Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, Town Car, 2006-2007

Upper Control Arms


Bushing Replacement

The control arm bushings are serviced with the control arm as an assembly.

Removal & Installation

If the vehicle is equipped with air suspension, the electrical power to the air suspension system must be shut off prior to hoisting, jacking or towing an air suspension vehicle. This can be accomplished by turning off the air suspension switch located in the luggage compartment. Failure to do so can result in unexpected inflation or deflation of the air springs, which can result in shifting of the vehicle during these operations. Failure to follow these instructions may result in personal injury.

  1. If equipped with air suspension, the air suspension switch, located on the right-hand side of the luggage compartment, must be turned to the OFF position before raising the vehicle.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
    Upper ball joint. Support the lower control arm.
    Upper control arm pivot bolts
    Upper control arm

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    Fig. Upper control arm assembly



To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Upper control arm. Tighten the pivot bolts (1) to 111 ft. lbs. (150 Nm).
    Upper ball joint. Tighten the pinch bolt to 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm).
    Front wheel

  3. If equipped with air suspension, turn the air suspension service switch to the ON position.
  5. Align the vehicle.