there are 6 torx head holding ring on the rotor but two are broken! a horrible noise present when driving& gets worse the faster you go. i don't know what to check or parts to order.

Asked by Dec 29, 2015 at 10:55 AM about the 2002 Ford Windstar LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

6 torx bit screws holding disc onto the rotor-two heads broken off? bad low
growling noise gets progressively worse the faster acceleration. is this
wheel bearing? I don't know what parts to order? I jacked the van up & tried
to wiggle the tire;it didn't wiggle then took tire off & found the torx 2 screws
broke. I grabbed the rotor & tried to wiggle rotor but it was stiff?? does
anybody have advice on diagnosis?????????? I worked 42 years in
operations & production for 5 steel companies. I made all the steel for all
the vehicles. I am not a mechanic but I can get things apart & usually fix
things??  i would like to know what parts to order.???!!!!?????

1 Answer

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YOU HAVE TO REPLACE HUB ASSEMBLY IT COMES WITH BEARING AND HUB TOGETHER AND IT IS ATTACHED BY 3 BOLTS ON THE KNUCKLE WHERE THE DRIVE AXLE GOES THREW.

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