how to fix i broken cross memmber

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Asked by Aug 23, 2007 at 07:26 PM about the 1991 Toyota Tercel 4 Dr DX Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i got hit in my front tire and broke my cross memmber and bent my strut.i cant get the other half of my cross memmber off.

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Hi bikerpro89, First, if you got hit hard enough to break your crossmember you should have your frame looked at. It may need to be realigned. (This is something totally different than your general wheel alignment.) Second, jack up the vehicle and support the weight with jack stands. Apply support to the motor/transmission attached to the crossmember. Disconnect any suspension components from the crossmember. Remove and replace crossmember. Reinstall suspension components. Good luck!

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wd40, penetrating oil or a torch for stubborn bolts. as a last resort sawzall or drill

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