Isuzu_Rodeo_Rodeo_Sport_1997-2004

Upper Control Arm

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Bushing Replacement



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the upper control arm.
  4.  
  5. Remove the nuts and washers from the fulcrum pin.
  6.  
  7. Press the bushings out of the control arm.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Press the bushings into the control arm.
  2.  
  3. Install the fulcrum pin washers and nuts.
  4.  
  5. Install the upper control arm.
  6.  
  7. Raise the suspension so that there is 0.79 inches (20mm) between the bump stop and the lower control arm. Tighten the fulcrum pin nuts to 80 ft. lbs. (108 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.
  10.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the upper control arm.
  4.  
  5. Remove the nuts and washers from the fulcrum pin.
  6.  
  7. Press the bushings out of the control arm.
  8.  

To install:

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Fig. Bump stop clearance

  1. Press the bushings into the control arm.
  2.  
  3. Install the fulcrum pin washers and nuts.
  4.  
  5. Install the upper control arm.
  6.  
  7. Raise the suspension so that the clearance between the bump stop and the lower control arm is:

    1997-03 models: 0.87 in. (22mm)
     
    2004 without Intelligent Suspension: 0.59 in. (15mm)
     
    2004 with Intelligent Suspension: 0.83 in. (21mm)
     

  8.  
  9. Tighten the fulcrum pin nuts to 80 ft. lbs. (108 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.
  12.  

Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Support the lower control arm with a jackstand.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Note the alignment shim location for assembly.



    Front wheel
     
    Wheel speed sensor
     
    Upper ball joint
     
    Upper control arm
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Upper control arm
     
    Alignment shims in their original locations. Tighten the bolts to 112 ft. lbs. (152 Nm).
     
    Upper ball joint. Tighten the nut to 72 ft. lbs. (98 Nm).
     
    Wheel speed sensor
     
    Front wheel
     

  2.  
  3. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.

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    Fig. Upper control arm and related parts

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