|205-04 Front Drive Halfshafts||2014 Fiesta|
|Removal and Installation||Procedure revision date: 03/19/2013|
NOTICE: Do not use a prying device or separator fork between the ball joint and the wheel knuckle. Damage to the ball joint or ball joint seal may result. Only use the pry bar by inserting it into the lower arm body opening.
NOTICE: Use care when releasing the lower arm and wheel knuckle into the resting position or damage to the ball joint seal may result.
NOTICE: Do not bend the inner joint more than 18 degrees and the outer joint more than 45 degrees. Damage to the shaft will occur.Special Tool(s) : 205-D070 (D93P-1175-B) Remover, Front Wheel Hub
NOTE: Do not pull on the halfshaft or the CV joint will separate. Always pull on the intermediate shaft.
NOTE: Do not fully install the shaft at this time.Using part: 97ZT-7M181-A.
NOTE: Insert the intermediate shaft until the intermediate shaft bearing is centered in the concave groove of the intermediate shaft bearing bracket.
NOTICE: Do not tighten the front wheel hub nut with the vehicle on the ground. The nut must be tightened to specification before the vehicle is lowered onto the wheels. Wheel bearing damage will occur if the wheel bearing is loaded with the weight of the vehicle applied.
NOTICE: The wheel hub nut contains a one time locking chemical that is activated by the heat created when it is tightened. Install and tighten the new wheel hub nut to specification within 5 minutes of starting it on the threads. Always install a new wheel hub nut after loosening or when not tightened within the specified time or damage to the components can occur.
NOTE: Apply the brake to keep the halfshaft from rotating.Torque : 255 Nm
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