Suspension and Axle - SA1 SUSPENSION AND AXLE TROUBLESHOOTING TROUBLESHOOTING SA0DT03 PROBLEM SYMPTOMS TABLE Use the table below to help you find the

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SA0DT–03 SUSPENSION AND AXLE TROUBLESHOOTING SA–1 1049 AuthorĂ: DateĂ: 1997 LEXUS ES300 (RM511U) TROUBLESHOOTING PROBLEM SYMPTOMS TABLEUse the table below to help you find the cause of the problem. The numbers indicate the priority of the likelycause of the problem. Check each part in order. If necessary, replace these parts. Symptom Suspect Area See page Wander/pulls 1. Tire (Worn or improperly inflated) 2. Wheel alignment (Incorrect) 3. Steering linkage (Loosen or worn) 4. Hub bearings (Worn) 5. Steering gear (Out of adjustment or broken) 6. Suspension parts (Worn) SA–2 SA–4 SA–7 SA–8 SA–45 Bottoming 1. Vehicle (Overloaded) 2. Spring (Weak) 3. Shock absorber (Worn out) SA–24 SA–50 SA–28 SA–54 Sways/pitches 1. Tire (Worn or improperly inflated) 2. Stabilizer bar (Bent or broken) 3. Shock absorber (Worn out) SA–2 SA–41 SA–64 SA–28 SA–54 Front wheel shimmy 1. Tire (Worn or improperly inflated) 2. Wheels (Out of balance) 3. Shock absorber (Worn out) 4. Wheel alignment (Incorrect) 5. Ball joints (Worn) 6. Hub bearings (Worn) 7. Steering linkage (Loosen or worn) 8. Steering gear (Out of adjustment or broken) SA–2 SA–2 SA–28 SA–4 SA–39 SA–8 Abnormal tire wear 1. Tire (Worn or improperly inflated) 2. Wheels (Out of balance) 3. Suspension parts (Worn) 4. Shock absorber (Worn out) SA–2 SA–2 SA–28 SA–54
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SA0DU–01 R03031 R15157 Front R07928 SA–2 SUSPENSION AND AXLE TIRE AND WHEEL 1050 AuthorĂ: DateĂ: 1997 LEXUS ES300 (RM511U) TIRE AND WHEEL INSPECTION 1. INSPECT TIRE (a) Check the tires for wear and for the proper inflation pres- sure. Cold inflation pressure: Tire size Front, Rear kPa (kgf/cm 2 or bar, psi) P205/65R15 92H * 1 180 (1.8, 26) * 2 220 (2.2, 32) * 1 : For all loads including full rated loads * 2 : For reduced loads (1 to 4 passengers) (b) Check the tire runout. Tire runout: 1.0 mm (0.039 in.) or less 2. ROTATING TIRES HINT: See the illustration for where to rotate each tire. 3. INSPECT WHEEL BALANCE (a) Check and adjust the Off–the–car balance. (b) If necessary, check and adjust the On–the–car balance. Unbalance after adjustment: 8.0 g (0.018 lb) or less
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W03084 SUSPENSION AND AXLE TIRE AND WHEEL SA–3 1051 AuthorĂ: DateĂ: 1997 LEXUS ES300 (RM511U) 4. CHECK WHEEL BEARING LOOSENESS (a) Check the backlash in the bearing shaft direction. Maximum: 0.05 mm (0.0020 in.) (b) Check the axle hub deviation. Maximum: 0.05 mm (0.0020 in.) 5. CHECK FRONT SUSPENSION FOR LOOSENESS 6. CHECK STEERING LINKAGE FOR LOOSENESS 7. CHECK BALL JOINT FOR LOOSENESS 8. CHECK SHOCK ABSORBER WORKS PROPERLY z Check for oil leaks z Check mounting bushings for wear z Bounce front and rear of the vehicle
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F01921 Front Rear SA0DV–04 SA3213 Front A D B C SA–4 SUSPENSION AND AXLE FRONT WHEEL ALIGNMENT 1052 AuthorĂ: DateĂ: 1997 LEXUS ES300 (RM511U) FRONT WHEEL ALIGNMENT INSPECTION 1. MEASURE VEHICLE HEIGHT Tire size Front* 1 mm (in.) Rear* 2 mm (in.) 205/65R15 213 (8.39) 259 (10.20) * 1 : Front measuring point Measure from the ground to the center of the front side lower suspension arm mounting bolt. * 2 : Rear measuring point Measure from the ground to the center of the front side strut rod mounting bolt.
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