Nissan 350Z Workshop Manual 2003 (37) PDF

RSU-1
REAR SUSPENSION
E SUSPENSION
CONTENTS
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SECTION
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B
RSU
REAR SUSPENSION
PRECAUTIONS .......................................................... 2
Cautions ................................................................... 2
PREPARATION ........................................................... 3
Special Service Tools ............................................... 3
Commercial Service Tools ........................................ 3
NOISE, VIBRATION, AND HARSHNESS (NVH)
TROUBLESHOOTING ................................................ 4
NVH Troubleshooting Chart ..................................... 4
REAR SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY ............................. 5
On-Vehicle Inspection and Service .......................... 5
INSPECTION OF BALL JOINT END PLAY .......... 5
SHOCK ABSORBER INSPECTION ..................... 5
Wheel Alignment Inspection ..................................... 5
DESCRIPTION ...................................................... 5
PRELIMINARY INSPECTION ............................... 5
CAMBER INSPECTION ........................................ 5
TOE-IN .................................................................. 6
Components ............................................................. 7
Removal and Installation .......................................... 8
REMOVAL ............................................................. 8
INSTALLATION ..................................................... 8
SHOCK ABSORBER .................................................. 9
Removal and Installation .......................................... 9
REMOVAL ............................................................. 9
INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ......................... 9
INSTALLATION ..................................................... 9
Disassembly and Assembly ..................................... 9
DISASSEMBLY ..................................................... 9
INSPECTION AFTER DISASSEMBLY ............... 10
ASSEMBLY ......................................................... 10
SUSPENSION ARM .................................................. 11
Removal and Installation ........................................ 11
REMOVAL ........................................................... 11
INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ....................... 11
INSTALLATION ...................................................12
RADIUS ROD ............................................................ 13
Removal and Installation ........................................13
REMOVAL ...........................................................13
INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................13
INSTALLATION ...................................................13
FRONT LOWER LINK ..............................................14
Removal and Installation ........................................14
REMOVAL ...........................................................14
INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................14
INSTALLATION ...................................................14
REAR LOWER LINK & COIL SPRING .....................15
Removal and Installation ........................................15
REMOVAL ...........................................................15
INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................15
INSTALLATION ...................................................15
STABILIZER BAR .....................................................16
Removal and Installation ........................................16
REMOVAL ...........................................................16
INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................16
INSTALLATION ...................................................16
REAR SUSPENSION MEMBER ...............................17
Removal and Installation ........................................17
REMOVAL ...........................................................17
INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................17
INSTALLATION ...................................................17
SERVICE DATA ........................................................18
Wheel Alignment ....................................................18
Ball Joint .................................................................18
Wheelarch Height (Unladen*) ................................. 18