Honda HR-V Owners & Service Manuals

Honda HR-V: Front Lower Arm Ball Joint Removal and Installation

Special Tools Required

Ball Joint Thread Protector, 14 mm 071AF-SZNA100

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Ball Joint Remover, 32 mm 07MAC-SL00102

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Removal & Installation

1. Vehicle - Lift

2. Front Wheel - Remove

3. Lower Arm Ball Joint - Disconnect

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Fig. 9: Lower Ball Joint Mounting Flange With Torque Specifications

  1. Remove the flange bolt (A)
  2. Remove the self-locking nuts (B)
  3. Disconnect the lower arm (C) from the lower arm ball joint (D).

    NOTE :

    • Use the self-locking nuts and the flange bolt during reassembly.
    • Tighten the self-locking nuts and the flange bolt in the sequence shown.

4. Lower Arm Ball Joint - Remove

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Fig. 10: Lower Ball Joint With Torque Specifications

  1. Remove the lock pin (A).

    NOTE: During installation, install the lock pin as shown after tightening the new castle nut.

  2. Remove the castle nut (B).

    Remove the lower ball joint (C) from the knuckle using the ball joint thread protector and the ball joint remover.
    NOTE: Be careful not to damage the ball joint boot when installing the ball joint remover.

5. All Removed Parts - Install

  1. Install the knuckle ball joint in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:
    NOTE:
    • Be careful not to damage the ball joint boot when connecting the knuckle.
    • Before connecting the ball joint, degrease the threaded section and the tapered portion of the ball joint pin, the ball joint connecting hole, the threaded section, and the mating surfaces of the castle nut.
    • Torque the castle nut to the lower torque specification, then tighten it only far enough to align the slot with the ball joint pin hole. Do not align the castle nut by loosening it.

6. Wheel Alignment - Check

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