Removal & Installation
Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
Remove the or disconnect the following:
Stabilizer bar link
Steering knuckle bracket bolts
Upper strut mount nuts
Fig. Exploded view of the front suspension-2-Wheel Drive shown
Fig. Exploded view of the front suspension-4-Wheel Drive shown
Fig. Front strut and related parts-2-Wheel Drive shown
Fig. Front strut and related parts-4-Wheel Drive shown
Use new nuts and bolts for assembly.
Install or connect the following:
Strut. Tighten the upper strut mount nuts to 22 - 40 ft. lbs. (30 - 54 Nm) and the knuckle bracket bolts to 111 - 122 ft. lbs. (151 - 165 Nm).
Stabilizer bar link. Tighten the nut to 61 - 76 ft. lbs. (83 - 103 Nm).
Check the wheel alignment and adjust, as necessary.