2000 f150 rearend noisy

beanybeanOctober 4, 2008

can a ford rearend have shims added to the gears in the middle of rearend to take out vibrating and excessive play

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The integral rear axle is set up with shims. The shims used set pinion gear depth, ring gear backlash, and ultimately side bearing pre-load. Shims cannot normally be changed to attempt to make up for wear or some other type of failure.

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