Return to the Cars Forum | Post a Follow-Up

 o
2000 f150 rearend noisy

Posted by beanybean (My Page) on
Sat, Oct 4, 08 at 2:49

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


Follow-Up Postings:

 o
RE: 2000 f150 rearend noisy

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.


 o Post a Follow-Up

Please Note: Only registered members are able to post messages to this forum.

    If you are a member, please log in.

    If you aren't yet a member, join now!


Return to the Cars Forum

Information about Posting

  • You must be logged in to post a message. Once you are logged in, a posting window will appear at the bottom of the messages. If you are not a member, please register for an account.
  • Please review our Rules of Play before posting.
  • Posting is a two-step process. Once you have composed your message, you will be taken to the preview page. You will then have a chance to review your post, make changes and upload photos.
  • After posting your message, you may need to refresh the forum page in order to see it.
  • Before posting copyrighted material, please read about Copyright and Fair Use.
  • We have a strict no-advertising policy!
  • If you would like to practice posting or uploading photos, please visit our Test forum.
  • If you need assistance, please Contact Us and we will be happy to help.


Learn more about in-text links on this page here