LaCrosse 2006-2007

Knuckles

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Raise and support the vehicle.
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  5. Remove the bearing/hub assembly.
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  7. Disconnect the front lower control arm ball stud.
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  9. Disconnect the outer tie rod end from the steering knuckle.
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  11. Matchmark the strut to the knuckle.
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  13. Remove the bolts and nuts attaching the strut to the knuckle.
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  15. Remove the knuckle from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Install the knuckle to the vehicle.
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  3. Install the through bolts and nuts attaching the strut to the knuckle. Tighten the through bolts and nuts to 89 ft. lbs. (120 Nm).
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  5. Connect the outer tie rod to the steering knuckle.
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  7. Connect the front lower control arm ball stud to the knuckle.
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  9. Install the front wheel drive shaft bearing.
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  11. Lower the vehicle.
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  13. Inspect the front wheel alignment and adjust if necessary.
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