9-3 1999

Shock Absorbers

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
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  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Upper mounting bolt in trunk. Cut out a flap in the carpeting to access the mounting bolt and bushings.
     
    Nut, washer and bushing from the mounting point
     
    Rear wheel
     
    Lower shock mounting bolt
     
    Shock
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Shock to the upper mounting. Be sure to install the lower part of the bushing on the shock.
     
    Lower shock mounting bolt and torque the bolt to 46 ft. lbs. (62 Nm)
     
    Rear wheel
     
    Upper bushing, washer and nut and torque to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm)
     
    Carpeting
     

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