24-6. FRONT SUSPENSION BRACE REPLACEMENT
This task covers:
General mechanics tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
Three locknuts (Appendix G, Item 156)
Winch removed (Ml113 only) (para. 12-27).
General Safety Instrucions
Lower control arm must be supported during
removal and installation.
Lower control arm must be supported during removal and
installation. Failure to support lower control arm may cause
injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
Replacement procedures for left and right front suspension braces
2 covers the left front
are basically the same. This procedurt
Remove two locknuts (lo), washers Cl?), capscrews (
extension (12). Discard locknuts (10).
11, and washers (2) from brace (7) and frame
2. Remove locknut (5), washer (41, capscrew (91, washer (8), and brace (7) from lower control arm (6)
and crossmember (3). Discard locknut (5).
Install brace (7) on crossmember (3) and lower control arm (6) with washer (81, capscrew (91,
washer (41, and locknut (5). Do not tighten locknut (5).
Install brace (7) on frame extension (12) with two washers (21, capscrews Cl), washers (111, and
locknuts (10). Do not tighten locknuts (10).
Tighten locknut (5) to 260 lb-ft (353 Nom) and two locknuts (10) to 178 lb-R (241 N-m).