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Old 05-03-2004, 08:45 PM
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One other thing. If your past 50K miles there is a good chance your non-greasable ball joints are shot. That can also cause intermitant handling issues. Replace them with aftermarket greasable ones. I was lucky that a friend who owns an F550 advised me of this right off. We drilled and threaded in self tapping zerk fitting into the stock ball joints. At 100K + they are stilll good.
 
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Great thanks for the info.
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One other thing. If your past 50K miles there is a good chance your non-greasable ball joints are shot. That can also cause intermitant handling issues. Replace them with aftermarket greasable ones. I was lucky that a friend who owns an F550 advised me of this right off. We drilled and threaded in self tapping zerk fitting into the stock ball joints.
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I had a similar problem with my excursion, did some digging at the Ford service and Ford had a problem with the pads not releasing off the rotors so there is a new spring to do so. Also there is a new brake pad that ford came out with for the bigger trucks, supposed to last longer and better stopping power.
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Old 05-03-2004, 10:27 PM
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Did you use oem hoses as replacements or did you find a better aftermarket source?

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Mine did a little
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I used aftermarket from NAPA
 
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