Alero, Grand Am 1999-2005

Steering Knuckle

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the brake caliper. Refer to the Brake Section.
  4.  
  5. Remove the halfshaft from the steering knuckle. Refer to the Drive Train Section.
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  7. Remove the bolts (6) and nuts (2) attaching the steering knuckle (3) to the strut (1).
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  9. Remove the steering knuckle from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the steering knuckle (3) and related components

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To install:

  1. Install the steering knuckle (3) into the strut flange and install the steering knuckle bolts (6) and nuts (2). Tighten the nuts (2) to 133 ft. lbs. (180 Nm).
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  3. Install the wheel halfshaft to the steering knuckle.
  4.  
  5. Install the brake caliper.
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  7. Check the front wheel alignment.
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