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UPPER LATERAL LINK REMOVAL/INSTALLATION

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2016 – MX-5 – Suspension

UPPER LATERAL LINK REMOVAL/INSTALLATION

1. Remove in the order indicated in the table.

2. Install in the reverse order of removal.

3. Inspect the rear wheel alignment and adjust if necessary. (See REAR WHEEL ALIGNMENT.)

1

Upper lateral link outer bolt

(See Upper Lateral Link Outer Bolt Installation Note.)

2

Upper lateral link inner nut

3

Upper lateral link inner bolt

(See Upper Lateral Link Inner Bolt Installation Note.)

4

Upper lateral link

(See Upper Lateral Link Installation Note.)

Upper Lateral Link Installation Note

1. Install the upper lateral link so that the upper lateral link outer bolt can be inserted from the front of the vehicle.

Upper Lateral Link Inner Bolt Installation Note

1. Insert the upper lateral link inner bolt from the front of the vehicle and tighten it to the specified torque.

    Tightening torque

  • 64—78 N·m {6.6—7.9 kgf·m, 48—57 ft·lbf}

Upper Lateral Link Outer Bolt Installation Note

1. Completely tighten the upper lateral link outer bolt when lifting up the vehicle.

    Tightening torque

  • 66—80 N·m {6.8—8.1 kgf·m, 49—59 ft·lbf}

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