Vue 2002-2005

Upper Control Arms

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Removal & Installation



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

    Wheel
     
    Stabilizer link-to-lower control arm nut
     
    Trailing arm bracket-to-underbody bolts
     

  4.  
  5. Support the lower control arm with a suitable jack.

    Lower shock bolt
     
    Jounce jumper nut from the lower control arm
     
    Lower control arm-to-support frame bolt
     
    Lower control arm-to-knuckle retainers
     
    Lower the jack supporting the control arm slowly to unload the spring
     
    Spring
     

  6.  

To install:



Spring
 
Jounce jumper and hand tighten the nut
 
Lower control arm into position using the jack
 
Lower control arm-to-knuckle fasteners and hand tighten making sure the bolt heads face the rear of the vehicle. Tighten the bolts to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm).
 
Lower control arm-to-support bolt to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm)
 
Shock absorber lower bolt and tighten to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm)
 
Jounce jumper nut to 46 ft. lbs. (63 Nm)
 
Stabilizer bar link nut and tighten to 11 ft. lbs. (15 Nm)
 

  1. When installing the training arm, push upward and install the front bolt, then use a drift to align the rear holes and install the bolts. Tighten the bolts to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm).

    Wheel
     

  2.  

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

    Trailing arm bracket-to-underbody bolts
     
    Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) harness from the upper control arm, if equipped
     
    Upper control arm-to-knuckle fasteners
     
    Upper control arm-to-support frame retainers
     
    Upper control arm

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    Fig. Remove the lower control arm

     

  4.  

To install:



Upper control arm
 


NOTE
Make sure the bolt heads face the front of the vehicle.



Upper control arm-to-knuckle fasteners and hand tighten
 
Upper control arm-to-support frame cam nut
 
Tighten the control arm-to-knuckle bolts to 118 ft. lbs. (160 Nm)
 
Tighten the upper control arm-to-support bolt to 118 ft. lbs. (160 Nm)
 
Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) harness to the upper control arm, if equipped
 

  1. When installing the training arm, push upward and install the front bolt, then use a drift to align the rear holes and install the bolts. Tighten the bolts to 81 ft. lbs. (110 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Align the vehicle.
  4.  

 
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