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REAR WHEEL ALIGNMENT

Rear wheel alignment [16-inch wheel]

Item

Specification

Total toe-in

Tire [Tolerance ±4 mm {0.15 in}]

(mm {in})

3 {0.12}

Rim inner

(mm {in})

1.8±2.4 {0.071±0.094}

degree

0°17′±22′

Camber

[Tolerance ±1°]

Vehicle height: From the end of the rear fender to the center of the wheel (mm {in})

354—363 {14.0—14.2}

-1°33′

364—373 {14.4—14.6}

-1°18′

374—383 {14.8—15.0}

-1°04′

384—393 {15.2—15.4}

-0°54′

394—403 {15.6—15.8}

-0°45′


Rear wheel alignment [17-inch wheel]

Item

Specification

Total toe-in

Tire [Tolerance ±4 mm {0.15 in}]

(mm {in})

3 {0.12}

Rim inner

(mm {in})

2.2±2.8 {0.083±0.110}

degree

0°17′±22′

Camber

[Tolerance ±1°]

Vehicle height: From the end of the rear fender to the center of the wheel (mm {in})

349—358 {13.8—14.0}

-1°42′

359—368 {14.2—14.4}

-1°25′

369—378 {14.6—14.8}

-1°11′

379—388 {15.0—15.2}

-0°59′

389—398 {15.4—15.6}

-0°49′


NOTE:

Camber Adjustment

1. Loosen the fixing nut of the adjusting cam bolt (rear lateral link (lower)).

2. Rotate the adjusting cam bolt in either direction to adjust the camber.

Vehicle equipped with 16-inch wheel

Vehicle height*

Camber

354—363 {14.0—14.2}

-1°33′

364—373 {14.4—14.6}

-1°18′

374—383 {14.8—15.0}

-1°04′

384—393 {15.2—15.4}

-0°54′

394—403 {15.6—15.8}

-0°45′


Vehicle equipped with 17-inch wheel

Vehicle height*

Camber

349—358 {13.8—14.0}

-1°42′

359—368 {14.2—14.4}

-1°25′

369—378 {14.6—14.8}

-1°11′

379—388 {15.0—15.2}

-0°59′

389—398 {15.4—15.6}

-0°49′


*: From the end of the rear fender to the center of the wheel (mm {in})



Left wheel

Right wheel

Positive direction

Counterclockwise

Clockwise

Negative direction

Clockwise

Counterclockwise


NOTE:

3. Tighten the nut.

Total Toe-in Adjustment

1. Loosen the installation nut of the adjusting cam bolt.

2. Rotate the adjusting cam bolt in either direction to adjust the toe-in.

NOTE:

3. Tighten the nut.


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