Honda Cars 2007-2008

Upper Control Arms

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Removal & Installation



Specific to:

Honda Accord 2007-2008

  1. Remove the front strut assembly.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheel sensor bracket from the upper arm.
  4.  
  5. Remove the cotter pin from the upper arm ball joint, and loosen the nut.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the upper arm ball joint from the knuckle using the ball joint remover.
  8.  
  9. Remove the upper arm mounting bolts, and remove the upper arm.
  10.  

To install:

  1. 2007 Models: Install the upper arm by inserting a rod of appropriate size (O.D. 6 mm/L: 300 mm) into the positioning holes, and place the upper arm on the rod to position it before tightening the upper arm mounting bolts.

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    Fig. Insert a rod (A) into the positioning holes (B) and place the upper control arm (C) on the rod to position it before tightening the bolts-2007 Accord

  2.  
  3. The remainder of the installation is the reverse order of removal.
  4.  

Specific to:

Honda S2000 2007-2008

  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the front wheel.
  4.  
  5. Remove the flange bolts and wheel speed sensor harness from the upper arm.
  6.  
  7. Remove the lock pin from the upper arm ball joint, and then remove the castle nut.
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the upper arm ball joint from the knuckle using the ball joint thread protector and the ball joint remover.
  10.  
  11. Remove the flange bolts, and remove the upper arm.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse order of assembly. Tighten the mounting bolts to 76 ft. lbs. (103 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Check and adjust the wheel alignment as necessary.
  4.  

 
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