Acura_MDX_2001-2006

Coil Springs

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
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  3. Remove the strut from the vehicle and install in a strut spring compressor. Compress the spring until the end of the spring comes away from the spring seat.
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  5. Remove the upper strut mount, spring seat and related components.
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  7. Remove the coil spring from the strut spring compressor.
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To install:


NOTE
Use a new self-locking nut.

  1. Compress the spring and position the strut so that the end of the spring aligns with the notch in the spring seat.
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  3. Install the upper strut mounting components and tighten the nut to 33 ft. lbs. (44 Nm).
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  5. Install the strut to the vehicle.
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  7. Check the wheel alignment and adjust as necessary.
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