Toyota 4 Runner/Hilux/Surf

1987-1998 of release

Repair and operation of the car

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+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Systems of heating, ventilation
+ 5. Fuel and exhaust systems
+ 6. Transmissions
+ 7. Transmission elements
+ 8. Brake system
- 9. Suspension bracket and steering
   9.1. Specifications
   9.2. Springs and shock-absorbers (racks) of a forward suspension bracket
   9.3. Stabilizer of a forward suspension bracket
   9.4. Rotary fist
   9.5. Forward nave and bearing
   9.6. Spherical support
   9.7. Top lever
   9.8. Lower lever
   9.9. Back shock-absorbers
   9.10. Back stabilizer of cross stability
   9.11. Cross bar of the back bridge
   9.12. Back springs
   9.13. Longitudinal bars of the back bridge
   9.14. Steering wheel
   9.15. Tip of steering drafts
   9.16. Cover of the steering mechanism
   9.17. Steering mechanism
   9.18. Pump of the hydraulic booster
   9.19. Power steering
   9.20. Angles of installation of forward wheels
+ 10. Body
+ 11. Electric equipment
+ 12. Electrical circuitries


9.6. Spherical support


Nave, rotary fist and top support of the Toyota 4-Runner/Hilux/Surf car

1. Cover
2. Collar
3. Lock ring
4. Top support
5. Fist
6. Bearing
7. Nave
8. Epiploon
9. Lock ring
10. Brake board
11. ABS system speed sensor
12. The dividing plug (for the car with ABS system)
13. Epiploon (all-wheel drive cars)
14. Cap (rear-wheel cars)

Lower support of the Toyota 4-Runner/Hilux/Surf car

1. Lower support
2, 4. Forelock
3. Steering draft
5. Lower lever
6. Fist

Check of a side play in the lower spherical support

1. No more than 2,3 mm


Condition of spherical support it is necessary to check every time when raising the car.

1. Lift a car front.
2. Clear support and check a condition of sealants.
3. Raise the car, having substituted a jack under the lower lever of a suspension bracket to unload a support.
4. Shake a wheel mount, at the same time checking a side play in a support (it is carried out with the assistant). If a side play considerable, then a support replace (see rice. Check of a side play in the lower spherical support).
5. Shake the top support. Replace a support if the considerable side play is found.
6. The support should be checked at each removal of a fist or support.
7. For check try to turn a support finger by hand.
8. If the finger is turned by hand, then replace a support.
9. The manufacturer recommends more exact way.
10. Shake a support finger from yourself and on yourself 5 times then wrap a nut.
11. A dynamometer key with a scale in several N. of m check the moment of resistance to a finger provorachivaniye.
12. Turn a finger a key, doing 1 turn for 2–4 sec. On the 5th turn check indications of the moment and compare with standard (see subsection 9.1).
13. If the moment differs from norm, then replace a support.

Replacement of the top support

1. Remove a fist.
2. Remove a collar, a cover and get a lock ring.
3. Vypressuyte a support a stripper through a mandrel (1 – a deep mandrel).
4. If the hinge is replaced, then press it a hydraulic press through 2 mandrels
(1 – mandrel).
5. Further assembly is carried out upside-down.
6. Delay all fastenings of a suspension bracket with the set moment.

Replacement of the lower support

1. Disconnect steering draft.
2. Disconnect a fist from the lower lever.
3. Turn off bolts and remove the lower support.
4. Establish a new support and tighten bolts with the set moment.
5. Further assembly is carried out upside-down.