Volvo Truck 2003-05

Upper Control Arms

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Raise the vehicle.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    The wheel
     
    The brake caliper. Hang the brake caliper on a hook in the sub-frame.

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    Fig. Using a hook to safely hang the brake caliper out of the way

    Using a hook to safely hang the brake caliper out of the way
     

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  7. Slacken off the screw for the outer control arm mounting by 3 turns.
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  9. Use tool: 951 2923 , 999 7031 and 999 7030 together with threaded rod 999 7039 to press off the steering knuckle.

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    Fig. Using a press on the steering knuckle

    Using a press on the steering knuckle

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    Fig. Using puller 998 5434 with counterhold 999 7074 on rear control arm mounting

    Using puller 998 5434 with counterhold 999 7074 on rear control arm mounting
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  11. Remove the bolt for the drive shaft.
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  13. Press in the drive shaft and remove the spindle.
    NOTE
    Only press until the bushing releases from the splined area.

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  15. Slacken off the screw three turns for the rear control arm mounting. Use puller 998 5434 with counterhold 999 7074.
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  17. Remove or disconnect the following:

    The bolt for the inner rear control arm mounting
     
    The two bolts for the inner front control arm mounting
     
    The control arm
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    The bolts for the inner rear control arm mounting
     
    The bolts for the front inner control arm mounting
     
    The bolts for the outer control arm mounting
     

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  3. Install tensioner 999 5659.
    NOTE
    The tensioner must be positioned as far out as possible on the tensioner plates to achieve the correct lifting force.

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  5. Tighten the M12 bolts for the inner rear control arm mounting to 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm).
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  7. Tighten the M12 bolts for the front inner control arm mounting to 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm).
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  9. Tighten the M12 bolts for the outer control arm mounting to 59 ft. lbs. (80 Nm).
    NOTE
    Tighten the bolts when the rear suspension is in the normal position.

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  11. Remove tensioner 999 5659.
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  13. Install the wheel and tighten lug nuts to 102 ft. lbs. (138 Nm).
    NOTE
    If the vehicle is equipped with Bi-Xenon lamps, the position sensor must be calibrated. Carry out calibration according to VIDA vehicle communication (Function area 3, Electrical system, Rear Electronic Module).

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