Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Transverse link

Removal and Installation

REMOVAL

1. Remove wheel and tire. Refer to WT-66, "Adjustment".

2. Remove steering knuckle from transverse link. Refer to FSU-12, "Exploded View".

3. Remove mounting nuts and washers on lower portion of stabilizer connecting rod.

4. Slightly loosen transverse link mounting bolts.

5. Remove transverse link bolts and nuts, and remove transverse link from suspension member.

INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL

Visual Inspection

Check transverse link and bushing for deformation, cracks, and other damage. Replace the entire transverse link assembly if cracks, deformation or any other damage is found.

Ball Joint Inspection

CAUTION: Before measurement, move the ball joint at least ten times by hand to check for smooth movement.

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