Toyota 4 Runner/Hilux/Surf

1987-1998 of release

Repair and car operation

Toyota 4Раннер
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Systems of heating, ventilation
+ 5. Fuel and exhaust systems
+ 6. Transmissions
+ 7. Transmission elements
+ 8. Brake system
- 9. Suspension bracket and steering
   9.1. Specifications
   9.2. Springs and shock-absorbers (racks) of a forward suspension bracket
   9.3. Stabilizer of a forward suspension bracket
   9.4. Rotary fist
   9.5. Forward nave and bearing
   9.6. Spherical support
   9.7. Top lever
   9.8. Bottom lever
   9.9. Back shock-absorbers
   9.10. Back stabilizer of cross-section stability
   9.11. Cross-section bar of the back bridge
   9.12. Back springs
   9.13. Longitudinal bars of the back bridge
   9.14. Steering wheel
   9.15. Tip of steering drafts
   9.16. Cover of the steering mechanism
   9.17. Steering mechanism
   9.18. Pump of the hydraulic booster
   9.19. Power steering
   9.20. Corners of installation of forward wheels
+ 10. Body
+ 11. Electric equipment
+ 12. Electroschemes

9.7. Top lever


Top lever

1. Шплинт
2. Plug
3. Lever

Removal and installation

Procedure belongs to back and all-wheel drive cars.

1. Lift a car front.
2. Remove a support and take aside.
3. Disconnect wires from the sensor of speed (if there is an ABS system).
4. Raise a jack the bottom lever of a suspension bracket. A jack not to clean.
5. Unscrew a nut, remove a washer and an axis.
6. Check a condition of plugs.
7. If plugs are damaged (cracks, wear), replace (replacement of plugs is carried out in car-care center).
8. Assembly is carried out upside-down.
9. Tighten a nut with the set moment.


Nut to tighten only after car lowering, on an equal surface. It is possible to simulate also load of the lever, having raised the bottom lever a jack.

10. On rear-wheel cars check and adjust corners of installation of wheels.