Jeep Wrangler Suspension Torque Specifications

When you are ready to start your next off-roading adventure, make sure your Jeep JK Wrangler is up for the challenge by checking the suspension torque specifications. This will ensure that all the components of your suspension system are properly tightened and won’t come loose when you need them most.

We recommend checking steering and suspension nuts and bolts 500 miles after any modification and at every oil change. Here’s a chart with 2007-2014 Jeep JK Wrangler steering linkage and front/rear suspension torque specifications. If you’ve fitted aftermarket suspension lift kits, adjustable track bars, drag links, control arms, etc., use the manufacturer’s torque recommendations.

Jeep Wrangler Suspension Torque Specifications

We recommend that every Jeep owner make a chart like the one below, but change the measurements for any aftermarket parts that have been added. If you don’t fix your jeep yourself, you can give this chart to any mechanic who works on it in the future.

Jeep Wrangler Steering Linkage Torque Specifications in Ft./Lbs.

Description2007-20112012-2015
Pitman Arm Shaft185195
Drag Link Ball Stud to Pitman Arm7777
Drag Link Ball Studs to Knuckle6363
Drag Link Adjuster Clamp2626
Tie Rod End Ball Studs6363
Tie Rod End Adjuster Clamp4534
Steering Damper Bracket to Linkage37
Track Bar Frame Bracket Nut125125
Steering Damper to Axle50
Steering Damper to Tie Rod5050
Steering Damper to Frame50

Jeep Wrangler Front Suspension Torque Specifications Ft./Lbs.

Your Jeep JK Wrangler front suspension takes a beating. Every time you bottom out, the front shocks compress and the control arms try to twist off the frame. To keep your Jeep JK Wrangler running like a top, you need to check and torque the suspension bolts regularly.

When it comes to your Jeep JK Wrangler’s front suspension, it is important to make sure that everything is properly torqued. This will ensure that your suspension is able to work correctly and provide you with a smooth ride. Here are the torque specifications for the front suspension components:

DESCRIPTION2007-092010-122013-14
Shock Absorber Upper Nut202020
Shock Absorber Lower Nut565672
Suspension Arm Lower Axle Bracket Nut, OE125117117
Suspension Arm Lower Axle Bracket Nut, With Castor Adjustment Kit Installed6363
Suspension Arm Lower Frame Bracket Nut125125117
Suspension Arm Upper Axle Bracket Nut/Bolt757575
Suspension Arm Upper Frame Bracket Bolt757575
Suspension Arm Upper Frame Bracket Bolt757575
Lower Ball Joint Nut (Exclude 2007)707070
Upper Ball Joint Nut (Exclude 2007)707070
Stabilizer Bar Retainer Bolts454545
Stabilizer Bar Link Upper Nut757566
Stabilizer Bar Link Lower Bolt757563
Track Bar Frame Bracket Nut125125125
Track Bar Axle Bracket Bolt125125125
Hub/Bearing Bolts757575
Hub/Bearing Axle Nut100100100
Jounce Cup Bolt313131

Jeep Wrangler Rear Suspension Torque Specifications Ft./Lbs.

The Jeep Wrangler JK is an option for all terrain vehicle. The rear suspension and torque specifications are listed below.

DESCRIPTION2007-122013-14
Shock Absorber Upper Bolts3737
Shock Absorber Lower Nut5665
Suspension Arm Lower Axle Bracket Nut125117
Suspension Arm Lower Frame Bracket Bolt125117
Suspension Arm Upper Axle Bracket Bolt125125
Suspension Arm Upper Frame Bracket Bolt125117
Stabilizer Bar Retainer Bolts4552
Stabilizer Bar Link Nut/Bolt7575
Stabilizer Bar to Link Nut6666
Track Bar Frame Bracket Nut125125
Track Bar Axle Bracket Bolt125125

Why These Specifications are Important

If you’re looking to do some work on your Jeep JK Wrangler’s front suspension, it’s important to know the proper torque specifications. That way, you can be sure everything is tightened down correctly and safely.

There are a few different reasons why these specifications are so important. First, if something isn’t tightened down properly, it can come loose while you’re driving. This can obviously be dangerous, and it can also lead to damage of other parts.

Another reason why these specifications are so important is that they help ensure that all the parts are working together correctly. If one part is too loose or too tight, it can throw off the entire system. This can lead to a less comfortable ride, and it can also reduce the lifespan of your Jeep’s front suspension.

So, if you’re planning on doing any work on your Jeep JK Wrangler’s front suspension, be sure to consult a reliable source for the proper torque specifications. That way, you can keep yourself and your Jeep safe!

Andrea Barbuti
JeepWale
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