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ROAD WHEEL ALIGNMENT - SPECIFICATION

Bulletin Number - 0004

Issue - 1

Date - 11.11.1998

Model - Freelander

Affected Range - All vehicles

Re-Issue Information -

Problem -

ROAD WHEEL ALIGNMENT - SPECIFICATION

Cause

Clarification of the various units in which wheel alignment equipment is calibrated.

Action


Refer to the following tables and NOTE  for the data appropriate to the equipment in use.

Prior to checking wheel alignment, ensure that tyre pressures are correct and vehicle is at kerbside weight, (unladen with full tank of fuel). Refer to Workshop Manual repair number 57.65.01.

FRONT AXLE - TOTAL TOE-OUT Nominal Minimum Maximum
Degrees minutes - 0 20 ’ - 0 05 ’ - 0 35’
Decimal degrees - 0.33 - 0.08 -  0.58
Millimeters

 

 

15 inch wheel    - 2.35mm

16 inch wheel     - 2.54mm

17 inch wheel    - 2.69mm

- 0.57mm

- 0.61mm

- 0.65mm

- 4.13mm

- 4.46mm

- 4.73mm

 

REAR AXLE - TOTAL TOE-OUT Nominal Minimum Maximum
Degrees minutes 0 20 ’ 0 05 ’ 0 35’
Decimal degrees 0.33 0.08 0.58
Millimeters

 

 

15 inch wheel    2.35mm

16 inch wheel     2.54mm

17 inch wheel    2.69mm

0.57mm

0.61mm

0.65mm

4.13mm

4.46mm

4.73mm

NOTE: The above data, which should be used for all routine checks of road wheel alignment, is additional to that specified in the Workshop Manual, the actual setting range is unchanged.

Should the vehicle in question be the subject of a customer complaint of steering sensitivity, adjust the front wheel total toe-out to the optimum setting of:    

Degrees minutes    - 0 10’
Decimal degrees    -  0.167
Millimeters:

15 inch wheel   - 1.20mm

16 inch wheel   - 1.30mm

17 inch wheel   - 1.35mm

Refer to Technical Bulletin Steering Section 0003 for full details.

Parts Information

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Warranty

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