FRONT SUSPENSION MEMBER REMOVAL

PROCEDURE


  1. FRONT WHEELS FACING STRAIGHT AHEAD

  2. SECURE STEERING WHEEL

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  3. REMOVE COLUMN HOLE COVER SILENCER SHEET

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  4. DISCONNECT NO. 2 STEERING INTERMEDIATE SHAFT ASSEMBLY

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  5. REMOVE FRONT WHEELS

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  6. REMOVE NO. 1 ENGINE UNDER COVER ASSEMBLY

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  7. REMOVE REAR ENGINE UNDER COVER RH

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  8. REMOVE REAR ENGINE UNDER COVER LH

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  9. REMOVE FRONT CENTER FLOOR COVER LH

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  10. REMOVE FRONT SUSPENSION MEMBER REINFORCEMENT LH


    1. B008HK3

      Remove the 4 bolts and front suspension member reinforcement LH.

  11. REMOVE FRONT SUSPENSION MEMBER REINFORCEMENT RH


    1. B008IM1

      Remove the 4 bolts and front suspension member reinforcement RH.

  12. REMOVE FRONT LOWER ENGINE MOUNTING BRACKET REINFORCEMENT (for 3ZR-FAE 2WD)


    1. B008H8P

      Remove the 2 bolts and front lower engine mounting bracket reinforcement.

  13. DISCONNECT FRONT STABILIZER LINK ASSEMBLY LH


    1. B008J9O

      Remove the nut and disconnect the front stabilizer link assembly LH from the front stabilizer bar.

      Tech Tips

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

  14. DISCONNECT FRONT STABILIZER LINK ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  15. DISCONNECT TIE ROD END SUB-ASSEMBLY LH

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  16. DISCONNECT TIE ROD END SUB-ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  17. DISCONNECT FRONT LOWER NO. 1 SUSPENSION ARM SUB-ASSEMBLY LH

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  18. DISCONNECT FRONT LOWER NO. 1 SUSPENSION ARM SUB-ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  19. REMOVE FRONT SUSPENSION MEMBER REAR BRACE LH

    B008IVV

    1. Remove the 3 bolts and front suspension member rear brace LH.

  20. REMOVE FRONT SUSPENSION MEMBER REAR BRACE RH

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  21. REMOVE FRONT SUSPENSION CROSSMEMBER SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. B008GWW

      Remove the 2 bolts and 2 nuts, and disconnect the front suspension crossmember sub-assembly from the rear engine mounting insulator.

    2. B008JBWC02
      *a Engine Lifter
      *b Attachment
      B008HF7 Attachment placement location

      Support the front suspension crossmember sub-assembly with an engine lifter using 4 attachments or equivalent tools as shown in the illustration.

      Note


      • Make sure to secure the front suspension crossmember sub-assembly to prevent it from dropping.

      • Use the attachments to keep the front suspension crossmember sub-assembly level.

      • The front suspension crossmember sub-assembly is a heavy component. Make sure that it is supported securely.

    3. B008H6W

      Remove the 2 bolts and front suspension crossmember sub-assembly.

    4. Slowly lower the front suspension crossmember sub-assembly.

      Note

      When lowering the front suspension crossmember sub-assembly, be careful not to damage the vehicle body or other components installed on the vehicle.

  22. REMOVE FRONT CROSSMEMBER SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. B008I4T

      Using a jack, support the engine and transaxle assembly.

    2. B008GZZ

      Remove the 6 bolts and front crossmember sub-assembly.

  23. REMOVE STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY

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  24. REMOVE FRONT LOWER NO. 1 SUSPENSION ARM SUB-ASSEMBLY LH


    1. B008I54C02
      B008IUL Bolt
      B008H52 Nut

      Remove the 2 bolts, nut and front lower No. 1 suspension arm sub-assembly LH from the front suspension crossmember sub-assembly.

      Note

      Because the nut has its own stopper, do not turn the nut. Loosen the bolt with the nut secured.

  25. REMOVE FRONT LOWER NO. 1 SUSPENSION ARM SUB-ASSEMBLY RH

    Tech Tips

    Use the same procedure described for the LH side.

  26. REMOVE FRONT SUSPENSION MEMBER BRACE

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  27. REMOVE FRONT STABILIZER BAR


    1. B008ISI

      Remove the front stabilizer bar with the 2 front stabilizer bar bushings from the front suspension crossmember sub-assembly.