Grand Cherokee 2006-2007

Lower Control Arms

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  5. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
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  7. Remove the steering knuckle.
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  9. Remove the shock clevis bracket from the lower control arm.
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  11. Remove the nut and bolt from the front of the lower control arm.
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  13. Remove the rear bolts and flag nuts from the lower control arm.
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  15. Remove the lower control arm from the vehicle.

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    Fig. Lower control arm (1) mounting bolts (2)

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To install:

  1. Position the lower suspension arm into the frame rail bracket.
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  3. Install the rear bolts for the lower control arm to the frame, Tighten to 142 Nm (105 ft lbs).
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  5. Install the nut and bolt for the front of the lower control arm Tighten to 169 Nm (125 ft lbs).
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  7. Install the lower clevis bolt at the lower control arm and tighten to 65 ft. lbs. (88 Nm).
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  9. Install the steering knuckle and tighten the nut to 55 ft. lbs. (75 Nm).
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  11. Install the tire and wheel assembly.
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  13. Lower the vehicle.
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  15. Perform wheel alignment.
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