Nissan Juke Service and Repair Manual : Wheel alignment

Inspection

DESCRIPTION

Measure wheel alignment under unladen conditions.

NOTE

:
Unladen conditions means that fuel, engine coolant, and lubricant are full. Spare tire, jack, hand tools and mats are in designated positions.

PRELIMINARY CHECK

Check the following:
Tires for improper air pressure and wear Road wheels for runout: refer to WT-7, "Inspection".

Wheel bearing axial end play: refer to RAX-4, "Inspection".

Shock absorber operation Each mounting point of axle and suspension for looseness and deformation Each of rear suspension beam and shock absorber for cracks, deformation, and other damage
Vehicle height (posture)

CAMBER

Measure camber of both right and left wheels with a suitable alignment gauge.

If camber is outside specified range, replace rear suspension beam. Refer to RSU-13, "Exploded View".

Camber : Refer to RSU-15, "Wheel Alignment".

TOE-IN


TOE-IN

Measure toe-in by the following procedure.

WARNING:
Always perform the following procedure on a flat surface.

Check that no person is in front of vehicle before pushing it.

1. Bounce the front of vehicle up and down to stabilize the vehicle height (posture).

2. Push vehicle straight ahead about 5 m (16 ft).

3. Put matching mark (A) on base line of the tread (rear side) of both tires at the same height of hub center. These are measuring points.

4. Measure distance (A) (rear side).


4. Measure distance (A) (rear side).

: Vehicle front

5. Push vehicle slowly ahead to rotate wheels 180 degrees (1/2 turn).

NOTE

:
If the wheels rotates more than 180 degrees (1/2 turn), start this procedure again from the beginning. Do not push the vehicle backward.

6. Measure distance (B) (front side).

Total toe-in = A − B


Total toe-in = A − B Total toe-in : Refer to RSU-15, "Wheel Alignment".

If toe-in is outside specified range, replace rear suspension beam. Refer to RSU-13, "Exploded View".

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