Mechanics

FORD F-150 AXLE PROBLEM

1999 Ford F-150 • 200,000 miles

I busted my cv joint and want to know if I can take them out and drive my truck like a two wheel drive
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Tannervann
January 23, 2013.




Which shaft?

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Jan 23, 2013.
Driver side

Tiny
Tannervann
Jan 24, 2013.
99 f150 has a front and rear driveshaft. What are you referring to? The axle shaft? Front or rear?

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Jan 24, 2013.
Oh sorry I mean the front cv joint is bad on my driver side and when I drive my steering wheel wobbles and when I turn right it pops and tightens up so it is broken and I can't drive on it and an I make it work like a two wheel drive
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Tiny
Tannervann
Jan 24, 2013.
And its an f250 with f150 body style.

Tiny
Tannervann
Jan 24, 2013.
Can you post a picture?

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Jan 24, 2013.
Of the truck or axle shaft

Tiny
Tannervann
Jan 24, 2013.
Shaft, if it is a solid shaft, no, it cannot be driven without it. If it is a shaft with inner and outer cv, yes it can but you need to put a dummy outer cv joint in to prevent damage to the hub

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Jan 24, 2013.
If you mean by solid shaft a straight axle then no my truck is independent suspension so there is two cv shafts on either side of the 4x4 box

Tiny
Tannervann
Jan 24, 2013.
Ok, then you need to get a dummy outer so you can support the hub

Roy

ASEMaster6371
Jan 24, 2013.

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