Isuzu_Amigo_1998-2000

Lower Control Arm

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Control Arm Bushing Replacement



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Lower control arm
     
    Bushings, press them from the control arm, using Remover/Installer J-36833 for the front bushing and Remover/Installer J-36834 for the rear bushing.
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    New bushings
     
    Lower control arm
     

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Torsion bar
     
    Lower ball joint
     
    Stabilizer bar link
     
    Shock absorber
     
    Lower control arm
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Lower control arm
     
    Shock absorber
     
    Stabilizer bar link
     
    Lower ball joint
     
    Torsion bar
     
    Front wheel
     

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  3. Raise the suspension so that there is 0.79 inches (20mm) between the bump stop and the lower control arm. For 1999-01, tighten the front control arm bolt to 116 ft. lbs. (157 Nm) and tighten the rear control arm bolt to 145 ft. lbs. (196 Nm). For 2002, tighten the rear nut to 174 ft. lbs. (235 Nm); the rear nut to 137 ft. lbs. (186 Nm).
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  5. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.
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