Wheel And Tire Installation

1. When installing the wheels and tires, tighten the wheel nuts in a criss-cross pattern to the following tightening torque.

Tightening torque
88-118 N·m
{9.0-12.0 kgf·m, 65.0-87.0 ft·lbf}

Connectors Disconnection

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable before performing any work that requires handling of connectors.

EPS Related Parts

1. Make sure that there are no DTCs in the EPS memory after working on EPS related parts. If there are any codes in the memory, clear them.

EPS System Neutral Setting

• After working on the steering system, always set the EPS system to the neutral position to prevent system malfunction.

1. After performing the following, set the EPS system to the neutral position. (See EPS SYSTEM NEUTRAL POSITION SETTING.)

• Steering gear and linkage replacement
• EPS control unit replacement
• Disconnecting the steering shaft joint (gear side)