How to Replace the Universal Joint in a Ford Ranger?

Answer 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 »

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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 the Lower Ball Joint in a Ford Ranger 4X4?

The lower ball joint in a Ford Ranger 4X4 contain a cup and a ball. The joint allows the suspension to move and flex without falling apart. If you hear a rattling or if your steering becomes stiff,... Read More »

How to Replace the LF Lower Ball Joint on a 2000 Ford Ranger 2WD?

So you're tooling down your favorite stretch of rutted dirt or Detroit-spec potholed pavement and you start to notice a squeaking coming from the left-front part of your Ranger. It could only be on... Read More »

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

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 »