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    Liberty, Wrangler 2006-2007

    Lower Control Arms

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    Removal & Installation



    1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
    2.  
    3. Raise and support the vehicle.
    4.  
    5. If equipped with ABS brakes remove sensor wire from the inboard side of the arm.
    6.  
    7. If the vehicle is equipped with a cam bolt service package paint or scribe alignment marks on the cam adjusters and suspension arm for installation reference.
    8.  
    9. Remove the lower suspension arm nut and bolt from the axle.
    10.  
    11. Remove the nut and bolt/cam bolt from the frame rail bracket and remove the lower suspension arm.

      Click image to see an enlarged view

      Fig. Cam bolt service package-Wrangler

    12.  

    To install:

    1. Position the lower suspension arm in the axle bracket and frame rail bracket.
      NOTE
      Small holes in the side of the arm face inboard.

    2.  
    3. Install the rear bolt and nut finger tighten.
    4.  
    5. Install bolt/cam bolt and new nut finger tighten in the axle and align the reference marks.
    6.  
    7. If equipped with ABS brakes install sensor wire to the inboard side of the arm with new clips.
    8.  
    9. Lower the vehicle.
    10.  
    11. Tighten axle bracket nut to 130 ft. lbs. (176 Nm).
    12.  
    13. Tighten frame bracket nut to 130 ft. lbs. (176 Nm).
    14.  

    1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
    2.  
    3. Remove or disconnect the following:
      NOTE
      Matchmark the front and rear control arm pivot bolts.



      Front wheel
       
      Lower clevis bracket bolt from the control arm
       
      Stabilizer link at the control arm
       
      Lower ball joint nut
       
      Control arm from lower ball joint with tool C4150A
       



      Front pivot bolt
       
      Rear pivot bolt
       
      Control arm

      Click image to see an enlarged view

      Fig. Front lower control arm-Liberty

       

    4.  

    To install:

    1. Install or connect the following:

      Lower control arm
       
      Rear pivot bolt
       
      Front pivot bolt
       
      Ball joint nut. Torque the ball joint nut to 60 ft. lbs. (81 Nm)
       

    2.  
    3. Align the matchmarks and tighten the pivot bolts to 125 ft. lbs. (170 Nm).
    4.  
    5. The remainder of the installation is the reverse of removal. Torque the stabilizer link bolt to 100 ft. lbs. (136 Nm); the lower clevis bracket bolt to 110 ft. lbs. (150 Nm).
    6.  

     
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