Toyota Pick-ups/Land Cruiser/4Runner 1989-1996

Leading Arm

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Land Cruiser

See Figures 1, 2 and 3

  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle. Loosen the lug nuts.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Exploded view of the leading arm and related components-Land Cruiser

  1. Remove the front wheel.
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Fig. Fig. 2: Remove the bolts on the frame side of the vehicle for the leading arm

  1. Remove the leading arm bolt, plate washer and nut on the frame side.
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  3. Remove the 2 bolts and nut from the arm on the axle side. Lower the arm.
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Fig. Fig. 3: The axle housing-to-leading arm side has two bolts to remove

To install:
  1. Attach the leading arm on the axle housing side, tighten the bolts to 127 ft. lbs. (171 Nm).
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  3. Attach the leading arm on the frame side, tighten the bolts to 130 ft. lbs. (177 Nm).
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  5. Install the wheel and hand-tighten the lug nuts.
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  7. Lower the vehicle then wrench tighten the lug nuts.
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  9. Have the alignment checked at a reputable repair facility.
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