Volkswagen Eurovan 2000-03

Lower Ball Joints

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Relieve the tension on the torsion bar.
  4.  
  5. Remove:

    Front wheels.
     
    Stabilizer bar coupling.
     
    Ball joint to wheel housing connection.
     
    Ball joint.
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install the new ball joint in the reverse order of removal. If no parts were installed other than the ball joint, no camber adjustment is necessary. Torque the ball joint bolts to 44 ft. lbs. (60 Nm), plus 90°.
  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Relieve the tension on the torsion bar.
  4.  
  5. Remove:

    Front wheels.
     
    Stabilizer bar coupling.
     
    Ball joint to wheel housing connection.
     
    Ball joint.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the front suspension assembly-Eurovan

     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install the new ball joint in the reverse order of removal. If no parts were installed other than the ball joint, no camber adjustment is necessary. Torque the ball joint bolts to 44 ft. lbs. (60 Nm), plus 90°.
  2.  

 
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