How to Install a Torsion Bar Adjuster in a '97 Ford Explorer?

Answer The 1997 Ford Explorer shared its platform with the Mercury Mountaineer. The Explorer was available with a 4.0-liter V-6 or 5.0-liter V-8 engine. The Explorer used torsion bar front suspension. Th... Read More »

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What Is a Front Torsion Bar on a Ford Explorer?

A torsion bar is a crucial part of the suspension system for cars, trucks and other vehicles. It is used to maintain a vehicle's stability while in motion by providing it with spring action.

How to Adjust the Torsion Bars on a Ford Explorer?

The front suspension on a Ford Explorer is a bit different than most because instead of using a traditional coil or spring to control the height, it uses a torsion bar, which acts as the spring by ... Read More »

What to Substitute for a Torsion Bar Adjuster Tool?

Front and rear suspension springs on vehicles age with time and use, losing their tensile strength. Sagging springs lower the stock curb height of the vehicle chassis, sometimes allowing crucial su... Read More »

How to Install an ABS Relay in a Ford Explorer?

For safety reasons, you have to change the ABS relay in your Ford Explorer when the ABS warning light is lit on the driver control panel display. It is usually impossible to stop a vehicle that has... Read More »