2011-2020 Ford F-250 F-350 (1) Leaf Spring U-Bolt
This Genuine OEM leaf spring U-bolt is specifically designed for the 2011-2020 Ford F-250 and F-350 models. It serves as a replacement part for the existing leaf spring U-bolt, providing secure attachment and proper alignment of the leaf spring to the axle. The U-bolt comes in the OEM manufacturer's packaging, ensuring its authenticity and quality. It is not an aftermarket product and is the same part sold at the new car dealership, guaranteeing a perfect fit and compatibility with the vehicle's original suspension system.
- Prior to starting the installation, gather the necessary tools: a socket wrench, socket set, torque wrench, and a jack with jack stands.
- Securely park the vehicle on a level surface and engage the parking brake.
- Using a jack, raise the rear of the vehicle and support it securely with jack stands.
- Locate the leaf spring U-bolt on the axle.
- Using the appropriate socket wrench and socket set, loosen and remove the nuts securing the U-bolt.
- Carefully remove the old U-bolt from the axle.
- Take the new Genuine OEM U-bolt and position it in place, aligning the holes with the leaf spring and axle.
- Insert and hand-tighten the nuts onto the U-bolt threads.
- Using a torque wrench, tighten the nuts to the manufacturer's specifications.
- Lower the vehicle from the jack stands.
The installation process may vary depending on the specific vehicle and the tools available. It is recommended to consult the vehicle's service manual or seek professional assistance for detailed instructions. This installation is considered to be of moderate difficulty, requiring some knowledge of automotive suspension systems and the use of specialized tools.
Note: Proper tightening of the U-bolt nuts is crucial to ensure the leaf spring's secure attachment to the axle. It is important to follow the manufacturer's torque specifications to prevent over-tightening or under-tightening of the U-bolt.
This Part Ships Out in 2-3 Days
If you are in need of this part for a time sensitive repair, please text us at 832-722-4697 for availability before you order.