Toyota Cressida and Van 1983-1990

Rear Control Arms

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle. Place a floor jack under the axle housing to support it.
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  3. Remove the upper control arm-to-body bolt, the upper control arm-to-axle housing bolt and the upper control arm from the vehicle.
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  5. Disconnect the brake line from the lower control arm.
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  7. Remove the lower control arm-to-body bolt, arm-to-axle housing bolt and the lower control arm from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Install the upper control arm to the body and to the axle housing with the nuts. Do not tighten the nuts.
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  3. Install the lower control arm to the body and to the axle housing with the nuts. Do not tighten the nuts.
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  5. Remove the jack and the supports from under the vehicle. Bounce the vehicle to stabilize the suspension.
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  7. Using the floor jack under the axle housing, raise the vehicle. Place jackstands under the frame but do not let them touch the frame.
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  9. To complete the installation, observe the following torques:

    Upper control arm-to-body bolt: 105 ft. lbs.
     
    Upper control arm-to-axle housing bolt: 105 ft. lbs.
     
    Lower control arm-to-body bolt: 130 ft. lbs.
     
    Lower control arm-to-axle housing bolt: 105 ft. lbs.
     

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