G6 2005-2007

Knuckle

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheels.
  4.  
  5. Remove the brake caliper and rotor.
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  7. Remove the wheel hub/ bearing assembly.
  8.  
  9. Using a suitable jack, raise the knuckle in order to relieve tension from the shock.
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  11. Remove the lower shock-to-knuckle bolt.
  12.  
  13. Remove the coil spring.
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  15. Remove the toe link.
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  17. Remove the upper control arm-to-knuckle bolt and nut.
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  19. Remove the trailing arm-to-knuckle bolts.
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  21. Remove the stabilizer shaft link-to-knuckle bolt.
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  23. Remove the knuckle from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Install the trailing arm-to-knuckle bolts and tighten to 133 ft. lbs. (180 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the upper control arm-to-knuckle bolt and nut and tighten to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm), plus 70 degrees.
  4.  
  5. Install the toe link.
  6.  
  7. Install the coil spring.
  8.  
  9. Install the lower shock absorber-to-knuckle bolt and tighten to 133 ft. lbs. (180 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Install the stabilizer link to the knuckle and tighten to 37 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  12.  
  13. Install the rear wheel bearing and brake components.
  14.  
  15. Install the tire and wheel.
  16.  
  17. Lower the vehicle.
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