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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:

For vehicles equipped with srs airbag and seat belt pretensioner
Hint: the vehicle is equipped with an srs (supplemental restraint system), such as the horn button assembly, the instrument panel passenger airbag assembly, the front seat airbag assembly, the center airbag sensor assembly, the front airbag sensor, the side airbag sensor and the seat belt p ...

Amplifier antenna assy
Replacement Hint: components: Remove roof headlining assy Notice: do not bend the roof headlining assy. Hint: refer to the procedure from remove roof headlining assy of roof headlining assy. Remove the related parts as long as the amplifier antenna assy can be removed. ...

Replacement
1. Remove front door scuff plate rh Using a screwdriver, remove the front door scuff plate rh. Hint: tape the screwdriver tip before use. Remove front door scuff plate lh Remove rear door scuff plate rh Using a screwdriver, remove the rear door scuff plate rh. Hint: tap ...

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