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2008 - MX-5 - Suspension

FRONT UPPER ARM INSPECTION

1. Remove the front upper arm from the vehicle. (See FRONT UPPER ARM REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)
2. Inspect the front upper arm for bending or damage. If there is any malfunction, replace it.
3. Inspect the ball joint for excessive play, and if there is any malfunction, replace the front upper arm.
4. Rotate the ball joint 5 times.
5. Measure the ball-joint rotational torque using an Allen wrench and a torque wrench.



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