Aztek, Rendezvous 2001-2005

Lower Control Arms

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Removal & Installation



  1. Remove the coil spring.

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    Fig. Make a mark on the lower control arm at the cam indicator 

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  3. Make a mark on the lower control arm at the cam indicator 
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  5. Using the J 41820 tool, separate the ball joint from the knuckle.
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  7. Remove the lower control arm to crossmember mounting bolts
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  9. Remove the lower control arm.
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To install:

  1. Install the lower control arm to the crossmember.
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  3. Install the bolts and the nuts to the lower control arm and tighten the nuts to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
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  5. Install the cam bolt and the cam washer to the lower control arm.
    NOTE
    Align the cam indicator to the mark on the lower control arm.

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  7. Install the cam nut to the lower control arm and tighten the cam nut to 107 ft. lbs. (145 Nm).
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  9. Install the coil spring.
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