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Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual: Lower Control Arm Ball Joint Replacement Suspension Ball Joints

Chevrolet Equinox Service Manual / Chassis / Suspension / Lower Control Arm Ball Joint Replacement Suspension Ball Joints

Removal Procedure

Lower Control Arm Ball Joint Replacement Suspension Ball Joints

Remove the lower control arm. Refer toLower Control Arm Replacement.Place the lower control arm in a vise or suitable holding device.Remove the ball joint rivets using the following procedure.Drill through the rivets using an 8-mm (5/16-in) drill bit.Enlarge the hole using a 12-mm (31/64-in) drill bit.Remove any remaining burs from the lower control arm.Remove the lower control arm ball joint from the lower control arm. Note the positionof the ball joint for reassembly.Installation Procedure

Lower Control Arm Ball Joint Replacement Suspension Ball Joints

Note:The lower control arm must be clean and free of debris before installing the new lowercontrol arm ball joint.

Position the lower control arm ball joint on the lower control arm as previously noted.

Caution:Refer toFastener Caution.

Note:

Only use the hardware provided with the new lower control arm ball joint.The lower control arm ball joint bolts must be installed with the bolt head on thetop side of the ball joint.Install the lower control arm ball joint bolts and nuts and tighten to 68-Y (50-lb-ft).Install the lower control arm. Refer toLower Control Arm Replacement.
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