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Technical bulletins (general)

4 Jacking points for common suspension types

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Safety concern

Excessive wear in and subsequent failure of suspension ball joints can seriously affect the safe handling of the vehicle.

Inspection

To ensure that ball joint wear can be correctly detected, it is important that the vehicle is jacked up correctly, depending on which type of suspension the vehicle is fitted with. The jacking points for common types of suspension are illustrated below.

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