1935 Ford F-350 Repair Question
Asked on July 17, 2007
Ford F350 front end problems
I have a 2000 Ford F350 4x4 Dually 7.3 diesel with 90000 miles. It would shake violently when hitting a bump make horrible clanging clattering noises and you could feel it rubbing thru the floorboard. it started out small but escalated on a 500 mile trip home. We have replaced the ball joints, stabalizer bar, 1 wheel berring, tires, had it balanced and aligned. when the lock out was locked, it made a horribly loud grinding noise that sounded like it was going to lock up the entire wheel. we took out the lockout (the same wheel that we put a new wheel berring on) and tried using the other wheels lock out, thinking it was a bad lock out. No luck! I have had this truck to 3 mechanics and i am only sinking more money into it without resolution. what do i do next? is there any place online to get a picture diagram of the assembly of the front axel and the parts associated with our problem. also a u shaped piece on the pass side moves freely when the lock out is not in & the driver side doesn't move. We were told that was normal while the lockout were not in. Is that correct?
Replied on January 17, 2011
I'm having the same trouble on a 2000 f350. So if you figure it out please let me know and I will do the same.
Replied on June 7, 2012
Hi i was wondering if anyone found a answer to the problem with the 2000 ford f-350 4x4 dually 7.3 front end i just yesterday started the same problem with mine.
Replied on June 26, 2012
Have you checked tie rods and the pitman arm?