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Ford Escape: Rear Suspension / Removal and Installation - Rear Lower Arm

Removal

NOTICE: Suspension fasteners are critical parts that affect the performance of vital components and systems. Failure of these fasteners may result in major service expense. Use the same or equivalent parts if replacement is necessary. Do not use a replacement part of lesser quality or substitute design. Tighten fasteners as specified.

NOTE: Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

  1. Remove the spring.
    Refer to: Spring (204-02 Rear Suspension, Removal and Installation).
  1. NOTE: Note the position of the components before removal.

    Mark the position of the rearward lower arm adjustment cam to the crossmember.
  1. Remove and discard the rear lower arm-to-subframe bolt, washer and nut and remove the rear lower arm.

Installation

  1. NOTE: Only tighten the nuts and bolts finger tight at this stage.

    Position the rear lower arm and install the new rear lower arm-to-subframe bolt, washer and nut.
    Torque: 159 lb.in (18 Nm)
  1. Install the spring.
    Refer to: Spring (204-02 Rear Suspension, Removal and Installation).
  1. NOTICE: Tighten the suspension fasteners with the weight of the vehicle on the wheels and tires or use a suitable jack to raise the suspension to curb height or damage to the bushings may occur.

    NOTE: Make sure that the components are installed to the position noted before removal.

    Install the rearward lower arm adjustment cam to the crossmember bolt and nut.
    Torque: 111 lb.ft (150 Nm)
  1. Check and if necessary adjust rear toe.
    Refer to: Rear Toe Adjustment (204-00 Suspension System - General Information, General Procedures).

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