How to Change Out a Front Wheel Drive Axle on a 1997 Ford Escort?

Answer The 1997 Ford Escort had three trim levels available: the base model, the LX and LX wagon. All three trim levels had a 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with a five-speed manual transmission or an opt... Read More »

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How to Change a Front Axle Universal Joint on a 1997 Ford F-250?

The 1997 Ford F-250 3/4-ton truck was available with four-wheel drive. A transfer case with high- and low-range can be engaged to transfer power to the front axle. A two-piece driveshaft with u-joi... Read More »

How to Change the Front Passenger Side Axle on a 1997 Ford Aspire?

In the 1994 model year, Ford replaced the outdated Festiva with the Aspire. The Aspire did not stray too far from the Festiva, as Kia built the Aspire for Ford, much like it did with the Festiva. F... Read More »

How to Replace a 1999 Ford Escort Front Axle Bearing?

The 1999 Ford Escort uses a sealed front axle bearing that is machine pressed into the front steering knuckle on each side. These bearings are not serviceable like older style tapered roller bearin... Read More »

How to Remove a Passenger Drive Axle from a Mercury Front Wheel Drive?

A Mercury with a front wheel drive transmission uses drive axles, also called half shafts, which are mounted on both sides of the transmission and turn the front wheels. These axles have joints and... Read More »