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STEERING

57-2

ADJUSTMENTS

Front wheel alignment - check & adjust

$% 57.65.01

Check

1. Ensure tyre pressures are correct and vehicle 

is at kerbside weight.

2. Roll vehicle backwards and forwards to relieve 

stresses in steering and suspension.

3. Ensure that wheel alignment equipment is 

properly calibrated.

4. Check front wheel alignment is within 

tolerance. 
 

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 GENERAL DATA, Steering.

Adjust

1. Mark position of steering ball joints for 

reference.

2. Loosen track rod and ball joint pinch bolts.

3. Rotate turn buckle to obtain correct alignment. 

Ensure ball joint is not rotated.

CAUTION: Both track rods must be rotated 
an equal amount.

4. Recheck front wheel alignment.

5. Tighten track rod and ball joint pinch bolts to 28 

Nm (21 lbf.ft).

CAUTION: Ensure slots in turn buckle 
clamps are aligned.

STEERING > ADJUSTMENTS > Front wheel alignment - check & adjust

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