Removal & Installation
- Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
- Remove the wheel and tire.
- Loosen the ball joint nut, but do not remove it.
Using the special tool (09568-34000), disconnect the upper arm ball joint from the knuckle.
Remove 2 nuts on the wheelhouse panel and remove the upper arm assembly.
Remove the upper arm shaft.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
- Tighten the wheelhouse panel nuts to 65-80 ft. lbs. (88-108 Nm).
Check the ball joint for rotating torque:
If there is a crack in the dust cover, replace it and add grease.