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The truck appears to sag a slight bit in the right front. It…

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The truck appears to...

The truck appears to sag a slight bit in the right front.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

It is a 1989 Ranger 4X4

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ranger yourself? What have you tried so far?

Haven't tried anything

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Ford
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Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 9 months ago
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Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 9 months ago

Hello, it can be due to a worn coil spring or a bent I beam. I would lean towards a weak coil spring since this is what holds up the front suspension. Inspect the ball joints and other front suspension bushings for wear. If all looks ok, replace the front springs and have the alignment checked. Since changing the ride height can have an effect on the wheel alignment and how the truck tracks down the road.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Thank you, ***** *****'t think the Ibeam is bent, so that leaves a weak spring. I will have the ball joints and other suspension parts checked. Hopefully, it is some thing easy...
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 9 months ago

Its not too bad to replace and would make the most sense with the age of the vehicle.

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Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 9 months ago

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