Chrysler Full-Size Trucks 1989-1996 Repair Guide

Lower Control Arm Strut

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

  1. Raise and support the front end on jackstands.
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  3. Using a small drift and hammer, drive out the spring pin from the front end of the strut.
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  5. Remove the nut, retainer and bushing.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the lower control arm strut and related parts-Ram Pick-up and Ramcharger

  1. Remove the rear mounting bolts along with the jounce bumper and bracket.
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  3. Installation is the reverse of removal. Tighten the mounting bracket bolts to 95 ft. lbs. (129 Nm). Tighten the retainer nut to 50 ft. lbs. (68 Nm).
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