REAR UPPER ARM INSTALLATION


  1. TEMPORARILY INSTALL REAR UPPER CONTROL ARM ASSEMBLY


    1. Temporarily install the rear upper control arm assembly to the rear axle assembly with the bolt, nut and washer.

    2. Connect the rear speed sensor to the rear upper control arm assembly with the bolt.

      Torque:
      8.5 N*m  { 87 kgf*cm, 75 in.*lbf }
  2. TEMPORARILY INSTALL REAR NO. 1 UPPER CONTROL ARM ASSEMBLY


    1. Temporarily install the rear No. 1 upper control arm assembly to the rear axle assembly with the bolt, nut and washer.

  3. TEMPORARILY INSTALL REAR NO. 2 SUSPENSION ARM ASSEMBLY


    1. Install the rear lower coil spring insulator to the rear No. 2 suspension arm.

    2. Install the rear upper coil spring insulator to the rear coil spring.

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      *a Identification Mark

      Temporarily install the rear coil spring to the rear No. 2 suspension arm.

      Note

      Make sure that the identification mark is positioned towards the lower and outer sides of the vehicle.

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      *1 Wooden Block
      *2 Jack

      Using a jack and wooden block, raise the vehicle gradually to install the rear No. 2 suspension arm to the rear axle carrier. Then temporarily install the bolt and nut.

      Note


      • Insert the bolt with the threaded end facing the rear of the vehicle.

      • When jacking up the rear No. 2 suspension arm assembly, be sure to jack it up slowly.

      • Do not jack up the rear No. 2 suspension arm assembly too high as the vehicle may fall.

      • Make sure to perform this operation with the vehicle kept as low as possible.

  4. TEMPORARILY INSTALL REAR SHOCK ABSORBER ASSEMBLY


    1. Temporarily install the rear shock absorber assembly to the rear No. 2 suspension arm with the bolt and nut.

      Note

      Insert the bolt with the threaded end facing the rear of the vehicle.

  5. INSTALL REAR STABILIZER LINK ASSEMBLY


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      Install the rear stabilizer link assembly with the 2 nuts.

      Torque:
      for nut A
      89 N*m  { 908 kgf*cm, 66 ft.*lbf }
      for nut B
      70 N*m  { 714 kgf*cm, 52 ft.*lbf }

      Tech Tips

      If the ball joint turns together with the nut, use a 6 mm hexagon wrench to hold the stud bolt.

  6. TEMPORARILY INSTALL REAR NO. 1 SUSPENSION ARM ASSEMBLY


    1. Temporarily install the rear No. 1 suspension arm assembly to the rear axle assembly with the bolt and nut.

  7. CONNECT TOE CONTROL LINK SUB-ASSEMBLY (w/o DYNAMIC REAR STEERING)


    1. Connect the toe control link sub-assembly to the rear axle assembly with a new nut.

      Torque:
      70 N*m  { 714 kgf*cm, 52 ft.*lbf }
  8. CONNECT REAR STEERING LINK ASSEMBLY (w/ DYNAMIC REAR STEERING)


    1. Connect the rear steering assembly to the rear axle assembly with a new nut.

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

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  10. INSTALL REAR AXLE SHAFT NUT


    1. Clean the threaded parts on the drive shaft and axle hub nut using a non-residue solvent.

      Note


      • Be sure to perform this work for a new drive shaft.

      • Keep the threaded parts free of oil and foreign objects.

    2. Install a new rear axle shaft nut.

      Torque:
      290 N*m  { 2957 kgf*cm, 214 ft.*lbf }

      Tech Tips

      Stake the nut after inspecting for looseness and runout in the following steps.

  11. INSPECT REAR AXLE HUB BEARING LOOSENESS


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      Using a dial indicator, check for looseness near the center of the axle hub.

      Maximum
      0.05 mm (0.0020 in.)

      Note

      Ensure that the dial indicator is set at right angles to the measurement surface.

      If looseness exceeds the maximum, replace the axle hub assembly.

  12. INSPECT REAR AXLE HUB RUNOUT


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      Using a dial indicator, check for runout on surface of the axle hub outside the hub bolt.

      Maximum
      0.05 mm (0.0020 in.)

      Note

      Ensure that the dial indicator is set at right angles to the measurement surface.

      If runout exceeds the maximum, replace the axle hub assembly.

  13. INSTALL REAR AXLE SHAFT NUT


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      Using a chisel and a hammer, stake the axle shaft nut.

  14. INSTALL REAR SPEED SENSOR


    1. Install the rear speed sensor to the rear axle assembly with the 2 bolts.

      Torque:
      8.5 N*m  { 87 kgf*cm, 75 in.*lbf }
  15. STABILIZE SUSPENSION


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      Text in Illustration
      *1 Wooden Block
      *2 Jack

      Jack up the rear No. 2 suspension arm assembly, and place a wooden block underneath to avoid damage. Apply load to the suspension so that the rear No. 2 suspension arm assembly is positioned as shown in the illustration.

      Standard Length (A)
      9.7 mm (0.3819 in.)

      Note


      • When jacking up the rear No. 2 suspension arm assembly, be sure to jack it up slowly.

      • Do not jack up the rear No. 2 suspension arm assembly too high as the vehicle may fall.

      • Make sure to perform this operation with the vehicle kept as low as possible.

  16. TIGHTEN REAR UPPER CONTROL ARM ASSEMBLY


    1. Tighten the nut of the rear upper control arm assembly.

      Torque:
      190 N*m  { 1937 kgf*cm, 140 ft.*lbf }
  17. TIGHTEN REAR NO. 1 UPPER CONTROL ARM ASSEMBLY


    1. Tighten the nut of the rear No. 1 upper control arm assembly.

      Torque:
      150 N*m  { 1530 kgf*cm, 111 ft.*lbf }
  18. TIGHTEN REAR NO. 2 SUSPENSION ARM ASSEMBLY


    1. Tighten the nut of the rear No. 2 suspension arm assembly for the suspension member side.

      Torque:
      150 N*m  { 1530 kgf*cm, 111 ft.*lbf }
    2. Tighten the bolt of the rear No. 2 suspension arm assembly for the rear axle assembly side.

      Torque:
      145 N*m  { 1479 kgf*cm, 107 ft.*lbf }

      Note

      Since a stopper nut is used, tighten the bolt.

  19. TIGHTEN REAR SHOCK ABSORBER ASSEMBLY


    1. Tighten the bolt of the rear shock absorber.

      Torque:
      110 N*m  { 1122 kgf*cm, 81 ft.*lbf }

      Note

      Since a stopper nut is used, tighten the bolt.

  20. TIGHTEN REAR NO. 1 SUSPENSION ARM ASSEMBLY


    1. Tighten the bolt of the rear No. 1 suspension arm assembly.

      Torque:
      90 N*m  { 918 kgf*cm, 66 ft.*lbf }
  21. INSTALL REAR SUSPENSION ARM COVER


    1. Install the rear suspension arm cover to the rear No. 2 suspension arm with the 3 bolts.

      Torque:
      12 N*m  { 122 kgf*cm, 9 ft.*lbf }
  22. CONNECT REAR HEIGHT CONTROL SENSOR SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. Connect the rear height control sensor to the rear No. 1 upper control arm with the nut.

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

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  24. INSTALL REAR TIRE

    Torque:
    103 N*m  { 1050 kgf*cm, 76 ft.*lbf }
  25. INSPECT AND ADJUST REAR WHEEL ALIGNMENT

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  26. CHECK ABS SPEED SENSOR SIGNAL

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  27. ADJUST HEADLIGHT AIMING

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