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Removing The Front Drop Link On A MiTo, Giulietta Or 500L

ATTENTION...CALLING ALL CARS!!!! On the early models the drop link thread has a different pitch to the replacement part that is available today so when changing the drop link you will also need the updated nut. This how to is based on the MiTo.

Remove the front wheel.

On the early models undo the top bolt connected to the shock absorber bracket using a 17mm spanner to hold the ball joint while removing the nut with a 16mm socket.

On the later models use a 17mm spanner to undo the nut while holding the tip of the ball joint with a 5mm allen key.

Undo the bottom ball joint connected to the anti roll bar and and the drop link is free.

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