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How hard is it to replace a 98 ford contour rack pinion?

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2009-01-14 04:14:46
2009-01-14 04:14:46

very difficult!! it involves lowering the front H member. disconnecting all the lines which are still in tight spaces, unbolting the steering shaft knuckle, securing the steering wheel so you do not damage the clock spring, and unfastening mount bolts and heat shields. Mark your tie rod ends or count the the threads before removing as this will set you at near alignment for installation. Next you transfer all parts that were not included with the replacement unit and install using reverse procedure. prime the Power Steering system and follow up with a front end alignment.

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