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  1. Doug Kaye

    odd clonk

    was getting the odd clonk from the front L over bumps and dirt roads etc. It was time to rotate wheels anyway, pulled the wheel off et voila ! Easiest diagnosis in my 45 years of wrenching.. the sway bar is clearly not linked. the bolt had rusted down to about 2/3 of original size, and...
  2. Doug Kaye

    brake light mystery

    found my brake lights weren't working, all 3 of them, two rear and the one up high behind the cab. Parking lights and turn signals are working fine. Reverse lights seem to be out too, not sure if that is related or something different. Replaced bulbs at rear, wasn't that. Checked fuses 32 and...
  3. Doug Kaye

    differential cover with drain plug

    I find to my astonishment, changing the diff oil requires removing and replacing the cover. There are aftermarket covers with drain plugs for $300-plus, which is a bit rich. Has anyone tried installing one of the basic drain plugs in a standard differential cover ? There are aftermarket...
  4. Doug Kaye

    2004 4x2 XLS

    147 000 miles so far June 2021 bought at 96 000 in 2017 stock everything except for a 2nd-hand Century topper. Still have the tonneau cover and bed extender. The extender is handy for hauling yard waste, mattresses and other furniture, etc etc. What a great little truck. known fixes so far: -...