Toyota Cressida and Van 1983-1990

Lateral Control Rod

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle. Place a floor jack under the axle housing and support it.
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  3. Remove the lateral control rod-to-axle housing nut.
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  5. Remove the lateral control rod-to-body nut and the control rod from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Raise the axle housing until the frame is just free of the jack.
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  3. Install the lateral control rod-to-body with the nuts. Do not tighten the nut.
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  5. Install the lateral control rod-to-axle housing in the following order: washer, bushing, spacer, lateral control rod, bushing, washer and nut. Do not tighten the nut.
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  7. Remove the jack, lower the vehicle to the floor and bounce it to stabilize the suspension.
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  9. Using the floor jack under the axle housing, raise the vehicle. Tighten the lateral control rod-to-body nut to 81 ft. lbs. and the lateral control rod-to-axle housing nut to 43 ft. lbs.
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