Toyota 4Runner 2001-06

Removal & Installation

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Tie Rod Ends



  1. Using a tie rod end puller, disconnect the tie rod from the knuckle arm.
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  3. Place matchmarks on the tie rod end, lock nut and rack end.
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  5. Loosen the lock nut, remove the tie rod end and lock nut.

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    Fig. Matchmark the tie rod end to the rack end before removing

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To install:

  1. Screw the lock nut and tie rod end onto the rack end until the matchmarks are aligned. Tighten the lock nut as follows:
    1. 2001-02 Models: to 41 ft. lbs. (55 Nm).
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    3. 2003-05 Models: to 65 ft. lbs. (88 Nm).
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  3. Connect the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Tighten the nut to 67 ft. lbs. (91 Nm) and replace the cotter pin.
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