H3 2006

Upper Control Arms

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
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  5. Support the lower control arm at ride height.
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  7. Remove the wheel speed sensor bracket bolt.
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  9. Disconnect the wheel speed sensor brackets.
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  11. Disconnect the front brake hose from the upper control arm.
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  13. Disconnect the upper control arm from the ball stud by removing the pinch bolt.

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    Fig. Disconnect the upper control arm from the ball stud by removing the pinch bolt

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  15. Remove the upper control arm nuts and the adjustment cams.

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    Fig. Remove the upper control arm nuts and the adjustment cams

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  17. Remove the upper control arm bolts.
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  19. Remove the upper control arm.
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To install:

  1. Install the upper control arm.
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  3. Install the upper control arm nuts and the adjustment cams. Do not tighten.
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  5. Connect the upper control arm to the ball stud by installing the pinch bolt. Tighten the nut to 51 ft. lbs. (70 Nm).
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  7. Connect the wheel speed sensor brackets.
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  9. Install the wheel speed sensor bracket bolt. Tighten the nut to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
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  11. Connect the front brake hose to the upper control arm.
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  13. Install the tire and wheel assembly.
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  15. Remove the lower control arm support.
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  17. Lower the vehicle.
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  19. With the vehicle at ride height, tighten the upper control arm nuts. Using the J 45938, tighten the nuts to 114 ft.lbs. (155 Nm).
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  21. Verify the wheel alignment.
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