Jaguar 2000-06

Steering Knuckle

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Removal & Installation



  1. Remove the brake disc shield.
    CAUTION
    Prevent the tie-rod end ball joint ball pin hexagon from rotating. Failure to do so may result in damage to the tie-rod end ball joint boot.

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  3. Detach the tie-rod end from the wheel knuckle. Discard the retaining nut.
    CAUTION
    Prevent the lower ball joint ball pin hexagon from rotating. Failure to do so may result in damage to the lower ball joint boot.

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  5. Remove the lower ball joint retaining nut.
    CAUTION
    Prevent the upper ball joint ball pin hexagon from rotating. Failure to do so may result in damage to the upper ball joint boot.

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  7. Detach the wheel knuckle from the upper ball joint.
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  9. Remove the wheel knuckle.
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  11. To install, reverse removal procedure. Tighten the following to specification:

    Wheel knuckle to the upper ball joint: 66 Ft. lbs. (90 Nm)
     
    Lower ball joint retaining nut: 111 ft. lbs. (150 Nm)
     
    Tie-rod end to the wheel knuckle: 55 ft. lbs. (75 Nm). Use a new retaining nut.
     

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To remove and install steering knuckle, refer to Wheel Bearings.

 
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