REAR LATERAL LINK (UPPER) INSPECTION


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1. Remove the rear lateral link (upper) from the vehicle.

2. Inspect the link for bending or damage. If there is any malfunction, replace the link.

3. Inspect the ball joint for looseness. If there is any malfunction, replace the ball joint.

4. Rotate the ball joint 5 times.

5. Measure the ball-joint rotational torque using an Allen wrench and a torque wrench.

Rear lateral link (upper) ball joint rotational torque
0.4-2.8 N·m {5-28 kgf·cm, 4-24 in·lbf}
• If not within the specification, replace the rear lateral link (upper).