Toyota Sienna 2000-06

Lower Ball Joints

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Removal & Installation



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

    Wheel
     
    Steering knuckle with the axle hub
     
    Dust deflector, by prying it from the knuckle
     
    Cotter pin and nut from the ball joint
     
    Ball joint from the steering knuckle, by removing the 2 bolts
     
    Lower ball joint, using a Ball Joint Separator tool 09628-62011
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Lower ball joint. Tighten the nut to 76 ft. lbs. (103 Nm) and both bolts to 94 ft. lbs. (127 Nm).
     
    New cotter pin
     
    Wheel
     

  2.  

  1. Remove the wheel.
  2.  
  3. Remove the hub nut.
  4.  
  5. Remove the speed sensor.
  6.  
  7. Remove the caliper, and hang it out of the way.
  8.  
  9. Remove the rotor.
  10.  
  11. Remove the lower arm from the ball joint.
  12.  
  13. Remove the lower ball joint nut and cotter pin.
  14.  
  15. Using a puller, remove the ball joint from the knuckle.
  16.  
  17. Installation is the reverse of removal. Torque the ball joint stud nut to 91 ft. lbs. (123 Nm). Torque the arm-to-ball joint to 94 ft. lbs. (127 Nm).Torque the hub nut to 217 ft. lbs. (294 Nm) and stake it.
  18.  

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

    Wheel
     
    Steering knuckle with the axle hub
     
    Dust deflector, by prying it from the knuckle
     
    Cotter pin and nut from the ball joint
     
    Ball joint from the steering knuckle, by removing the 2 bolts
     
    Lower ball joint, using a Ball Joint Separator tool 09628-62011
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Lower ball joint. Tighten the nut to 76 ft. lbs. (103 Nm) and both bolts to 94 ft. lbs. (127 Nm).
     
    New cotter pin
     
    Wheel
     

  2.  

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

    Wheel
     
    Steering knuckle with the axle hub
     
    Dust deflector, by prying it from the knuckle
     
    Cotter pin and nut from the ball joint
     
    Ball joint from the steering knuckle, by removing the 2 bolts
     
    Lower ball joint, using a Ball Joint Separator tool 09628-62011
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Lower ball joint. Tighten the nut to 76 ft. lbs. (103 Nm) and both bolts to 94 ft. lbs. (127 Nm).
     
    New cotter pin
     
    Wheel
     

  2.  

  1. Remove the wheel.
  2.  
  3. Remove the hub nut.
  4.  
  5. Remove the speed sensor.
  6.  
  7. Remove the caliper, and hang it out of the way.
  8.  
  9. Remove the rotor.
  10.  
  11. Remove the lower arm from the ball joint.
  12.  
  13. Remove the lower ball joint nut and cotter pin.
  14.  
  15. Using a puller, remove the ball joint from the knuckle.
  16.  
  17. Installation is the reverse of removal. Torque the ball joint stud nut to 91 ft. lbs. (123 Nm). Torque the arm-to-ball joint to 94 ft. lbs. (127 Nm).Torque the hub nut to 217 ft. lbs. (294 Nm) and stake it.
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