ISUZU Amigo/Pick-ups/Rodeo/Trooper 1981-1996

Strut Rod

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2



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Fig. Fig. 1: Strut rod and components-Pick-up



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Fig. Fig. 2: Strut rod positioning

  1. Raise the vehicle and support safely on jackstands. Remove the front wheel and tires.
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  3. Remove the stabilizer bar, if equipped.
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  5. Remove the strut rod-to control arm retainer bolts.
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  7. Remove the strut rod locknuts and washers from the front of the vehicle.
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  9. Remove the strut rod, by sliding it out of the front mount.
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  11. Remove the rubber cushions and strut rod.
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  13. Inspect the rubber cushions and replace if needed,
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To install:
  1. Apply a light coat of grease to the rubber cushions and install the cushions and strut rod.
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  3. Install the strut rod-to-body nut and washers.
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  5. Install the strut rod-to-control arm bolts. Tighten the bolts to 80 ft. lbs. (108 Nm).
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  7. Install the stabilizer bar, if so equipped.
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  9. Install the wheels and tires, then lower the vehicle.
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  11. Check and adjust the front end alignment, as necessary.
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