Nissan 350Z Workshop Maunual 2006 (37) PDF

RSU-1
REAR SUSPENSION
E SUSPENSION
CONTENTS
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SECTION RSU
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RSU
Revision: 2005 August 2006 350Z
REAR SUSPENSION
PRECAUTIONS .......................................................... 2
Cautions ................................................................... 2
PREPARATION ........................................................... 3
Special Service Tools (SST) ..................................... 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 SUSPENSION ARM BALL
JOINT END PLAY ................................................. 5
SHOCK ABSORBER INSPECTION ..................... 5
Wheel Alignment Inspection ..................................... 5
DESCRIPTION ...................................................... 5
PRELIMINARY INSPECTION ............................... 5
GENERAL INFORMATION AND RECOMMEN-
DATIONS .............................................................. 5
THE ALIGNMENT PROCESS .............................. 6
CAMBER INSPECTION ........................................ 6
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

Summary of Content

RSU-1REAR SUSPENSIONE SUSPENSIONCONTENTSCDFGHIJKLMSECTION RSUABRSURevision: 2005 August 2006 350ZREAR SUSPENSIONPRECAUTIONS .......................................................... 2Cautions ................................................................... 2PREPARATION ........................................................... 3Special Service Tools (SST) ..................................... 3Commercial Service Tools ........................................ 3NOISE, VIBRATION AND HARSHNESS (NVH) TROUBLESHOOTING ................................................ 4NVH Troubleshooting Chart ..................................... 4REAR SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY ............................. 5On-Vehicle Inspection and Service .......................... 5INSPECTION OF SUSPENSION ARM BALL JOINT END PLAY ................................................. 5SHOCK ABSORBER INSPECTION ..................... 5Wheel Alignment Inspection ..................................... 5DESCRIPTION ...................................................... 5PRELIMINARY INSPECTION ............................... 5GENERAL INFORMATION AND RECOMMEN-DATIONS .............................................................. 5THE ALIGNMENT PROCESS .............................. 6CAMBER INSPECTION ........................................ 6TOE-IN .................................................................. 6Components ............................................................. 7Removal and Installation .......................................... 8REMOVAL ............................................................. 8INSTALLATION ..................................................... 8SHOCK ABSORBER .................................................. 9Removal and Installation .......................................... 9REMOVAL ............................................................. 9INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ......................... 9INSTALLATION ..................................................... 9Disassembly and Assembly ..................................... 9DISASSEMBLY ..................................................... 9INSPECTION AFTER DISASSEMBLY ............... 10ASSEMBLY ......................................................... 10SUSPENSION ARM .................................................. 11Removal and Installation ........................................ 11REMOVAL ........................................................... 11INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL ....................... 11INSTALLATION ...................................................12RADIUS ROD ............................................................13Removal and Installation ........................................13REMOVAL ...........................................................13INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................13INSTALLATION ...................................................13FRONT LOWER LINK ..............................................14Removal and Installation ........................................14REMOVAL ...........................................................14INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................14INSTALLATION ...................................................14REAR LOWER LINK COIL SPRING .....................15Removal and Installation ........................................15REMOVAL ...........................................................15INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................15INSTALLATION ...................................................15STABILIZER BAR .....................................................16Removal and Installation ........................................16REMOVAL ...........................................................16INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................16INSTALLATION ...................................................16REAR SUSPENSION MEMBER ...............................17Removal and Installation ........................................17REMOVAL ...........................................................17INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL .......................17INSTALLATION ...................................................17SERVICE DATA ........................................................18Wheel Alignment ....................................................18Ball Joint .................................................................18Wheelarch Height (Unladen*) .................................18