Warning: Refer to Approved Equipment for Collision Repair Warning in the Preface section.
Warning: Refer to Glass and Sheet Metal Handling Warning in the Preface section.
Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.
Note: Use only the original front bumper impact bar bolts. Replace bolts if damaged.
Steering Knuckle Replacement
Preliminary Procedure Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle Remove the wheel bearing and hub assembly. Refer to Front Wheel Bearing and Hub Replacement. Separate the outer tie rod end from the knuckle. Refer to Steering Linkage Outer Tie R ...
Collision Damage Repair
If the vehicle is involved in a collision and it is damaged, have the damage repaired by a qualified technician using the proper equipment and quality replacement parts. Poorly performed collision repairs diminish the vehicle resale value, and safety performance can be compromised in subsequen ...
Prepare all mating surfaces as necessary. Align the body lock pillar outer panel reinforcement. Create 8 x 24 mm (5/16 x 15/16 in) slots for MIG-brazing upper (1) and lower (2). Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for spot welding and brazing. Position the body loc ...