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Lower suspension arm

REMOVAL

(1) Raise and support vehicle.

(2) Remove wheel and tire assembly.

(3) Remove disc brake caliper and rotor from steering knuckle, refer to Group 5 Brakes.

(4) Remove shock absorber.

(5) Remove stabilizer bar link from the lower suspension arm.

(6) Remove the coil spring.

(7) Remove lower suspension arm mounting bolts (Fig. 7) from the frame mounts and remove the arm.

INSTALLATION

CAUTION: Frame mounting bolts must be installed to their original location and orientation to avoid damaging the steering rack boots.

(1) Loosely attach suspension arm to frame mounts.

(2) Install the coil spring.

Fig. 7 Lower Suspension Arm Fig. 7 Lower Suspension Arm

1 - LOWER SUSPENSION ARM

2 - FRAME MOUNTS

(3) Install the shock absorber.

(4) Install stabilizer bar link to the lower suspension arm and tighten nut to 47 N*m (35 ft. lbs.) (5) Install brake rotor and caliper, refer to Group 5 Brakes.

(6) Install wheel and tire assembly.

(7) Remove support and lower the vehicle.

(8) Tighten the front suspension arm mounting nut to 175 N*m (130 ft. lbs.) and the rear nut to 108 N*m (80 ft. lbs.).

    More about «Removal and installation»:

    Shock absorber

    Coil spring

    Steering knuckle

    Lower suspension arm

    Upper suspension arm

    Stabilizer bar

    Hub/bearing

    Wheel mounting studs

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