Brace - Shock Tower (Remove and Replace)

Correction code 1010220210102202

Remove

  1. Open all the doors.
  2. Lower all the windows.
  3. Remove the 2nd row lower seat cushion. See Seat Cushion - Lower - 2nd Row (Remove and Replace).
  4. Remove the rear underhood apron. See Underhood Apron - Rear (Remove and Replace).
  5. Remove the cabin intake duct. See Duct - Cabin Intake (Remove and Replace).
  6. Remove the underhood storage unit. See Underhood Storage Unit (Remove and Replace).
  7. Disconnect the 12V power. See 12V Power (Disconnect and Connect).
  8. Remove the 12V auxiliary battery. See Battery - 12V (Remove and Replace).
  9. Support the A/C compressor from below.
  10. Disconnect the electrical connectors from the low pressure transducer and the EXV.
  11. Release the clips that attach the electrical harness to the shock tower brace.
  12. Remove the bolt that attaches the liquid line bracket to the shock tower brace.
    Torque 5.5 Nm
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  13. Remove the bolts that attach the A/C compressor to the compressor bracket.
    Torque 10 Nm
  14. Remove the bolt that attaches the superbottle to the brace.
    Torque 8 Nm
  15. Remove the nuts that attach the superbottle to the brace.
    Torque 8 Nm
  16. Remove the bolts that attach the battery bracket to the shock tower brace.
    Torque 15 Nm
  17. Remove the LH and RH bolts that attach the shock tower brace to the body.
    Torque 67 Nm
    Torque 67 Nm
  18. Remove the LH and RH outer bolts that attach the shock tower brace to the body, and then remove the shock tower brace from the vehicle.
    Torque 62 Nm
  19. Remove the bolts that attach the compressor bracket to the shock tower brace, and then remove the bracket from the brace.
    Torque 10 nm
1Open all the doors.
2Lower all the windows.
3Remove the 2nd row lower seat cushion. See Seat Cushion - Lower - 2nd Row (Remove and Replace).
4Remove the rear underhood apron. See Underhood Apron - Rear (Remove and Replace).
5Remove the cabin intake duct. See Duct - Cabin Intake (Remove and Replace).
6Remove the underhood storage unit. See Underhood Storage Unit (Remove and Replace).
7Disconnect the 12V power. See 12V Power (Disconnect and Connect).
8Remove the 12V auxiliary battery. See Battery - 12V (Remove and Replace).
9Support the A/C compressor from below.
10Disconnect the electrical connectors from the low pressure transducer and the EXV.
11Release the clips that attach the electrical harness to the shock tower brace.
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12Remove the bolt that attaches the liquid line bracket to the shock tower brace.
Torque 5.5 Nm
13Remove the bolts that attach the A/C compressor to the compressor bracket.
Torque 10 Nm
14Remove the bolt that attaches the superbottle to the brace.
Torque 8 Nm
15Remove the nuts that attach the superbottle to the brace.
Torque 8 Nm
16Remove the bolts that attach the battery bracket to the shock tower brace.
Torque 15 Nm
17Remove the LH and RH bolts that attach the shock tower brace to the body.
Torque 67 Nm
Torque 67 Nm
18Remove the LH and RH outer bolts that attach the shock tower brace to the body, and then remove the shock tower brace from the vehicle.
Torque 62 Nm
19Remove the bolts that attach the compressor bracket to the shock tower brace, and then remove the bracket from the brace.
Torque 10 nm

Install

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal.