How to Remove the Ball Joint on a 1997 Ford F150?

Answer The ball joint is an essential component of the Ford F-150's steering mechanism. The ball joint provides a link between the control arm and the steering knuckle, allowing the wheels to respond to t... Read More »

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How do I Remove a Ball Joint on a 1998 4WD Ford F150?

Removing the ball joint on a 1998 Ford F150 really means removing the entire upper or lower control arm. The ball joints on this vehicle are permanent parts of the control arm and can't be removed ... Read More »

How to Remove and Replace the Upper Ball Joint of an F150?

The upper ball joint in your Ford F-150 pickup truck is an integral part of the upper control arm. If this ball joint has failed, Ford recommends replacing the upper control arm. The control arm is... Read More »

How to Remove a 1997 Ford F150 Radiator Fan?

Since 1948, Ford Motor Company has been building F150s and while the truck was in its ninth generation in 1997, every F150 from '48 to '97 relied on a cooling fan to draw air across the radiator. T... Read More »

How to Remove an Idler Pulley From a 1997 Ford F150?

The 1997 was the first year of a new era for the F-150. Gone was the old-style boxy F-150 of old and in came an all new rounded body style. Also new on the 1997 F-150 was a base level 4.2-liter V-6... Read More »