Toyota Land Cruiser, Sequoia 6 2001-06

Torsion Bar

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Removal & Installation





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Fig. Torsion bar mounting exploded view-Land Cruiser

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

    Front wheel
     
    Engine under cover
     

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  5. Measure dimension A as shown between the adjustment bolt head and the frame.

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    Fig. Matchmark the torsion bar to the anchor arm and torque arm-Land Cruiser



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    Fig. Reference measurements A and B-Land Cruiser

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  7. Loosen the adjusting bolt until all spring tension is relieved.
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  9. Measure dimension B as shown between the adjustment bolt head and the frame.
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  11. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Adjustment bolt, swivel and seat
     
    Torsion bar and anchor arm. Separate the anchor arm from the torsion bar.
     
    Torque arm
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Torque arm. Tighten the fasteners to 166 ft. lbs. (225 Nm).
     
    Torsion bar and anchor arm. Align the matchmarks.
     
    Adjustment bolt, swivel and seat
     

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  3. Check that dimension B is close to the measurement made at disassembly.
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  5. If installing a new torsion bar, tighten the adjustment bolt until dimension A is as follows:

    Left torsion bar: 0.315-0.984 inches (8-25mm)
     
    Right torsion bar: 0.079-0.709 inches (2-18mm)
     

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  7. If installing the original torsion bar, tighten the adjustment bolt until dimension A is close to the measurement made at disassembly.
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  9. Install or connect the following:

    Engine under cover
     
    Front wheel
     

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  11. Place the vehicle on a flat, level surface and check the vehicle curb height as follows:
    1. Step 1: Measure dimension A between the spindle center and the ground.
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    3. Step 2: Measure dimension B between the lower control arm front bolt center and the ground.
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    5. Step 3: Turn the adjusting bolt so that A minus B is equal to 2.795 inches (71mm).

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      Fig. Ride height measurements A and B-Land Cruiser

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