Monday, March 5, 2012

Acura Lower Control Arm Replacing?


Lower Control Arm
BUSHING REPLACEMENT
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION


The details are as follows :----

Bushing Replacement



The control arm bushings are serviced with the control arms as an assembly.

Removal & Installation



Lower Arm A
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Lower arm mounting bolt and nut
    Lower arm
  3. Installation is the reverse of removal. Tighten the bolt to 105 ft. lbs. (142 Nm) and the nut to 47 ft. lbs. (64 Nm). 

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    Fig. Rear lower arm (A) mounting
Lower Arm B
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2. Support the control arm with a jack.
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Wheel
    Stabilizer link from the lower arm
    Wheel speed sensor wiring harness from the lower arm. Do not disconnect the connector.
    Flange bolts that attaches the lower arm to the knuckle
  4. Spring assembly 

    Inner nuts and bolts and the arm 
    image 
    Fig. Rear lower arm (B) mounting
  5. Install or connect the following:

    Arm, inner bolt and loosely install the nut
    Spring assembly
  6. Raise the arm into position and install the flange bolt.
  7. Raise the rear suspension with a floor jack to load the vehicle weight.

    Tighten the flange bolt to 54 ft. lbs. (74 Nm) and the inner nut and bolt to 61 ft. lbs. (83 Nm).
    Wheel speed sensor harness
    Wheel
  8. Check the vehicle alignment.


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