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Land Rover Discovery: Front Suspension Lower ARM (G2028296) / Removal and Installation

Land Rover Discovery (2009–2016) Service Manual / Chassis / Chassis-Suspension / Front Suspension Lower ARM (G2028296) / Removal and Installation

REMOVAL

CAUTION:

Nuts and bolts must be tightened with the weight of the vehicle on the suspension.

NOTES:

  • RH illustration shown, LH is similar.
  • Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

WARNING:

Make sure to support the vehicle with axle stands.

Raise and support the vehicle.

Refer to: Wheel and Tire (204-04 Wheels and Tires, Removal and Installation).

WARNING:

Make sure that a new nut is installed.

CAUTION:

Make sure that the ball joint ball does not rotate.

Front suspension lower ARM (G2028296) Removal and installation

Torque: 65 Nm

Front suspension lower ARM (G2028296) Removal and installation

CAUTION:

Make sure that new bolts are installed.

Front suspension lower ARM (G2028296) Removal and installation

  • Vehicles fitted with 18'' brakes

Torque:

Stage 1: 110 Nm

Stage 2: 120º

  • Vehicles fitted with 17'' brakes.

Torque:

Stage 1: 70 Nm

Stage 2: 120º

CAUTION:

Make sure that a new bolt is installed.

Front suspension lower ARM (G2028296) Removal and installation

Torque:

Stage 1: 80 Nm

Stage 2: 180º

CAUTION:

Make sure that the ball joint seal is not damaged.

Front suspension lower ARM (G2028296) Removal and installation

CAUTION:

Make sure that new nuts and bolts are installed.

Front suspension lower ARM (G2028296) Removal and installation

  • (1) Lower control arm front bolt:

Torque:

Stage 1: 140 Nm

Stage 2: 45º

(2) Lower control arm rear nut and bolt for vehicles fitted with 18'' brakes:

Torque:

Stage 1: 115 Nm

Stage 2: 240º

(2) Lower control arm rear nut and bolt for vehicles fitted with 17'' brakes:

Torque: 175 Nm

NOTE:

Do not disassemble further if the component is removed for access only.

Front suspension lower ARM (G2028296) Removal and installation

Torque: 10 Nm

INSTALLATION

To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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