Rear Upper Arm Replacement

1.Raise the rear of the vehicle, and make sure it is securely supported. Remove the rear wheels.

2.Place a floor jack under the trailing arm, and support the suspension.

3.Remove the wheel sensor harness bracket (A) from the upper arm (B).

 

4.Remove the flange bolts (A), and remove the upper arm (B).

 

5.Install the upper arm in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:

  • First install all the suspension components and lightly tighten the bolts and nuts, then place a jack under the trailing arm, and raise the suspension to load it with the vehicle's weight before fully tightening the bolts and nuts to the specified torque values.
  • Tighten all the mounting hardware to the specified torque values.
  • Before installing the wheel, clean the mating surface of the brake disc and the inside of the wheel.
  • Check the wheel alignment, and adjust it if necessary.