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Steering Gear Case Assembly Removal And Installation - Suzuki SX4 Service Manual

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6C-38 Power Assisted Steering System:
Steering Gear Case Assembly Removal and
Installation
Removal
CAUTION
!
Be sure to set front wheels (tires) in straight
direction and remove ignition key from key
cylinder before performing the following
steps, otherwise, contact coil of air bag
system may get damaged.
1) Remove steering joint cover.
2) Make alignment marks (1) on pinion shaft (2) and
joint of steering lower shaft (3) for a guide during
reinstallation.
3) Loosen joint bolt (steering column side) (4) and
remove joint bolt (pinion shaft side) (5) and
disconnect steering lower shaft (3) from pinion shaft
(2).
3
5
1
2
4) Disconnect torque sensor connector and P/S motor
connector from steering gear case.
5) Remove front suspension frame referring to "Front
Suspension Frame, Stabilizer Bar and/or Bush
Removal and Installation in Section 2B", and then
remove steering gear case.
Installation
1) Install grommet (1) as shown in figure.
2
2. Protrusion
S7RW0A6306006
4
3
5
I4RS0B630013-01
1
1
2
I5RW0A630018-02
2) Install steering gear case to vehicle, and then install
front suspension frame referring to "Front
Suspension Frame, Stabilizer Bar and/or Bush
Removal and Installation in Section 2B".
3) Install steering gear case to suspension frame (3) as
follows.
a) Set member bracket (2) to steering gear case
(1).
b) Install all steering gear case mounting bolts by
hand.
c) Tighten steering mounting bolts in numerical
order and specified torque.
Tightening torque
Steering gear case mounting bolt (a): 70 N·m (
7.0 kgf-m, 51.0 lb-ft)
4) Connect torque sensor connector and P/S motor
connector to steering gear case.
5) Be sure that steering wheel and brake discs (right &
left) are all straight-ahead position and then insert
steering lower shaft (5) into steering pinion shaft (3)
with matching marks (4).
6) Tighten steering shaft joint lower bolt (1) and upper
bolt (2) to specified torque (tighten lower side first
and then tighten upper side).
Tightening torque
Steering lower shaft assembly upper joint bolt
(a): 25 N·m (2.5 kgf-m, 18.5 lb-ft)
Steering lower shaft assembly lower joint bolt
(b): 25 N·m (2.5 kgf-m, 18.5 lb-ft)
5
1, (b)
4
3
7) Install steering joint cover.
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2, (a)
5
1, (b)
I5RW0A630020-01

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