See Figures 1, 2, 3 and 4
Complete chassis greasing should include an inspection of all rubber suspension bushings, as well as proper greasing of the front suspension upper and lower ball joints and control arm bushings. To provide correct operation, the chassis should be greased with every oil and filter change or 7500 miles (12,070 km).
If you wish to perform this operation yourself, purchase a cartridge type grease gun and several cartridges of multipurpose lithium grease. Push the nozzle of the grease gun down firmly onto the fitting and while applying pressure, force the new grease into the fitting. Force sufficient grease into the fitting to cause some old grease to be expelled. Use an old rag to wipe off expelled grease; keep the fittings and joints free of globs of grease.
Four wheel drive vehicles have several lubrication points within the driveshaft and driveline. Some of these fittings are tucked into hard to see places; make certain each one is accounted for. Additionally, 1989-90 Land Cruisers have lube fittings at the ends of the relay rods in the steering system. The 1991-96 Land Cruisers use permanently sealed joints; no lubrication is necessary.
MANUAL TRANSMISSION AND CLUTCH LINKAGE
On models so equipped, apply a small amount of chassis grease to the pivot points of the transmission and clutch linkage.
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION LINKAGE
On models so equipped, apply a small amount of 10W engine oil to the kickdown and shift linkage at the pivot points.
PARKING BRAKE LINKAGE
At yearly intervals or whenever binding is noticeable in the parking brake linkage, lubricate the cable guides, levers and linkage with a suitable chassis grease.