Aurora 2001-2003

Lower Control Arms

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Bushing Replacement



The control arm bushings are not a serviceable component and if found to be defective the control arm assembly must be replaced.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheel
     
    Lower control arm
     

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  5. Assemble the bushing tools as follows:
    1. Assemble the Puller Bolt/Thrust Bearing tool J-21474-19 through the Bushing Receiver tool J-14014-2 over the bushing against the control arm.
    2.  
    3. Lubricate the bolt threads with high pressure lubricant.
    4.  
    5. Install the Bushing tool J-22222-2 (with the small end facing the bushing) and the Long Nut J-21474-18 onto the Puller Bolt/Thrust Bearing tool J-21474-19.
    6.  

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  7. Tighten the Long Nut J-21474-18 until the bushing is pressed from the control arm.
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  9. Remove the bushing tools.

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    Fig. Removing the bushing from the lower control arm-rear suspension



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    Fig. Installing the bushing to the lower control arm-rear suspension

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To install:

  1. Start the bushing onto the control arm.
    NOTE
    Position the bushing flat vertical and rearward.

  2.  
  3. Assemble the bushing tools as follows:
    1. Position the Puller Bolt/Thrust Bearing tool J-21474-19 through the Bushing Receiver tool J-14014-2 over the bushing against the control arm.
    2.  
    3. Lubricate the bolt threads with high pressure lubricant.
    4.  
    5. Install the Bushing Installer tool J-28685 (large end facing the bushing) and Long Nut J-21474-18 onto the Puller Bolt/Thrust Bearing tool J-21474-19.
    6.  

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  5. Tighten the Puller Bolt/Thrust Bearing tool J-21474-19 until the bushing is fully seated in the control arm.
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  7. Remove the tools.
  8.  
  9. Install the lower control arm.
  10.  
  11. Install the front wheel.
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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the