Altima 2007-2009

Lower Control Arms

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and safely support vehicle and remove front wheels.
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  3. Disconnect the stabilizer bar.
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  5. Remove ball joint pinch bolt and disengage ball joint from steering knuckle with a ball joint separator tool. Be careful not to damage the boot.
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  7. Remove the bolts and remove the control arm.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal, noting the following:

    Torque control arm nuts and bolts to 114 ft. lbs. (155 Nm) the ball joint pinch bolt to 38 ft. lbs. (51 Nm).

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    Fig. Front suspension components

     

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