SRX 2006-2007

Control Arms & Links

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Removal & Installation



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

    Wheel
     
    Stabilizer shaft link
     
    Coil spring
     
    Lower arm-to-knuckle bolt
     
    Lower arm-to-frame bolt
     
    Lower control arm
     

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To install:

  1. Install the lower arm and the retaining bolts and nuts.
  2.  
  3. Install the coil spring.
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  5. Tighten the lower arm-to-frame bolt and nut to 100 ft. lbs. (135 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Tighten the lower arm-to-knuckle bolt to 118 ft. lbs. (160 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Install or connect the following:

    Coil spring
     
    Stabilizer shaft link
     
    Wheel
     

  10.  

Upper Control Arm
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheel
     
    Upper arm-to-knuckle nut
     

  4.  
  5. Separate the upper arm from the knuckle using Ball Joint Remover J-43631. Do not use a pickle fork or pry bar to separate the arm.
  6.  
  7. Remove the upper arm-to-frame mounting bolts and nuts and remove the upper control arm.

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    Fig. Using the ball joint remover to separate the upper control arm from the knuckle.

  8.  

To install:

  1. Install the upper control arm and loosely install the mounting nuts and bolts.
  2.  
  3. Connect the arm to the knuckle.
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  5. Tighten the arm-to-knuckle nut to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm), plus an additional 210°. Tighten the arm-to-frame nuts and bolts to 111 ft. lbs. (150 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install the wheel.
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