Peugeot 205 Manual

Track rod end - removal and refitting
Suspension and steering / Track rod end - removal and refitting


Removal
1 Chock the rear wheels then jack up the front of the car and support it on axle stands (see УJacking and vehicle supportФ). Remove the relevant front roadwheel.

2 Loosen the locknut on the track rod end by a quarter of a turn.

3 Unscrew the balljoint locknut and use an extractor tool to separate the balljoint tapered shank from the hub carrier steering arm (see illustration).

19.3 Separating the track rod end from the hub carrier steering arm
19.3 Separating the track rod end from the hub carrier steering arm

4 Unscrew the track rod end from the track rod, noting the number of turns necessary to remove it. Remove the locknut from the track rod end threads.

Refitting
5 Screw on the locknut then screw the new track rod end the same number of turns onto the track rod.

6 Clean the taper surfaces then fit the balljoint shank to the hub carrier steering arm and tighten the nut to the specified torque.

7 Tighten the locknut on the track rod end.

8 Refit the roadwheel and lower the car to the ground.

9 On completion, have the front wheel toe setting checked (see Section 21).


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