Toyota Previa 1991-1997 Repair Information

Steering Linkage

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Tie Rod Ends

See Figures 1 through 8

  1. Raise and safely support the vehicle. Remove the front wheels.
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  3. Working at the steering knuckle arm, pull out the cotter pin and then loosen the nut to the tie rod.
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Always discard used cotter pins.



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Fig. Fig. 1: Remove the cotter pin and discard it



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Fig. Fig. 2: Loosen the nut on the tie rod end where the steering knuckle meets

  1. Using a tie rod end puller, disconnect the tie rod from the steering knuckle arm.
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  3. Mark the position of the tie rod threads.
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Fig. Fig. 3: Always matchmark the tie rod end threads prior to removal



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Fig. Fig. 4: Place a puller between the knuckle and end ...



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Fig. Fig. 5: ... the end should pop out with ease

  1. Loosen the locknut for the tie rod. Turn the tie rod in the opposite direction of the l