Front Suspension

COMPONENTS

Mr2 Mk2 Shock Absorbers

Lower Arm

REMOVAL OF LOWER ARM

1. DISCONNECT KNUCKLE ARM FROM SHOCK

ABSORBER

(a) Remove two bolts holding the knuckle arm to the shock absorber.

(b) Push the lower arm down, and disconnect the shock absorber from the knuckle arm.

2. DISCONNECT KNUCKLE ARM FROM TIE ROD

(a) Remove the cotter pin and nut holding the knuckle arm to the tie rod.

(b) Using SST, disconnect the knuckle arm from the tie rod.

SST 09611-22012

3. DISCONNECT STABILIZER BAR AND STRUT BAR FROM LOWER ARM

(a) Remove the nut holding the stabilizer bar to the lower arm and disconnect the stabilizer bar.

(b) Remove the nuts holding the strut bar to the lower arm and disconnect the strut bar.

4. REMOVE LOWER ARM AND RACK BOOT PROTECTOR

Remove the bolt holding the lower arm to the cross-member and remove the lower arm and the rack boot protector.

5. DISCONNECT KNUCKLE ARM FROM LOWER ARM

(a) Remove the cotter pin and nut holding the knuckle arm to the ball joint.

(b) Using a press, disconnect the knuckle arm from the lower arm.

Rack
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of Ball Joint

REPLACEMENT OF LOWER ARM DUST COVER

1. REMOVE DUST COVER

Remove the dust cover set ring and dust cover.

2. INSTALL DUST COVER

(a) Apply ball joint grease to section "A" and "B"ofi new dust cover.

(b) Install the dust cover with the escape valve "C" facing the rear of car.

(c) Wind wire twice around the dust cover and bend the wire knot down.

(d) Remove the plug and install the grease fitting.

(e) Fill with ball joint grease.

Molybdenum Disulphide Lithium Base Grease:

(f) Remove the grease fitting and install the plug.

REPLACEMENT OF LOWER ARM BUSHING

1. REMOVE LOWER ARM BUSHING

Using SST, press out the bushing from the lower arm.

SST 09726 12022

(09726 01030, 09726-01040, 09726-01010)

2. INSTALL LOWER ARM BUSHING

Using SST, press the bushing into the lower arm.

SST 09726-12022

(09726-01030, 09726-01040, 09726-01020)

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INSTALLATION OF LOWER ARM

1. INSTALL LOWER ARM IN CROSSMEMBER

2. CONNECT STABILIZER BAR AND STRUT BAR TO LOWER ARM

(a) Connect the stabilizer bar to the lower arm with the bolt and nut. Torque the nut.

(b) Connect the strut bar to the lower arm with the two nuts. Torque the nuts.

3. CONNECT KNUCKLE ARM TO BALL JOINT AND TIE ROD

(a) Install the knuckle arm on the ball joint with a nut. Torque the nut and install a new cotter pin.

(b) Install the knuckle arm on the tie rod with a nut. Torque the nut and install a new cotter pin.

Toyota Avalon Shock Absorber

CONNECT KNUCKLE ARM TO SHOCK ABSORBER

Place the shock absorber assembly in position and connect the knuckle and with the two bolts. Torque the bolts.

5. INSTALL TIRE AND LOWER VEHICLE

6. TORQUE BOLT HOLDING LOWER ARM TO CROSS-MEMBER

After bouncing the vehicle to settle the suspension, torque the bolt.

7. CHECK FRONT WHEEL ALIGNMENT AND SIDE SLIP (See page FA-3)

Celica Supra Mk2 Front Wheel Suspension

1. ADJUST STAKED NUT

Strut Bar

REMOVAL OF STRUT BAR

1. REMOVE STRUT BAR FROM BRACKET

Remove the nut and strut bar from the bracket. NOTE: Do not remove the staked nut.

3. CONNECT STRUT BAR TO BRACKET

Connect the strut bar to the bracket with a nut. Torque the nut.

4. CHECK FRONT WHEEL ALIGNMENT AND SIDE SUP (See page FA-3)

2. REMOVE STRUT BAR FROM LOWER ARM

Jack up the lower arm and disconnect the strut bar. Remove the bolt holding the strut bar to the lower arm, and disconnect the strut bar.

INSTALLATION OF STRUT BAR

1. ADJUST STAKED NUT

CONNECT STRUT BAR TO LOWER ARM

Connect the strut bar to the lower arm with a bolt, the bolt.

Check that the distance between the staked nut and of the bolt hole is 369.1 mm (14.531 in.). Adjust nut as necessary.

NOTE: Do not move staked nut unless required.

Toyota Avalon Stabilizer Bar Replacement

Stabilizer Bar

REMOVAL OF STABILIZER BAR

1. REMOVE ENGINE UNDER COVER

2. DISCONNECT STABILIZER BAR FROM LOWER ARMS

3. REMOVE BOTH STABILIZER BAR BRACKETS FROM STRUT BAR BRACKETS

4. REMOVE STRUT BAR WITH STRUT BAR BRACKET ON ONE SIDE

(a) Remove the two nuts, and disconnect the strut bar from the lower arm.

(b) Remove the four strut bar bracket bolts.

5. REMOVE STABILIZER BAR

Pull out the stabilizer bar through the strut bar bracket hole.

INSTALLATION OF STABILIZER BAR

1. INSERT STABILIZER BAR THROUGH STRUT BAR BRACKET HOLE

2. INSTALL STRUT BAR BRACKET

Install the strut bar bracket and torque the bolts. Torque: 475 kg cm (34 ft-lb, 47 Nm)

3. INSTALL STRUT BAR TO LOWER ARM

Install the strut bar and torque the nuts. Torque: 670 kg-cm (48 ft-lb, 66 Nm)

4. INSTALL STABILIZER BAR ON BRACKETS

Place the stabilizer bar in position and install both stabilizer bushings and brackets on the strut bar brackets. Torque the bolts.

5. CONNECT STABILIZER BAR TO LOWER ARMS

Connect the stabilizer bar on both sides to the lower arms with bolts, cushions and nuts as shown. Torque the nuts.

6. INSTALL ENGINE UNDER COVER

7. CHECK FRONT WHEEL ALIGNMENT (See page FA-3)

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