Mitsubishi Endeavor 2004-06

Lower Control Arms

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Bushing Replacement



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheel.
  4.  
  5. Remove the lower control arm.
  6.  
  7. Using tool MB991522 press out the bushing
  8.  

To install:

  1. Position the bushing with the larger end facing the front of the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Using tool MB991522 press the bushing into the bracket.
  4.  
  5. Install the lower control arm.
  6.  
  7. Install the wheel.
  8.  

Removal & Installation



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

    Rear wheel
     
    Lower control arm from the knuckle
     
    Retaining nut, then separate the lower control arm from the stabilizer bar link
     
    Lower control arm bolt, plate and lower control arm assembly
     

  4.  


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the rear lower control arm


To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Lower control arm
     
    Lower control arm plate
     
    Lower control arm bolt, hand-tight only at this time
     
    Lower control arm to the stabilizer bar link. Tighten the retaining to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
     
    Lower control arm to the knuckle. Use a new nut and secure hand-tight.
     
    Rear wheel
     

  2.  
  3. Once the weight of the vehicle is resting on the suspension, torque the lower control arm mounting bolt to 57 ft. lbs. (78 Nm), and the lower control arm to knuckle nut to 83 ft. lbs. (113 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Check and adjust the rear wheel alignment.
  6.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and support the vehicle safely.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:
    NOTE
    Matchmark the crossmember and the plate before removing the lower control arm bolt.



    Rear wheel
     
    Lower control arm from the knuckle
     
    Retaining nut, then separate the lower control arm from the stabilizer bar link
     

  6.  
  7. Remove the lower control arm bolt, plate and lower control arm assembly.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Rear lower control arm and related components

  8.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Lower control arm
     
    Lower control arm plate
     
    Lower control arm bolt, hand-tight only at this time
     
    Lower control arm to the stabilizer bar link. Tighten the retaining to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
     
    Lower control arm to the knuckle. Use a new nut and secure hand-tight.
     
    Rear wheel
     

  2.  
  3. Once the weight of the vehicle is resting on the suspension, torque the lower control arm mounting bolt to 57 ft. lbs. (78 Nm), and the lower control arm to knuckle nut to 83 ft. lbs. (113 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Check and adjust the rear wheel alignment.
  6.  

 
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