REAR SUSPENSION MEMBER INSTALLATION

PROCEDURE


  1. INSTALL REAR NO. 1 DIFFERENTIAL MOUNT CUSHION

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  2. INSTALL REAR NO. 2 DIFFERENTIAL MOUNT CUSHION

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  3. TEMPORARILY INSTALL REAR UPPER CONTROL ARM ASSEMBLY LH

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  4. TEMPORARILY INSTALL REAR UPPER CONTROL ARM ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  5. INSTALL REAR SUSPENSION MEMBER SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. Support the rear suspension member sub-assembly with an engine lifter using 4 attachments or equivalent tools.

      Note


      • Make sure to secure the rear suspension member sub-assembly to prevent it from dropping.

      • Use the attachments to keep the rear suspension member sub-assembly level.

    2. Raise the rear suspension member sub-assembly until there is no clearance between the rear suspension member sub-assembly and the vehicle body.

      Note

      When raising the rear suspension member sub-assembly, be careful not to damage the vehicle body or other components installed on the vehicle.

    3. While supporting the rear suspension member sub-assembly with a high transmission jack, using the 4 bolts B and 4 new bolts A, install the suspension member sub-assembly, front support rear LH, front support rear RH, rear support upper and rear support lower all together.

      Note

      After temporarily tightening the bolts A in the order shown in the illustration, tighten them securely.

      A004JM3E04
      Text in Illustration
      *a Bolt A (New bolt) *b Bolt B
      Torque:
      145 N*m  { 1479 kgf*cm, 107 ft.*lbf }
      (Bolt A)
      70 N*m  { 714 kgf*cm, 52 ft.*lbf }
      (Bolt B)
  6. TEMPORARILY INSTALL TOE CONTROL LINK SUB-ASSEMBLY LH


    1. Install the toe control link sub-assembly LH and insert the toe adjust cam from the front of the vehicle. Then, install the No. 2 toe adjust plate and temporarily install a new nut.

      Note

      Align the matchmarks on the rear suspension member and rear No. 2 suspension toe adjust plate.

  7. TEMPORARILY INSTALL TOE CONTROL LINK SUB-ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  8. TEMPORARILY INSTALL REAR NO. 2 SUSPENSION ARM ASSEMBLY LH


    1. Temporarily install the rear No. 2 suspension arm assembly LH to the rear suspension member with the bolt and a new nut.

      Note

      Insert the bolt from inside the vehicle.

  9. TEMPORARILY INSTALL REAR NO. 2 SUSPENSION ARM ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  10. TEMPORARILY INSTALL REAR SHOCK ABSORBER WITH COIL SPRING LH


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

      Tech Tips

      The bolt may be inserted from either direction.

  11. TEMPORARILY INSTALL REAR SHOCK ABSORBER WITH COIL SPRING RH

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  12. TEMPORARILY INSTALL REAR NO. 1 SUSPENSION ARM ASSEMBLY LH


    1. Temporarily install the rear No. 1 suspension arm assembly LH to the rear suspension member with the new bolt and new nut.

      Note

      Insert the bolt from outside the vehicle.

  13. TEMPORARILY INSTALL REAR NO. 1 SUSPENSION ARM ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  14. INSTALL REAR STABILIZER BAR

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  15. TEMPORARILY TIGHTEN STABILIZER LINK SUB-ASSEMBLY (for LH Side)

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  16. TEMPORARILY TIGHTEN STABILIZER LINK SUB-ASSEMBLY (for RH Side)

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  17. INSTALL PARKING BRAKE CABLE SUPPORT BRACKET (for LH Side)


    1. Install the parking brake cable support bracket with the bolt.

      Torque:
      18 N*m  { 184 kgf*cm, 13 ft.*lbf }
  18. INSTALL PARKING BRAKE CABLE SUPPORT BRACKET (for RH Side)

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  19. INSTALL NO. 2 FUEL TANK PROTECTOR (for Clamp Type)

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  20. INSTALL NO. 1 FUEL TANK PROTECTOR (for Clamp Type)

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  21. INSTALL NO. 3 FUEL TANK PROTECTOR (for Metal Type)

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  22. INSTALL NO. 3 PARKING BRAKE CABLE ASSEMBLY


    1. Install the No. 3 parking brake cable assembly to the axle carrier with the clamp.

    2. Install the No. 3 parking brake cable assembly to the rear suspension member lower stopper LH with the bolt.

      Torque:
      18 N*m  { 184 kgf*cm, 13 ft.*lbf }
  23. INSTALL NO. 2 PARKING BRAKE CABLE ASSEMBLY

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  24. INSTALL REAR AXLE CARRIER SUB-ASSEMBLY LH

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  25. INSTALL REAR AXLE CARRIER SUB-ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  26. INSTALL REAR DRIVE SHAFT ASSEMBLY LH

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  27. INSTALL REAR DRIVE SHAFT ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  28. INSTALL REAR DIFFERENTIAL CARRIER ASSEMBLY

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  29. INSTALL PROPELLER WITH CENTER BEARING SHAFT ASSEMBLY

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  30. INSTALL EXHAUST TAIL PIPE ASSEMBLY

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  31. INSTALL REAR HEIGHT CONTROL SENSOR SUB-ASSEMBLY LH (w/ HID Headlight System)

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  32. STABILIZE SUSPENSION

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  33. FULLY TIGHTEN REAR UPPER CONTROL ARM ASSEMBLY LH

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  34. FULLY TIGHTEN REAR UPPER CONTROL ARM ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  35. FULLY TIGHTEN TOE CONTROL LINK SUB-ASSEMBLY LH

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  36. FULLY TIGHTEN TOE CONTROL LINK SUB-ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  37. TEMPORARILY INSTALL REAR NO. 2 SUSPENSION ARM ASSEMBLY LH


    1. Fully tighten the nut holding the rear shock absorber.

      Torque:
      80 N*m  { 816 kgf*cm, 59 ft.*lbf }
    2. Fully tighten the nut on the rear suspension member sub-assembly side.

      Torque:
      80 N*m  { 816 kgf*cm, 59 ft.*lbf }
  38. TEMPORARILY INSTALL REAR NO. 2 SUSPENSION ARM ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  39. FULLY TIGHTEN STABILIZER LINK SUB-ASSEMBLY (for LH Side)

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  40. FULLY TIGHTEN STABILIZER LINK SUB-ASSEMBLY (for RH Side)

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  41. FULLY TIGHTEN REAR NO. 1 SUSPENSION ARM ASSEMBLY LH


    1. Fully tighten the bolt on the rear suspension member side of the rear No. 1 suspension arm assembly LH.

      Torque:
      110 N*m  { 1122 kgf*cm, 81 ft.*lbf }
  42. FULLY TIGHTEN REAR NO. 1 SUSPENSION ARM ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  43. INSTALL REAR WHEELS

    Torque:
    120 N*m  { 1224 kgf*cm, 89 ft.*lbf }
  44. INSPECT AND ADJUST REAR WHEEL ALIGNMENT

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  45. VSC SENSOR NEUTRAL MEMORIZATION

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  46. CHECK FOR SPEED SENSOR SIGNAL

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  47. HEIGHT CONTROL SENSOR SIGNAL INITIALIZE (w/ HID Headlight System)

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  48. ADJUST HEADLIGHT AIMING (w/ HID Headlight System)

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