Ford Fusion Manuals

Ford Fusion: Front Drive Halfshafts / Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation

Ford Fusion 2013–2020 Service Manual / Chassis / Driveline / Front Drive Halfshafts / Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation

Special Tool(s) / General Equipment

Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation 204-161 (T97P-1175-A)
Installer, Halfshaft
TKIT-1997-LM2
TKIT-1997-F/FM2
TKIT-1997-FLM2
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation 205-D070 (D93P-1175-B)
Remover, Front Wheel Hub

Removal

NOTE: FWD shown AWD is similar.

  1. Remove the wheel and tire.
    Refer to: Wheel and Tire (204-04A Wheels and Tires, Removal and Installation).
  1. Remove and discard the halfshaft nut.
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. Remove the flexible brake hose bolt and position aside the flexible brake hose.
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. NOTICE: The front suspension height sensor must be disconnected from the lower control arm prior to servicing suspension components or damage to the suspension height sensor and/or the vehicle dynamic suspension system may occur. The sensor will need to be recalibrated after reassembly.

    If equipped.
    Remove the ride height sensor bolt and position aside the ride height sensor.
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. NOTICE: Do not use a prying device or separator fork between the ball joint and the wheel knuckle. Damage to the ball joint or ball joint seal may result. Only use the pry bar by inserting it into the lower arm body opening.

    NOTICE: Use care when releasing the lower arm and wheel knuckle into the resting position or damage to the ball joint seal may occur.

    Remove and discard the lower ball joint nut and bolt. Position the lower control arm downward.
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. NOTICE: Do not bend the inner joint more than 18 degrees and the outer joint more than 45 degrees. Damage to the shaft will occur.

    Using the special tool, press the halfshaft out from the wheel hub and bearing. Position aside and support the halfshaft.
    Use Special Service Tool: 205-D070 (D93P-1175-B)  Remover, Front Wheel Hub.
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. If equipped.
    Remove and discard the halfshaft washer.
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. Remove the drivetrain underbody shield.
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. Remove and discard the halfshaft bearing bracket and halfshaft bearing bracket nuts.
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. Remove the halfshaft.
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation

Installation

  1. If equipped with AWD.
    Inspect inboard end of the halfshaft.
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. If equipped with FWD.
    Inspect the inboard end of the halfshaft.
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. Inspect the outboard end of the halfshaft.
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. If equipped with Front Wheel Drive, install a new halfshaft seal.
    Refer to: Halfshaft Seal RH - FWD (307-01A Automatic Transmission - 6-Speed Automatic Transmission – 6F35, Removal and Installation).
    Refer to: Halfshaft Seal RH (307-01B Automatic Transmission - 6-Speed Automatic Transmission – 6F50/6F55, Removal and Installation).
  1. If equipped with All Wheel Drive, install a new intermediate shaft seal.
    Refer to: Intermediate Shaft Seal (308-07B Power Transfer Unit - 6-Speed Automatic Transmission – 6F35, Removal and Installation).
    Refer to: Intermediate Shaft Seal (308-07C Power Transfer Unit - 6-Speed Automatic Transmission – 6F50/6F55, Removal and Installation).
  1. NOTE: Do not fully install the shaft at this time.

    Insert the splines of the halfshaft through the halfshaft seal. Remove the seal protector.
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. NOTE: Insert the halfshaft until the intermediate shaft bearing is centered in the concave groove of the intermediate shaft bearing bracket.

    Install the halfshaft until the intermediate shaft bearing is centered in the intermediate shaft bearing support bracket.
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. Install the new intermediate shaft bearing bracket and intermediate shaft bearing bracket nuts.
    Torque:
      Stage 1:  Lower nut::   44 lb.in (5 Nm)
      Stage 2:  Upper nut::   18 lb.ft (25 Nm)
      Stage 3:  Lower nut::   18 lb.ft (25 Nm)
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. If equipped.
    Install the new halfshaft washer.
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. NOTE: Do not install the halfshaft any deeper than the centerline of the bearing with the centerline of the bracket. Over-installation of the halfshaft and pulling the halfshaft back out to align the bearing in the bracket could damage the intermediate shaft seal.

    Using the special tool, install the halfshaft outboard end through the wheel bearing and hub assembly.
    Use Special Service Tool: 204-161 (T97P-1175-A)  Installer, Halfshaft.
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. Install the lower ball joint into the wheel knuckle and install the new lower balljoint bolt and nut.
    Torque: 76 lb.ft (103 Nm)
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. If equipped.
    Position the ride height sensor and install the ride height sensor bolt.
    Torque: 177 lb.in (20 Nm)
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. Install the flexible brake hose mounting bolt.
    Torque: 159 lb.in (18 Nm)
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. NOTICE: Do not tighten the front wheel hub nut with the vehicle on the ground. The nut must be tightened to specification before the vehicle is lowered onto the wheels. Wheel bearing damage will occur if the wheel bearing is loaded with the weight of the vehicle applied.

    NOTICE: Install and tighten the new wheel hub nut to specification in a continuous rotation. Always install a new wheel hub nut after loosening or when not tightened to specification in a continuous rotation or damage to the components may occur.

    NOTE: Apply the brake to keep the halfshaft from rotating.

    Have an assistant apply pressure to brake pedal and install the new halfshaft nut.
    Torque: 148 lb.ft (200 Nm)
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. Check and top off the transmission fluid.
    Refer to: Transmission Fluid Level Check (307-01A Automatic Transmission - 6-Speed Automatic Transmission – 6F35, General Procedures).
  1. Install the powertrain underbody shield.
Ford Fusion. Front Halfshaft RH. Removal and Installation
  1. Install the wheel and tire.
    Refer to: Wheel and Tire (204-04A Wheels and Tires, Removal and Installation).
  1. If equipped with dynamic suspension, calibrate the suspension height sensor. Connect the scan tool and carry out the Ride Height Calibration routine. Follow the scan tool directions.

    Front Halfshaft LH. Removal and Installation

    Special Tool(s) / General Equipment 204-161 (T97P-1175-A) Installer, HalfshaftTKIT-1997-LM2TKIT-1997-F/FM2TKIT-1997-FLM2 205-D070 (D93P-1175-B) Remover, Front Wheel Hub Removal Remove the wheel and tire...

    Rear Drive Halfshafts

    ..

    Other information:

    Ford Fusion 2013–2020 Owners Manual: Refueling System Warning (If Equipped)


    If the fuel tank filler valve does not fully close, a message could appear in the information display. If the message appears, do the following: Stop your vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so and switch the engine off. Shift into park (P) or neutral (N). Apply the parking brake. Fully open the fuel filler door. Check the fuel tank filler valve for any debris that may be restricting ..

    Ford Fusion 2013–2020 Owners Manual: Fuel Consumption


    Advertised Capacity The advertised capacity is the maximum amount of fuel that you can add to the fuel tank after running out of fuel. Included in the advertised capacity is an empty reserve. The empty reserve is an unspecified amount of fuel that remains in the fuel tank when the fuel gauge indicates empty. Note: The amount of fuel in the empty reserve varies and should not be relied upon..

    Categories

    Power Door Locks

    The power door lock control is on the driver and front passenger door panels.

    Ford Fusion. Power Door Locks

    Unlock. Lock.

    read more

    Copyright © 2022 www.fofusion2.com