Aspen 2007, Durango 2005-2007

Shock Absorbers

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, please familiarize yourself with safety procedures.
  2.  
  3. Raise and support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
  6.  
  7. Support the lower control arm outboard end.
  8.  
  9. Remove the upper shock bolt and nut.
  10.  
  11. Remove the stabilizer link lower nut and then separate the stabilizer link from the lower control arm to gain access to the lower shock bolt.
  12.  
  13. Remove the lower shock bolt.
  14.  
  15. Remove the shock.
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To install:

  1. Install the upper part of the shock into the frame bracket.
  2.  
  3. Install the nut and bolt. Tighten to 75 ft. lbs. (102 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the lower part of the shock into the lower control arm and Tighten the bolt to 81 Nm (60 ft. lbs.).
  6.  
  7. Install the stabilizer link lower nut to the lower control arm.
  8.  
  9. Remove the support from the lower control arm outboard end.
  10.  
  11. Install the tire and wheel assembly.
  12.  
  13. Remove the support and lower the vehicle.
  14.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Raise and support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the tire and wheel assembly.
  6.  
  7. Support the lower control arm outboard end.
  8.  
  9. Remove the upper shock bolt and nut.
  10.  
  11. Remove the stabilizer link lower nut and then separate the stabilizer link from the lower control arm to gain access to the lower shock bolt.
  12.  
  13. Remove the lower shock bolt.
  14.  
  15. Remove the shock.
  16.  

To install:

  1. Install the upper part of the shock into the frame bracket.
  2.  
  3. Install the nut and bolt. Tighten to 75 ft. lbs. (102 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the lower part of the shock into the lower control arm and Tighten the bolt to 81 Nm (60 ft. lbs.).
  6.  
  7. Install the stabilizer link lower nut to the lower control arm.
  8.  
  9. Remove the support from the lower control arm outboard end.
  10.  
  11. Install the tire and wheel assembly.
  12.  
  13. Remove the support and lower the vehicle.
  14.  

 
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