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Lincoln Nautilus: Front Suspension / Front Strut and Spring Assembly. Removal and Installation

Lincoln Nautilus 2018-2023 Service Manual / Chassis / Suspension / Front Suspension / Front Strut and Spring Assembly. Removal and Installation

Removal

NOTICE: Suspension fasteners are critical parts that affect the performance of vital components and systems. Failure of these fasteners may result in major service expense. Use the same or equivalent parts if replacement is necessary. Do not use a replacement part of lesser quality or substitute design. Tighten fasteners as specified.

  1. Remove the wheel and tire.
    Refer to: Wheel and Tire (204-04A Wheels and Tires, Removal and Installation).
  1. Remove the brake hose bracket bolt and position the brake hose aside.
    1. If equipped.
      Disconnect the dynamic suspension electrical connector.
    1. If equipped.
      Unclip the dynamic suspension wire harness and position aside.
  1. Remove and discard the front stabilizer bar link upper nut and separate the front stabilizer bar link from the front strut and spring assembly. Unclip and position aside the wheel speed sensor harness.
  1. Remove and discard the front strut and spring assembly-to-wheel knuckle bolts and nuts.
  1. Remove the cowl panel.
    Refer to: Cowl Panel Grille (501-02) .
  1. Remove and discard the front strut and spring assembly upper bolts and remove the front strut and spring assembly from the vehicle.

Installation

  1. Position the front strut and spring assembly and install the new front strut and spring assembly upper bolts.
    Torque: 26 lb.ft (35 Nm)
  1. Install the cowl panel.
    Refer to: Cowl Panel Grille (501-02) .
  1. Install the new front strut and spring assembly-to-wheel knuckle bolts and nuts.
    Torque: 173 lb.ft (235 Nm)
  1. Position the front stabilizer bar link and install the new front stabilizer bar link upper nut. Position and clip the wheel speed sensor harness.
    Torque: 85 lb.ft (115 Nm)
    1. If equipped.
      Position dynamic suspension wire harness and clip the harness retainers in place.
    1. If equipped.
      Connect the dynamic suspension electrical connector.
  1. Position the brake hose and install the brake hose bracket bolt.
    Torque: 159 lb.in (18 Nm)
  1. Install the wheel and tire.
    Refer to: Wheel and Tire (204-04A Wheels and Tires, Removal and Installation).
  1. Check and if necessary adjust front camber.
    Refer to: Front Camber Adjustment (204-00 Suspension System - General Information, General Procedures).
  1. Calibrate the suspension system. Connect the scan tool and carry out the Ride Height Calibration routine. Follow the scan tool directions.

    Front Stabilizer Bar Link. Removal and Installation

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    Lincoln Nautilus 2018-2023 Owners Manual: Changing a Flat Tire


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    Lincoln Nautilus 2018-2023 Service Manual: Wheel to Tire Runout Minimization. General Procedures


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