Lincoln Aviator: Suspension System - General Information / General Procedures - Front Camber Adjustment

Special Tool(s) / General Equipment

Wheel Alignment System
Vehicle/Axle Stands

Adjustment

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. Using alignment equipment and the manufacturer's instructions, measure the front camber.
    Use the General Equipment: Wheel Alignment System
  1. NOTE: If the front camber is above or below the minimum specification, the camber can be adjusted +/-0.5 degree by replacing the upper arm with an upper arm repair kit.

    Replace the upper arm with the +/-0.5 degree camber upper arm repair kit.
  1. Measure the distance from the center of the hub to the lip of the fender with the vehicle in a level, static ground position (curb height).
  1. Remove the wheel and tire.
    Refer to: Wheel and Tire (204-04A Wheels and Tires, Removal and Installation).
  1. Remove the upper arm.
    Refer to: Upper Arm (204-01A Front Suspension - RWD, Removal and Installation).
    Refer to: Upper Arm (204-01B Front Suspension - AWD, Removal and Installation).
  1. Refer the following chart to select appropriate replacement upper arm to adjust the camber.
    Vehicle Side Ball Joint Shift Camber change (degree) Part Description
      RH Inboard ( - ) 0.5 Inboard Camber Adjustment
      RH Outboard ( + ) 0.5 Outboard Camber Adjustment
      LH Inboard ( - ) 0.5 Inboard Camber Adjustment
      LH Outboard ( + ) 0.5 Outboard Camber Adjustment
  1. Install selected service adjustment upper arm for desired change in camber.
    Refer to: Upper Arm (204-01A Front Suspension - RWD, Removal and Installation).
    Refer to: Upper Arm (204-01B Front Suspension - AWD, Removal and Installation).
  1. Use a suitable jack to raise the suspension until the distance between the center of the hub and the lip of the fender is equal to the measurement taken during removal (curb height).
    Use the General Equipment: Vehicle/Axle Stands
  1. Install the wheel and tire.
    Refer to: Wheel and Tire (204-04A Wheels and Tires, Removal and Installation).
  1. Recheck alignment to verify camber change and adjust front toe if necessary.
    Refer to: Front Toe Adjustment (204-00 Suspension System - General Information, General Procedures).
    Refer to: Front Toe Adjustment - Vehicles With: Adaptive Steering (204-00 Suspension System - General Information, General Procedures).

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