Ford Explorer: Driveshaft / Removal and Installation - Front Driveshaft Slip Yoke Boot

Ford Explorer 2020-2022 Service Manual / Chassis / Driveline / Driveshaft / Removal and Installation - Front Driveshaft Slip Yoke Boot

Special Tool(s) / General Equipment

Crimping Tool


  1. Remove the transfer case.
    1. Remove and discard the boot clamp.
    1. Remove and discard the front driveshaft boot.


  1. NOTE: Make sure that the mating faces are clean and free of foreign material.

    Clean the driveshaft splines and the boot mating surface.
  1. NOTE: Make sure that new components are installed.

    Install a new clamp on to new boot.
    1. Push on new boot and clamp onto the spline stud yoke shaft.
    1. Ensure that push the boot until the clamp reaches the boot groove.
  1. Secure the clamp with crimping tool.
    Use the General Equipment: Crimping Tool
  1. Install the transfer case.

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