FRONT LOWER BALL JOINT INSTALLATION


  1. INSTALL FRONT LOWER BALL JOINT


    1. Fix the steering knuckle in the vise using aluminum plates.

      Note

      Do not damage the steering knuckle.

    2. Install the front lower ball joint to the steering knuckle with the nut.

      Torque:
      170 N*m  { 1,730 kgf*cm, 125 ft.*lbf }

      Note


      • Ensure that the thread and taper are free of oil etc.

      • Do not damage the lower ball joint dust boot.

    3. Install a new cotter pin to the front lower ball joint.

      Note

      Further tighten the nut up to 60° if the holes for the cotter pin are not aligned.

  2. INSTALL FRONT AXLE ASSEMBLY


    1. Temporarily install the front axle assembly to the front suspension upper arm and front suspension lower arm.

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      Fully tighten front suspension lower arm with the 4 bolts and 4 nuts.

      Torque:
      Nut (A)
      90 N*m  { 918 kgf*cm, 66 ft.*lbf }
      Nut (B)
      52 N*m  { 530 kgf*cm, 38 ft.*lbf }
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      Fully tighten the front suspension upper arm with the nut.

      Torque:
      113 N*m  { 1,147 kgf*cm, 83 ft.*lbf }

      Note

      Do not damage the lower ball joint dust boot.

    4. Install a new cotter pin to the front suspension upper arm.

      Note

      Further tighten the castle nut up to 60° if the holes for the cotter pin are not aligned.

  3. INSTALL TIE ROD END SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. Connect the tie rod end sub-assembly LH to the steering knuckle with the nut.

      Torque:
      50 N*m  { 510 kgf*cm, 37 ft.*lbf }
    2. Install a new cotter pin.

      Note

      Further tighten the nut up to 60° if the holes for the cotter pin are not aligned.

  4. INSTALL FRONT DISC BRAKE CYLINDER SUB-ASSEMBLY

  5. CONNECT FRONT SPEED SENSOR


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      Connect the front speed sensor with the 2 bolts and 2 clips.

      Torque:
      8.0 N*m  { 82 kgf*cm, 71 in.*lbf }

      Note


      • Do not twist the sensor wire when installing.

      • Keep the sensor tip free from foreign matter.

  6. INSTALL FRONT WHEEL

    Torque:
    100 N*m  { 1,020 kgf*cm, 74 ft.*lbf }
  7. INSPECT AND ADJUST FRONT WHEEL ALIGNMENT

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