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2001 Ford EXPLORER SPORT TRAC

Submodel: | Engine Type: V6 | Liters: 4.0
Fuel Delivery: FI | Fuel: GAS

SECTION 204-00: Suspension System — General Information
SPECIFICATIONS

2001 Explorer Sport/Sport Trac Workshop Manual
Procedure revision date: 06/23/2000

Item
Alignment Specifications — Sport
Caster — 0° Frame Angle (If vehicle is higher in the rear, add the frame angle to the measured caster. If vehicle is lower in the rear, subtract the
frame angle from the measured caster. Compare the total to the specification.)
Camber
Toe @ Curb Ride Height (positive value is toe-in, negative value is toe-out)

Item
Alignment Specifications — Sport Trac
Caster — 0° Frame Angle (If vehicle is higher in the rear, add the frame angle to the measured caster. If vehicle is lower in the rear, subtract the
frame angle from the measured caster. Compare the total to the specification.)
Camber
Toe @ Curb Ride Height (positive value is toe-in, negative value is toe-out)

General Specifications
Item
Wheel Track
Wheel track
Dogtracking
Dogtracking — maximum (centerline of front tires compared to centerline of rear tires)
Clear Vision
Clear vision (negative value is counterclockwise)
Ride Height — All Vehicles
Front — new vehicles with less than 500 miles
Front — original parts
Front — replacement parts
Rear — Sport
Rear — Sport Trac with standard suspension
Rear — Sport Trac with heavy duty suspension
Ball Joint Radial Play
Lower ball joint — maximum

0.6 mm (0.02 in.)
30 mm (1.18 in.)
-2.4° ± 3.0°
113 mm ± 11 mm
(4.4 in. ± 0.4 in.)
101 mm ± 11 mm
(4.0 in. ± 0.4 in.)
113 mm ± 3 mm
(4.4 in. ± 0.1 in.)
123-143 mm
(4.8-5.6 in.)
152-172 mm
(6.2-7.0 in.)
159-179 mm
(6.3-7.0 in.)
0.8 mm
(1/32 in.)
0.8 mm
(1/32 in.)

Upper ball joint — maximum
Vehicle Lean (Side-to-Side Height Differences)
Front wheel opening— maximum

16 mm
(0.6 in.)
20 mm
(0.78 in.)

Rear wheel opening— maximum

Torque Specifications
Description
Caster set jam nuts
Front suspension upper arm cam nuts
Toe set jam nuts

Specification

Nm
175
133
80

lb-ft
129
98
59

LH

RH

Total/Split

3.95°
± 1.0°
-0.5° ±
0.7°

4.45°
± 1.0°
-0.5° ±
0.7°

-0.5° ± 0.7
°
0° ± 0.7°

LH

RH

Total/Split

3.15°
± 1.0°
-0.5° ±
0.7°

3.65°
± 1.0°
-0.5° ±
0.7°

-0.5° ± 0.7
°
0° ± 0.7°

0.12° ±
0.25°

0.12° ±
0.25°