Volvo 240/740/760/780/940/960 1990-1998

Knuckle and Spindle

Print

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Raise the vehicle and support it safely.
  2.  
  3. Remove the wheel(s).
  4.  
  5. Remove the caliper, and support it out of the way using a piece of wire.
  6.  
  7. Remove the brake rotor.
  8.  
  9. Remove the axle nut (if applicable).
  10.  
  11. Remove any harnesses, lines, etc. that facilitate removal of the spindle.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect the tie rod end from the spindle.
  14.  
  15. Disconnect the lower ball joint from the bottom of the spindle.
  16.  
  17. Disconnect the strut tube from the top of the spindle.
  18.  
  19. Remove the spindle from the vehicle.
  20.  

To install:

If replacing the spindle with a new one, make sure to transfer the backing plate, hub or any part not attached to the new spindle assembly.

  1. Install the spindle on the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Connect the strut tube to the spindle and tighten to specification.
  4.  
  5. Connect the lower ball joint to the spindle and tighten to specification.
  6.  
  7. Connect the tie rod end to the spindle and tighten to specification.
  8.  
  9. Reconnect any harnesses, lines, etc. removed.
  10.  
  11. Install the axle nut and tighten to specification.
  12.  
  13. Install the brake rotor.
  14.  
  15. Install the brake caliper.
  16.  
  17. Install the wheel(s).
  18.  
  19. Lower the vehicle.
  20.  

 
label.common.footer.alt.autozoneLogo