Do the battery terminal disconnection procedure.
Raise and support the vehicle.
Remove the front wheels.
Tilt the steering column all the way up and move it all the way in.
Remove the steering joint cover (A).
Hold the lower slide shaft (A) on the column with a piece of wire (B) between the joint yoke (C) of the lower slide shaft and joint yoke (D) of the upper shaft to prevent the lower slide from pulling out.
Remove the steering joint bolt (A).
Center the steering wheel spokes, and install a commercially available steering wheel holder tool (A).
Disconnect the steering joint (A) by moving the steering joint toward the column.
Remove the center guide (B) (if equipped) from the top of the pinion shaft (C), and discard it.
NOTE: The center guide is for factory assembly use only.
Remove the cotter pin (A) from the tie-rod end ball joint, then remove the nut (B) on both sides.
Disconnect the tie-rod end ball joint from the knuckle using the ball joint remover and the ball joint thread protector on both sides.
NOTE: Be careful not to damage the ball joint boot when installing the remover.
Remove the lock pin (A) from the lower arm ball joint castle nut (B), and remove the nut from both sides.
Disconnect the lower arm ball joint from the knuckle using the ball joint remover and the ball joint thread protector on both sides.
Be careful not to damage the ball joint boot when installing the remover.
Do not force or hammer on the lower arm, or pry between the lower arm and the knuckle. You could damage the ball joint.
Remove the stabilizer links from the stabilizer bar on both sides.
Remove the air cleaner housing.
Remove the cowl cover and the under-cowl panel.
Install the universal lifting eyelet (07AAK-SNAA120) to the bolt hole (A) at the air cleaner housing mounting bracket with the 1.8 support bolt (07AAK-SNAA500).
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