Ford Explorer: Steering Column / Removal and Installation - Steering Column Opening Seal

Ford Explorer 2020-2022 Service Manual / Chassis / Steering System / Steering Column / Removal and Installation - Steering Column Opening Seal

Removal

NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

  1. Remove the steering column upper shaft.
    Refer to: Steering Column Upper Shaft (211-04 Steering Column, Removal and Installation).
  1. Remove the cowl panel.
    Refer to: Cowl Panel (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation).

NOTE: Note the position of the components before removal.

  1. Push the cone into the rubber boot.
  1. Move the rubber boot aside to gain access to the steering column opening seal retainers.
  1. NOTE: Use a 1/4 inch drive wobble extension.

    Remove the steering column opening seal retainers.
    Torque: 106 lb.in (12 Nm)
    1. Remove the rubber boot.
    1. Remove the steering column opening seal.

Installation

  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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