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I need advice to remove the bolts holding the wishbone

I have a 2002 civic and I need to get the wishbone out. How do I release the pressure on both the front and rear bolts to actually get them out?

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I have fitted a new wishbone to my mk 1 focus but where the wishbone joins to the wheel hub I can't get the knuckle in the hole in the hub any ideas?

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to remove a ball joint from a peugoet 106 is a nightmare.
you have to remove the complete wishbone then iether hammer it out of preffrably use a hydralic press.

-loosen wheel bolts.
-jack the car up (safely on axel stands)
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-then thier is 2x m8 set screws which hold on the anti role bar bush
-then remove the single bolt which clamps the ball joint to the wheel hub, (completely remove it as it is in a channel of the ball joint)
-remove the bolt on the other side of the wishbone.

now for the hard bit, the final two bolts. theese you get access from inside the car.
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(maybe with a tad of persuation from the ball joint to hub)

when the wish bone is removed you have two options. you can try and get it out yourself or take it to a garage and let them use the hydralic press.

as it is pressed in the best bet for removing it with out damage to the wishbone, find two large sockets one shich is larger then the ball join which the wishbone will sit on, and one socket that is smaller then the ball joint which you can place ontop of the ball joint, then get a decent size hammer. even a slegde, and give it a dap.

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Hi there!

Awkward rather than difficult I would say.

You need Axle stands, & spring compressors, & a bar & chain, as well as usual ratchets and spanners .

Method -

Jack & support on stands. Remove roadwheel, Remove lower strut bolt, Remove bottom wishbone balljoint from hub assembly. Remove top strut mountings. Use spring compressors. Use bar & chain to lover wishbone, remove strut.

Refit new strut - Use now lower bolt& nut. Refit wishbone bottom balljoint Remove spring compressors & bolt up.

The hard part is manouvering the strut with one leg keeping the wishbone out of the way. - and refitting the balljoint straight.

If this assists you, please take a moment to rate as Fixya!

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