REPLACE TORSION BAR -- Continued
When removing or installing torsion bars, the index or missing tooth on the anchor end of
torsion bar must align with index on spline in road wheel arm, to allow bar to pass through.
Align index or missing tooth on end of torsion bar with index on road wheel arm and torsion
bar anchor before installing.
Handle torsion bar with care. Do not tear or cut wrapping.
Left and right torsion bars are not interchangeable. To determine correct bar, place arrow on
end of torsion bar outboard, with arrow at top. Arrow must point toward front of carrier.
Thread slide puller with adapter and screw into torsion bar.
Install torsion bar (1) through road wheel arm (2) and anchor (3). (H) Guide torsion bar into anchor to ensure proper
alignment. Use slide puller to seat torsion bar.
Remove slide puller and adapter from torsion bar.
Put a light coat of grease on threads of plug (4) (WP 0128 00). Install plug in road wheel arm (2).
TIGHTEN PLUG (4) TO 50-75 LB-FT (68-102 NM) TORQUE. Use socket attachment wrench.
Install screw (5) in plug (4).