Lexus LX470 2002-06

Lower 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.
  6.  

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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  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.
  6.  

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.
  8.  

Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    Engine under cover
     
    Torsion bar
     
    Stabilizer bar link
     
    Shock absorber
     
    Lower ball joint
     
    Lower control arm
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Lower control arm. Tighten the bolts to 170 ft. lbs. (230 Nm) for 2002-03; 123 ft. lbs. (167 Nm) for 2004-06.
     
    Lower ball joint. Tighten the nut to 117 ft. lbs. (159 Nm).
     
    Shock absorber
     
    Stabilizer bar link. Tighten the bolt to 38 ft. lbs. (52 Nm).
     
    Torsion bar
     
    Engine under cover
     
    Front wheel
     

  2.  
  3. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.
  4.  

 
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