STEERING GEAR HOUSING REMOVAL


  1. PRECAUTION

    Note

    After turning the ignition switch off, waiting time may be required before disconnecting the cable from the battery terminal. Therefore, make sure to read the disconnecting the cable from the battery terminal notice before proceeding with work Click here.

  2. PLACE FRONT WHEELS FACING STRAIGHT AHEAD

  3. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL

  4. REMOVE FRONT WIPER MOTOR AND LINK ASSEMBLY

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  5. REMOVE FRONT AIR SHUTTER SEAL RH

    A013795

    1. Remove the 2 clips and front air shutter seal RH.

  6. REMOVE FRONT NO. 1 VENTILATOR SEAL

    A0137ZX

    1. Remove the 2 clips and No. 1 front ventilator seal.

  7. REMOVE COWL TOP PANEL OUTER

    A01392T

    1. Disengage the wire harness clamp.

    2. Disengage the grommet and separate the wire harness.

    3. A0137JB

      Remove the 10 bolts and cowl top panel outer.

  8. REMOVE STEERING COLUMN HOLE COVER PLATE

    A0136Y5

    1. Turn back the floor carpet and disengage the 2 claws from the steering column hole cover plate.

  9. SEPARATE NO. 2 STEERING INTERMEDIATE SHAFT ASSEMBLY

    A01369HE02

    1. Hold the steering wheel assembly with the seat belt in order to prevent rotation and damage to the spiral cable.

    2. A0137IGE06
      Text in Illustration
      *a Matchmark

      Place matchmarks on the No. 2 steering intermediate shaft assembly and the steering gear assembly.

    3. Loosen bolt A and remove bolt B to separate the No. 2 steering intermediate shaft assembly.

  10. SEPARATE NO. 1 STEERING COLUMN HOLE COVER SUB-ASSEMBLY

    A0137CHE02
    Text in Illustration
    *1 Clip A
    *2 Clip B

    1. Remove clip A and separate the No. 1 steering column hole cover sub-assembly from the body.

      Note

      Do not damage clip B.

  11. REMOVE FRONT WHEEL

  12. SEPARATE TIE ROD END SUB-ASSEMBLY LH


    1. Remove the cotter pin and castle nut.

    2. A0136K6E01

      Install SST (spacer B) to the threaded section of the tie rod end.

      SST
      09960-20010   ( 09961-02060 )

      Tech Tips

      Make sure the upper ends of the threaded section of the tie rod end and SST (spacer B) are aligned.

    3. Using SST, separate the tie rod end from the front axle assembly.

      A0137FRE01
      SST
      09960-20010   ( 09961-02010 )

      Note


      • Make sure to tie the string of SST to the vehicle to prevent SST from dropping.

      • Install SST so that A and B are parallel.

      • Be sure to place the wrench on the part indicated in the illustration.

      • Do not damage the ball joint dust cover.

      • Do not damage the front disc brake dust cover.

  13. SEPARATE TIE ROD END SUB-ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

    Perform the same procedure as for the LH side.

  14. SEPARATE FRONT STABILIZER BAR

    A013602E02

    1. Hold the bolt with a spanner (10 mm) and remove the nut.

    2. Remove the 2 cushion retainers and 2 cushions, and separate the front stabilizer bar.

  15. SEPARATE FRONT LOWER NO. 1 SUSPENSION ARM SUB-ASSEMBLY LH


    1. Remove the clip and castle nut.

    2. A0135XUE01

      Install SST (spacer B) to the threaded section of the lower ball joint.

      SST
      09960-20010   ( 09961-02060 )

      Tech Tips

      Make sure the upper ends of the threaded section of the lower ball joint and SST (spacer B) are aligned.

    3. Using SST, separate the lower arm.

      A0136IYE01
      SST
      09960-20010   ( 09961-02010 )

      Note


      • Make sure to tie the string of SST to the vehicle to prevent SST from dropping.

      • Install SST so that A and B are parallel.

      • Be sure to place the wrench on the part indicated in the illustration.

      • Do not damage the lower ball joint dust cover.

      • Do not damage the drive shaft outboard joint boots.

      • Do not damage the front disc brake dust cover.

  16. SEPARATE FRONT LOWER NO. 1 SUSPENSION ARM SUB-ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

    Perform the same procedure as for the LH side.

  17. REMOVE OXYGEN SENSOR

    SST
    09224-00010

    1. Disconnect the oxygen sensor connector.

    2. A0137BW

      Remove the oxygen sensor.

  18. REMOVE EXHAUST FRONT PIPE ASSEMBLY


    1. Remove the bolt and clamp.

    2. Remove the 2 bolts, 2 compression springs and exhaust pipe gasket.

    3. Remove the exhaust pipe No.4 support and exhaust front pipe assembly.

      A0135VGE02
  19. SUSPEND ENGINE ASSEMBLY


    1. A0138E2E04
      Text in Illustration
      *1 No. 1 Engine Hanger
      *2 No. 2 Engine Hanger

      Install 2 engine hangers with 4 bolts as shown in the illustration.

      Torque:
      28 N*m  { 286 kgf*cm, 21 ft.*lbf }

      Tech Tips

      No. 1 Engine Hanger 12281 - 40030
      No. 2 Engine Hanger 12282 - 40010
      Bolt 91671 - 80820
    2. A0136T1

      Attach the engine sling device to the engine hangers.

      CAUTION:

      Do not hang the engine by hooking the chain to any other parts.

  20. REMOVE FRONT SUSPENSION CROSSMEMBER SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. A0137IIE02

      Remove the 3 bolts, then separate the engine mounting control bracket.

    2. A0138HU

      Using a transmission jack, support the front suspension crossmember sub-assembly.

    3. A0138F6E02

      Remove the 6 bolts and the front suspension crossmember sub-assembly.

  21. REMOVE STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY

    A0135SV

    1. Remove the No. 1 steering column hole cover sub-assembly from the steering gear assembly.

    2. A0137HR

      Remove the 2 bolts, 2 nuts and the steering gear assembly from the suspension crossmember sub-assembly.

      Note

      Keep the nut from rotating while turning the bolt.