Commander 2006-2007

Upper Control Arms

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front wheel.
  4.  
  5. Remove the inner fender well splash shield.
  6.  
  7. Remove the upper ball joint nut.
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  9. Separate the upper ball joint from the steering knuckle using Special Tool 8677.
  10.  
  11. Remove the nut and bolt securing the upper control to the body.
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  13. Remove the upper control arm.

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    Fig. Remove the nut and bolt (1) holding the upper control arm (5) to the body.

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To install:

  1. Position the upper control arm into place and tighten the bolt and nut to 80 ft. lbs. (108 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the upper ball joint into the steering knuckle and tighten the nut to 70 ft. lbs. (95 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the inner fender well.
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  7. Lower the vehicle.
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  9. Check and adjust the alignment as necessary.
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