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How to replace front suspension arm / front control arm on TOYOTA AURIS 1 (E150) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]


Required tools:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner Copper grease
Combination spanner #22
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 14 Drive socket # 17
Drive socket # 22 Wheel impact socket #21
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench Tap wrench
Clip removal tool
Crow bar Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock 1. Raise the front of the car and secure on supports. 2. Unscrew the wheel bolts.
Use wheel impact socket #21. AUTODOC recommends:
To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts. 3. Undo the fasteners of the oil pan lower cover.
Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
Use a clip removal tool. 4. Remove the oil pan cover. 5. Clean all joints of the arm.
Use a wire brush.
Use WD-40 spray. AUTODOC recommends:
After applying the spray, wait a few minutes. Wear protective goggles.
Wear a respirator. 6. Unscrew the fastener connecting the ball joint to the suspension control arm.
Use a drive socket #17. 7. Lower the car. 8. Unscrew the fasteners of the coolant reservoir.
Use a drive socket #14.
Use a ratchet wrench. 9. Unscrew the upper fastener of the engine mount.
Use a drive socket #17.
Use a ratchet wrench. 10. Raise the front of the car and secure on supports. 11. Support the engine in the oil pan area. AUTODOC recommends:
Make sure that the engine is supported. 12. Clean the fasteners connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a wire brush.
Use WD-40 spray. 13. Unscrew the front arm fastener.
Use a drive socket #22.
Use a tap wrench. 14. Remove the front fastener of the control arm. 15. Clean the fasteners connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a wire brush.
Use WD-40 spray. 16. Unscrew the rear fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe.
Use a combination spanner #22. Use a drive socket #22.
Use a tap wrench. 17. Remove the rear fastener of the control arm. 18. Remove the arm.
Use a crowbar. 19. Clean the mounting seats and the thread of the suspension arm. Use a wire brush.
Use WD-40 spray. 20. Install a new arm. AUTODOC recommends:
During the installation process, use only new bolts and nuts. Do not damage the ball joint cover. 21. Install the front fastener of the arm. 22. Clean all joints of the arm.
Use a wire brush.
Use WD-40 spray. 23. Screw the fasteners of the ball joint.
Use a drive socket #17.
Use a ratchet wrench. 24. Install the rear fastener of the arm. 25. Screw the rear fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a combination spanner #22.
Use a drive socket #22.
Use a ratchet wrench. 26. Remove the hydraulic transmission jack. AUTODOC recommends:
Lower the hydraulic transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging assemblies and mechanisms. 27. Support the arm.
Use a hydraulic transmission jack. 28. Tighten the front fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a drive socket #22.
Use a torque wrench.
Tighten it to 80 Nm torque. 29. Tighten the rear fastener of the control arm.
Use a combination spanner #22. Use a drive socket #22.
Use a torque wrench.
Tighten it to 80 Nm torque. 30. Tighten the ball joint fastener.
Use a drive socket #17. Use a torque wrench.
Tighten it to 50 nm torque. 31. Remove the support from under the arm. AUTODOC recommends:
Lower the hydraulic transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging assemblies and mechanisms. 32. Treat all joints of the arm.
Use copper grease. 33. Reinstall the oil pan lower cover. 34. Tighten the fasteners of the oil pan lower cover.
Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
Use a clip removal tool. 35. Treat all joints of the arm.
Use copper grease. 36. Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim.
Use copper grease. 37. Clean the brake disk surface.
Use a brake cleaner. AUTODOC recommends:
After applying the spray, wait a few minutes. 38. Screw in the wheel bolts.
Use wheel impact socket #21. AUTODOC recommends:
To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts. 39. Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts. Use a torque wrench.
Tighten it to 120 nm torque. 40. Tighten the upper fastener of the engine mount.
Use a drive socket #17. Use a torque wrench.
Tighten it to 75 nm torque. 41. Screw in the coolant reservoir fasteners.
Use a drive socket #14.
Use a ratchet wrench.

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