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I was just looking under my truck and noticed that the driver's side leaf spring is off-centered. The passenger side is fine so I just wanted to know if that's normal? I guess I could loosen up the u-bolts, center it and fasten them back down, but I guess I want to know is this a symptom of something else that I should be concerned about?
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My 22 XLT is the same. I noticed that when it was new and I was installing my Bilstein shocks. I checked the ubolts to be sure they were tight, which they were and nearly 40k miles later nothing has changed or happened. Unlikely that it will become a problem. Just more signs of the overall lack of quality control with Ford and their suppliers.

My truck was built in the Kansas City plant in March of 22.

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Same here. 2021, Kansa City, was like that 3 ish years ago. Now it looks like its about to fall off. So I'm looking to re align, unload, loosen hammer/C Clamp it straight? re torque. Saw some posts about loose U bolts that you can re torque on F150's. Saw a few posts about Rangers having same issue. "fanning" ?, one roll pin, one center bolt? Saw one guy did it himself. Need to be sure pin is still intact I think. I think our pins are part of the block material if you have one of the 2 or 3 different blocks. No block (non 4x4), 1" , 1.5" or 2" for Tremor I think. I may get Ford dealer to look at it. But I don't really trust them to respect anything under warranty or fix anything correctly, or ... sometimes.... LOL Maybe good time to put 2 or 3" blocks in too.
Yours look like they will be ok to me. I'd find torque spec and check/set torque on U bolts? Then just keep an eye on them. But I'm no expert.
Anyone have some experience or ideas let us know.
 

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one side in my truck the same, now at 30k no issues. I removed my blocks and still left it alone.
Our leaf packs have 2 center pins, FWIW
 
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To update this, when I had my truck at the dealer's for it's yearly inspection, I mentioned it to them and they fixed it under warranty.
 

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To update this, when I had my truck at the dealer's for it's yearly inspection, I mentioned it to them and they fixed it under warranty.
Awesome. Thanks for info. I'll make an appointment tomorrow.
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