Infinity_QX4_1998-2003

Strut (MacPherson Strut) & Coil Spring

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Stabilizer bar link
     
    Steering knuckle bracket bolts
     
    Upper strut mount nuts
     
    Strut

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    Fig. Exploded view of the front suspension-2-Wheel Drive shown



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    Fig. Exploded view of the front suspension-4-Wheel Drive shown



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    Fig. Front strut and related parts-2-Wheel Drive shown



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    Fig. Front strut and related parts-4-Wheel Drive shown

     

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To install:


NOTE
Use new nuts and bolts for assembly.

  1. 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).
     
    Front wheel
     

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  3. Check the wheel alignment and adjust, as necessary.
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