Toyota Land Cruiser

FJ60, FJ62 and FJ80 1980-1997 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Toyota Land Cruiser
+ 1. Maintenance instruction
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Cooling systems, heating
+ 5. Fuel and exhaust systems
+ 6. System of decrease in toxicity
+ 7. Transmission
+ 8. Brake system
- 9. Suspension brackets and steering
   9.1. Technical characteristics
   9.2. Stabilizer of a forward suspension bracket and plugs
   9.3. Forward and back shock-absorbers
   9.4. Springs and plugs
   9.5. Springs of suspension brackets (FJ80 car)
   9.6. Cross bar (FJ80 car)
   9.7. Levers of a suspension bracket (FJ80 car)
   9.8. Rotary fist
   9.9. Steering wheel
   9.10. Steering drafts
   9.11. Reducer
   9.12. Pump of the hydraulic booster
   9.13. Removal of air from the power steering
   9.14. Wheels and tires
   9.15. Angles of installation of forward wheels
+ 10. Body
+ 11. Electric equipment
+ 12. Electrical circuitries


9.10. Steering drafts


Details of the steering mechanism of the FJ60, 62 cars

1. Quencher of fluctuations
2. Forelock
3. Bipod
4, 19. Tip of the leading draft
5. Cover
6. Cap
7. Spring
8. Sharovy finger of a tip of draft
9. Forelock
10. Tip of the leading draft
11. Saddle
12. Inserts of a spherical finger
13. Butterdish
14. From a bipod
15, 18. A tip of the conducted draft
16. From the conducted draft
17. The conducted draft
20. Lever of a rotary fist

Details of the steering mechanism of the FJ80 cars

1, 4, 6, 10. Tip of the leading draft
2. Draft
3. Collar
5. Bipod
7. Quencher of fluctuations
8. Arm
9. Leading draft
11. Forelock


1. The turn of wheels is provided with transfer of effort from a wheel reducer through a bipod, steering drafts and tips of drafts. Parallel to a bipod of a wheel the quencher of fluctuations of a steering wheel is attached.
2. Expose wheels in the provision of driving on a straight line and block a steering wheel.
3. Lift the car so that the wheel appeared approximately in 2,5 cm from the earth.
4. Check a side play in tips of drafts. For this purpose install the indicator so that his leg rested against the region of a wheel. Slightly shake a wheel in the horizontal plane. If the indication of the indicator exceeds 6 mm, then it is necessary to check a condition of all tips of drafts and to replace worn-out details.
5. Lift a front of the car and check a condition of covers of tips of drafts and steering drafts, and also the jamming hinged connections.

Removal and installation


1. Remove a wheel.
2. Rasshplintuyte also release a koronchaty nut of the spherical hinge, a nut completely not to turn off.
3. A stripper to a vypressuyta a hinge finger from an eye of the lever of a rotary fist.
4. When replacing a tip count number of strings of a carving (it is specified by an arrow), on which will wrap a tip. Release a collar and turn out a tip.
5. Grease a carving part of a tip with jellied lubricant and turn in draft so that the end face of a tip was spaced from draft on the number of strings of a carving defined before removal. Not to tighten a collar.
6. Implant a finger into an eye of the lever and wrap a nut. The finger has to come into an eye densely. If the finger rotates in a lever eye when tightening a nut, then press it into a conical opening.
7. Replace the forelock, if necessary tighten a nut before coincidence of a groove of a nut to an opening under the forelock in a carving part of a finger.


It is forbidden to turn off a nut to provide free passing of the forelock.

8. Tighten nuts of collars.
9. Establish a wheel and lower the car.


1. Lift one party of the car.
2. Disconnect from the leading draft a quencher of fluctuations (see subitems 2 and 3).
3. Disconnect draft from a bipod of a shaft of a reducer, a rotary fist (or the conducted draft on the FJ 60,62 cars), having performed operations on subitems 2 and 3.
4. If necessary replace tips, having performed the corresponding operations on change of tips of the conducted draft.
5. Assembly is carried out upside-down. Delay all fastenings with the set moment.


1. Disconnect the leading draft.
2. Will release a bipod nut. Designate the provision of a bipod concerning a reducer shaft.
3. Remove a bipod.
4. Turn off a nut and remove a bipod.
5. Assembly is carried out upside-down. Combine the tags put when dismantling.


1. Disconnect a quencher of fluctuations, having performed operations according to item 2.
2. Turn off a nut (it is specified by an arrow) fastenings to a frame and remove a quencher of fluctuations.
3. Installation is carried out upside-down. Tighten nuts with the set moment.