Lexus GX470 2003-06

Upper Control Arms

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Bushing Replacement



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the control arm from the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the control arm bushings with a hydraulic press.
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To install:

  1. Lubricate the control arm bushings with liquid soap.
  2.  
  3. Press the bushings into the control arm until the bushing flange contacts the housing edge of the control arm.
  4.  
  5. Install the control arm to the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.
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Removal & Installation





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Fig. Upper control arm and related parts-GX470

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheel.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the skid control wire.
  6.  
  7. Support the lower arm with a jack.
  8.  
  9. Remove the cable bracket.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the ball joint from the knuckle.
  12.  
  13. Remove the through-bolt, washers and nut.
  14.  
  15. Remove the arm.
  16.  
  17. Installation is the reverse of removal. Don-t fully tighten the through-bolt until the vehicle is on the ground and the suspension is jounced a few times.

    Ball joint nut: 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm)
     
    Through-bolt: 85 ft. lbs. (115 Nm)
     

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Fig. Upper control arm and related parts-GX470

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheel.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the skid control wire.
  6.  
  7. Support the lower arm with a jack.
  8.  
  9. Remove the cable bracket.
  10.  
  11. Disconnect the ball joint from the knuckle.
  12.  
  13. Remove the through-bolt, washers and nut.
  14.  
  15. Remove the arm.
  16.  
  17. Installation is the reverse of removal. Don-t fully tighten the through-bolt until the vehicle is on the ground and the suspension is jounced a few times.

    Ball joint nut: 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm)
     
    Through-bolt: 85 ft. lbs. (115 Nm)
     

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