Toyota Land Cruiser, Sequoia 6 2001-06

Lower Ball Joints

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Removal & Installation



The lower ball joint is serviced with the lower control arm as an assembly.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Front wheel
     
    4 lower ball joint set bolts
     
    Tie-rod end from the lower ball joint, using tool 09610-20012
     
    Lower ball joint nut.
     
    Lower ball joint from the lower control arm, using tool 09628-62011

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    Fig. Lower ball joint installation-2004-06 Sequoia

     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    New lower ball joint to the lower control arm stud. Torque the bolts to 117 ft. lbs. (159 Nm).
     
    New cotter pin
     
    Tie-rod end to the lower ball joint. Torque the nut to 67 ft. lbs. (91 Nm).
     
    Lower ball joint set bolts. Torque the 4 bolts to 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm) for 2002-03; 48 ft. lbs. (65 Nm) for 2004-06.
     
    Front wheel.
     

  2.  
  3. Check and/or adjust the front wheel alignment.
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4-Wheel Drive
Land Cruiser

the lower ball joint is serviced with the lower control arm as an assembly.

 
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