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2009 Dodge Nitro R/T Bushings Removal & Installation

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Download 2009 Dodge Nitro R/T Bushings Removal & Installation – BUSHINGS-CLEVIS BRACKET 1. Remove the tire and wheel assembly. 2. Remove the disc brake rotor. Refer to REMOVAL. 3. Remove the wheel speed sensor. Refer to REMOVAL. 4. Remove the lower stabilizer link at the lower control arm. 5. Remove the lower clevis bolt at the control arm. 6. Remove the upper ball joint nut. 7. Separate the upper ball joint from the knuckle using special tool 9360 separator (2). 8. Lower the control arm enough to install the press tool. 9. Press the bushing (3) out using special tools C-4212F (Press) (1), 9956 (receiver) (4) and 9653-1 (driver) (2). BUSHINGS-LOWER CONTROL ARM 1. Remove the lower control arm. See REMOVAL. 2. Secure the control arm in a vise. 3. Press the bushing (4) out using special tools C-4212F (Press) (1), 9334-5 (Receiver) (2) and 9603-3 (Driver) (5). BUSHINGS-STABILIZER BAR 1. Raise vehicle on hoist. 2. Remove the stabilizer bushing clamps. 3. Remove the stabilizer bushings from the stabilizer bar. INSTALLATION BUSHINGS-LOWER CONTROL ARM 1. Install the new lower control arm bushings (3) into the lower control arm (4) using tools C-4212F (Press) (1), 9603-1 (driver) (2) and 9969-1 (receiver) (5) making sure the receiver cup is properly centered for the bushing to be pressed in to the proper depth. 2. Remove the control arm from the vise.