300M, Concorde, Intrepid, LHS, 1998-2004

Compression Link

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and support vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove wheel mounting nuts, then rear tire and wheel assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove bolt and nut mounting link at knuckle.
  6.  
  7. Remove bolt and nut mounting link at crossmember.
  8.  
  9. Remove link.
  10.  

To install:


NOTE
Although the compression link is different end-to-end, there is no top and bottom.

  1. Position link and install bolt and nut mounting link at crossmember. Do not tighten bolt at this time.
  2.  
  3. Install bolt and nut mounting link at knuckle. Do not tighten bolt at this time.
  4.  
  5. Install tire and wheel assembly. Tighten wheel mounting nuts to 110 ft. lbs. (150 Nm) torque.
  6.  
  7. Lower vehicle.
  8.  
  9. Position vehicle on alignment rack/drive-on lift. Raise vehicle as necessary to access link fasteners.
  10.  
  11. Tighten compression link fasteners to:
  12.  
  13. Bolt at crossmember 63 ft. lbs. (85 Nm) torque.
  14.  
  15. Bolt at knuckle 60 ft. lbs. (81 Nm) torque.
  16.  
  17. Perform wheel alignment.
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