Mazda RX-8 2004-06

Upper Ball Joints

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheel
     
    Lower nut on the vehicle side
     
    Ball joint using a ball joint remover
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Ball joint to lower control arm using a ball joint installer
     
    Tighten the nut to 42-53 ft. lbs. (56-72 Nm).
     
    Wheel
     

  2.  
  3. Check and/or adjust the front wheel alignment.
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