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Toyota Corolla Repair Manual: Chassis

Onvehicle inspection

1. Inspect steering linkage

  1.  check the steering wheel freeplay .
  2.  check the steering linkage for looseness or damage.
  1.  Check that the tie rod ends do not have excessive play.
  2.  Check that the dust seals and boots are not damaged.
  3.  Check that the boot clamps are not loose.

2. Inspect steering gear housing oil

  1.  check the steering gear housing for oil leakage.

    If oil is leaking, find the cause and repair it.

3. Inspect ball joints and dust covers

  1.  inspect the ball joints for excessive looseness.
  1.  Jack up the front of the vehicle and place wooden blocks with a height of 180 to 200 mm (7.09 To 7.87 In.) Under the front tires.
  2.  Lower the vehicle until the front coil spring has about half its ordinary load. Place stands under the vehicle for safety.
  3.  Check that the front wheels are pointing straight ahead. Use chocks.
  4.  Using a lever, pry up the end of the lower arm. Check the amount of play.

    Maximum ball joint vertical play: 0 mm (0 in.) If there is any play, replace the ball joint.

  5.  check the dust cover for damage.

4. Inspect drive shaft boots

  1.  check the drive shaft boots for loose clamps, grease leakage, kink or damage.

5. Check transaxle oil (fluid)

  1.  visually check the transaxle for oil (fluid) leakage.

    If oil is leaking, find the cause and repair it.

6. Rotate tires

Brake
Onvehicle inspection 1. Inspect brake line pipes and hoses Hint: work in a welllighted area. Turn the front wheels fully to the right or left before begining.  check all the brake l ...

Body
Onvehicle inspection 1. Canada: tighten bolts and nuts on chassis and body  tighten the bolts and nuts on the chassis parts listed below, if necessary Front axle and suspension ...

Other materials:

Windshield wiper switch assy
Replacement 1. Remove steering column cover lwr Remove 3 screws and steering column cover lwr. 2. Remove windshield wiper switch assy Disconnect the connecter of the windshield wiper switch.  release the claw and pull out the windshield wiper switch assy as shown in the ...

Cruise control system
Onvehicle inspection 1. Check play of accelerator auto drive cable assy Push the wire into the cable so as not to move the throttle link and put a mark on the position shown in the illustration. Pull the wire and check the moved distance of the mark. 2. Adjust play in accele ...

Optimal use of the multimedia system
On the Sound Settings screen, sound quality (Treble/Mid/ Bass), volume balance can be adjusted. How to adjust the sound settings and sound quality 1 2 3 Select - or + to adjust the treble, mid or bass to a level between -5 and 5. 4 5 Select Front or Rear to adjust the front/rear aud ...

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