Toyota Venza manuals

Toyota Venza: Inspection

INSPECTION

PROCEDURE

1. INSPECT TIE ROD ASSEMBLY LH

(a) Secure the tie rod assembly LH in a vise.


(b) Install the nut to the stud bolt.

(c) Flip the ball joint back and forth 5 times.

(d) Set a torque wrench to the nut, turn the ball joint continuously at a rate of 2 to 4 seconds per turn, and check the turning torque on the 5th turn.

Standard turning torque:

0.49 to 3.43 N*m (5.0 to 35.0 kgf*cm, 4.3 to 30.3 in.*lbf)

HINT:

If the turning torque is not within the specified range, replace the tie rod assembly LH.

2. INSPECT TIE ROD ASSEMBLY RH

HINT:

Perform the same procedure as for the LH side.

3. INSPECT TOTAL PRELOAD

(a) Using SST, secure the steering link assembly in a vise.

SST: 09612-00012

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Protective Tape

HINT:

Tape SST before use.


(b) Using SST and a torque wrench, inspect the total preload.

SST: 09616-00020

Standard preload:

0.7 to 1.0 N*m (7.0 to 10.7 kgf*cm, 5.8 to 9.2 in.*lbf)

NOTICE:

Inspect the total preload around the steering rack center position.

HINT:

If the total preload is not within the specified range, replace the steering gear assembly with a new one.


Disassembly
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