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Larry Hammer’s Expert Advice On Brake and Front End Repairs

September 12th, 2010 · No Comments

How would you handle a customer complaint of a thump, clunk, squeak, pop, groan, clacking, knocking or rattling noise on a Taurus or Sable? Telling the customer it’s a normal characteristic won’t cut it. The first thing I would do is take a road test with the vehicle owner and hear the noise myself. Nothing [...]

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Rear Axle Bush Tool (Fiesta IV) Instructions

September 1st, 2010 · No Comments

Introduction: Remove/Install rear axle mounting bushes in Ford Fiesta IV. Can be used in situ œ no need to remove the rear trailing link assembly from vehicle. Applications: Ford Fiesta IV -1996 onwards.
Operation
DO NOT USE AN IMPACT WRENCH WITH THIS TOOL.
1. Before working under the vehicle ensure that it is adequately supported on axle stands.
2. [...]

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1991 Infiniti G20 Axle Shafts – Front Removal & Installation

May 20th, 2010 · No Comments

Axle shafts transfer power from transaxle to drive wheels. Axle shafts consist of a shaft and flexible Constant
Velocity (CV) joint at each end. See Fig. 1 . Inner CV joint is splined to transaxle. Outer CV joint is splined to
hub assembly and secured by wheel bearing lock nut.
Inner CV joint is a plunging tripod joint. [...]

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Engine Torque Link Bracing Kit Installation Procedure

November 11th, 2009 · No Comments

1) Remove front engine mount upper bolt with 14mm socket. The front engine mount is located on the timing cover side of the engine also known as the front of the engine.
2) Install the small torque link bracket as shown in picture. Use supplied M10 bolt and tighten to finger tight. A 13mm wrench or [...]

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