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


9.4. Springs and plugs

Check of a condition of plugs

1. On all cars in springs about two plugs which condition and density of a press fitting periodically should be checked are installed.
2. For this purpose lift the car to remove weight from plugs, and shake a spring eye.
3. In the presence of a side play of the plug it is necessary to replace.

Removal of springs



The described procedure is identical to forward and back plugs. It is recommended to change plugs on each party separately.

1. Lift the car and remove a wheel.
2. You will hang out a jack a bridge beam.
3. Disconnect the lower fastening of the shock-absorber and take the shock-absorber aside.
4. Turn off nuts of step-ladders, remove a plate and step-ladders.
5. Turn off an earring bolt.
6. Remove a bolt of fastening of a spring to an arm of a frame and remove a spring.

Replacement of plugs

1. Remove the plug, having rested the screw-driver from within.
2. If necessary moisten the place of a prileganiye of an eye and the plug with the getting liquid and sustain time necessary for impregnation.
3. Slightly grease an eye with jellied lubricant and press the new plug.

Installation of a spring

1. Installation is carried out upside-down.
2. Tighten bolts and nuts with the set moment.
3. Tighten bolts of eyes of a spring under nominal loading of the car.