GM Firebird 1982-1992 Repair Guide

Lower Control Arm

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Raise the car and safely support on jackstands.
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  3. Remove the wheel and tire.
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  5. Remove the stabilizer link and bushings at the lower control arm.
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  7. Remove the pivot bolt nuts. DO NOT remove the pivot bolts at this time.
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  9. Install tool J-23028 or equivalent adapter to the jack and place into position with tool J-23028 or equivalent adapter supporting bushings.
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  11. Install the jackstand under the outside frame rail on the opposite side of the vehicle.
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  13. Raise tool J-23028 or equivalent adapter enough to remove both pivot bolts.
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  15. Lower tool J-23028 or equivalent adapter.
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  17. Remove the spring and insulator tape insulator to the spring.
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  19. Remove the ball joint from the knuckle.
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  21. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
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