Ridgeline 2007-2008

Knuckles

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheel.
  4.  
  5. Remove and discard the brake hose clip.
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  7. Remove the brake hose bracket bolts.
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  9. Remove the caliper bracket mounting bolts and support the caliper out of the way.
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  11. Remove the sensor from the knuckle. Don-t disconnect it.
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  13. Remove the halfshaft end nut.
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  15. Remove the rotor.
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  17. Remove the parking brake shoes and cable.
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  19. Disconnect the upper arm from the knuckle.
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  21. Remove lower arm A.
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  23. Support the lower arm B with a floor jack.
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  25. Disconnect lower arm B from the knuckle.
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  27. Pull outward on the knuckle while tapping the end of the halfshaft with a plastic hammer.

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    Fig. Rear knuckle/hub exploded view

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  29. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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  31. Install all fasteners loosely, then, final torque all fasteners with the suspension loaded (weight of the car).
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  33. Use new bolts and nuts and a new brake line clip. See the relevant procedures for torque values.
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