LaCrosse 2006-2007

Spindle Rod

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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 tire and wheel assembly.
    NOTE
    Use a transaxle jack or suitable hoist stands to prop the rear suspension support.

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  7. Lower the rear suspension support to gain clearance to the spindle rod to suspension support bolt.
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  9. Remove the bolt and nut from the spindle rod and the rear suspension support.
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  11. Remove the spindle rod to knuckle bolt and nut.
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  13. Remove the spindle rod from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Install the spindle rod to the vehicle.
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  3. Install the spindle rod to the knuckle.
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  5. Install the spindle rod to knuckle bolt and nut. Do not tighten at this time.
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  7. Install the spindle rod to the rear suspension support.
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  9. Install the bolt and nut to the rear suspension support. Tighten the bolt to 100 ft. lbs. (135 Nm).
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  11. Install the rear suspension support. Tighten the bolt to 110 ft. lbs. (150 Nm).
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  13. Install the tire and wheel assembly.
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  15. Lower the vehicle.
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  17. Adjust the wheel toe angle.
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