Escape, Mariner 2006-2007
Upper Control Arms
Removal & Installation
Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
Remove the wheel and tire.
It may be necessary to hold the ball joint stud to keep it from turning while removing the nut.
Separate the upper arm from the wheel knuckle. Remove the upper ball joint nut.
Remove the upper arm inner bolt.
Remove the upper arm.
To install, reverse the removal procedure. Observe the following torques:
Ball joint nut: 76 ft. lbs. (103 Nm)
Lower arm bolts: 85 ft. lbs. (115 Nm)