Liberty, Wrangler 2006-2007

Removal & Installation

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Outer Tie Rods



  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
    NOTE
    Mark the tie rod end jam nuts on the steering gear for easier installation.

  4.  
  5. Loosen the tie rod end jam nut .
  6.  
  7. Remove the outer tie rod end nut .
  8.  
  9. Separate the outer tie rod end from the knuckle using tool C3894A.
    NOTE
    Count the number of turns when removing.

  10.  
  11. Remove the outer tie rod end from the inner tie rod .
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To install:

  1. Install the outer tie rod end to the inner tie rod end to the exact number of turns that it was removed .
  2.  
  3. Install the outer tie rod end to the knuckle. Tighten the nut to 80 ft. lbs. (108 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Tighten the jam nut to 55 ft. lbs. (76 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the tire and wheel assembly.
  8.  
  9. Reset the toe and center the steering wheel.
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