Rendezvous 2006-2007

Upper Control Arms

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Removal & Installation



  1. Raise and support the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Remove the rear wheel.
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  5. Remove the rear stabilizer link.
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  7. Remove the brake hose bracket-to-knuckle bolts.
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  9. Remove the brake hose bracket in order to disconnect the brake hose from the parking brake lever.
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  11. Use a utility stand in order to support the lower control arm.
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  13. Disconnect the height sensor link from the lower control arm as necessary.
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  15. Remove the upper control arm to knuckle nut and bolt.
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  17. Remove the upper control arm to crossmember bolts and nuts.
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  19. Remove the upper control arm.
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To install:

  1. Install the upper control arm.
  2.  
  3. Install the bolts and the nuts which secure the upper control arm to the crossmember and tighten the nuts to 55 ft. lbs. (75 Nm).
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  5. Install the upper control arm to the knuckle, and tighten the nut which secures the upper control arm to 74 ft. lbs. (100 Nm).
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  7. Connect the height sensor link to the lower control arm as necessary.
  8.  
  9. Remove the utility stand.
  10.  
  11. Install the brake hose bracket.
  12.  
  13. Install the brake hose bracket belts.
  14.  
  15. Install the rear stabilizer link and tighten the stabilizer link ball nut to 29 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
  16.  
  17. Install the rear wheel.
  18.  
  19. Lower the vehicle.
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