Toyota Cressida/Corona/Crown/MarkII 1970-1982 Repair Guide

Chassis Greasing

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EXCEPT CROWN 4M ENGINE



The chassis lubrication for these models is limited to lubricating the front ball joints every 24,000 miles (1970-74), 25,000 miles (1975-77), or 30,000 miles (1978-82) or 24 months, whichever occurs first.

  1. Remove the screw plug from the ball joint. Install a grease nipple.
  2.  
  3. Using a hand-operated grease gun, lubricate the ball joint with NGLI No. 1 molybdenum-disulphide lithium-based grease.
  4.  


WARNING
Do not use multipurpose or chassis grease.

  1. Remove the nipple and reinstall the screw plug.
  2.  
  3. Repeat for the other ball joint(s).
  4.  

CROWN 4M ENGINE



The ball joints on these models do not normally require lubrication. If the dust boots become torn or damaged, however, the boots should be replaced and the ball joint repacked.

 
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