Honda CIVIC 10G 2016 Front And Rear Suspension Page 1

Front and Rear Suspension Component Location Index
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  • Page 1Front and Rear Suspension Component Location Index Front Suspension cardiagn.com Rear Suspension
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  • Page 3Front and Rear Suspension Component Location Index Front Suspension cardiagn.com Rear Suspension
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  • Page 5Ball Joint Boot Replacement and Inspection Special Tool Required Image Description/Tool Number Bearing Driver Attachment, 36 mm 07965-SA50500 cardiagn.com Clip Guide, 45 mm 070AG-SJA0300 1. Ball Joint Boot - Inspect Check the ball joint boot for weakness, damage, cracks, and inner boot grease leaks.
  • Page 6Housing Bracket Ball Joint 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Front Wheel - Remove 3. Front Suspension Stroke Sensor - Disconnect 1. Disconnect the front suspension stroke sensor from the lower arm. 4. Lower Arm - Disconnect 1. Disconnect the housing bracket ball joint from the lower arm. cardiagn.com 5. Ball Joi
  • Page 71. Pack the interior and lip (A) of a new boot with grease. NOTE: Keep the grease off of the boot-to-lower ball joint housing mating surfaces (B). Use the grease that comes with the ball joint kit, or multi-purpose grease. Do not let dirt or other foreign materials get into the boot. 2. Pack fresh g
  • Page 82. Front Wheel - Remove 3. Knuckle/Hub Bearing Unit Assembly - Remove 4. Ball Joint Boot - Remove 1. Paint an alignment mark (A) at the center point between the boot clip ends (B) on the damper fork (C). 2. Remove the boot clip and the boot. cardiagn.com 5. Ball Joint Boot - Install 1. Pack the inte
  • Page 96. Adjust the depth by turning the clip guide until its base is just above the groove around (A) the bottom of the boot. 7. Slide the clip (B) over the tool and into position on the boot. 8. Align the center of the boot clip ends (C) with the painted alignment mark (D) on the appropriate part. 9. Af
  • Page 10Ball Joint Removal Special Tool Required Image Description/Tool Number Ball Joint Thread Protector, 12 mm 07AAF-SDAA100 cardiagn.com Ball Joint Thread Protector, 14 mm 07AAE-SJAA100 Ball Joint Remover, 32 mm 07MAC-SL00102
  • Page 11Image Description/Tool Number Ball Joint Remover, 28 mm 07MAC-SL00202 cardiagn.com Always use a ball joint remover to disconnect a ball joint. Do not strike the housing or any other part of the ball joint connection to disconnect it. 1. Ball Joint - Removal 1. Install a hex nut (A) or the ball joint
  • Page 122. Apply grease to the ball joint remover on the areas as shown (A). This will ease the installation of the tool, and prevent damage to the pressure bolt (B) threads. cardiagn.com 3. Loosen the pressure bolt (A), and install the ball joint remover as shown. NOTE: Insert the jaws carefully, making su
  • Page 13Front Damper/Spring Disassembly, Reassembly, and Inspection Special Tool Required Image Description/Tool Number Strut Nut Adapter 07AAA-SVAA100 cardiagn.com NOTE: Where icon is shown, click for further information. Where icon is shown, click for further information. When compressing the damper sprin
  • Page 14cardiagn.com Detailed information, notes, and precautions Replace 1. Damper Cap - Remove 2. Damper Unit, Damper Mounting Base - Remove
  • Page 151. Set the damper/spring to the strut spring compressor. 2. Compress the damper spring. NOTE: Do not compress the spring more than necessary to remove the nut. 3. Remove the self-locking nut (A) with the strut nut adapter (B), while holding the damper shaft with a hex wrench (C). 4. Remove the dampe
  • Page 161. Reassemble the damper mounting base and the self-locking nut. 2. Compress the damper assembly by hand, and check for smooth operation through a full stroke, both compression and extension. The damper should extend smoothly and constantly when compression is released. If it does not, the gas is le
  • Page 17cardiagn.com Detailed information, notes, and precautions Torque: N·m (kgf·m, lbf·ft) Replace *1 2/4-door (Except Si) (screw guide pin type) *2 5-door (Except Type-R) *3 2/4-door (Except Si) (hex guide pin type) *4 Si *5 Type-R 1. Bump Stop - Install
  • Page 182. Damper Mounting Bearing - Install 3. Upper Spring Seat - Install 4. Dust Cover - Install 5. Upper Spring Seat Rubber - Install 6. Damper Spring - Install 1. Install the damper spring (A) on the upper spring seat rubber (B) by aligning the upper end (C) of the damper spring with the ledge portion
  • Page 191. Set the damper mounting base/damper spring (A) to the strut spring compressor. 2. Compress the damper spring. NOTE: Do not compress the spring excessively. 9. Damper Unit - Install cardiagn.com 1. Install the damper unit (A) to the damper spring/damper mounting base. 2. Align the raised portions
  • Page 20Left side (Except Type-R) 3. Align the angle (A) of the stud (B) on the damper mounting base (C) with the aligning tab (Except Type-R) (D) or with the center line (Type-R) (E) of the damper unit as shown. Specified Angle: 2/4-door: 0° 3° 5-door (Except Type-R): 0° 7° Type-R: 0° 5° Right side (Except
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  • Page 224. Install the self-locking nut (A). 5. Hold the damper shaft using a hex wrench (B), and tighten the self-locking nut using the strut nut adapter (C) to the specified torque. 6. Remove the damper/spring from the strut spring compressor. cardiagn.com 10.Damper Cap - Install
  • Page 23Front Damper/Spring Removal and Installation Special Tool Required Image Description/Tool Number Ball Joint Thread Protector, 12 mm 07AAF-SDAA100 cardiagn.com Ball Joint Remover, 28 mm 07MAC-SL00202 NOTE: How to read the torque specifications. Unless otherwise indicated, illustrations used in the pr
  • Page 244. Damper Items - Remove (With Adaptive Damper System) cardiagn.com 1. Disconnect the connectors (A). 2. Remove the clip (B). 5. Brake Hose Bracket - Remove
  • Page 25Without adaptive damper system With adaptive damper system cardiagn.com 6. Brake Caliper - Remove 1. Remove the caliper assembly without disconnecting the brake hose from the caliper body. NOTE: To prevent damage to the caliper assembly or brake hose, use a short piece of wire to hang the caliper as
  • Page 269. Tie-Rod End Ball Joint - Disconnect 10.Lower Ball Joint - Disconnect 1. Disconnect the lower ball joint from the lower arm. 11. Knuckle/Hub Assembly - Remove 1. Pull the knuckle (A) outward, and separate the outboard joint (B) from the front hub using a soft face hammer outward. NOTE: Do not pull
  • Page 271. Remove the flange nuts (A). NOTE: Do not let the damper/spring drop down under its own weight. Use the new flange nuts during reassembly. 2. For some models: Remove the damper plate (B). cardiagn.com 3. Remove the damper/spring (A). NOTE: Be careful not to damage the body. During installation, in
  • Page 2814.Wheel Alignment - Check cardiagn.com
  • Page 29Front Damper/Spring Removal and Installation Special Tool Required Image Description/Tool Number Ball Joint Thread Protector, 14 mm 07AAE-SJAA100 cardiagn.com Ball Joint Remover, 32 mm 07MAC-SL00102 NOTE: How to read the torque specifications. 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Front Wheel - Remove 3. Front Brake
  • Page 304. Brake Disc - Remove 5. Spindle Nut - Remove 6. Damper/Spring Items - Remove 1. Remove the wheel speed sensor (A). 2. Remove the brake hose bracket (B). cardiagn.com 3. Remove the brake hose bracket (A). 4. Disconnect the connector (B) as shown.
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  • Page 321. Disconnect the stabilizer link from the front damper. 8. Front Suspension Stroke Sensor - Disconnect 1. Disconnect the front suspension stroke sensor from the lower arm. 9. Stopper Link - Remove 1. Disconnect the stopper link from the damper fork. 10.Knuckle/Hub Bearing Unit Assembly - Remove 1.
  • Page 332. Move the lower arm downward and disconnect the knuckle ball joint (A) from the housing bracket (B). 3. Remove the lock pin (A). cardiagn.com NOTE: During installation, install the lock pin as shown after tightening the new castle nut. 4. Remove the castle nut (B). NOTE: During installation, note
  • Page 34Do not pull the driveshaft end outward. The inner driveshaft inboard joint may come apart. During installation, apply specified grease to the contact area (F) of the outboard joint and the hub bearing unit. 11. Damper Fork - Remove NOTE: During installation, note these items. Use new damper fork mou
  • Page 353. Remove the damper/spring (A). NOTE: Be careful not to damage the body. During installation, if the guide pin (B) is equipped, align the guide pin with the body hole (C). cardiagn.com 13.All Removed Parts - Install 1. Install the parts in the reverse order of removal. 14.Brake System - Bleed 15.Wh
  • Page 36Front Housing Bracket Ball Joint Removal and Installation Special Tool Required Image Description/Tool Number ATT. 44., C-FRAME 070AF-TK80100 cardiagn.com Remover 07AAF-TL2A400 Remover Base C 07GAF-SD4031A
  • Page 37Image Description/Tool Number Adapter G 07XAF-001050A C-Frame OTC7248, commercially available cardiagn.com Installation Receiver 07AAF-TL2A100 Adapter E 07XAF-001040A
  • Page 38------ NOTE: Paint mark (A) indicates the housing bracket ball joint has been replaced. Do not replace the ball joint with the paint mark; you must replace the housing bracket (disconnect the damper fork side, disconnect the lower arm side). cardiagn.com 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Front Wheel - Remove 3.
  • Page 396. Ball Joint - Remove cardiagn.com 1. Remove the ball joint boot, then wipe grease off the exposed portion of the ball joint. 2. Position the ATT.44., C-frame, the remover, the remover base, the adapter G, and the C-frame OTC7248 to the ball joint (A) as shown. 3. Securely clamp the C-frame in a be
  • Page 401. Clean the mating surfaces of the new ball joint (A) and the housing bracket (B). 2. Position the installation receiver, the adapter E, and the C-frame OTC7248 to the ball joint as shown. 3. Securely clamp the C-frame in a bench vise with a shop towel wrapped around the C-frame. 4. Tighten the pre
  • Page 411. Loosely install the new TORX bolt (A), then tighten the new mounting bolts (B) and the new TORX bolt in the numbered sequence shown. cardiagn.com 3. Lower Arm - Connect 1. Connect the housing bracket ball joint to the lower arm. 4. Front Suspension Stroke Sensor - Connect 1. Connect the front sus
  • Page 42Front Knuckle Ball Joint Inspection When inspecting the ball joint, the vehicle will be shake strongly. Make sure support the front jacking bracket correctly with the suitable jack. Housing Bracket Ball Joint 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Front Wheel - Remove 3. Housing Bracket Ball Joint - Inspect cardiagn.
  • Page 433. Check the ball joint boot (A) for weakness, damage, cracks, and inner boot grease leaks. NOTE: If the ball joint boot is damaged with grease leaks, replace the housing bracket ball joint. If the ball joint boot is weakness and cracks without grease leaks, replace the housing bracket ball joint bo
  • Page 44Knuckle Ball Joint cardiagn.com 3. Check the ball joint boot (A) for weakness, damage, cracks, and inner boot grease leaks. NOTE: If the ball joint boot is damaged, weakness, and cracks, replace the knuckle. Damper Fork Ball Joint 4. Check the ball joint boot (A) for weakness, damage, cracks, and in
  • Page 45Front Knuckle/Hub Bearing Unit Removal and Installation Special Tool Required Image Description/Tool Number Ball Joint Thread Protector, 14 mm 07AAE-SJAA100 cardiagn.com Ball Joint Remover, 32 mm 07MAC-SL00102 NOTE: How to read the torque specifications. Do not loosen these bolts (A). 1. Knuckle/Hub
  • Page 46cardiagn.com NOTE: How to read the torque specifications. Refer to the Exploded View as needed during the following procedures. Hub Bearing Unit 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Front Wheel - Remove
  • Page 473. Front Brake Caliper - Remove 4. Brake Disc - Remove 5. Spindle Nut - Remove 6. Hub Bearing Unit - Remove NOTE: Keep the wheel bearing/encoder away from any magnetic field. The encoder can be damaged or erased. Do not pull the driveshaft end outward. The inner driveshaft cardiagn.com inboard joint
  • Page 489. Wheel Speed Sensor and Brake Hose Bracket - Remove cardiagn.com 1. Remove the wheel speed sensor (A) and the brake hose bracket (B). 10.Front Suspension Stroke Sensor - Disconnect 1. Disconnect the front suspension stroke sensor from the lower arm. 11. Knuckle - Remove
  • Page 491. Remove the mounting bolts (A) and the TORX bolt (B). NOTE: During installation, note these items. Use the new mounting bolts and the TORX bolt. Loosely install the TORX bolt, then tighten the mounting bolts and the TORX bolt in the numbered sequence shown. cardiagn.com 2. Move the lower arm downw
  • Page 503. Remove the lock pin (A). NOTE: During installation, install the lock pin as shown after tightening the new castle nut. 4. Remove the castle nut (B). NOTE: During installation, note these items. Use a new castle nut. Torque the castle nut to the lower torque specification, then tighten it only far
  • Page 51Front Knuckle/Hub/Wheel Bearing Replacement Special Tool Required Image Description/Tool Number Ball Joint Thread Protector, 12 mm 07AAF-SDAA100 cardiagn.com Ball Joint Remover, 28 mm 07MAC-SL00202 Ball Joint Thread Protector, 14 mm 07AAE-SJAA100
  • Page 52Image Description/Tool Number Ball Joint Remover, 32 mm 07MAC-SL00102 Driver Handle, 15 x 135L 07749-0010000 cardiagn.com Bearing Driver Attachment, 42 x 47 mm 07746-0010300 Pilot, 28 mm 07746-0041100
  • Page 53Image Description/Tool Number Hub Dis/Assembly Pin, 40 mm 07GAF-SE00100 Bearing Driver Attachment, 62 x 68 mm 07746-0010500 cardiagn.com Attachment, 78 x 90 mm 07GAD-SD40101
  • Page 54Image Description/Tool Number Support Base 07965-SD90100 1. Knuckle/Hub/Wheel Bearing - Exploded View cardiagn.com Exploded View
  • Page 55cardiagn.com NOTE: Refer to the Exploded View as needed during the following procedures. Knuckle/Hub 1. Vehicle - Lift
  • Page 562. Front Wheel - Remove 3. Wheel Speed Sensor - Remove cardiagn.com 4. Brake Hose Bracket - Remove 5. Brake Caliper - Remove 1. Remove the caliper assembly without disconnecting the brake hose from the caliper body. NOTE: To prevent damage to the caliper assembly or brake hose, use a short piece of
  • Page 576. Spindle Nut - Remove 1. Pry up the stake (A) on the spindle nut (B). 2. Remove the spindle nut. NOTE: Use a new spindle nut during reassembly. Tighten the spindle nut to the specified torque during reassembly. Specified Torque: 1.5 L engine: 245 N·m (25.0 kgf·m, 181 lbf·ft) 2.0 L engine: 181 N·m
  • Page 581. Disconnect the lower ball joint from the lower arm. 11. Knuckle/Hub Assembly - Remove 1. Pull the knuckle (A) outward, and separate the outboard joint (B) from the front hub using a soft face hammer outward. NOTE: Do not pull the driveshaft end outward. The inner driveshaft inboard joint may come
  • Page 591. Install the parts in the reverse order of removal. NOTE: Be careful not to damage the ball joint boot when connecting the knuckle. Before connecting the ball joint, degrease the threaded section and the tapered portion of the ball joint pin, the ball joint connecting hole, the threaded section, a
  • Page 602. Press out the wheel bearing inner race (A) of the hub (B) using the driver handle, the bearing driver attachment, the pilot, a commercially available bearing separator (C), and a hydraulic press. cardiagn.com 2.0 L engine 1. Separate the hub (A) from the knuckle (B) using the hub dis/assembly pin
  • Page 612. Press out the wheel bearing inner race (A) of the hub (B) using the hub dis/assembly pin, a commercially available bearing separator (C), and a hydraulic press. 2. Splash Guard and Snap Ring - Remove cardiagn.com NOTE: Check for damaged or deformed snap ring, and replace it if damaged. 3. Bearing
  • Page 624. Bearing - Install 1.5 L engine 1. Wash the knuckle and the hub thoroughly in high flash point solvent before reassembly. 2. Press a new wheel bearing (A) into the knuckle (B) using the old bearing (C), a steel plate (D), the attachment (1.5 L engine), the support base, and a hydraulic press. NOTE
  • Page 63NOTE: Check for damaged or deformed snap ring, and replace it if damaged. 6. Hub - Install cardiagn.com 1.5 L engine 1. Install the hub (A) onto the knuckle (B) using the bearing driver attachment, the driver handle, the support base, and a hydraulic press. NOTE: Be careful not to damage the splash
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  • Page 65Front Lower Arm Ball Joint Inspection 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Front Wheel - Remove 3. Lower Ball Joint - Inspect When inspecting the ball joint, the vehicle will be shaken strongly. Make sure support the front jacking bracket correctly with the suitable jack. 1. Check all bolts, nuts, and bushings on t
  • Page 663. Check the ball joint boot (A) for weakness, damage, cracks, and inner boot grease leaks. NOTE: If the ball joint boot is damaged, weakness, and cracks replace the lower ball joint. 4. Front Wheel - Install cardiagn.com
  • Page 67Front Lower Arm Ball Joint Removal and Installation Special Tool Required Image Description/Tool Number Ball Joint Thread Protector, 14 mm 07AAE-SJAA100 cardiagn.com Ball Joint Remover, 32 mm 07MAC-SL00102 NOTE: How to read the torque specifications. 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Front Wheel - Remove 3. Lowe
  • Page 681. Remove the flange nuts (A). NOTE: Use the new flange nuts. Tighten the flange nuts in the sequence shown. 2. Disconnect the lower ball joint (B) from the lower arm (C). cardiagn.com 4. Spindle Nut - Remove 1. Pry up the stake (A) on the spindle nut (B). 2. Remove the spindle nut. NOTE: Use a new
  • Page 691. Pull the knuckle (A) outward, and separate the outboard joint (B) from the front hub using a soft face hammer outward, then move aside the knuckle/hub. NOTE: Do not pull the driveshaft end outward. The inner driveshaft inboard joint may come apart. During installation, apply about 3 g (0.11 oz) o
  • Page 70Torque the castle nut to the lower torque specification, then tighten it only far enough to align the slot with the ball joint pin hole. Do not align the castle nut by loosening it. Before installing the spindle nut, apply a small amount of engine oil to the seating surface of the nut. After tighten
  • Page 71Front Lower Arm Compliance Bush Removal and Installation 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Front Wheel - Remove 3. Lower Arm - Remove 4. Lower Arm Compliance Bushing - Remove 1. Make a mark (A) on the lower arm (B) right above the bushing opening. cardiagn.com NOTE: This mark will aid you during the bushing inst
  • Page 722. Support the lower arm (A) on suitable bar (B) as shown. 3. Press out the lower arm with a suitable socket and a hydraulic press, and remove the lower arm from the bushing (C). cardiagn.com 1. Lower Arm Compliance Bushing - Install 1. Clean the mating surfaces of the new bushing and the lower arm.
  • Page 734. Press in the bushing by hand first. 5. Support the lower arm (A) on suitable square lumber (B) as shown. 6. Press in the bushing (C) with a suitable socket (D) and a hydraulic press. NOTE: Press the bushing into the lower arm until the mark (E) meets the edge of the bushing opening. 7. Make sure
  • Page 744. Wheel Alignment - Check cardiagn.com
  • Page 75Front Lower Arm Compliance Bush Removal and Installation 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Front Wheel - Remove 3. Engine Undercover - Remove 4. Lower Arm - Remove 5. Lower Arm Compliance Bushing - Remove cardiagn.com 1. Make a mark (A) on the lower arm (B) right above the bushing opening. NOTE: This mark will a
  • Page 762. Support the lower arm (A) on suitable bar (B) as shown. 3. Press out the lower arm with a suitable collar and a hydraulic press, and remove the lower arm from the bushing (C). cardiagn.com 1. Lower Arm Compliance Bushing - Install 1. Clean the mating surfaces of the new bushing and the lower arm.
  • Page 774. Press in the bushing by hand first. 5. Support the lower arm (A) on suitable square lumber (B) as shown. 6. Press in the bushing (C) with a suitable collar (D) and a hydraulic press. NOTE: Press the bushing into the lower arm until the mark (E) meets the edge of the bushing opening. 7. Make sure
  • Page 784. Wheel Alignment - Check cardiagn.com
  • Page 79Front Lower Arm Removal and Installation 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Front Wheel - Remove 3. Engine Undercover - Remove 4. Stabilizer Link - Disconnect 1. Disconnect both sides of the stabilizer link from the stabilizer bar. cardiagn.com 5. Lower Ball Joint - Disconnect 1. Disconnect the lower ball joint f
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  • Page 818. Wheel Alignment - Check cardiagn.com
  • Page 82Front Lower Arm Removal and Installation Special Tool Required Image Description/Tool Number Ball Joint Thread Protector, 14 mm 07AAE-SJAA100 cardiagn.com Ball Joint Remover, 32 mm 07MAC-SL00102 NOTE: How to read the torque specifications. 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Front Wheel - Remove 3. Engine Undercov
  • Page 834. Stopper Link - Disconnect 1. Disconnect the stopper link from the lower arm. 5. Front Suspension Stroke Sensor - Disconnect 1. Disconnect the front suspension stroke sensor from the lower arm. 6. Stabilizer Link - Disconnect 1. Disconnect both sides of the stabilizer link from the stabilizer bar.
  • Page 844. While pushing up on the stabilizer bar (A), remove the lower arm (B). NOTE: During installation, note these items. Use the new lower arm mounting bolts. Loosely install the nuts and/or bolts to install the bushings, load the suspension with the vehicle's weight, and then tighten the nuts and/or b
  • Page 85Front Stabilizer Bar Removal and Installation 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Front Wheels - Remove 3. Steering Gearbox - Remove 4. Stabilizer Bar - Remove 1. Remove the bushing holders (A). cardiagn.com 2. Remove the stabilizer bar (B) from the front subframe (C). NOTE: Do not try to remove the stabilizer bus
  • Page 861. Install the stabilizer bar (A) to the front subframe (B). NOTE: Make sure that the tabs (C) of the stabilizer bushings are properly positioned in the grooves (D) of the subframe. 2. Install the bushing holders (E). 3. Loosely install the front side mounting bolt (F). 4. Tighten the mounting bolts
  • Page 87Front Stabilizer Link Removal and Installation NOTE: Unless otherwise indicated, illustrations used in the procedure are for 2/4-door. 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Front Wheel - Remove 3. Stabilizer Link - Remove 1. Remove the flange nuts (A) while holding the respective joint pin (B) with a hex wrench (C).
  • Page 88Except Type-R 1. Install the stabilizer link (A). 2. Install the new flange nuts (B), then tighten them to the specified torque while holding the respective joint pin (C) with a hex wrench (D). cardiagn.com Type-R 1. Install the stabilizer link (A). NOTE: The stabilizer link has a position mark (B).
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  • Page 90Rear Damper Removal, Installation, and Inspection NOTE: How to read the torque specifications. Unless otherwise indicated, illustrations used in the procedure are for 2/4-door without adaptive damper system. 1. Rear Damper - Exploded View cardiagn.com
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  • Page 92NOTE: How to read the torque specifications. Refer to the Exploded View as needed during the following procedures. Unless otherwise indicated, illustrations used in the procedure are for 2/4-door without adaptive damper system. 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Rear Wheel - Remove 3. Damper Items - Remove (With
  • Page 932. Remove the clip (B). 4. Lower Arm B - Support 1. Position a floor jack under lower arm B. 2. Raise the floor jack until the suspension begins to compress. cardiagn.com 5. Damper - Remove 1. Remove the damper lower mounting bolt (A) and the washer (except Type-R) (B). NOTE: Use the new flange nut
  • Page 942. Remove the damper upper mounting bolts (A). NOTE: Do not let the damper/spring drop down under its own weight. Use a new flange bolts during reassembly. cardiagn.com 3. Remove the damper unit (A). NOTE: Be careful not to damage the body. During installation, note these items. - Install the damper
  • Page 951. Rear Damper - Inspect 1. Install the damper mounting base and the self-locking nut. 2. Compress the damper assembly by hand, and check for smooth operation through a full stroke, both compression and extension. The damper should extend smoothly and constantly when compression is released. If it d
  • Page 96Rear Spring Removal and Installation 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Rear Wheel - Remove 3. Lower Arm B - Support 1. Position a floor jack under lower arm B. 2. Raise the floor jack until the suspension begins to compress. 4. Rear Spring - Remove cardiagn.com 1. Remove the stabilizer link lower mounting bolt (
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  • Page 983. Lower the floor jack gradually. 4. Remove the spring (A), upper rubber mount (B), and lower rubber mount (C). cardiagn.com 1. Spring - Install 1. Install the upper rubber mount (A) on the spring (B) by aligning the upper end (C) of the spring with the ledge portion (D) of the upper rubber mount.
  • Page 992. Install the lower rubber mount (A) on the spring (B) by aligning the lower end (C) of the spring with the ledge portion (D) of the lower rubber mount. 3. Install the tabs (A) of the lower rubber mount into the grooves (C) of the lower arm B and install the spring assembly. cardiagn.com NOTE: Make
  • Page 1002. Rear Wheel - Install 3. Wheel Alignment - Check cardiagn.com
  • Page 101Rear Stabilizer Bar Removal and Installation 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Rear Wheels - Remove 3. Stabilizer Link - Disconnect 1. Disconnect both sides of the stabilizer link from the stabilizer bar. 4. Stabilizer Bar - Remove cardiagn.com 1. Remove the bushing holders (A). 2. Remove the stabilizer bar (B).
  • Page 1021. Install the stabilizer bar (A). 2. Install the bushing holders (B). NOTE: Make sure there is no gap between the stabilizer bushing and the bushing holder. 2. Stabilizer Link - Connect cardiagn.com 1. Connect both sides of the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar. 3. Rear Wheels - Install
  • Page 103Rear Stabilizer Link Removal and Installation 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Rear Wheel - Remove 3. Stabilizer Link - Remove 1. Remove the flange nut (A) while holding the respective joint pin (B) with a hex wrench (C). 2. Remove the stabilizer link lower mounting bolt (D). cardiagn.com 1. Stabilizer Link - I
  • Page 1041. Install the stabilizer link (A). 2. Install the new flange nut (B), and tighten it to the specified torque while holding the respective joint pin (C) with a hex wrench (D). 3. Install the stabilizer link lower mounting bolt (E). NOTE: Loosely install the nuts and/or bolts to install the bushings,
  • Page 105Rear Strake Removal and Installation 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Rear Strake - Remove 1. Drill out the rivets (A) with a drill (B). 2. Remove the rear strake (C). cardiagn.com 3. All Removed Parts - Install 1. Install the parts in the reverse order of removal. NOTE: Install the rear strake with the new riv
  • Page 106Rear Trailing Arm Removal and Installation NOTE: How to read the torque specifications. 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Rear Wheel - Remove 3. Wheel Speed Sensor/Electric Parking Brake Harness Bracket Mounting Bolt - Remove cardiagn.com 4. Trailing Arm - Remove
  • Page 107NOTE: For some model: Do not loosen this bolt (A) and nut. During installation, note these items. Use the new mounting bolts and nuts. - Loosely install the nuts and/or bolts to install the - bushings, load the suspension with the vehicle's weight, and then tighten the nuts and/or bolts to the speci
  • Page 108Suspension Stroke Sensor Removal and Installation NOTE: How to read the torque specifications. Front 1. Vehicle - Lift 2. Engine Undercover - Remove 3. Front Suspension Stroke Sensor - Remove 1. Disconnect the connector (A). cardiagn.com 2. Remove the front suspension stroke sensor (B). 4. All Remov
  • Page 1091. Disconnect the connector (A). 2. Remove the harness clip (B). 3. Remove the rear suspension stroke sensor (C). cardiagn.com 3. All Removed Parts - Install 1. Install the parts in the reverse order of removal.