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Mazda Pick-Ups 1972-93

Suspension/Steering

Front Suspension
Component Torque
knuckle arm-to-Knuckle 59-74 ft. lbs.
lower arm pivot bolt(s) 2wd and 4wd front bolt 87-116 ft. lbs.
4wd rear bolt 115-145 ft. lbs.
lower arm pivot shaft-to-Frame (1984 and earlier) 54-69 ft. lbs.
lower Balljoint-to-Lower Arm 60-70 ft. lbs.
lower balljoint-to-steering knuckle 1984 and earlier 51-65 ft. lbs.
1986 and later 87-116 ft. lbs.
tension rod-to-Lower arm 69-86 ft. lbs.
torque plate-to-Lower arm 55-69 ft. lbs.
upper arm pivot shaft-to-Frame 2wd 54-68 ft. lbs.
4wd 69-83 ft. lbs.
upper balljoint-to-Upper arm 14-20 ft. lbs.
upper balljoint-to-Steering knuckle 1984 and earlier 51-65 ft. lbs.
1986 and later 22-38 ft. lbs.
Rear Suspension
Component Torque
hanger pin-to-Frame bracket 14-18 ft. lbs.
hanger pin nut 62-76 ft. lbs.
shackle pin nuts 43-58 ft. lbs.
U-Bolt nuts 46-58 ft. lbs.
Steering
Component Torque
center link-to-Idler arm 1975 and earlier 33-47 ft. lbs.
1976-84 36-58 ft. lbs.
1986 and later 33-43 ft. lbs.
center link-to-Pitman arm 1984 and earlier 21-28 ft. lbs.
1986 and later 33-43 ft. lbs.
flexible coupling-to-Steering gear pinch bolt 22-38 ft. lbs.
idler arm-to-Frame 1984 and earlier 33-41 ft. lbs.
1986 and later 46-69 ft. lbs.
pitman arm-to-Steering gear nut 108-130 ft. lbs.
steering wheel nut 1984 and earlier 22-29 ft. lbs.
1986 and later 29-36 ft. lbs.
tie-Rod ends-to-Center link 1984 and earlier 18-25 ft. lbs.
1986 and later 33-43 ft. lbs.
tie-Rod ends-to-Steering knuckle 1984 and earlier 21-28 ft. lbs.
1986 and later 33-43 ft. lbs.
Front Suspension Components (1984 And Earlier 2WD)Click for larger picture.
Fig. 1 Front Suspension Components (1984 And Earlier 2WD).
Front Suspension Components (1986 And Later 2WD)Click for larger picture.
Fig. 2 Front Suspension Components (1986 And Later 2WD).
Front Suspension Components (4WD)Click for larger picture.
Fig. 3 Front Suspension Components (4WD).
Rear Suspension Components (1984 And Earlier 2WD)Click for larger picture.
Fig. 4 Rear Suspension Components (1984 And Earlier 2WD).
Rear Suspension Components (1986 And Later 2WD)Click for larger picture.
Fig. 5 Rear Suspension Components (1986 And Later 2WD).
Rear Suspension Components (4WD)Click for larger picture.
Fig. 6 Rear Suspension Components (4WD).
Front Stabilizer Bar Mounting DetailsClick for larger picture.
Fig. 7 Front Stabilizer Bar Mounting Details
Steering Linkage ComponentsClick for larger picture.
Fig. 8 Steering Linkage Components

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