How to Remove the Torsion Bar on an Explorer?

Answer The torsion bars on a Ford Explorer run along parallel to the frame, and act as a coil spring for the front suspension. This allows them to be adjusted if necessary, to raise or lower the vehicle. ... 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 »

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

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 »

How to Remove a Torsion Bar From a Dakota?

The torsion bars on the front suspension of a Dodge Dakota act as the springs for the suspension. When the lower control arm goes up and down, it twists the torsion bar, which then rebounds like a ... Read More »