How to Replace the Rear Universal Joint in a 1996 Ford Explorer?

Answer The rear universal joint on a 1996 Ford Explorer is located between the drive shaft and the rear differential, and allows the drive shaft to turn the pinion gear in the differential while the chass... Read More »

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How to Change a Rear Universal Joint on a 1996 Ford Ranger?

A universal joint failure on a 1996 Ford Ranger generally occurs due to lack of maintenance, such as the failure to grease the bearings in the universal joint. Replacing the joint is not as complic... Read More »

How to Replace a 1996 Ford Explorer Lower Ball Joint?

The lower ball joint on the Ford Explorer acts as a linking mechanism between the wheels of the Explorer and its steering system. Without the lower ball joints, you would be unable to steer the Exp... Read More »

How to Replace the Rear U-Joint on a 2000 Ford Explorer?

The rear universal joint or U-joint allows the drive shaft to flex at the rear of the vehicle. If your 2000 Ford explorer did not have a rear U-joint, the shaft would break every time the body flex... Read More »

How to Replace the Universal Joint in a Ford Ranger?

The universal joint (also known as a U-joint) on a Ford Ranger pickup connects the drive shaft to the rear axle. Power generated by the engine travels through the transmission and drive shaft. The ... Read More »