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Installing
Installing
Before inserting bolts for subframe, position steering box on subframe and insert steering box bolts.
   
The threaded sleeve -1- for the steering box must sit in hole in subframe.
Further installation in reverse order.
After installation, check position of steering wheel during road test.
If the steering wheel is off centre, wheel alignment must be checked and adjusted.
  N48-0284
Torque settings: 
Swivel joint to wheel bearing housing
Use new bolts!
45 Nm
Pendulum support to subframe 25 Nm
Pendulum support to gearbox 
M 10 x 70
M 10 x 30
50 Nm
50 Nm
Steering box to subframe
Use new bolts!
20 Nm + 90°
Coupling rod to anti-roll bar
Use new bolts!
15 Nm + 90°
Subframe to body
Use new bolts!
100 Nm + 90°

   

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