Toe Link - Rear - LH (Remove and Replace)

Correction code 3103200231032002

Remove

  1. Remove the LH rear wheel. See Wheel (Remove and Install).
  2. Remove and discard the bolt and nut that attach the rear toe link to the knuckle.
  3. Remove the mid aero shield panel. See Panel - Aero Shield - Mid (Remove and Replace).
  4. Remove and discard the bolt and nut that attach the rear toe link to the rear subframe, and then remove the rear toe link from the vehicle.
1Remove the LH rear wheel. See Wheel (Remove and Install).
2Remove and discard the bolt and nut that attach the rear toe link to the knuckle.
3Remove the mid aero shield panel. See Panel - Aero Shield - Mid (Remove and Replace).
4Remove and discard the bolt and nut that attach the rear toe link to the rear subframe, and then remove the rear toe link from the vehicle.

Install

  1. Hand tighten the bolts and nuts that attach the rear toe link to the subframe and the knuckle.
  2. Remove the bolt that attaches the LH rear suspension cover to the lower control arm.
  3. Install a spring compressor onto the LH rear coil spring. Line up the hooks per image and verify that the spindle goes through the body opening when the suspension is compressed.
  4. Position a support stand underneath the LH rear suspension, and then raise the support stand to simulate vehicle at ride height.
    Note: Use the rear ride height torque gauge to verify that the rear suspension is set to ride height specifications and adjust the support stand or spring compressor tool , if necessary.
  5. Measure the distance between the bottom of the quarter panel to the center of the rear axle to make sure that the rear suspension is set to ride height: The distance should measure 378 mm.
  6. Fasten the bolt and nut that attach the rear toe link to the knuckle and mark the bolt and nut area with a paint pen.
    Torque 76 Nm
  7. Fasten the bolt and nut that attach the rear toe link to the subframe and mark the bolt and nut area with a paint pen.
    Torque 85 Nm
  8. Remove the support stand from underneath the LH rear suspension.
  9. Remove the spring compressor from the LH rear coil spring.
  10. Install the bolt that attaches the LH rear suspension cover to the lower control arm.
    Torque 6 Nm
  11. Install the LH rear wheel. See Wheel (Remove and Install).
  12. Check the four wheel alignment. See Four Wheel Alignment (Check).
1Hand tighten the bolts and nuts that attach the rear toe link to the subframe and the knuckle.
2Remove the bolt that attaches the LH rear suspension cover to the lower control arm.
3Install a spring compressor onto the LH rear coil spring. Line up the hooks per image and verify that the spindle goes through the body opening when the suspension is compressed.
4Position a support stand underneath the LH rear suspension, and then raise the support stand to simulate vehicle at ride height.
Note: Use the rear ride height torque gauge to verify that the rear suspension is set to ride height specifications and adjust the support stand or spring compressor tool , if necessary.
5Measure the distance between the bottom of the quarter panel to the center of the rear axle to make sure that the rear suspension is set to ride height: The distance should measure 378 mm.
6Fasten the bolt and nut that attach the rear toe link to the knuckle and mark the bolt and nut area with a paint pen.
Torque 76 Nm
7Fasten the bolt and nut that attach the rear toe link to the subframe and mark the bolt and nut area with a paint pen.
Torque 85 Nm
8Remove the support stand from underneath the LH rear suspension.
9Remove the spring compressor from the LH rear coil spring.
10Install the bolt that attaches the LH rear suspension cover to the lower control arm.
Torque 6 Nm
11Install the LH rear wheel. See Wheel (Remove and Install).
12Check the four wheel alignment. See Four Wheel Alignment (Check).