Crossfire 2006-2008

Lower Ball Joints

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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 wheels
     
    Brake caliper
     
    Brake rotor
     
    Dust shield
     
    Lower shock mount bolt
     
    Coil spring
     
    Ball joint nuts
     
    Outer ball joint stud from steering knuckle using special tool 9168 or equivalent puller
     
    Upper ball joint stud from lower control arm using special tool 9168 or equivalent puller

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    Fig. Lower ball joint removal tools (1, 2)

     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Ball joint. Tighten ball joint nuts to 77 ft. lbs. (105 Nm).
     
    Coil spring
     
    Lower shock bolt
     
    Dust shield
     
    Brake rotor and caliper
     
    Front wheel
     

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