G6 2005-2007

Lower Control Arms

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Bushing Replacement



  1. Remove the lower control arm-to-rear bushing bolt.
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  3. Note the position of the bushing during removal. Remove the bushing off the lower control arm.
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  5. Install the bushing on the lower control arm as previously noted.
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  7. Using Loctite on the bolt threads, install the lower control arm-to-bushing bolt.
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  9. Hold the rear bushing inner sleeve when tightening the rear bushings to control arm bolt. Tighten the bolt to 32 ft. lbs. (44 Nm).
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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the wheel.
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  5. Remove the rear spring.
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  7. Remove the lower control arm-to-support assembly bolt and nut.
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  9. Remove the lower control arm from the vehicle.
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  11. Remove the lower control arm spring insulators. Inspect the lower spring insulator for damage and replace as necessary.
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To install:

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Fig. Rear lower control arm mounting-G6

  1. Install the lower control arm spring insulators.
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  3. Position the lower control arm to the support assembly.
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  5. Install the lower control arm-to-support assembly bolt and nut and tighten to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm).
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  7. Install the rear spring.
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  9. Install the tire and wheel.
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  11. Lower the vehicle.
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  13. Check the rear alignment.
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