Isuzu_Amigo_1998-2000

Lateral Rod

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Removal And Installation



  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
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  3. Remove the nut and washer.
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  5. Remove bolt and nut, then remove the lateral rod.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the lateral rod frame side bolt and nut (1), lateral rod (2) and axle side nut and washer (3)

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To install:


WARNING
When mounting lateral rod, be sure not to use grease on bushings or any other nearby part.

  1. Install lateral rod; make sure that the lateral rod is in its correct position.

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    Fig. View of the lateral rod installation-frame side (1), axle side (2)

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  3. Install bolt and nut. Tighten the bolts and nuts lightly. The bolts and nuts will be fully tightened after the vehicle is at curb height.
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  5. Install nut and washer. Tighten the and nut lightly. The nut will be fully tightened after the vehicle is at curb height.
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  7. Carefully lower the vehicle, then final tighten the retainers, as follows:
    1. Frame side bolt and nut: 101 ft. lbs. (137 Nm)
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    3. Axle side nut and washer: 58 ft. lbs. (78 Nm)
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