We remove the upper lever of the front suspension to replace the silent blocks or to replace the entire lever when the ball bearing is worn out and the lever itself is deformed

To perform the work, you will need tools: a hexagon for 6, a ball bearing puller, keys for 14 and 17

Replacement of the upper arm of the front suspension of the Mazda 6

We remove the wheel from the side of the task being performed, we crank the steering knuckle to unload the upper lever

Replacement of the upper arm of the front suspension of the Mazda 6

Unscrew the nut of the ball bearing pin attachment to the rotary fist of the front suspension, if necessary, keeping the ball bearing pin from turning with a hexagon

Replacement of the upper lever of the front suspension of the Mazda 6Replacement of the upper arm of the front suspension of the Mazda 6

We install the ball joint puller and press the ball bearing finger out of the rotary knuckle

Replacement of the upper lever of the front suspension of the Mazda 6Replacement of the upper arm of the front suspension of the Mazda 6

Unscrew and remove the two bolts securing the upper lever of the front suspension to the body brackets

And remove the lever from the car assembly with a ball bearing

Replacement of the upper lever of the front suspension of the Mazda 6Replacement of the upper arm of the front suspension of the Mazda 6

If necessary, unscrew the fastening bolt and remove the rubber damper

Inspect the lever, replace the deformed lever

Signs of wear of silent blocks are ruptures, unilateral buckling and peeling of rubber from the metal sleeve

To replace the silent blocks, pullers of a suitable size will be required

Replacement of the upper arm of the front suspension of the Mazda 6

Pay attention to the marking of the lever. When replacing, we get the same lever

Installing the parts in reverse order

After replacing the upper lever of the front suspension, we check and, if necessary, adjust the wheel mounting angles

Tightening torques of fasteners:

Nut for fixing the ball bearing of the upper lever - 39-53 Nm

Wheel mounting nut - 88- 117 Nm