Toyota Matrix 2003-06

Lower Control Arms

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable. Wait at least 90 seconds before proceeding..
     
    Front wheel
     
    Stabilizer link
     
    Bolt and nuts and separate the lower control arm from the lower ball joint
     
    Bolts and nuts, then separate the steering gear. Loosen the bolt, since the nut cannot be rotated, then suspend the steering gear.
     

  4.  
  5. Support the engine, using the engine lifting hooks and the procedure under Engine Removal & Installation.

    Crossmember
     
    Lower control arm from the crossmember
     

  6.  
  7. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  8.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable. Wait at least 90 seconds before proceeding.
     
    Front wheel
     
    Stabilizer link
     
    Bolt and nuts and separate the lower control arm from the lower ball joint
     
    Bolts and nuts, then separate the steering gear. Loosen the bolt, since the nut cannot be rotated, then suspend the steering gear.
     

  4.  
  5. Support the engine, using the engine lifting hooks and the procedure under Engine Removal & Installation.

    Crossmember
     
    Lower control arm from the crossmember
     

  6.  
  7. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  8.  

 
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