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Transverse link

Exploded View

Exploded View

1. Front suspension member 2. Transverse link

Removal and Installation

REMOVAL

  1. Remove the wheel and tire assembly using power tool. Refer to WT "Adjustment".
  2. Remove transverse link from steering knuckle. Refer to FAX "Exploded View".
  3. Remove transverse link from suspension member.

INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL

Visual Inspection

Check the following:

  • Transverse link and bushing for deformation, cracks or damage. Replace it if necessary.
  • Ball joint boot for cracks or other damage, and also for grease leakage. Replace it if necessary.

Ball Joint Inspection

Manually move ball stud to confirm it moves smoothly with no binding.

Swing Torque Inspection

NOTE: Before measurement, move ball stud at least ten times by hand to check for smooth movement.

  • Hook Tool at the cutout on ball stud. Confirm Tool measurement value is within specifications when ball stud begins moving.

Tool number : - (J-44372)

Swing torque : Refer to FSU "Ball Joint".

Spring balance measurement : Refer to FSU "Ball Joint".

INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL

  • If it is outside the specified range, replace transverse link assembly.

Axial End Play Inspection

  • Move tip of ball stud in axial direction to check for looseness.

Axial end play : Refer to FSU "Ball Joint".

  • If it is outside the specified range, replace transverse link assembly.

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

  • For tightening specifications, refer to FSU "Exploded View".
  • Perform final tightening of bolts and at the front suspension member installation position (rubber bushing) under unladen conditions with tires on level ground. Check wheel alignment. Refer to FSU "Wheel Alignment".
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