battery. Jack up front the end of truck and support the frame rails with jack stands. NEVER WORK UNDER AN UNSUPPORTED VEHICLE!
2. Starting on the Passenger side of the truck, remove the front tire, brake caliper, sway bar link and the stock shock. Remove the nut holding the tie rod onto the spindle, then separate the tie rod from the spindle and tie it up out of the way.
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2007 Ford F-150 FX4

July 10, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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2007 Ford F-150 FX4
Ford F-Series, America’s best-selling full-size pickup for 29 years, is the culmination of more than 55 years of Built Ford Tough reliability, power and presence. Ford F-150 sets the industry standard for toughness, strength, safety, interior spaciousness, refinement, driving dynamics, stability, functionality, cargo capacity, comfort and style.
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2007 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150 Super Crew

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2007 Ford Harley-Davidson F-150 Super Crew
Ford’s king of the road joins another motoring giant to give performance enthusiasts a new definition of custom cool – the 2007 Ford Harley-Davidson™ F-150 Super Crew. This limited-edition vehicle draws inspiration from more than a century of tradition at Ford and Harley-Davidson to give customers an F-150 with more attitude than any other truck on the road.

“This truck builds on the legacy of toughness that’s been the hallmark of the Ford brand,” says Ford President Cisco Codina. “Now, we’re giving customers more of everything they love with the boldest Ford Harley-Davidson™ F-150 ever – with all-wheel-drive capability, 22-inch polished forged-aluminum wheels and an interior that will take your breath away.”
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2007 Ford F-150 FX2

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2007 Ford F-150 FX2
The 2007 Ford F-150 FX2 is an example of how connected Ford is to its customer base because it is being offered as a result of customer demand for the popular FX package on a two-wheel-drive truck. It also continues Ford’s tradition of offering more models, more cab options and more box configurations than any other truck line in North America.

Ford introduced the current F-150 FX4 in the 2004 model year as a specialized truck for the off-road enthusiast seeking rugged 4×4 features, such as shift on the fly and skid plates, and unique styling cues. The new F-150 FX2 carries on the tradition of targeting key customer groups, offering a sport truck aimed at customers looking for a more stylish appearance without the need for 4WD.
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1994 Ford Explorer Drive Axles – Locking Hubs

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LOCKING HUBS 1994 Drive Axles – Locking Hubs FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS
Dana 35-IFS & Automatic Locking Hubs
1. Raise and support vehicle. Remove front wheel assemblies. Remove retaining washers from wheel lug nut studs. See Fig. 1 . 2. Remove automatic locking hub assemblies. Remove snap ring and axle shaft spacer. Carefully pull plastic cam assembly from bearing adjusting nut. Remove 2 plastic thrust washers from adjusting nut. CAUTION: Before removing adjusting nut, remove locking key from spindle keyway. Failure to clear keyway will result in thread damage on spindle. 3. Using magnet, remove locking key from spindle keyway. It may be necessary to rotate adjusting nut slightly to relieve pressure for locking key removal. Loosen adjusting nut with 2 3/8″ Hex Socket (T70T- 4252-B). 4. Tighten adjusting nut to 35 ft. lbs. (47 N.m) while turning hub back and forth to seat bearings. Spin hub and back off adjusting nut 90 degrees. Retighten adjusting nut to 16 INCH lbs. (1.8 N.m). 5. Align nearest hole in adjusting nut with center of spindle keyway slot. If necessary, advance nut to next lug. Install locking key in spindle keyway under adjusting nut. Install 2 thrust washers. Press plastic cam assembly onto adjusting nut while lining up key in fixed cam with spindle keyway. 6. Install axle shaft spacer. Clip snap ring onto end of spindle. Install automatic locking hub assembly with 3 legs of hub assembly inserted into 3 pockets of cam assembly. Install retaining washers and wheel assembly. Check hub and rotor assembly end play. End play should be 0-.003″ (0-.08 mm).
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2001 Lexus GS 300 L6-3.0L (2JZ-GE) – Reading Diagnostic Trouble Codes

May 15, 2010 by · 2 Comments
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This is the only information provided by the manufacturer for reading diagnostic trouble codes for this system. If compressor lock occurs during A/C operation, the A/C switch indicator on the A/C control assembly starts blinking.
1. WARNING FOR A/C COMPRESSOR LOCK
When this occurs, check for compressor lock (DTC B1422) using diagnosis trouble code check then proceed to inspect the circuit or the component. Compressor lock sensor circuit. (See DTC B1422 Compressor Lock Sensor Circuit)
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01-05 Ford Explorer Sport Track 135F-30-4 4 Wheel Conversion Kit

September 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment
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The electrical power to the air suspension system must be shut off prior to hoisting, jacking or towing of an air suspension vehicle. This can be accomplished by turning off the air suspension switch located in the rear jack storage area Failure to do so may result in unexpected inflation or deflation of the air springs which may result in shifting of the vehicle during these operations. WARNING: The low pressure gas shock absorbers are charged with nitrogen gas 930 kPa (135 psi). Do not attempt to open, puncture, or apply heat to the shock absorbers.
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