1AAXS00175-Ford Mazda Front Driver Side CV Axle Shaft


Ford Mazda Front Driver Side CV Axle Shaft TRQ CSA82292

02-03 Explorer Sport; 03-05 Explorer Sport Trac; 03-11 Ranger; 04-11 B-4000 Front CV Axle Shaft LF
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CV axles are designed to transmit the power from your vehicle's drivetrain to the wheels while being able to flex and pivot to the demands of the steering and suspension systems.  If your vehicle is making clicking noises at lower speeds or when making turns, it may be time to replace your CV axles with our 100% brand new assemblies.

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How to Replace CV Axle Shaft 02-05 Mercury Mountaineer

Created on: 2014-10-20

Check out this video to learn how to replace the CV axles on your 02-05 Mercury Mountaineer or Ford Explorer.

  1. step 1 : Removing the Wheel
    • Pry off the center cap with a flat blade screwdriver
    • Remove the 30mm hub nut
    • Loosen the 19mm lug nuts with the vehicle on the ground
    • Raise the vehicle with a floor jack
    • Secure the vehicle on jack stands
    • Remove the lug nuts
    • Pull off the wheel
  2. step 2 : Loosening the Axle
    • Remove the 18mm control arm nut
    • Twist the 18mm on by hand a few threads
    • Hammer the wheel knuckle until it slides down
    • Hammer the axle out with a pry bar
    • Remove the 18mm nut
    • Pull the wheel knuckle forward
  3. step 3 : Removing the Stabilizer Link
    • Insert a 15mm socket and ratchet on the top
    • Insert a 16mm socket and ratchet on the bottom
    • Remove the bolt and remove the stabilizer link
    • If the link is broken, fill the top with rust penetrant
    • Insert locking pliers onto the bar
    • Remove the lower bolt with a 16mm socket and ratcher
    • Remove the plastic tube, remove the rest of the plastic with a hammer and chisel
    • Use locking pliers on the upper bushing and remove the lower nut
    • Hammer out the stabilizer link
  4. step 4 : Removing the Axle
    • Turn the wheel knuckle
    • Slide the axle back and remove it from the hub
  5. step 5 : Installing the Axle
    • Insert the axle into the hub
    • Preliminarily tighten the hub nut
    • Insert the axle into the differential case
    • Push the ball joint into the wheel knuckle
    • Hand tighten the 18mm nut
    • Check to make sure the axle is in place
    • Tighten the 18mm nut
    • Tighten the 18mm nut to 90 foot-pounds
  6. step 6 : Reinstalling the Stabilizer Link
    • Slightly jack up the other side of the vehicle
    • Insert a washer onto the link
    • Insert a bushing onto the link
    • Insert the stabilizer link into place
    • Insert a bushing onto the link
    • Insert a washer onto the link
    • Insert the tube onto the link
    • Insert a washer onto the link
    • Insert a bushing onto the link
    • Insert the link through the sway bar
    • Insert a bushing onto the link
    • Insert a washer onto the link
    • Tighten the 15mm nut to the top of the link
    • Lower the jack
    • Tighten the 16mm nut on the bottom of the link
  7. step 7 : Reattaching the Wheel
    • Slide the wheel into place
    • Start the lug nuts by hand
    • Tighten the lug nuts preliminarily
    • Lower the vehicle to the ground
    • Tighten the hub nut to 180 foot-pounds
    • Tighten the lug nuts to between 100 foot-pounds in a crossing or star pattern
    • Reattach the center cap

Tools needed for replacement

  • General Tools

    Jack Stands

    Floor Jack

  • Ratchets & Related

    A Piece of Pipe (for leverage)

    Torque Wrench


  • Screwdrivers & Related

    Pry Bar

  • Sockets - Metric

    16mm Socket

    18mm Socket

    19mm Socket

    30mm Socket

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Fits these Makes

Year Make Model Description
2002Ford Explorer Sport Ford Explorer Sport (Built After 3/03/02 Production Date) Front Driver Side CV Axle Shaft
2003Ford Explorer Sport Ford Explorer Sport Front Driver Side CV Axle Shaft
2002Ford Explorer Sport Trac Ford Explorer Sport Trac (Built After 3/03/02 Production Date) Front Driver Side CV Axle Shaft
2003-2005Ford Explorer Sport Trac Ford Explorer Sport Trac Front Driver Side CV Axle Shaft
2003-2011Ford Ranger Ford Ranger Front Driver Side CV Axle Shaft
2004-2009Mazda B4000 Truck Mazda B4000 Truck Front Driver Side CV Axle Shaft

Part Interchange

Brand Label Part Number
Cardone New 66-2168
Cardone Select 66-2168
Ford 6L5Z3A427AA
Ford OEM 6L5Z3A427AA
GSP NCV11151

This item may be interchangeable with parts from other brands with the above part numbers. This information is provided only for reference and does not guarantee that the item you are purchasing is identical to parts with part numbers from the brands listed above. To confirm that this item fits your vehicle, use the above "Check Vehicle Fit" option.

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High Quality Replacement
November 23, 2019
This part arrived in just a few days, well packaged and in good condition. Installed without a hitch and it fit perfectly. Been driving the truck for a couple of weeks now without problem. I have bought several auto parts from 1AAuto over the past couple of years and have always been well satisfied with the products, service and price. I would recommend them to a friend.
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May 30, 2020
Part fit perfect came with everything needed no missing parts, fast shipping, and does the job and holds up good. Would definitely recommend 1aauto and the parts they sell!!
Quality Product
November 26, 2020
So far, So good. Only time will tell the longevity of the product, however seemed like a quality product upon install.
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