Volkswagen Touareg 2004-06

Control Arms

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Removal & Installation



The bushings of the control arms are not replaceable. If necessary, the entire control arm must be replaced

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this Section.
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  3. Raise the vehicle and remove the wheels.
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  5. Remove the bolts securing the control arm and remove it from the vehicle.
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  7. Installation is the reverse of removal. Observe the following torque specifications (use new hardware):
    1. Lower control arm:

      Control arm to subframe (eccentric): 133 ft. lbs. (180 Nm)
       
      Control arm to subframe: 111 ft. lbs. (150 Nm) plus an additional 1 / 4 turn
       
      Control arm to wheel bearing housing: 111 ft. lbs. (150 Nm) plus an additional 1 / 4 turn
       

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    3. Upper rear control arm:

      Control arm to subframe: 66 ft. lbs. (90 Nm) plus an additional 1 / 4 turn
       
      Control arm to wheel bearing housing: 111 ft. lbs. (150 Nm) plus an additional 1 / 4
       

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    5. Upper front control arm:

      Control arm to wheel bearing housing: 111 ft. lbs. (150 Nm) plus an additional 1 / 4
       
      Control arm to subframe: 133 ft. lbs. (180 Nm)
       

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