LaCrosse 2006-2007

Suspension Support

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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 rear tires and wheels.
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  7. Remove the exhaust pipe.
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  9. Disconnect the brake lines from the rear suspension support.
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  11. Disconnect the parking brake cables and tensioner from the suspension support.
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  13. Remove the stabilizer shaft from the rear suspension support.
    NOTE
    Support the rear suspension support with jack stands before removing the mounting bolts.

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  15. Remove the rear wheel spindle rod bolts from the knuckle.
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  17. Remove the rear suspension support mounting bolts.
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  19. Remove the rear suspension support.

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    Fig. Rear suspension support

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To install:

  1. Position the rear suspension support in place.
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  3. Install 2 locating pins in the suspension support alignment holes, one on each side of the suspension support.
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  5. Install the rear suspension support mounting bolts. Tighten the bolts to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm).
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  7. Remove the locating pins from the suspension support alignment holes.
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  9. Position the rear wheel spindle rod to the knuckle. Install the retaining bolts and nuts to the knuckle. Tighten the bolts and nuts to 110 ft. lbs. (150 Nm).
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  11. Install the stabilizer shaft to the rear suspension support.
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  13. Connect the brake lines to the rear suspension support.
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  15. Install the parking brake cables and the tensioner.
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  17. Install the exhaust pipe.
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  19. Install the tires and wheels.
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  21. Lower the vehicle.
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  23. Adjust the rear wheel alignment.
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