Nissan 350Z Workshop Maunual 2005 (19) PDF

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Revision: 2005 August 2005 350Z
FRONT SUSPENSION
PRECAUTIONS .......................................................... 2
Caution ..................................................................... 2
PREPARATION ........................................................... 3
Special Service Tools (SST) ..................................... 3
Commercial Service Tools ........................................ 3
NOISE, VIBRATION AND HARSHNESS (NVH)
TROUBLESHOOTING ................................................ 4
NVH Troubleshooting Chart ..................................... 4
FRONT SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY ........................... 5
On-Vehicle Inspection and Service .......................... 5
INSPECTION OF BALL JOINT END PLAY OF
EACH LINK ........................................................... 5
SHOCK ABSORBER INSPECTION ..................... 5
Wheel Alignment Inspection ..................................... 6
DESCRIPTION ...................................................... 6
PRELIMINARY CHECK ........................................ 6
INSPECTION OF CAMBER, CASTER AND
KINGPIN INCLINATION ANGLES ........................ 6
Components ............................................................. 8
Removal and Installation .......................................... 9
REMOVAL ............................................................. 9
INSTALLATION ..................................................... 9
COIL SPRING AND SHOCK ABSORBER ............... 10
Removal and Installation ........................................ 10
REMOVAL ........................................................... 10
INSTALLATION ................................................... 10
Disassembly and Assembly ................................... 10
DISASSEMBLY ................................................... 10
INSPECTION AFTER DISASSEMBLY ................11
ASSEMBLY ..........................................................11
TRANSVERSE LINK .................................................13
Removal and Installation ........................................13
REMOVAL ...........................................................13
INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................13
INSTALLATION ...................................................13
UPPER LINK .............................................................14
Removal and Installation ........................................14
REMOVAL ...........................................................14
INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................14
INSTALLATION ...................................................15
COMPRESSION ROD ...............................................16
Removal and Installation ........................................16
REMOVAL ...........................................................16
INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................16
AXIAL END PLAY INSPECTION .........................17
INSTALLATION ...................................................17
STABILIZER BAR .....................................................18
Removal and Installation ........................................18
REMOVAL ...........................................................18
INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................18
INSTALLATION ...................................................18
FRONT SUSPENSION MEMBER .............................19
Removal and Installation ........................................19
REMOVAL ...........................................................19
INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................19
INSTALLATION ...................................................19
TOWER BAR ............................................................20
Removal and Installation ........................................20
REMOVAL ...........................................................20
INSTALLATION ...................................................20
SERVICE DATA ........................................................21
Wheel Alignment (Unladen) ....................................21
Ball Joint .................................................................21
Wheelarch Height (Unladen*) .................................21

Nissan 350Z Workshop Maunual 2005 (19) Summary of Content

FSU-1FRONT SUSPENSIONE SUSPENSIONCONTENTSCDFGHIJKLMSECTION FSUABFSURevision: 2005 August 2005 350ZFRONT SUSPENSIONPRECAUTIONS .......................................................... 2Caution ..................................................................... 2PREPARATION ........................................................... 3Special Service Tools (SST) ..................................... 3Commercial Service Tools ........................................ 3NOISE, VIBRATION AND HARSHNESS (NVH) TROUBLESHOOTING ................................................ 4NVH Troubleshooting Chart ..................................... 4FRONT SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY ........................... 5On-Vehicle Inspection and Service .......................... 5INSPECTION OF BALL JOINT END PLAY OF EACH LINK ........................................................... 5SHOCK ABSORBER INSPECTION ..................... 5Wheel Alignment Inspection ..................................... 6DESCRIPTION ...................................................... 6PRELIMINARY CHECK ........................................ 6INSPECTION OF CAMBER, CASTER AND KINGPIN INCLINATION ANGLES ........................ 6Components ............................................................. 8Removal and Installation .......................................... 9REMOVAL ............................................................. 9INSTALLATION ..................................................... 9COIL SPRING AND SHOCK ABSORBER ............... 10Removal and Installation ........................................ 10REMOVAL ........................................................... 10INSTALLATION ................................................... 10Disassembly and Assembly ................................... 10DISASSEMBLY ................................................... 10INSPECTION AFTER DISASSEMBLY ................11ASSEMBLY ..........................................................11TRANSVERSE LINK .................................................13Removal and Installation ........................................13REMOVAL ...........................................................13INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................13INSTALLATION ...................................................13UPPER LINK .............................................................14Removal and Installation ........................................14REMOVAL ...........................................................14INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................14INSTALLATION ...................................................15COMPRESSION ROD ...............................................16Removal and Installation ........................................16REMOVAL ...........................................................16INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................16AXIAL END PLAY INSPECTION .........................17INSTALLATION ...................................................17STABILIZER BAR .....................................................18Removal and Installation ........................................18REMOVAL ...........................................................18INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................18INSTALLATION ...................................................18FRONT SUSPENSION MEMBER .............................19Removal and Installation ........................................19REMOVAL ...........................................................19INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................19INSTALLATION ...................................................19TOWER BAR ............................................................20Removal and Installation ........................................20REMOVAL ...........................................................20INSTALLATION ...................................................20SERVICE DATA ........................................................21Wheel Alignment (Unladen) ....................................21Ball Joint .................................................................21Wheelarch Height (Unladen*) .................................21