Crossfire, 2004-2005

Steering Knuckle

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Brake caliper
     
    Brake rotor
     
    Wheel hub
     
    Dust shield
     
    Wheel speed sensor
     
    Tie rod end
     
    Upper and lower ball joints from knuckle
     
    Steering knuckle

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    Fig. Exploded view of front steering knuckle assembly

     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Steering knuckle to upper ball joint stud. Tighten the nut to 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm).
     
    Steering knuckle to lower ball joint stud. Tighten the nut to 77 ft. lbs. (105 Nm).
     
    Tie rod end. Tighten the nut to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
     
    Wheel speed sensor. Tighten bolt to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
     
    Dust shield. Tighten bolts to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
     
    Wheel hub
     
    Brake rotor
     
    Brake caliper
     
    Wheel
     

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