STEERING GEAR INSTALLATION


  1. INSTALL TIE ROD ASSEMBLY LH


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      *a Matchmark

      Install the lock nut and tie rod assembly LH to the steering rack end sub-assembly until the matchmarks are aligned.

      Tech Tips

      After adjusting the front wheel alignment, tighten the lock nut.

  2. INSTALL TIE ROD ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

    Perform the same procedure as for the LH side.

  3. INSTALL STEERING LINK ASSEMBLY


    1. Install the steering link assembly with the 2 bolts and 2 nuts.

      Torque:
      70 N*m  { 714 kgf*cm, 52 ft.*lbf }

      Note


      • Keep the nut from rotating while turning the bolt because the nut has its own stopper.

      • Make sure to tighten the bolts starting from the pinion shaft side.

  4. INSTALL FRONT STABILIZER BAR


    1. Install the front stabilizer bar to the front frame assembly.

  5. INSTALL NO. 1 FRONT STABILIZER BRACKET LH


    1. Install the front No. 1 stabilizer bracket LH to the front frame assembly with the 2 bolts.

      Torque:
      27 N*m  { 275 kgf*cm, 20 ft.*lbf }
  6. INSTALL NO. 1 FRONT STABILIZER BRACKET RH

    Tech Tips

    Perform the same procedure as for the LH side.

  7. INSTALL ENGINE ASSEMBLY WITH TRANSAXLE


  8. CONNECT TIE ROD ASSEMBLY LH


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

      Torque:
      49 N*m  { 500 kgf*cm, 36 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.

  9. CONNECT TIE ROD ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

    Perform the same procedure as for the LH side.

  10. CONNECT STEERING INTERMEDIATE SHAFT ASSEMBLY


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      *a Matchmark

      Align the matchmarks and install the steering intermediate shaft to the steering link assembly.

    2. Install the bolt.

      Torque:
      35 N*m  { 360 kgf*cm, 26 ft.*lbf }
  11. INSTALL FRONT WHEELS

    Torque:
    103 N*m  { 1049 kgf*cm, 76 ft.*lbf }
  12. INSPECT AND ADJUST FRONT WHEEL ALIGNMENT

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  13. INSPECT STEERING WHEEL CENTER POINT