FRONT AXLE HUB BOLT REPLACEMENT


  1. REMOVE FRONT WHEEL

  2. REMOVE FRONT SPEED SENSOR (w/ ABS)


    1. B007P1BE01

      Remove the 2 bolts, and separate the speed sensor from the steering knuckle.

      Note


      • Be careful not to damage the speed sensor.

      • Prevent foreign matter from adhering to the speed sensor.

  3. REMOVE FRONT DISC BRAKE CALIPER ASSEMBLY


    1. B007U9LE01

      Remove the 2 bolts, and disconnect the brake caliper assembly.

      Note

      Use a wire or an equivalent to keep the brake caliper from hanging down by the flexible hose.

  4. REMOVE TIE ROD END SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. Remove the cotter pin and castle nut.

    2. B007RF2E01

      Using SST, separate the tie rod end from the steering knuckle.

      SST
      09628-00011

      Note


      • Do not damage the ball joint dust boot.

      • Do not damage the brake dust cover.

      • Make sure that the string of the SST is securely tied to the vehicle.

  5. REMOVE FRONT AXLE ASSEMBLY


    1. B007VZX

      Remove the 4 bolts, 4 nuts and front axle assembly from the front suspension lower arm.

    2. Remove the cotter pin and castle nut.

    3. B007QN2E01

      Using SST, remove the front axle assembly from the front suspension upper arm.

      SST
      09628-62011

      Note


      • Do not damage the ball joint dust boot.

      • Apply grease to the threads and tip of the SST center bolt before use.

      • Make sure that the string of the SST is securely tied to the vehicle.

  6. REMOVE FRONT LOWER BALL JOINT ASSEMBLY


    1. Fix the steering knuckle in the vise using aluminium plates.

      Note

      Do not damage the steering knuckle.

    2. Remove the cotter pin.

    3. Loosen the nut.

    4. B007RX9E01

      Using SST, separate the front lower ball joint assembly from the steering knuckle.

      SST
      09628-00011

      Note


      • Do not damage the ball joint dust boot.

      • Make sure that the string of the SST is securely tied to the steering knuckle.

    5. Remove the nut and front lower ball joint assembly.

  7. REMOVE INNER KNUCKLE GREASE RETAINER CAP (w/ Cap)


    1. B007V98

      Using a chisel, make a hole in the center of the outer knuckle grease retainer cap to insert a brass bar.

    2. B007OPI

      Using a brass bar, remove the inner knuckle grease retainer cap from the steering knuckle as shown in the illustration.

  8. REMOVE OUTER KNUCKLE GREASE RETAINER CAP (w/ Cap)


    1. B007POLE01

      Using SST, remove the outer knuckle grease retainer cap.

      SST
      09950-60010   ( 09951-00300 )
      09950-70010   ( 09951-07200 )
  9. REMOVE STEERING KNUCKLE


    1. B007R6YE01

      Remove the 4 bolts.

    2. B007RQBE01

      Using SST, remove the steering knuckle, brake dust cover from the front axle hub sub-assembly.

      SST
      09950-40011   ( 09951-04020, 09952-04010, 09953-04010, 09958-04011 )
      09950-60010   ( 09951-00470 )
      09955-04140
      09958-04030

      Note


      • Apply grease to the threads and tip of the SST center bolt (09953-04010) before use.

      • Make sure that the slide arm (09952-04010) is at a 90° angle to the hanger 200 (09951-04020) when using SST.

      • Make sure that the claw No. 14 (09955-04140) is securely attached to the steering knuckle.

      Tech Tips

      For bolt A, use the bolt for the holder (09958-04011).

  10. REMOVE FRONT DISC


    1. B007U53E01

      Remove the 6 bolts.

    2. B007TLOE01

      Remove the front disc as shown in the illustration.

  11. REMOVE FRONT AXLE HUB BOLT


    1. Hold the front axle hub sub-assembly in a vise between aluminium plates.

      Note

      Do not overtighten the vise.

    2. B007QNUE01

      Temporarily install the 2 nuts and 2 washers to the front axle hub bolts as shown in the illustration.

    3. Using SST and a screwdriver or an equivalent to hold the front axle hub sub-assembly, remove the front axle hub bolt.

      SST
      09650-17011
  12. INSTALL FRONT AXLE HUB BOLT


    1. Hold the front axle hub sub-assembly in a vise between aluminium plates.

      Note

      Do not overtighten the vise.

    2. B007UBWE01

      Install a washer and nut to a new front axle hub bolt as shown in the illustration.

    3. Using a screwdriver or an equivalent to hold the front axle hub sub-assembly, install a new front axle hub bolt by tightening the nut.

  13. INSTALL FRONT DISC


    1. B007TLOE02

      Install the front disc as shown in the illustration.

    2. B007U53E01

      Install the front disc with the 6 bolts.

      Torque:
      62 N*m  { 632 kgf*cm, 46 ft.*lbf }
  14. INSTALL INNER KNUCKLE GREASE RETAINER CAP (w/ Cap)


    1. B007TL8E01

      Using SST, place the steering knuckle on a press as shown in the illustration.

      SST
      09527-30010
    2. B007ULV

      Temporarily install a new inner knuckle grease retainer cap to the steering knuckle as shown in the illustration.

      Note

      Align the center of the cutout in the inner knuckle grease retainer cap and the groove of the steering knuckle.

    3. B007PF7E01

      Using SST and the press, press the inner knuckle grease retainer cap into the steering knuckle until the distance (A) in the illustration meets the standard value.

      SST
      09950-70010   ( 09951-07100 )
      09951-00900
      Distance (A)
      26 +/- 0.5 mm (1.02 +/- 0.0196 in.)

      Note

      Using a vernier caliper, measure the distance (A) at the 3 points indicated by the arrows in the illustration while pressing.

  15. INSTALL FRONT LOWER BALL JOINT ASSEMBLY


    1. Fix the steering knuckle in the vise using aluminium plates.

      Note

      Do not damage the steering knuckle.

    2. Install the front lower ball joint assembly to the steering knuckle with the nut.

      Torque:
      170 N*m  { 1,730 kgf*cm, 125 ft.*lbf }

      Note


      • Ensure that the thread and taper are free of oil etc.

      • Do not damage the lower ball joint dust boot.

    3. Install a new cotter pin to the front lower ball joint assembly.

      Note

      Further tighten the nut up to 60° if the holes for the cotter pin are not aligned.

  16. INSTALL STEERING KNUCKLE


    1. B007T8WE01

      Install the steering knuckle and brake dust cover to the front axle hub sub-assembly with the 4 bolts.

      Torque:
      88 N*m  { 897 kgf*cm, 65 ft.*lbf }
  17. INSTALL OUTER KNUCKLE GREASE RETAINER CAP (w/ Cap)


    1. B007UPJE01

      Using SST, install a new outer knuckle grease retainer cap.

      SST
      09950-60010   ( 09951-00420 )
      09950-70010   ( 09951-07150 )
  18. INSTALL FRONT AXLE ASSEMBLY


    1. Temporarily install the front axle assembly to the front suspension upper arm and front suspension lower arm.

    2. B007VZXE02

      Fully tighten front suspension lower arm with the 4 bolts and 4 nuts.

      Torque:
      Nut (A)
      90 N*m  { 918 kgf*cm, 66 ft.*lbf }
      Nut (B)
      52 N*m  { 530 kgf*cm, 38 ft.*lbf }
    3. B007T7GE01

      Fully tighten the front suspension upper arm with the nut.

      Torque:
      113 N*m  { 1,147 kgf*cm, 83 ft.*lbf }

      Note

      Do not damage the lower ball joint dust boot.

    4. Install a new cotter pin to the front suspension upper arm.

      Note

      Further tighten the castle nut up to 60° if the holes for the cotter pin are not aligned.

  19. INSTALL TIE ROD END SUB-ASSEMBLY


    1. Install the tie rod end sub-assembly to the steering knuckle with the castle nut.

      Torque:
      50 N*m  { 510 kgf*cm, 37 ft.*lbf }

      Note

      Do not damage the lower ball joint dust boot.

    2. Install a new cotter pin to the tie rod end sub-assembly.

      Note

      Further tighten the castle nut up to 60° if the holes for the cotter pin are not aligned.

  20. INSTALL FRONT DISC BRAKE CALIPER ASSEMBLY


    1. B007U9LE01

      Install the brake caliper assembly to the steering knuckle with the 2 bolts.

      Torque:
      123 N*m  { 1,250 kgf*cm, 91 ft.*lbf }
  21. INSTALL FRONT SPEED SENSOR (w/ ABS)


    1. B007P1BE01

      Install the speed sensor to the steering knuckle with the 2 bolts.

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

      Note


      • Prevent foreign matter from adhering to the speed sensor.

      • Be careful not to damage the speed sensor.

      • Do not twist the sensor wire when installing the speed sensor.

  22. INSTALL FRONT WHEEL

    Torque:
    100 N*m  { 1,020 kgf*cm, 74 ft.*lbf }
  23. INSPECT WHEEL ALIGNMENT

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  24. CHECK ABS SPEED SENSOR SIGNAL (w/ ABS)

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