Usually the front beam of a car is removed when the beam bends or twists, as well as other defects that require beam removal

We work together on the inspection ditch.

We hang up the front part of the car and install two stands with a height of at least 700 mm under the front ends of the frame side members.

Remove the wheels, shock absorbers and brake calipers of the front wheels.

How to remove the front beam of a Gazelle car

Using a 17mm socket, unscrew the two bolts securing the lever to the steering knuckle on the left side of the car

How to remove the front beam of a Gazelle car

Remove the lever together with the transverse rod

Using a “24” socket, unscrew the stepladder nuts, remove the stepladders and the spring pad (see article - How to remove, disassemble and reassemble the front spring of a Gazelle car).

In the same way, disconnect the lever from the steering knuckle and remove the stepladders on the right side of the car.

How to remove the front beam of a Gazelle car

Remove the bridge.

Install the front axle in the reverse order, while tightening the stepladder nuts evenly.

Lubricate the threads of the bolts securing the levers to the steering knuckle and the nuts of the stepladders with sealant.

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During operation, it may be necessary to adjust the full opening of the carburetor throttle valve and the position of the pedal

- Cause of malfunction Elimination method The clutch does not disengage completely (the clutch “drives”):